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  Tied party primaries will no longer settled by flip of coin
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News DateTuesday, July 10, 2007 08:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionHARTFORD — A new law that's just taken effect will do away with an obscure Connecticut provision — which was used only once in the past 50 years — to decide a tie vote in some party primaries by the flip of a coin.

Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz said Monday that the new law will require that, in the case of a tie vote in a primary for state, district, municipal or town committee nominations, a new primary election be held three weeks after the initial vote.
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