STEPHEN DUNN / HARTFORD COURANT
November 15, 2006
Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz at a press conference in her office to announce that Joe Courtney has won the election by 90 votes following a ballot recount in the 2nd district which ended Tuesday night, one week after the election. Bysiewicz is holding the results of the recount changes in towns using the state's new optical scan voting machines. Behind her is Jan Murtha, left, South Windsor Rep. Registrar of Voters, and Seb Giuliano, right, Mayor of Middletown.