In anticipation of high voter turnout, the two chairmen of the legislature’s Judiciary Committee asked Attorney General Richard Blumenthal if the state can extend its voting hours beyond 8 p.m.

In an opinion issued Monday, Blumenthal concluded that as long as the voter is in line by 8 p.m. they should be able to vote, even if they haven’t been checked in yet by a poll worker.

“Anyone standing in line at 8 o’clock must be allowed to vote,” Blumenthal wrote in this opinion.