The city on Thursday is expected to file its closing legal brief with Superior Court Judge Barry Stevens who will likely issue a ruling within the next week regarding the court challenge to the September 10 Democratic primary. The plaintiffs filed their brief on Tuesday. The latest from Ken Dixon, CT Post:
Deputy City Attorney John Bohannon Jr. on Wednesday continued to poke holes in the plaintiffs’ case for a new mayoral primary, as Assistant Town Clerk Christina Resto detailed well-intentioned address changes for voter records based on updated state registration data.
The testimony was aimed at claims that address changes by the clerks should have resulted in the disqualification of absentee ballots for the September 10 Democratic mayoral primary, in which Mayor Joe Ganim narrowly defeated state Sen. Marilyn Moore.
Bohannon presented about 50 voter records in attempt to discredit the case filed by local activists Bridgeport Generation Now Votes and PT Partners representing three voters who are attempting to persuade Superior Court Judge Barry Stevens that Ganim’s 270-vote victory be overturned and a new election held.
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