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Entries Categorized as 'State Politics'

Lacking Political Beacon, Walker House Up For Sale Again

June 14th, 2018 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Four years ago after losing a Republican primary for lieutenant governor, David Walker placed his waterfront Black Rock home for sale for $1,675,000. If an offer came it was not good enough for him to accept it. The Beacon Street house is now up for sale again, this time after Walker fell short of the […]

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Turner Submits Petitions To Challenge Bradley

June 14th, 2018 · 5 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

State Senate candidate Aaron Turner, challenging party-endorsed Dennis Bradley, submitted roughly 2,500 signatures in his quest to forge an August primary in the 23rd District currently occupied by a retiring Ed Gomes. Carolyn Vermont, former director of the Greater Bridgeport NAACP, is also trying to qualify for a primary. Challengers need 1,585 verified signatures.

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Stemerman Releases ‘Vision Bridgeport’ Plan With Major Infrastructure Upgrades

June 13th, 2018 · 15 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Waiting to hear if he qualifies for the August primary for governor via a petitioning campaign, Republican David Stemerman has released a 15-page plan to “restore Connecticut’s world-class infrastructure and transportation systems” that includes calling for rail upgrades, port improvements, expansion of the city-owned Sikorsky Memorial Airport located in Stratford and high-speed ferry service to […]

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Walker Issues GOP Endorsements

June 13th, 2018 · 9 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Bridgeport resident David Walker, the former U.S. comptroller general, came up short of the Republican convention support to make the August primary ballot for governor and eschewed a petition drive to wage a campaign. On Wednesday he issued several endorsements including for Bob Stefanowski, a petitioning candidate for governor. Stefanowski needs just over 9,000 signatures […]

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Candidate Petition Drives End, Counting By Registrars Continues, Ganim Piles Up 32,000 Signatures

June 12th, 2018 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim’s petitioning campaign for governor has amassed roughly 32,000 signatures, 10,000 from Bridgeport, about twice the verified number he needs in his quest to qualify for an August 14 primary against Democratic-endorsed Ned Lamont. Tuesday was the final opportunity to submit signatures to local elections officials who will review the petitions to determine […]

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When In Congress, Go Back To Congress Street Bridge, Himes Returns

June 12th, 2018 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Ten years ago, challenging incumbent Republican Chris Shays, Jim Himes made his bones in Bridgeport barbecuing Shays on his failure to deliver bucks for a replacement drawbridge over the Pequonnock River to reconnect the East Side with Downtown forcing headquarters for the city’s Fire Department to navigate a longer route for responses after the bridge […]

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A Man With A Plan, Meet David Stemerman, GOP Candidate For Governor

June 11th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Republican David Stemerman bypassed the party convention in favor of petitioning onto the August 14 primary ballot for governor. His campaign on Monday announced it will submit 20,000 signatures from Connecticut Republicans as the deadline looms, more than twice what is needed for ballot approval. Those signatures must be verified by local elections officials and […]

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Ganim Leads Candidate Petition Hunt For Governor Primary, Bathroom Brawl With Ned-heads Continues

June 11th, 2018 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Tuesday is the deadline for all petitioning candidates for state office to submit signatures to the respective local registrar offices. The magic number for Democratic petitioners for governor is 15,458. For Republicans 9,081. Those numbers represent two percent of major party affiliation in Connecticut. Signature gathering is a long, hard, expensive slog. Meanwhile, Mayor Joe Ganim jiggling […]

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