Welcome to the first post of our new site. I’m excited. Lots going on: Democratic party establishment getting its ass kicked by State Senator-elect Rob Russo, Mayor Bill Finch celebrating (can he really call it a celebration?) his clueless first 100 days in office, and the twisting and turning to select a new Democratic Party chair after the disastrous performance Tuesday night against Russo.
Lisa “Honey” Parziale, former president of the Bridgeport City Council, has earned her spot on the Democratic Town Committee by one vote. In a review of vote tabulations today by local elections officials, Honey was declared the winner. Unless, of course, party leader John Stafstrom pulls a Chris Caruso and takes it to court. Now a date can be set for selection of the next party chairman. Will it be the continuation of the Stafstrom/Cynthia King combo, Black Rock District Leader Danny Roach or former chair Mario Testa who appears to be lining up a number of commitments to regain his old power post.
Finch, whose forces took a beating Tuesday night in Russo’s landslide win over Tom Mulligan, does not want Testa, a student of power politics. Finch has been working the phones for Stafstrom. Stay tuned.
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