Who’s gonna draw first blood in the mayoral race? The first punch? First attack? The quest to serve as the city’s chief executive is now taking shape. Mayor Bill Finch seeks a third four-year term, Joe Ganim wants his old job back and Mary-Jane Foster has entered presumably to frame herself as the viable alternative. […]
Entries Tagged as 'Alberto “Tito” Ayala'
April 28th, 2015 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
February 17th, 2015 · 6 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
About a week from the February 24 special election for State House, former State Representative Hector Diaz hosted a who’s who of political supporters at a recent campaign rally in Black Rock including former Mayor Joe Ganim, former City Councilman Tito Ayala as well as former NBA hoop star Wes Matthews. Hey Joe, you shoot […]
December 23rd, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics
Now in the driver’s seat, Andres Ayala shouldn’t have to worry about his voting address anymore. On January 7, the state senator is scheduled to become commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles. A special election will be scheduled to fill his vacancy. Could this be a free-for-all?
Tags: Alberto "Tito" Ayala·Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Bill Finch·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·Christina Ayala·CT Post·Dan Malloy·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·Ezequiel Santiago·Joe Ganim·John DeStefano·John Stafstrom·Lydia Martinez·Mario Testa·Ned Lamont·Scott Hughes·Tom Foley
November 30th, 2014 · 10 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
When it comes to bona fide residency, the Ayala family of political operatives could be a reality television series, be it State Senator Andres Ayala, his cousin outgoing State Rep. Christina or his uncle Tito, a former city councilman.
July 25th, 2014 · 38 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
Is there a book in the Bridgeport Public Library to school City Librarian Scott Hughes in the craft of absentee ballots? Quick Scott, take that book out. On Wednesday stretched-thin workers in the Town Clerk’s Office mailed out roughly 850 absentee ballots. And, with less than three weeks until the August 12 Democratic primary, they’re […]
July 22nd, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Three weeks left until the Tsunami Tuesday August 12 Democratic primary and absentee ballots are now available. What would a city election be without the magical world of AB-racadabra (Gotta reach out and grab ya). So who ya supporting?
Tags: Alberto "Tito" Ayala·Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·Christina Ayala·Dennis Bradley·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·Jack Hennessy·Marilyn Moore·Santa Ayala·Scott Hughes
June 6th, 2014 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Incumbent State Rep. Christina Ayala has qualified for the Aug. 12 primary to challenge Democratic Party endorsed Chris Rosario who has the backing of Mayor Bill Finch’s political operation.
May 6th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
The state’s largest city is loaded with characters, personalities and oddities. Hey, that’s why we call it Only In Bridgeport. What did the late scribe James G. Clark write, “Bridgeport … where the circus never left town.” P.T. Barnum, who made Bridgeport his home, would be proud. Reality shows are a big deal and a […]