Coming down to the wire Town Clerk Alma Maya reports her office has received more than 2000 absentee ballots for Tuesday’s election with a few hundred more expected by tomorrow morning. In addition a steady stream of electors have cast absentee ballots in the Town Clerk’s office today saying they won’t be available to vote [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Alma Maya'
November 5th, 2012 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
October 30th, 2012 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Isn’t Sandy another reason for early voting in Connecticut? The Land of Steady Habits is way behind the times to allow early balloting, courtesy of its state constitution and legislative pols tardy to push a vote of the people to open up early voting. How will this storm impact election day just a week away [...]
October 25th, 2012 · 37 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, National Politics
It was just a few days before election day in 2010 when Barack Obama packed the Webster Bank Arena in support of Congressman Jim Himes. The visit set off one of those OIB moments, a ballot shortage that turned election day into chaos. Obama, as he notes today in an eblast, will cast his ballot [...]
September 7th, 2012 · 48 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education
UPDATE, includes BOE agenda: The Board of Education with four newly elected members is scheduled to conduct an organizational meeting Monday 6:30 p.m. at the Aquaculture School with Mayor Bill Finch chairing the meeting to select officers. Will Leticia Colon be there? Yes. Colon announced Friday afternoon she has resigned from her City Council seat [...]
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August 27th, 2012 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, Library, News and Events
One week from Tuesday city voters will fill four Board of Education seats in a special election ordered by the Connecticut Supreme Court after it invalidated state control of city schools. This event is an intriguing appetizer–albeit important to the makeup of the school board–to the general election in November when city voters will decide [...]
July 10th, 2012 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
The Town Clerk’s Office is sorting through hundreds of absentee ballot applications as staff prepares to issue absentee ballots for the Aug. 14 primary day with most of the action coming from the Democratic contest for State Senate between incumbent Ed Gomes, party-endorsed Ernie Newton and State Rep. Andres Ayala.
June 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
City elections officials today approved a ballot position for Angel Reyes after he submitted enough petition signatures to challenge Democratic Party-endorsed Christina Ayala in an Aug. 14 primary for Connecticut’s 128th State House district. Christina is the daughter of Democratic Registrar Santa Ayala who turned over the petition review process to Republic elections officials to [...]