Former Mayor Joe Ganim hoped for a winning strategy that landed him 45 votes at the Democratic Town Committee endorsement with a tie broken by Town Chairman Mario Testa. Ganim came up four votes short to Mayor Bill Finch who was endorsed for a third four-year term at Testo’s Restaurant by a tally of 49-41. […]
Entries Tagged as 'Americo Santiago'
July 22nd, 2015 · 138 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Tags: Aidee Nieves·Alma Maya·Americo Santiago·Bill Finch·Charlie Coviello·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·Danny Roach·Denese Taylor-Moye·Dennis Bradley·Dennis Scinto·Don Clemons·Fleeta Hudson·Gil Hernandez·Hernan Illingworth·Howard Austin·Howard Gardner·Jack Banta·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·John Olson·Kadisha Coates·Larry Osborne·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Maria Pereira·Maria Valle·Mario Testa·Mark Trojanowski·Mary-Jane Foster·Mike Marella·Mitch Robles·Ralph Ford·Testo's Restaurant·Tom McCarthy·Tom Mulligan·Warren Blunt
July 21st, 2015 · 71 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
I love you, I need you, I want you. They’re being schmoozed and boozed, urged, cajoled, worked, and some promised this and that. They’re popular today, perhaps not so Tuesday night depending on how the 90 members of the Democratic Town Committee cast their endorsement vote for mayor, Bill Finch or Joe Ganim, at Testo’s […]
Tags: Aidee Nieves·Americo Santiago·Bill Finch·Charlie Coviello·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·Danny Roach·Denese Taylor-Moye·Dennis Bradley·Dennis Scinto·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Ernie Newton·Gil Hernandez·Howard Austin·Howard Gardner·Jack Banta·Jim Holloway·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·John Olson·Larry Osborne·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Maria Valle·Mario Testa·Mark Trojanowski·Martha Santiago·Mary-Jane Foster·Melanie Jackson·Mike Marella·Mitch Robles·Ralph Ford·Scott Hughes·Testo's Restaurant·Tom McCarthy·Warren Blunt
May 1st, 2015 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
The first 500 fans attending the May 6 Bluefish baseball game will go home with a Mayor Bill Finch Bobblehead. Can’t ya just see former Fish owner Mary-Jane Foster and former Mayor Joe Ganim whose administration built the ballpark at Harbor Yard lined up for a Finch bobblehead?
April 24th, 2015 · 117 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Update: $50K raised. To chants of “run Joe, run” by roughly 300 supporters in a packed Vazzy’s Four Seasons in Stratford, former Mayor Joe Ganim Thursday night edged closer to an official entry to try to reclaim the position he was forced out of 12 years ago following his conviction on federal corruption charges, promising […]
Tags: Americo Santiago·Bill Finch·Bob Halstead·Brian Lockhart·Bridgeport Bluefish·Charlie Coviello·Charlie Stallworth·CT Post·Dottie Guman·Ed Adams·Fleeta Hudson·Gil Hernandez·Howard Gardner·Joe Ganim·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·Mary-Jane Foster·Milta Feliciano·Ralph Ford·Sly Salcedo·Sue Katz·University of Bridgeport
February 1st, 2015 · 25 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
State Rep. Ezequiel Santiago has expressed reservations about Richard DeJesus, now his pops weighs in. From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Americo Santiago, a veteran of Bridgeport Democratic politics who is influential in the Latino community, has been monitoring the troubled state Senate campaign of the party’s nominee, Richard DeJesus, while visiting Puerto Rico.
Queenie And Her Court Knight Absentee Ballot Conspirators For DeJesus, Gomes To Challenge AB ‘Shenanigans’
January 26th, 2015 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
If Richard DeJesus were a candidate in the higher-turnout 22nd State Senate District his candidacy would be toast, done, stick a fork in him. The good government activists in Black Rock, Brooklawn and North End would fillet him for his back tax issue and a pending investigation into election fraud. But he’s still in the […]
October 28th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
No one can accuse former City Councilman Joel “Speedy” Gonzalez of lacking a sense of humor. Twenty years after he chopped off his trigger finger on the steps of the State Capitol to make a statement in support of gun control, he’s engaged in a long-shot political gunfight with Democratic incumbent Ezequiel Santiago for Connecticut’s […]
October 9th, 2014 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Just about every mayor must deal with a Bridgeport Housing Authority mess. It’s the nature of the beast. Things go wrong and you get a call from officials with the federal Housing and Urban Development that helps fund a $30 million operation for thousands of low-income folks. If you don’t fix this, the feds will […]