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Dreher Wins Spot On Republican Line For State Senate

January 30th, 2015 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

A paperwork processing glitch that had denied Republican Quentin Dreher a ballot spot for the February 24th special election for State Senate was rescued Friday by a court action filed by former Republican State Senator Rob Russo and approved by Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis.

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Teachers Endorse Gomes

January 29th, 2015 · 6 Comments · Education, News and Events, State Politics

Hey, with all this drama playing out with Ricky DeJesus, there’s a special election for State Senate February 24. Former State Senator Ed Gomes has been endorsed by two teachers associations. News release: Connecticut teachers have endorsed Edwin Gomes for the special election in the 23rd Senate District, which includes portions of Bridgeport and Stratford.

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Deadbeat DeJesus Hauled Into Court For Back Child Support, More Baggage For State Senate Candidate

January 28th, 2015 · 52 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

An arrest warrant was issued last May for City Councilman Richard DeJesus, the Democratic-endorsed candidate for State Senate, for failing to pay $35,700 in child support accumulated over several years, according to court records. This is the same DeJesus who owes $140,000 in back taxes in personal property from his businesses. DeJesus says he had […]

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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 […]

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State Senate Candidate DeJesus Owes More Than $100,000 In Back Taxes, Claims It’s A Springboard To Higher Office

January 22nd, 2015 · 53 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

Maybe Richard DeJesus can go to Hartford to pass stronger laws to collect from tax deadbeats like himself. Companies operated by the city councilman, the Democratic-endorsed candidate for the February 24 State Senate special election, owe roughly $140,000 in personal property taxes and interest dating back to 2003, according to an OIB review of city […]

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The Candidates For State Senate, State House Special Elections

January 20th, 2015 · 4 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

The candidates for the February 24 special elections for State Senate and State House are now taking shape. The Town Clerk’s Office following a review of the city’s voter program has conditionally approved school board member Ken Moales and perennial candidate Charles Hare to challenge Democrat Richard DeJesus, Republican Quentin Dreher and Ed Gomes running […]

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DeJesus Wins Tainted Endorsement For State Senate, His Lawyer Breaks Tie, Gomes Supporters Protest, Testa: Lawyer Should Have Recused Himself

January 15th, 2015 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATES: In an Only In Bridgeport moment, Ed Farrow, the chair of the Democratic convention to endorse a candidate for the February 24 special election for State Senate, broke a tie on behalf of his client City Councilman Richard DeJesus, creating havoc Thursday night following the nomination and cries of conflict of interest from supporters […]

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