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 […]
Entries Tagged as 'Auden Grogins'
January 20th, 2015 · 4 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
January 19th, 2015 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
The Democratic big dogs are coming to town on behalf of State House candidate Steven Staftsrom. Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman, House Speaker Brendan Sharkey and Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz will attend a Tuesday night fundraiser at the home of Scott and Claire Burns in Black Rock for Stafstrom’s quest to qualify for public financing for […]
January 15th, 2015 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Former City Councilman Steve Stafstrom Thursday night at Testo’s Restaurant received the endorsement for the February 24 special election to fill the State House seat vacated by Auden Grogins who’s been nominated to the state bench.
January 15th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Update: Board of Education member Ken Moales took out petition paperwork today to try to qualify for the State Senate special election. He must turn in 103 certified signatures of registered voters in the 23rd State Senate District to the Town Clerk’s Office by 4 p.m. Friday to qualify for the February 24 ballot.
January 13th, 2015 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
West Side City Councilman Bob Halstead has jumped into the February 24 special election for State House joining a growing field of candidates including Republican City Councilman Enrique Torres, former City Councilman Steve Stafstrom, former State House members Bob Keeley and Hector Diaz and newcomer Toshirea Jackson.
January 12th, 2015 · 4 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
City Councilman Richard DeJesus and local Sierra Club organizer Onte Johnson have taken out paperwork to secure signatures to make the ballot for the February 24 special election for Connecticut’s 23rd Senate District while former State Rep. Bob Keeley and political newcomer Toshirea Jackson are doing the same for the special election for the 129th […]
January 12th, 2015 · 15 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Former State Rep. Hector Diaz has announced on his Facebook page he’s a candidate for the February 24th special election to fill the 129th State House seat following the resignation of Auden Grogins who’s been nominated to the state bench by Governor Dan Malloy. Former Democratic City Councilman Steve Stafstrom and Republican councilor Enrique Torres […]