It didn’t take long, one night in fact, for Democrat Steve Stafstrom to reach his fundraising threshold to qualify for public funding for the February 24 special election for State House.
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January 21st, 2015 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
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 […]
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 17th, 2015 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Following a wild and crazy Democratic Party nominating convention for the February 24 special election for State Senate, Board of Education member Ken Moales, local Sierra Club organizer Onte Johnson and perennial legislative candidate Charles Hare submitted their petition signatures to the Town Clerk’s Office before the Friday 4 p.m. deadline hopeful they will qualify […]
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 14th, 2015 · 8 Comments · City Politics, Education
Board of Education member Howard Gardner, considering a mayoral run, shares this commentary about the need for a city that works for “all its citizens.” If I’ve learned anything during my first 12 months on the Bridgeport Board of Education, it is this–education reform is hard; not hard as being insolvable; hard in that it […]