In campaigns, you lay groundwork introducing the candidate to voters followed by specificity on issues such as taxes, public safety, education, job creation and development. In her first mail piece after the Democratic primary, Mary-Jane Foster introduces herself to general election voters focused on telling her story growing up in a broken family, putting herself […]
Entries Tagged as 'Bridgeport Bluefish'
October 12th, 2015 · 61 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
October 10th, 2015 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Seven candidates for mayor will appear on the November 3 general election ballot in this historic campaign cycle in which Joe Ganim seeks to cement redemption as the Democratic nominee, Mary-Jane Foster positions to stop him as a petitioning Democratic alternative and Enrique Torres offers a Republican voice outside the political establishment. Charlie Coviello, running […]
October 5th, 2015 · 58 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education
Four weeks left to this historic, bizarre, wacky, surreal, twisty yo-yo of a mayoral election. And we’re not done yet. Time to take inventory how we got to this point and the fascination of the general election.
Tags: Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Bridgeport Bluefish·Buddy Cianci·Charlie Coviello·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Caruso·Dan Malloy·David Daniels·Ed Adams·Enrique Torres·Jack McGregor·Janet Arterton·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·Mario Testa·Mary-Jane Foster·Steven Stafstrom·University of Bridgeport·Webster Bank Arena
September 30th, 2015 · 175 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Asserting “We must all do our part to ensure Bridgeport’s progress continues and is shared by all,” Mayor Bill Finch, without a ballot spot, dropped out of the race for mayor on Tuesday thrusting his support behind University of Bridgeport Vice President Mary-Jane Foster, a petitioning candidate in November’s election. When asked what he can […]
September 22nd, 2015 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
While Mayor Bill Finch stresses for a ballot spot, former Mayor Joe Ganim is moving along as the Democratic nominee almost in transition mode. Tuesday afternoon he announced an initiative to create a volunteer task force to implement tax relief for “overburdened residents of Bridgeport.”
September 5th, 2015 · 74 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
On Labor Day weekend, Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster has released her ideas to grow the labor force.
September 2nd, 2015 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Two weeks remaining to this surreal Democratic primary for mayor that features a two-term incumbent seeking to become the second longest serving mayor in history, a former mayor trying to make history returning to the job he had for 11-plus years and a third candidate seeking history as the first Democratic female mayor. And it’s possible, […]
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August 28th, 2015 · 39 Comments · City Politics
Chivalry is alive and well in city politics, especially in the household of Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster. Her husband long-time heavy Republican donor Jack McGregor, a Yale-educated Marine, retired CEO of Aquarion and co-founder of the Bridgeport Bluefish, shares this commentary about why you should vote for his wife. From McGregor: What’s the price […]