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Primary Lineup Complete, Absentee Ballots Ready This Week

August 24th, 2015 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

UPDATE: Three names will appear on the September 16 Democratic primary ballot for mayor: Bill Finch, Joe Ganim and Mary-Jane Foster. School board member Howard Gardner and Charlie Coviello failed to petition onto the ballot. Mayoral candidates will have ballot company from citywide candidates as well as City Council candidates in several districts.  Absentee ballots […]

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Debate Rules Set For Mayoral Forum

August 21st, 2015 · 24 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Wednesday at 7 p.m. the first Democratic mayoral forum will take place at the Holiday Inn Downtown featuring Bill Finch, Joe Ganim and Mary-Jane Foster. Still awaiting word if Howard Gardner qualified for the ballot via petition effort. Charlie Coviello was notified on Friday he did not have the 1,900 validated signatures to make the […]

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No Ink Love For Gardner And Coviello, But Could They Be Factors If They Make The Ballot?

August 14th, 2015 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Every day someone asks who’s gonna win the September 16 Democratic mayoral primary? And every day, so far at least, no clear picture has emerged that makes this a slam dunk with so many variables in play.

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Two Council Candidates Miss Petition Deadline, Count For Mayoral Hopefuls Continues

August 13th, 2015 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

As elections officials continue the signature counting process to determine Democratic challengers for the September 16 primary, two would-be candidates for City Council, Leticia Colon and Ty Bird, will not be among them. They walked in with their petition sheets after Wednesday’s 4 p.m. deadline. As a result they will not be on the ballot.

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City Council Match-ups For Democratic Primary Taking Shape

August 11th, 2015 · 11 Comments · City Council, City Politics

Wednesday at 4 p.m. is the deadline for petitioning candidates to submit signatures to the Registrar’s Office to qualify for the September 16 Democratic primary. Joe Ganim has qualified to challenge party-endorsed incumbent Bill Finch for mayor. Mary-Jane Foster, Howard Gardner and Charlie Coviello are awaiting word if they have secured the roughly 1900 certified […]

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There’s A Crowd Of Mayoral Candidates For November, DeParle A Finch Placeholder? Foster Claims Election Fraud

August 6th, 2015 · 62 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

UPDATE: In addition to Joe Ganim and Mary-Jane Foster, five other candidates trying to petition onto the general election ballot for mayor in November submitted signatures from registered voters to the Town Clerk’s Office by 4 p.m. Wednesday. About 120 certified signatures are required to appear on the November ballot.

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Ganim Supporters: If You Can’t Vote For Joe, Vote For Foster

August 4th, 2015 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

In campaigns there’s the game within the game of voter persuasion. As elections officials review signature drives of challenge candidates trying to qualify for a September 16 Democratic primary for mayor, a number of campaign operatives for Joe Ganim have both signed the petition sheets of Mary-Jane Foster and are encouraging electors to vote for […]

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Ganim’s First Mailer: ‘Made Mistakes, Paid For Them’–Were They Mistakes Or By Design? Finch Campaign: Ganim Can’t Be Trusted

August 2nd, 2015 · 110 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

In his first campaign mailer, former Mayor Joe Ganim tries to immunize himself from opponent criticism declaring “I did good things as Bridgeport’s Mayor … My opponents are going to launch a tirade of personal attacks against me never before seen in Bridgeport’s history.” Of course opponents will argue never before in Bridgeport’s history did […]

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