Former Mayor Joe Ganim will report roughly $223,000 raised in his first quarter as a candidate seeking a comeback against a mightily financed incumbent Bill Finch. Most of Ganim’s campaign cash was raised in the last two months.
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July 6th, 2015 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
June 30th, 2015 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
The campaign operations of mayoral candidates Bill Finch, Joe Ganim and Mary-Jane Foster are hosting fundraisers and banging phones in the final two days leading to the closure of the June 30 reporting period that will show their respective financial power with a party endorsement next month and a looming September 16 Democratic primary.
June 22nd, 2015 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Money is mother’s milk of political campaigns. In the next week the mayoral operations of Bill Finch, Joe Ganim and Mary-Jane Foster will put on a fundraising push before the end of the June 30 reporting quarter. The expected September 16 Democratic primary will likely break spending records featuring three full-blown campaign operations.
June 19th, 2015 · 52 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
UPDATE, Finch and Ganim camps respond: Joe Ganim: “Let’s build a future for Bridgeport that works for everyone.” Bill Finch: “Together, we’re making Bridgeport a city that works for everyone.” Who’s on the side of the angels for the soul of campaign slogans?
June 17th, 2015 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
On the evening of July 21, the 90-member Democratic Town Committee will meet at Testo’s Restaurant, the political flagship of party leader Mario Testa, to endorse a variety of candidates for municipal office with the main act the office for mayor. Incumbent Bill Finch has an edge for the endorsement with Joe Ganim at least a […]
June 10th, 2015 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
While Mayor Bill Finch makes his official announcement for a third four-year term Thursday night at Captain’s Cove Seaport, Charlie Coviello will trumpet another run for the mayoralty at White’s Diner on Boston Avenue.
June 2nd, 2015 · 160 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
UPDATE: Testa sets endorsement date July 21 (earliest day possible) June has arrived, time to examine Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa’s crystal ball to set a date for the party endorsement for mayor and other municipal offices in July. The date is key toward the Democratic primary lineup in September.
May 30th, 2015 · 30 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Two-time mayoral candidate Enrique Torres officially jumped into the race for mayor on Thursday filing candidate committee paperwork with the Town Clerk’s Office. The lone Republican on the City Council says his experience on the budget and legislative body has provided insight he can now take to a campaign for mayor.