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Entries Tagged as 'Chris Mattei'

Candidates Wait On Key Campaign Grants

July 5th, 2018 · 52 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE: Bradley and Hanks qualified for grants on Thursday. The State Elections Enforcement Commission is in overdrive trying to keep pace with candidate grant requests under the state’s Citizens Election Program of publicly funded races. With August 14 primaries on the horizon a number of candidates are awaiting grant application approval for campaign spend-down in […]

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Who’s Your Horse? Democrat And Republican Candidates For August Primaries

June 28th, 2018 · 8 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Some qualified for primaries via party support at the respective conventions, others did so through petition drives. When Bridgeport electors show up for the August 14 primaries, they will have the following choices, according to the list of certified candidates issued by the office of the Connecticut Secretary of the State.

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Does Ballot Order Matter? Intriguing Possibilities For Primaries

May 24th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

If ballot lineups matter in Democratic primaries the August contests could show some strange configurations. A number of candidates including Mayor Joe Ganim for governor as well as contenders for state office are hustling signatures to wage primary contests.

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Ganim Comes Up Short For Primary Ballot Spot, But Petition Drive Continues To Challenge Lamont

May 19th, 2018 · 33 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim’s appeal to delegates at the Democratic party convention on Saturday came up short of the 15 percent threshold necessary to place his name on the August primary ballot to challenge party-endorsed Ned Lamont for governor. This means Ganim’s petitioning effort to make the ballot continues. Ganim needs more than 15,000 verified signatures […]

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Convention Weekend, Murphy First, State Offices Saturday

May 18th, 2018 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Roughly 2,000 delegates will gather this weekend at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford to endorse Democratic candidates for statewide office. Friday (tonight) is reserved to nominate U.S. Senator Chris Murphy to a second, six-year term. Saturday morning delegates will weigh in on the state’s six constitutional offices. Ned Lamont will be endorsed for governor. […]

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Key Endorsements For Chris Mattei, Attorney General Candidate

May 8th, 2018 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

Inching closer to respective party conventions for statewide offices, endorsements are lining up including key Dem party leaders on behalf of Bridgeport attorney Chris Mattei, candidate for attorney general.

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Mattei And Moore Roundtable On Foreclosures To Be Rescheduled

April 19th, 2018 · 13 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

News advisory from Attorney General candidate Chris Mattei. Update from campaign: “Due to additional interest from impacted families who would like to share their stories, we are postponing (Friday’s) meeting about the WPCA to allow more voices to participate in the conversation. We will have an update shortly on the new date, time, and location.”

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Is McDonald Supreme Court Debate About Ideology Or Sexual Orientation?

February 26th, 2018 · 3 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror: A hearing today on the confirmation of Justice Andrew J. McDonald as chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court comes as politicians, lawyers and advocates debate the question of how ideology and partisanship should be balanced against questions of intellect, competence and integrity in evaluating fitness for the bench.

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