Republican State Senate candidate Chadwick Ciocci has brought on Philip Purciello to manage his challenge against Democratic incumbent Anthony Musto who represents all of Trumbull and portions of Bridgeport and Monroe in Connecticut’s 22nd Senatorial District. One of the immediate challenges for Purciello is helping Ciocci, a member of the Trumbull Town Council, qualify for [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Chris Meek'
June 13th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
June 8th, 2012 · 1 Comment · News and Events
A loan modification and foreclosure counseling event will take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the University of Bridgeport Bernhard Arts & Humanities Center, 84 Iranistan Avenue. Chris Meek, one of the organizers, says the event is for homeowners in distress making a complicated situation less intimidating by bringing the borrowers and [...]
May 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Republican Steve Obsitnik Friday afternoon easily won the GOP endorsement in Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District setting up a November general election match-up against Democrat Jim Himes. Obsitnik received more than 70 percent of the delegate support. His closest rival Chris Meek secured enough delegate support to qualify for an August primary, but has not yet announced if [...]
May 14th, 2012 · 9 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
Congressman Jim Himes Monday night was endorsed by Democrats for another two-year term at Cesar Batalla School in Bridgeport. His leading Republican challengers are Steve Obsitnik and Chris Meek. The Himes campaign issued this video following his endorsement.
May 11th, 2012 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Nearly four years ago Jim Himes rode the Barack Obama tsunami into Congress. Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District has 17 communities. In 2008, Himes won just three–Bridgeport, Stamford and Norwalk–but it was enough to lance Bridgeport resident Republican Chris Shays who’s trying to make a comeback this year in a run for U.S. Senate. In political [...]
Delegate Crunch Time For Murphy And Bysiewicz–SuBy: I Didn’t Run For Governor; Dankosky: Yes You Did
May 10th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Susan Bysiewicz will schmooze some Bridgeport delegates to the state party convention tonight (Thursday) at the home of party Vice Chair Dottie Guman. The party convention is Saturday at Central Connecticut State University’s Kaiser Hall. Meanwhile Mayor Bill Finch is working the phones to shore up Bridgeport delegates in support of Congressman [...]
February 2nd, 2012 · 2 Comments · City Politics, State Politics
Rick Torres, the 2011 Republican mayoral candidate, has endorsed congressional candidate Steve Obsitnik, one of two Republicans battling for the party nomination to challenge Democratic incumbent Jim Himes. The other is Chris Meek. Where are the Republicans in the city? Many of them are in Black Rock, Rick’s home base where he operates the popular Harborview Market. [...]