Last week Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis overturned a decision by state election officials rejecting State Senator Ed Gomes’ application to challenge party-endorsed Dennis Bradley in an August 9 primary following a paperwork snafu. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill subsequently approved Gomes for the ballot following the judicial order. What follows is an excerpted […]
Entries Tagged as 'Denise Merrill'
July 12th, 2016 · 15 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
July 11th, 2016 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Four weeks away from the August 9 Democratic primaries in which four local legislative seats are up for grabs. Time to take inventory.
July 10th, 2016 · 86 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Declaring that East End District Leader Ralph Ford, a supporter of Democratic-endorsed Dennis Bradley, “perpetuated a fraud on the court,” Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis on Friday ordered state elections officials to place Ed Gomes’ name on the August 9 primary ballot ruling that “roadblocks” were set against the incumbent state senator when his candidacy was […]
June 23rd, 2016 · No Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill will be the featured speaker at a Bridgeport Minority Business Development Agency Center workshop Monday from 10 a.m. to noon at Housatonic Community College BH Room 321. She will discuss the “Business Startup Tool and general features of the online business services technology that streamlines the process for […]
June 16th, 2016 · 29 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
The lawyer representing State Senator Ed Gomes, denied ballot access for the August 9 Democratic primary based on a paperwork technicality, says he is examining two courses of action–first administratively and if necessary judicially–for Gomes to face party endorsed Dennis Bradley.
April 26th, 2016 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics
From the CT Mirror: About two-thirds of Connecticut towns are pilot-testing a new system to report election results in real time during Tuesday’s primary.
Who’s Your Horse In Presidential Primary? Election Hotline Set Up For Voter Concerns, Absentee Ballots Low
April 25th, 2016 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, State Politics
Can Hill fend off the Bern? Will John Kasich and Ted Cruz even be competitive against Donald Trump? Connecticut’s registered Dems and Republicans head to the polls on Tuesday to select their preferences for the general election. The state’s largest city received visits from Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton over the weekend while Bernie Sanders […]
February 16th, 2016 · 6 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders and Republicans Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump will appear on the ballot for Connecticut’s April 26th presidential primaries.