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Entries Tagged as 'Denise Merrill'

Calling All Candidates, Election Calendar Set

January 15th, 2017 · 1 Comment · City Council, City Politics, News and Events

Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill has released the 2017 election calendar that governs candidate eligibility for the September 12 primary and November 7 general election. The calendar covers key dates for ballot access, filing deadlines, party endorsements  and issuance of absentee ballots. See calendar here.

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Rosario Among Connecticut’s Seven Electoral College Voters, Himes: Say No To Trump

December 17th, 2016 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

In the end, the national presidential polls were accurate. Hillary Clinton has mounted a nearly three million popular vote lead on Donald Trump, the fifth time a presidential candidate has lost the electoral college count while winning the popular vote. Trump winning razor-thin contests in three traditionally blue states made the difference. Clinton, who won Connecticut […]

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Feds, State Join Forces On Election Day

November 3rd, 2016 · 5 Comments · News and Events

News release: In an effort to ensure that the November 8, 2016 elections are administered fairly in every city and town in Connecticut, Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, Patricia M. Ferrick, Special Agent in Charge of the New Haven Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Michael J. Brandi, Executive […]

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Revisiting Ganim’s Historic Comeback

November 3rd, 2016 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

One year ago on Nov. 3, Joe Ganim made history reclaiming the mayoral office he was forced out of following his conviction on federal corruption charges in 2003. Thursday night city Democrats and supporters will honor the one-year anniversary of that election at a fundraiser at Testo’s Restaurant owned by Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa. […]

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On Election Day, Do The Write Thing

October 28th, 2016 · 4 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

From Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill: Secretary of the State Denise Merrill released the full list of write-in candidates today. The list reveals there are 20 candidates each for president and vice-president, two for U.S. Senate, 10 for U.S. Representative as well as a number of people vying for state offices.

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Merrill: Trump Claim Destructive To The Fabric Of Our Democracy

October 21st, 2016 · 5 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

 Statement from Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill: In response to recent suggestions that the presidential election could in some way be compromised, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said, “The state of Connecticut goes through every precaution to ensure that elections are administered as freely and fairly as possible. Any claim to the […]

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Three’s A Crowd In Registrar’s Office?

August 29th, 2016 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Long-time city activist and registered Republican Rosa Correa says she’s running as a petitioning candidate for the Office of Registrar of Voters to “awaken” disconnected GOP electors to participate in the election process. Gee, counters Republican Town Chairman Michael Garrett, Correa hasn’t even participated in recent Republican campaigns and has often been a friend to Democrats.

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How Many Times Have You Voted?

August 9th, 2016 · 7 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

All the mail pieces, phone calls, door knocks, lit drops, eblasts basically come down to this: which campaign operations most efficiently sway supporters to the polls today? And oh, we cannot forget absentee ballots, the safety net of campaigns falling short on the computer count. More than 1,000 absentee ballots have been cast citywide covering […]

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