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Wes Matthews Hopes To Be New Sheriff In Town On Ganim Ticket

July 22nd, 2015 · 39 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Harding High School hoop legend Wes Matthews knows what it’s like to win championships, swishing two rings as a member of the NBA Los Angeles Lakers. He’s dishing an assist to former Mayor Joe Ganim’s citywide slate joining 135th District Leader Steve Nelson and Democratic Town Committee member Manny Cotto for the three city sheriff […]

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Finch Wins Endorsement For Mayor–Ganim, Other Challengers Press On, Torres Endorsed By GOP

July 22nd, 2015 · 138 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Former Mayor Joe Ganim hoped for a winning strategy that landed him 45 votes at the Democratic Town Committee endorsement with a tie broken by Town Chairman Mario Testa. Ganim came up four votes short to Mayor Bill Finch who was endorsed for a third four-year term at Testo’s Restaurant by a tally of 49-41. […]

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Say Hello To The 90 Most Popular People In Bridgeport

July 21st, 2015 · 71 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

I love you, I need you, I want you. They’re being schmoozed and boozed, urged, cajoled, worked, and some promised this and that. They’re popular today, perhaps not so Tuesday night depending on how the 90 members of the Democratic Town Committee cast their endorsement vote for mayor, Bill Finch or Joe Ganim, at Testo’s […]

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No Changes In Recounts For Democratic Town Committee Seats

March 11th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

UPDATE: Includes town committee list. Monday’s recount in two districts did not change the results from last Tuesday’s Democratic Town Committee primaries, according to elections officials. Candidates who placed among the top nine were elected to the 90-member committee. See results from last week here.

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‘I Swear, I Swear, I Swear’ (Fingers Crossed), Oath Of Office On Sunday

November 29th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education, News and Events

If you need extra time to digest the bird, or risk a little extra indigestion wondering how many times they will violate the City Charter and Connecticut Constitution, the newly elected City Council, school board and city sheriffs will receive the oath of office on Sunday, 5 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers, 45 Lyon […]

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Whom Are You Voting For Or Against?

November 5th, 2013 · 77 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Education, News and Events

Election day for City Council, school board and city sheriff seats. It’s not a mayoral year, but still a lot on the line for control of Board of Education policy and the direction of the city’s budget and legislative body. Let us know your candidate preferences for or against. And let us know what you’re […]

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Push For Votes In Final Week

October 29th, 2013 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education

One week from Tuesday is Election Day. Campaign organizations are putting the final touches on identifying voters and persuading them to the polls November 5th. It’s a general election, but the turnout is expected to be so small it has the strategic feel of a primary. Find your friends and drag them out. Will the […]

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Two Weeks Left To Election, You Hearing From Candidates?

October 22nd, 2013 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education, Library, News and Events

On Nov. 5th, city voters will decide the future makeup of the City Council and Board of Education. Will the citywide turnout hit 10 percent? You receiving mail pieces and phone calls? If you want to see candidates in action, City Council candidates in the 130th District, Democrats Sue Brannelly and Steven Stafstrom and Republicans […]

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