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Entries Tagged as 'Dita Bhargava'

Key Union Endorses Bhargava For State Treasurer

July 11th, 2018 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics

AFSCME Local 1522 that represents approximately 1,200 workers in Bridgeport, including employees at the Board of Education, Bridgeport Health Care and city government, has endorsed Dita Bhargava, Democratic candidate for state treasurer, in the August 14th primary. She faces party-endorsed Shawn Wooden.

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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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Bhargava Presses Wooden To Debates In State Treasurer Primary

June 25th, 2018 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Statewide political campaigns are in full debate mode, be it governor or other constitutional offices. Challengers are leveraging debates to draw contrasts with endorsed candidates: Joe Ganim against Ned Lamont in the Democratic gubernatorial primary, Tim Herbst against Mark Boughton and other Republicans on the primary ballot for governor. Dita Bhargava, Democratic candidate for state […]

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Senator Moore Endorses Bhargava For State Treasurer

June 18th, 2018 · 9 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

State Senator Marilyn Moore on Monday endorsed Dita Bhargava‘s campaign for state treasurer. She is challenging Democratic-endorsed Shawn Wooden, former Hartford City Council president, in an August 14 primary.

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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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Ganim, Candidates Address Issues At People’s Symposium

December 5th, 2017 · 2 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim on Saturday joined Vice Chair of the State Democratic Party Dita Bhargava, Middletown Mayor Dan Drew and former state commissioner Jonathan Harris at a forum at Fair Haven School in New Haven organized by the Connecticut Working Families Party and a coalition of labor and progressive groups that heavily influence Democratic primaries. […]

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