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Musto Busto, Ayalas In Opposite Directions, Moses And The Undertaker

August 14th, 2014 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events, State Politics

For opponents of Mayor Bill Finch, it’s tempting to declare Anthony Musto’s city voter shellacking by Marilyn Moore was a referendum on the mayor. It’s not. It was a referendum on Anthony Musto from an opponent and a coalition force of many that drew a contrast on his job performance and disengagement from voter concerns.

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Moore Wins Tight Race Over Musto, Incumbent State Senator Concedes

August 13th, 2014 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

In Connecticut’s 22nd State Senate District, challenger Marilyn Moore has defeated three-term Democratic incumbent Anthony Musto by 82 votes in Tuesday’s primary, according to unofficial returns that includes absentee ballots. Unofficially Moore has won the machine count by more than 200 votes and held off Musto’s absentee ballot count in the city suburban district that […]

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Primary Fever Heats Up In The City

July 22nd, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Three weeks left until the Tsunami Tuesday August 12 Democratic primary and absentee ballots are now available. What would a city election be without the magical world of AB-racadabra (Gotta reach out and grab ya). So who ya supporting?

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Diverse Voices Step Up For Moore

July 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

From State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore: Community leaders, activists, educators and government reformers have stepped up to support Marilyn Moore for State Senate, declaring constituents in Bridgeport, Trumbull and Monroe deserve an elected representative in touch with their concerns addressing regional cooperation, creating jobs, wage fairness, economic opportunity and protecting public schools and children.

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Scott Hughes Battling Calendar To Qualify For Public Dough Against Andres Ayala

July 8th, 2014 · 74 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

City Librarian Scott Hughes is racing against the July 18 Citizens Election Program calendar to qualify for an $83,000 public grant in his August 12 Democratic State Senate primary against incumbent Andres Ayala. Hughes must raise $15,000 in small donations, including 300 contributions combined within Bridgeport and Stratford, for grant approval. Time is running short, […]

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Moore: Voters Hungry For Change

June 11th, 2014 · 17 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

News release from State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore, challenging three-term incumbent Anthony Musto in an August 12 Democratic primary: Bridgeport resident and community leader Marilyn Moore on Wednesday announced that she had met the mandated criteria to qualify for the state’s public financing program, and has filed for the Citizen’s Election Program (CEP) state grant, […]

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Musto-Moore, Ayala-Hughes, How Long Will Civility Last In Primary Races?

May 20th, 2014 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Something was really weird at Testo’s Restaurant Monday night amid the political divisions casting votes for their respective state senate candidates at the Democratic Party convention: it was all so civil. What’s this political world coming to? After all, we were inside the restaurant of Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa where food fights, politically speaking […]

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