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Entries Tagged as 'Ed Gomes'

How Many Times Have You Voted?

August 14th, 2018 · 14 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Primary day in Connecticut. Looks like the rain will hold off for most of the day. And you thought you needed a canoe to make it to the polls. Primaries for governor and other statewide constitutional offices are on tap, as well as key legislative races in Bridgeport. Gubernatorial opponents Mayor Joe Ganim and Ned […]

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More Than 1,000 Votes Cast In Bridgeport By Absentee Ballot For Tuesday Primaries

August 13th, 2018 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

If friends, neighbors, family members want to vote in Tuesday’s primaries the deadline for new or unaffiliated voters to register with a party in person with the local registrar of voters or town clerk of residence is noon Monday. You cannot switch parties to vote in a primary. That deadline has passed. Not sure where […]

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AB Flex For Tuesday Primary

August 8th, 2018 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Here comes the absentee ballot dump and it’s growing by the day, leading up to Tuesday’s Democratic primary that features locally Joe Ganim’s challenge of party-endorsed Ned Lamont for governor and two hotly contested legislative races, Dennis Bradley versus Aaron Turner for State Senate and incumbent Charlie Stallworth battling Shante Hanks for his 126th State […]

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Ganim Aligns With Bradley, Gomes For Turner In State Senate Contest

August 6th, 2018 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

A couple of thirty-somethings are going at it to fill the seat of retiring State Senator Ed Gomes in Connecticut’s 23rd District where Gomes hopes he’s replaced by his former administrative aide Aaron Turner and Mayor Joe Ganim, a candidate for governor, urges a vote for candidates on Line B, his line, except for party-endorsed […]

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State Senate Forum Thursday

August 6th, 2018 · 9 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Bridgeport Generation Now will co-host a forum Thursday 7 p.m. at the University of Bridgeport’s John J. Cox Student Center featuring candidates running for the open State Senate seat in Connecticut’s 23rd District, Democratic-endorsed Dennis Bradley and primary opponent Aaron Turner, Republican-endorsed John Rodriguez and opponent Casimir Mizera. The respective party candidates square off in an […]

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For Primaries, The Focus Is Now

July 30th, 2018 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Two weeks left to the August 14 Democratic primaries with candidates for governor leading the ticket. Sleepy, low-turnout summer primaries are capricious ducks with electors focusing late on the candidates as campaign spending and outreach intensifies.

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Political Operative Cited For Absentee Ballot Abuse Won’t Have To Pay $6K Fine

July 13th, 2018 · 11 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

A city political operative fined $6,000 by the State Elections Enforcement Commission for her role “taking unauthorized possession of absentee ballots” pertaining to the August 9, 2016 Democratic primary in Bridgeport between State Senator Ed Gomes and Dennis Bradley has gotten a reprieve from paying it. Sonia Belardo who was assisting the Bradley campaign will […]

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Nedheads And Eva-lution–Working Families Party Endorses Ned, Eva In Primary

July 10th, 2018 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Bye bye SuBy. The Connecticut Working Families Party is urging Democrats to split their ticket, Ned Lamont for governor and union activist Eva Bermudez Zimmerman for lieutenant governor in the August 14 primary. The support is both a repudiation of the convention-endorsed Democrat for lieutenant governor Susan Bysiewicz and an embrace of 31-year-old Bermudez Zimmerman […]

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