Phew!–if you’re an Ed Gomes supporter. The State Elections Enforcement Commission on the Wednesday deadline approved a public campaign grant for State Senator Ed Gomes that will allow him to spend about $100,000 in his August 9 Democratic primary battle against party-endorsed Dennis Bradley, chair of the Board of Education.
Entries Tagged as 'Ed Gomes'
July 20th, 2016 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
July 18th, 2016 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Three weeks until the August 9 Democratic primaries featuring two State Senate and two State House races. Mail, door knocking and absentee ballots are now in full force.
July 12th, 2016 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
The Connecticut Working Families Party announced on Tuesday it has endorsed incumbent State Senators Marilyn Moore and Ed Gomes as they challenge party-endorsed candidates in August 9 Democratic primaries. The endorsement does not mean they will appear on the WFP line in November irrespective of the primary results. The WFP will make an endorsement decision […]
July 12th, 2016 · 15 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Last week Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis overturned a decision by state election officials rejecting State Senator Ed Gomes’ application to challenge party-endorsed Dennis Bradley in an August 9 primary following a paperwork snafu. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill subsequently approved Gomes for the ballot following the judicial order. What follows is an excerpted […]
July 11th, 2016 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Four weeks away from the August 9 Democratic primaries in which four local legislative seats are up for grabs. Time to take inventory.
July 8th, 2016 · 32 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
The State Elections Enforcement Commission on Thursday approved an $85,000 campaign finance grant for State Senator Marilyn Moore who will face party-endorsed Tom McCarthy, president of the City Council, in an August 9 Democratic primary. McCarthy has also been approved for public financing. Each candidate’s campaign will have roughly $100,000 to spend including the required […]
July 1st, 2016 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
A clearly agitated Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis placed her hand across her forehead. Later, she even ran her hands across her face in exasperation. She reminded veteran political operative Ralph Ford that he was under oath and must testify truthfully. Just a few minutes into his testimony Ford had delivered inconsistent statements about what he knew […]
June 29th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
The State Elections Enforcement Commission on Wednesday approved an $84,450 grant to the campaign of City Council President Tom McCarthy who’s facing State Senator Marilyn Moore in an August 9 Democratic primary. McCarthy will have the money to spend under the state’s Citizens Election Program of publicly funded races in addition to the $15,000 he […]