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Entries Tagged as 'Ed Gomes'

Queenie And Her Court Knight Absentee Ballot Conspirators For DeJesus, Gomes To Challenge AB ‘Shenanigans’

January 24th, 2015 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

If Richard DeJesus were a candidate in the higher-turnout 22nd State Senate District his candidacy would be toast, done, stick a fork in him. The good government activists in Black Rock, Brooklawn and North End would fillet him for his back tax issue and a pending investigation into election fraud. But he’s still in the […]

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State Senate Candidate DeJesus Owes More Than $100,000 In Back Taxes, Claims It’s A Springboard To Higher Office

January 22nd, 2015 · 52 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

Maybe Richard DeJesus can go to Hartford to pass stronger laws to collect from tax deadbeats like himself. Companies operated by the city councilman, the Democratic-endorsed candidate for the February 24 State Senate special election, owe roughly $140,000 in personal property taxes and interest dating back to 2003, according to an OIB review of city […]

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Walsh Wants To Know Depth Of Attorney’s Relationship With City

January 20th, 2015 · 24 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

In a freedom of information request to City Attorney Mark Anastasi, former City Councilman Bob “Troll” Walsh, a supporter of State Senate candidate Ed Gomes, wants to know if attorney Ed Farrow who last week broke a State Senate nomination tie on behalf of his client Richard DeJesus has a financial relationship with the city. […]

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The Candidates For State Senate, State House Special Elections

January 20th, 2015 · 4 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

The candidates for the February 24 special elections for State Senate and State House are now taking shape. The Town Clerk’s Office following a review of the city’s voter program has conditionally approved school board member Ken Moales and perennial candidate Charles Hare to challenge Democrat Richard DeJesus, Republican Quentin Dreher and Ed Gomes running […]

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Gomes Urges Democratic State Party To Invalidate DeJesus Endorsement For State Senate, Dems To Expedite Ruling

January 17th, 2015 · 34 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Ed Gomes has asked Democratic State Party officials to dismiss the nomination of State Senate candidate Richard DeJesus after it was learned the chair who broke the convention tie for the endorsement has an attorney-client relationship with DeJesus. Gomes writes, “This conflict and failure of Attorney Farrow to recuse or reveal his attorney-client relationship if […]

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Petitioning Challengers For Special Elections Take Shape

January 17th, 2015 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Following a wild and crazy Democratic Party nominating convention for the February 24 special election for State Senate, Board of Education member Ken Moales, local Sierra Club organizer Onte Johnson and perennial legislative candidate Charles Hare submitted their petition signatures to the Town Clerk’s Office before the Friday 4 p.m. deadline hopeful they will qualify […]

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DeJesus Wins Tainted Endorsement For State Senate, His Lawyer Breaks Tie, Gomes Supporters Protest, Testa: Lawyer Should Have Recused Himself

January 15th, 2015 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATES: In an Only In Bridgeport moment, Ed Farrow, the chair of the Democratic convention to endorse a candidate for the February 24 special election for State Senate, broke a tie on behalf of his client City Councilman Richard DeJesus, creating havoc Thursday night following the nomination and cries of conflict of interest from supporters […]

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