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Entries Tagged as 'Ed Gomes'

The Plainspoken Voice Of Working-Class Voters Returns

February 28th, 2015 · 9 Comments · News and Events

Just two years after he was serenaded for his public service following a Democratic primary loss, Ed Gomes returned to the State Senate on Friday following his mighty special election win running on the Working Families Party line to replace the man who defeated him, Andres Ayala, now the commissioner of the Department of Motor […]

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Public Hearing For Conflict Of Interest Bill Before State Legislature

February 27th, 2015 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Library, News and Events, State Politics

State Representative Jack Hennessy is inviting all Bridgeport residents to speak on the Conflict of Interest House Bill #5886 that impacts Bridgeport and the state. The public hearing will take place Monday, March 9th at 5:30 p.m. in the first-floor meeting hall in the Bridgeport Public Library, 925 Broad Street, Downtown.

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Will Mayor’s Race Be A Yeller Or Yawner?

February 26th, 2015 · 38 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

The special elections are over, March is on the horizon, time to segue to the city’s big enchilada: the race for mayor.

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Gomes, Stafstrom Support Government Reform Bill

February 26th, 2015 · 32 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics

As Ed Gomes and Steve Stafstrom prepare to enter the Connecticut legislature in mid session, fresh off special election wins, supporters of a government reform bill have picked up two allies in the ongoing effort to enforce the City Charter prohibiting city employees from serving on the City Council.

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Precinct Results State Senate

February 25th, 2015 · 11 Comments · News and Events

The following is a breakdown of unofficial results by precinct for Tuesday’s State Senate special election. Connecticut’s 23rd Senate District covers two-thirds of Bridgeport and a piece of western Stratford.

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Steady Eddy, Gomes Cruises To Victory Over DeJesus And Moales, Regains State Senate Seat

February 24th, 2015 · 62 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Riding a 100-strong ground operation, name recognition and the tax baggage of his chief opponents, 79-year-old Ed Gomes easily reclaimed the State Senate seat he lost in 2012 in a historic win running on the Connecticut Working Families Party line, over Democratic-endorsed Ricky DeJesus and petitioning candidate Ken Moales, a member of the Board of […]

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Early Unofficial Returns

February 24th, 2015 · No Comments · News and Events

State Senate Central: Gomes 51, Dejesus 18, Moales 17, Hare 1, Dreher 0 State House Central: Stafstrom 137, Torres 127, Keeley 62, Halstead 20, Diaz 11 State House Central: Stafstrom 37, Torres 26, Keeley 14, Halstead 5, Diaz 3 State House Black Rock: Torres 467, Stafstrom 359 State House Aquaculture Torres 48, Stafstrom 115 State […]

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