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Entries Tagged as 'Ed Gomes'

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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Candidates Wait On Key Campaign Grants

July 5th, 2018 · 52 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE: Bradley and Hanks qualified for grants on Thursday. The State Elections Enforcement Commission is in overdrive trying to keep pace with candidate grant requests under the state’s Citizens Election Program of publicly funded races. With August 14 primaries on the horizon a number of candidates are awaiting grant application approval for campaign spend-down in […]

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Working Families Party Endorses Aaron Turner

June 29th, 2018 · No Comments · City Politics, State Politics, Uncategorized

Aaron Turner, who is challenging Democratic endorsed Dennis Bradley in an August primary for the open seat in the 23rd State Senate district, has been endorsed by the Connecticut Working Families Party. Incumbent Ed Gomes, who’s backing Turner, is retiring.

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Turner Qualifies For Ballot To Challenge Bradley In State Senate Primary

June 20th, 2018 · 11 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Aaron Turner, former legislative aide to a retiring State Senator Ed Gomes, has qualified for the August 14 primary ballot to challenge Democratic-endorsed Dennis Bradley, a member of the Board of Education, in his quest to replace his former boss in the 23rd District.

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Turner Submits Petitions To Challenge Bradley

June 14th, 2018 · 5 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

State Senate candidate Aaron Turner, challenging party-endorsed Dennis Bradley, submitted roughly 2,500 signatures in his quest to forge an August primary in the 23rd District currently occupied by a retiring Ed Gomes. Carolyn Vermont, former director of the Greater Bridgeport NAACP, is also trying to qualify for a primary. Challengers need 1,585 verified signatures.

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Turner, Vermont Push Primary Against Bradley In Open State Senate Seat

May 29th, 2018 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Lots of pols scouring various districts to secure sufficient petition signatures to forge an August 14 primary, among them Democrats Aaron Turner and Carolyn Vermont seeking a challenge of party endorsed Dennis Bradley for the 23rd Senate District seat of a retiring Ed Gomes. Turner and Vermont can start that process Tuesday (today), according to […]

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Bradley Notches Endorsement, But Primary Looms For State Senate

May 23rd, 2018 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

School board member Dennis Bradley was endorsed Wednesday night for the seat of a retiring Ed Gomes in Connecticut’s 23rd Senate District, but he could face two primary challengers in August. CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart has more.

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Fur Flies In State Senate Contest, Bradley Fends Off Charges

May 22nd, 2018 · 13 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE: see complaint here. School Board member Dennis Bradley who’s expected to receive the endorsement Wednesday night for State Senate in the 23rd District is fending off charges by opponent Aaron Turner of an inappropriate financial overture to a Stratford mayoral candidate. The district includes roughly two thirds of Bridgeport and a portion of western […]

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