Log in Register

 

 Tuesday September 25, 2018

Rich Deecken for State Senate Curtis Ryan Honda Housatonic Community College Downtown Cabaret Theatre The Barnum Museum Bridgeport Public LibraryOIB the book

Entries Tagged as 'Guy Smith'

It’s Now Official: Lamont Versus Ganim In Dem Guber Primary–Other Guy Fails To Make Ballot

June 26th, 2018 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

It was apparent from the start that Guy Smith, the retired executive from alcoholic beverage giant Diageo, would be challenged to make the Democratic primary ballot for governor via a laborious signature campaign. His campaign fell well short of the more than 15,000 signatures (two percent of Connecticut’s Democratic electorate) required to qualify for an […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·······

Ganim Qualifies For Gubernatorial Primary Ballot To Challenge Lamont

June 19th, 2018 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim on Tuesday qualified for the August 14 primary ballot for governor to challenge Democratic-endorsed Ned Lamont, according to the Connecticut Secretary of the State’s Office. Ganim becomes the first Democrat to make the ballot via a signature process for governor since Connecticut approved a direct primary process about 15 years ago.

[Read more →]

Tags: ··········

Ganim Moves Closer To Ballot Approval

June 16th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim is moving closer to officially qualifying for the August primary ballot for governor. On Friday the Office of the Connecticut Secretary of the State reported Ganim has 11,295 verified signatures from Democratic electors in Connecticut of 15,458 required to challenge party-endorsed Ned Lamont for governor. On Friday the Ganim campaign thanked political […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ···

Candidate Petition Drives End, Counting By Registrars Continues, Ganim Piles Up 32,000 Signatures

June 12th, 2018 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim’s petitioning campaign for governor has amassed roughly 32,000 signatures, 10,000 from Bridgeport, about twice the verified number he needs in his quest to qualify for an August 14 primary against Democratic-endorsed Ned Lamont. Tuesday was the final opportunity to submit signatures to local elections officials who will review the petitions to determine […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ········

Ganim Leads Candidate Petition Hunt For Governor Primary, Bathroom Brawl With Ned-heads Continues

June 11th, 2018 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Tuesday is the deadline for all petitioning candidates for state office to submit signatures to the respective local registrar offices. The magic number for Democratic petitioners for governor is 15,458. For Republicans 9,081. Those numbers represent two percent of major party affiliation in Connecticut. Signature gathering is a long, hard, expensive slog. Meanwhile, Mayor Joe Ganim jiggling […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ········

As Signature Hunt Continues For Ballot Access, Ganim Highlights Development Advancement

June 3rd, 2018 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

If you’re going to resonate as a candidate, showing development progress as an incumbent is a must. Mayor Joe Ganim provides a construction view glimpse of the Dockmaster Building rising along Steelpointe Harbor, the latest phase of the East Side redevelopment area that will include a marina and raw-bar restaurant opening onto the Harborwalk.

[Read more →]

Tags: ····

The Rev And New Guy–Stallworth Joins Guy Smith For Governor

May 17th, 2018 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Democratic candidate for governor Guy Smith who is trying to petition his way onto the August primary ballot will name Bridgeport State Rep. Charlie Stallworth as his running mate on Friday. Stallworth is also facing a primary from  Shanté Hanks. Stallworth says he will continue to seek reelection to his State House seat. Smith needs more […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·