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Entries Tagged as 'Isa Mujahid'

‘Who Cut Me?’ AB Steroids, Plus: McMahon’s Body Slam And Rell Q Poll

September 16th, 2009 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics

You gotta love City Council primaries. Vote cutting, absentee ballot bloating, one incumbent knocked off. The results are in and what does it all mean? A good primary day for party-endorsed Dems, with one non-endorsed incumbent Maria Valle going down in the 137th District on the East Side due to absentee ballots. Maria was competitive on the […]

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Primary Results, Sam’s Bridgeport Team, And Himes Flies With Barack

September 15th, 2009 · 50 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

9:30 p.m. update: Okay, City Council results. Unofficially looks like all party-endorsed Dems prevail. District 135: Incumbents Warren Blunt and Richard Bonney defeat challengers Peter Clarke and Mary McBride Lee, and Isa Mujahid who ran solo. District 136: Incumbents Angel DePara and Carlos Silva win handily over Mark Trojanowski. District 137: An avalanche of absentee ballot votes […]

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What’s Residency? The Eleanor Guedes Case, Plus: Primary Insanity, And Ramos Statement

September 14th, 2009 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, Civil Service, Education

1 p.m. update From the City Charter: Section 13. Board and Commission Members; Residency Requirement. Except as otherwise provided in this charter, no person shall be appointed to any board or commission established by this charter who is not a resident and registered voter of the city. Where does Eleanor Guedes reside? An immediate answer is […]

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Is There A Trojan Horse?

September 8th, 2009 · 46 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events

I think I need a month to digest the Labor Day weekend grub. How was your cookout? Let me guess, you had other things on your mind like some stray bulldozer knocking down your house without a permit. Hey, if they can do that on Pleasure Beach, where else? Okay, enough of that. Can you believe […]

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The Candidate Watch, Library On Ballot

August 27th, 2009 · 54 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Library, News and Events

For the past couple of weeks we’ve been consumed with civil service and library fights. Wake up, Leonard! City Council primaries will take place September 15 in four districts. Tyreke Bird has added some spice to the race in the 138th District after his arrest for an alleged assault. Not a lot of details on […]

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How About Before 2010, Plus: Hoping Quick Cure For Curwen And Meeting On The Lake

August 20th, 2009 · 64 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Will these pols make up their minds! If the Dems had done this from the beginning maybe there’d be a deal. Do they have any clue? From Ken Dixon of the Connecticut Post: HARTFORD – One step forward, then another step back, is the way the precarious budget talks with Gov. M. Jodi Rell are teetering, […]

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Primary Fever, The Riccio Plan And The Rell Bell

August 13th, 2009 · 35 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Civil Service, State Politics

5:30 p.m. update: Okay, here’s the City Council primary lineup for September 15. District 135: Peter Clarke and Mary McBride-Lee have qualified to challenge incumbents Warren Blunt and Richard Bonney. So has Isa Mujahid who is running solo. District 136: Mark Trojanowski, running solo, was certified to take on incumbents Angel DePara and Carlos Silva. […]

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