Joe Ganim asked for Mayor Bill Finch’s support then criticized it when Finch supported Foster. Republican Rick Torres asked for Finch’s support and Foster’s backing too then criticized it when Finch supported Foster. For all of Finch’s perceived baggage following a primary loss, he brings key ingredients to the table: finances and campaign troops. For […]
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October 8th, 2015 · 35 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
October 8th, 2015 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Updated sound clip: Being an effective mayor requires strong relationship building to bring home bucks from a governor and state legislature that finances the city budget and support development proposals to keep down local taxes. Speaking on John Dankosky’s WNPR show Governor Dan Malloy wasn’t exactly doing backflips of support when asked about Joe Ganim’s […]
October 7th, 2015 · 2 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Nessah Smith has joined Anthony Paoletto as the Democratic nominees in the general election after she won a runoff Wednesday by nearly two to one over James Morton to represent the Upper East Side 138th District. Smith and Morton were locked in a tie following the September Democratic primary vote with Morton running on Mayor […]
October 7th, 2015 · 8 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
They all endorsed Bill Finch for mayor, but now a coalition of trade unions has decided to get behind Democratic nominee Joe Ganim for the general election, the announcement made at the Steel Point redevelopment area featuring Bass Pro Shops as the major tenant.
October 7th, 2015 · 49 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning
Nancy Hadley, the city’s development chief under Mayor John Fabrizi, writes “Bridgeport’s economic development program’s survival will be in jeopardy if Joe Ganim returns to the Mayoral seat.” She is supporting Mary-Jane Foster. This commentary also appears in the CT Post. How Bridgeport will be viewed if Joe Ganim wins the Mayoral election is difficult […]
October 6th, 2015 · 15 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
In his latest episode of City Wars, filmmaker Don Sikorski who is chronicling the comeback effort of Joe Ganim in real time captures the drama of Democratic primary day when the former mayor defeated incumbent Bill Finch. Sikorski provides a rare glimpse of a campaigner wooing voters and the subsequent primary win highlighted by Ganim’s […]
October 6th, 2015 · 11 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Later this week, the official ballot lineup will be set for the November 3 general election, four weeks from today. The following candidates will appear, not necessarily in this order.
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October 5th, 2015 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
In the September Democratic primary, 1,763 electors voted in the Upper East Side 138th District representing a 38 percent turnout in which Joe Ganim won the district handily over Bill Finch for mayor. The turnout ran five points ahead of the citywide average. City Council candidates James Morton who ran on Finch’s line and Nessah […]