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Entries Tagged as 'John McKinney'

Unofficial City Primary Results

August 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment · City Politics, News and Events

Bridgeport resident David Walker’s bid to win the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor appears to have come up short in a close contest with party-endorsed Penny Bacchiochi and Heather Somers. The race is too close to call between the latter two with Walker just behind them, according to unofficial statewide tallies. The winner of the […]

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Blizzard Of Absentee Ballots In Tuesday’s Primary, Complaint Filed Against Andres Ayala Camp

August 11th, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

One day left. The final mail pieces, phone calls, door knocks are underway for Tuesday’s primaries. What you hearing out there? Absentee ballots could decide some  races. The Town Clerk’s Office has mailed 1865 absentee ballots in the city (1151 returned as of Monday afternoon), a majority of them generated by the camp of State […]

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Foley And McKinney Spar Days From GOP Primary For Governor

August 10th, 2014 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Two days from Tuesday’s Republican primary for governor, Tom Foley and John McKinney battled Sunday morning in a debate on WTNH News 8. The first question of the forum came from News 8 watcher James of Vernon, who wanted to know: “If you are elected Governor, do you have any plans to modify or repeal […]

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Tuesday’s Voting Precincts

August 8th, 2014 · 4 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

It’s crunch time for the respective campaigns gearing up for Tuesday’s primary. Citywide there’s a Republican primary for governor between Tom Foley and John McKinney as well as a GOP primary for lieutenant governor that includes Bridgeport resident David Walker. In addition we have four Democratic legislative races.

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McKinney Hammers Foley

August 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

Republican challenger John McKinney is trying to make up ground against party-endorsed Tom Foley in the final days before Tuesday’s primary.

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Tom Foley Roosts At Red Rooster

August 6th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley, facing a challenge in next Tuesday’s primary from Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, visited the Red Rooster Deli Wednesday afternoon owned by John Gomes, one-time Democratic candidate for mayor in 2011. Foley fielded questions from visitors and chatted with business owners along North Avenue.

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Final Week Push For Primary Votes, Absentee Ballot Requests Flood Town Clerk

August 5th, 2014 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

One week left until tsunami Tuesday. How many times have you voted? Oh that’s right, no early voting (yet) in the state of Connecticut. But that’s not stopping a blizzard of absentee ballots from blanketing city neighborhoods as campaign operatives put on a final push with door knocks, phone calls, mail pieces and pleas on […]

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