Have you arrived as a candidate when a political tracker is assigned to follow you around? Trackers are hired by opposition campaigns to film and record gotcha moments. Trackers are now standard stuff. Petitioning candidate for governor Jonathan Pelto, a frequent critic of Governor Dan Malloy, has now entered the track-me world. Pelto has a […]
Entries Tagged as 'Jonathan Pelto'
June 26th, 2014 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
June 23rd, 2014 · 6 Comments · Education, News and Events
Petitioning candidate for governor Jonathan Pelto shares the latest on the flap involving charter school executive Michael Sharpe. As more and more facts come out about Michael Sharpe, the CEO of the Jumoke/FUSE Charter School Management, parents, public school advocates and the taxpayers of Bridgeport and Connecticut are turning their attention to the decision by […]
June 23rd, 2014 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events, State Politics
Governor Dan Malloy on Saturday visited Bridgeport’s Democratic campaign headquarters Downtown hoping to energize a voter base that delivered a 14,000-vote plurality in his razor-thin win over Republican Tom Foley in 2010. Malloy enters the gut of the campaign season with the specter of Jonathan Pelto poaching votes from him in what is shaping up […]
June 12th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events, State Politics
Former State Rep. Jonathan Pelto’s education harangue against Dan Malloy is like nails on a blackboard for supporters of the governor. The blogger announced on Wednesday he will segue from an exploratory committee to a declared candidate committee for governor as a petitioning candidate in the general election appealing to education advocates opposed to Malloy’s […]
June 8th, 2014 · 21 Comments · Education, News and Events
Government watchdog Jonathan Pelto, a petitioning candidate for governor, shares his latest piece about school board member Ken Moales. The controversy surrounding Reverend Kenneth Moales, Jr. expands even further.
June 5th, 2014 · 5 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
Statement from Jonathan Pelto, exploring gubernatorial candidate on American Federation of Teacher’s Connecticut Legislative and Political Action Committee (LPAC) endorsement of Dannel Malloy. Without providing gubernatorial candidates with any opportunity to fill out a questionnaire or present their case, the members of the American Federation of Teachers’ Connecticut Legislative and Political Action Committee (LPAC) voted […]
June 5th, 2014 · 7 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From Megan DeSombre, Education Bridgeport: As if we needed any more evidence of the lack of support for Jon Pelto’s “campaign” for Governor, even the Connecticut Chapter of the American Federation of Teachers is supporting someone else.