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Crunch Time! One Week Left To Election, Sizing Up Ganim, Foster, Torres

October 26th, 2015 · 68 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Joe Ganim carries a refrain inside his head that goes something like this, “I’ve come too far, I’ve come too far.” Ganim won the Democratic primary in historic fashion, knocking off an incumbent mayor. He danced on a table, followers exploded with joy both in praise of Ganim’s comeback and with glee that he had […]

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The Candidates For November

October 6th, 2015 · 12 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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Pereira Wins Recount For School Board, Martinez For City Clerk

September 24th, 2015 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Looks like Maria Pereira is heading back as an elected member of the Board of Education. A recount shows she received more votes than Faith Harrison-Villegas in the Democratic primary. This means all three school board candidates who ran on Joe Ganim’s line, Dennis Bradley, Ben Walker and Pereira will move on to the general […]

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Numbers Show Geographic Split In Primary, Ganim Breakthrough Wins

September 21st, 2015 · 52 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

The results from last Wednesday’s Democratic primary for mayor tell a story of neighborhood geography in which Bill Finch had voter successes in the South End, West End, West Side and Black Rock while Joe Ganim’s sweet spots included the North End, Hollow, Upper East Side and East End. Ganim also broke through in Finch-projected areas, […]

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Passionate Primary Win For Ganim Shows Schizoid Ticket Results

September 17th, 2015 · 71 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

The results of Wednesday’s Democratic primary produced voter ticket-splitting that propelled Joe Ganim to victory but also made some of his ticket companions such as incumbent City Clerk Fleeta Hudson and Town Clerk Alma Maya casualties. Mayor Bill Finch’s running mates for city clerk and town clerk respectively Lydia Martinez and Don Clemons ran ahead […]

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Providence Mayor: Leopard Does Not Change His Spots

September 11th, 2015 · 39 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Flanked by Mayor Bill Finch and political supporters at the Steel Point redevelopment area of the East Side, Providence, Rhode Island Mayor Jorge Elorza who defeated mayor-turned-felon Buddy Cianci last year drew a parallel with Finch’s reelection battle with Joe Ganim asserting “To all the voters in Bridgeport, it’s important to remember that a leopard […]

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Scrapped Tax Deal Back On City Council Agenda, Finch Asks Council To Table It

August 3rd, 2015 · 35 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Rejected by the City Council in May, the city’s legislative body tonight (Monday) may revisit a revised 35-year tax abatement for the mixed-use Crescent Crossing housing development at 252 Hallet Street on the East Side. Former Mayor Joe Ganim, a critic of the tax arrangement, is scheduled to address the council during the public speaking […]

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Wes Matthews Hopes To Be New Sheriff In Town On Ganim Ticket

July 22nd, 2015 · 39 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Harding High School hoop legend Wes Matthews knows what it’s like to win championships, swishing two rings as a member of the NBA Los Angeles Lakers. He’s dishing an assist to former Mayor Joe Ganim’s citywide slate joining 135th District Leader Steve Nelson and Democratic Town Committee member Manny Cotto for the three city sheriff […]

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