Next month Democratic Town Committee members from 10 City Council districts will endorse candidates for the city’s legislative body. Bridgeport has 10 council districts with two representatives in each. All 20 members are Democrats. It’s been quiet out there so far about potential September challenges. You hearing anything? One district we can count for sure [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Maria Valle'
June 7th, 2013 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education
Paging Zombie Land–Can Mojica Drum Up The Mojo For A City Council Challenge? Election Year For The Council
April 30th, 2013 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Former City Councilman Ralph Mojica has filed paperwork to try to reclaim his former seat on the city’s legislative body challenging incumbents Denese Taylor-Moye and Jack Banta in the 131st District that covers the South End, Downtown and the West End. Big Mojo served on the council for several years. He supported Chris Caruso for [...]
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October 5th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council
CT Post columnist Keila Torres Ocasio writes a moving piece about Danny Martinez, the former city councilman, who passed away on Wednesday. Daniel Martinez spent his life caring for others. Sadly, it was his inability to take care of himself that caused his unexpected death Wednesday at the age of 26.
March 13th, 2012 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Ah, it was another love fest for Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa who was reelected by acclamation for another two-year term by the 90-member Democratic Town Committee Monday night at Mario’s Madison Avenue restaurant, the epicenter of city politics. Will someone please step up and start a good fight?
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February 28th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
UPDATE: About 160 absentee ballots have been returned to the Town Clerk’s Office between two district primaries for Democratic Town Committee seats on March 6. And here’s the real news: less than one third of them come from the East Side’s 137th District domain of the absentee ballot queen City Councilwoman Lydia Martinez. Is Lydia [...]
February 1st, 2012 · 19 Comments · City Politics
UPDATE: The Democratic Town Committee challenge slate in the 137th East Side District has qualified to oppose the slate led by City Councilwoman Lydia Martinez, according to Democratic Registrar of Voters Santa Ayala. And you thought March madness meant college hoops! Three district primaries for Democratic Town Committee seats could take place March 6th, assuming necessary [...]
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January 25th, 2012 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Hold on to your absentee ballots. City Councilwoman Lydia Martinez, an admitted absentee ballot cheat, wants to be Democratic Registrar of Voters. She has contacted several district leaders for support. Lydia has been fined twice, the latest for absentee ballot fraud, by the State Elections Enforcement Commission for elections infractions, but why should that stop [...]