Democratic Town Chairman Mario Testa, his relationship with Mayor Bill Finch frosty, tells CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart “I’m the chairman. If they need the help, if they need somebody, they got to come to me. Why should I go to them?” Mario plays coy when asked who’ll get his primary vote after pledging to break […]
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August 31st, 2015 · 50 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
August 15th, 2015 · 45 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Candidates for mayor are all over the city this weekend attending events, knocking on doors, planting lawn signs, raising money, pleading for votes for the September 16 Democratic primary.
July 30th, 2015 · 61 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Standing outside the main entrance to his Madison Avenue restaurant, Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa reflected on his scratchy relationship with Mayor Bill Finch shortly after the mayor received the Democratic Town Committee endorsement following a promise by Testa that he would break a tie on behalf of Joe Ganim. Testa was in a mood […]
July 22nd, 2015 · 138 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Former Mayor Joe Ganim hoped for a winning strategy that landed him 45 votes at the Democratic Town Committee endorsement with a tie broken by Town Chairman Mario Testa. Ganim came up four votes short to Mayor Bill Finch who was endorsed for a third four-year term at Testo’s Restaurant by a tally of 49-41. […]
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July 21st, 2015 · 52 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
On the eve of the Democratic Town Committee endorsement for mayor, Town Chair Mario Testa announced if need be he’d break a tie on behalf of Joe Ganim over incumbent Bill Finch, blowing his top over what he says is the state party sending down a legal observer to keep tabs on what could be […]
July 21st, 2015 · 71 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
I love you, I need you, I want you. They’re being schmoozed and boozed, urged, cajoled, worked, and some promised this and that. They’re popular today, perhaps not so Tuesday night depending on how the 90 members of the Democratic Town Committee cast their endorsement vote for mayor, Bill Finch or Joe Ganim, at Testo’s […]
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July 17th, 2015 · 45 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
What’s the over/under for the Democratic Town Committee endorsement for mayor on Tuesday?
July 13th, 2015 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Hoping history repeats itself with incumbent Fleeta Hudson as his city clerk running mate from 1991 and a new addition with Town Clerk Alma Maya, former Mayor Joe Ganim announced Monday afternoon on the steps of City Hall “a diverse ticket” that has “been in battles for the betterment of Bridgeport.”