You thought you had to wait until the summer for the next round of primary season action? Hey, the state’s largest city marinates in primaries and we’re just around the corner from winter primaries for Democratic Town Committee seats. Fire up the absentee ballots!
Entries Tagged as 'Mario Testa'
November 22nd, 2013 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Political Tit For Tat, Operatives For Endorsed School Board Candidates Accuse Opponents Of Expenditure Violations
September 5th, 2013 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events
UPDATE, includes complaint and response from challenge slate: Charges, counter charges, that’s the Bridgeport political way, ain’t it? Six days from Democratic primary voters choosing school board candidates to move on to the November general election, political operatives from opposing slates have fired off state election complaints, one alleging absentee ballot fraud against campaign workers […]
September 3rd, 2013 · 4 Comments · City Politics, Education, News and Events
From Marilyn Moore, campaign manager for school board challenge candidates: Marilyn Moore, campaign manager for the BEST (Better Education Starts Today) slate of Board of Education candidates, called on the party-endorsed candidates to unruffle their feathers, accept whatever possible breakdown in communications there may have been and show up at the forum tonight (Tuesday) at […]
July 23rd, 2013 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education, News and Events
City Democrats Monday night endorsed three newcomers for Board of Education at a party convention at Testo’s Restaurant. A challenge slate is expected to pull petition papers Tuesday (today) to try to secure signatures from five percent of registered Democrats to wage a September primary.
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July 19th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education, Library, News and Events
On Monday Democrats will meet at the party convention to endorse candidates for City Council and Board of Education at Testo’s Restaurant, the epicenter of city politics, owned by Town Chairman Mario Testa. Republicans will do the same Tuesday night at the North End Library. What is usually a sleepy off-year election cycle is shaping […]
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July 10th, 2013 · 38 Comments · City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
West Side City Council incumbents Evette Brantley and John Olson face a Democratic primary challenge in September from Bob Halstead and Trish Swain as all 20 seats on the city’s all-Democratic legislative body come before voters in November. Five Board of Education seats are also up for grabs in November. Mayor Bill Finch, who has […]
Ford Dealership Leverages Threat Of Newton’s Council Run In Support Of Baker’s School Board Candidacy
July 8th, 2013 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education, News and Events
Starting July 16, endorsements by major political parties for municipal office can take place. The reality is, for Democrats at least, those party preferences will be pushed to the back end of the endorsement window of July 23 to lessen the time challenge candidates can secure signatures to petition their way onto the ballot, a […]