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Entries Tagged as 'Mark Boughton'

Meanwhile, The Republicans Went At It Too

July 13th, 2018 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: With five candidates on the stage, Republicans clashed Thursday night among themselves and more often blasted a politician who is not on the ballot this year–Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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Grab A Cup Of Joe And Check Out Republican Finance Reports

July 12th, 2018 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

Two Republicans, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and former Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst have qualified for public financing. Steve Obsitnik hopes to get there. Two other deep-pocketed candidates David Stemerman and Bob Stefanowski are largely self-funding their races for governor. One will emerge as the party standard bearer in the August 14 primary. Check out […]

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Herbst: Let’s Clean House

July 9th, 2018 · 18 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Former Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst has launched his first air strike in a five-candidate field for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, declaring “Let’s clean house.” Herbst faces party-endorsed Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, Steve Obsitnik, David Stemerman and Bob Stefanowski in an August 14 primary.

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Ganim, Eva Challenge Connecticut’s Candidate Charisma Void

July 8th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

The Democratic ticket of Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz doesn’t exactly overwhelm on the candidate charisma scale. Take away Ned’s wealth and what do you have? The last time SuBy ran statewide she got clobbered by Chris Murphy. They’re only running because higher-profile pols stayed out of it. They’re being challenged August 14 by two […]

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Is Lamont Nervous About Ganim? Maybe, Maybe Not–In Campaigns Appearances Matter

July 6th, 2018 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Less than six weeks from primaries for governor; is anyone engaged other than candidates, party insiders and political junkies? In 2010, the last time Democrats had a two-way primary race for governor, party-endorsed Dan Malloy defeated Ned Lamont. The state turnout, according to statistics posted on the Connecticut Secretary of the State website, was about […]

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Candidates Wait On Key Campaign Grants

July 5th, 2018 · 52 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE: Bradley and Hanks qualified for grants on Thursday. The State Elections Enforcement Commission is in overdrive trying to keep pace with candidate grant requests under the state’s Citizens Election Program of publicly funded races. With August 14 primaries on the horizon a number of candidates are awaiting grant application approval for campaign spend-down in […]

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Only In Connecticut–The Tweet Barbs Of Greenwich Millionaires Lamont And Stemerman

July 4th, 2018 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics

One is a scion of Thomas W. Lamont, an early chairman of J.P. Morgan & Co., the other a hedgie who crows about dumping $10 million of his own money into the August primary. What happens when two loaded Greenwich guber candidates show off their money manhood on Twitter? Democrat Ned Lamont and Republican David Stemerman fenced […]

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Ganim Tells Lamont Don’t Become Linda McMahon Of This Election Cycle

July 3rd, 2018 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

WFSB 3 Connecticut Mayor Joe Ganim who’ll be outspent heavily in the August 14 Democratic primary for governor is challenging party-endorsed Ned Lamont, the wealthy Greenwich entrepreneur, to limit campaign spending to $1 million. Good luck with that. Ganim issued the call on the Sunday show Face The State hosted by Dennis House (see video […]

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