Call them McWalker. Republican candidate for governor John McKinney and running mate David Walker, a Bridgeport resident, announced on Tuesday they will merge their campaign finances to file an application on Wednesday (today) with the State Elections Enforcement Commission to qualify for a grant under the state’s Citizens Election Program of publicly financed races.
Entries Tagged as 'Michael Fedele'
June 25th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
May 15th, 2014 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
Moving parts intrigue the Republican state party convention this weekend at Mohegan Sun, including candidates for lieutenant governor among them Bridgeport resident David Walker, the former U.S. Comptroller General, trying to qualify for the ballot. An August primary is likely for governor. Deal making, political pragmatism, delegate support and Walker’s fundraising all factor into his […]
November 21st, 2012 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Cops, Development and Zoning
When she was governor, Jodi Rell’s idea of economic development for the state’s largest city was a prison on the Upper East Side. Such vision. Angry city residents led by then State Rep. Chris Caruso defeated the measure with protests, vigils, news conferences and a reasoned declaration that Bridgeport already has enough of that sort […]
July 27th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
It can’t be! The 4th Congressional district going red? On the weekend the hated Boston Red Sox invade Yankee Stadium, Blowsox Manager Bobby Valentine has endorsed Democratic Congressman Jim Himes’ Republican opponent Steve Obsitnik. What self-respecting Yankee fan could now support Obsitnik? What has the political world come to? Thankfully, incumbent Himes is an unabashed […]
September 28th, 2010 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics
Quinnipiac Poll: June 2010, Ned Lamont 39, Dan Malloy 22. Malloy wins August primary by double digits. Quinnipiac Poll: July 2010, Tom Foley 48, Michael Fedele 13. Fedele loses by just a couple of points and if he had one more week he fillets Foley. What did Malloy and Fedele have in common? Public financing, […]
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August 20th, 2010 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Sounds like Mayor Bill Finch and Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa are doing and saying all the right things reaching out to guber primary winner Dan Malloy. The mayor and Mario aren’t in any position to cut a specific deal with Malloy. They made their deal with Ned Lamont. But the more they’re on board with Malloy […]
August 10th, 2010 · 12 Comments · State Politics
Afternoon update: The primary vote hit the halfway point at 1 p.m. and the turnout is death valley in the city and around the state. Some absentee ballot shenanigans today in the Longfellow precinct, where portions of Black Rock and West End vote, but what would a Bridgeport election be without a few operatives knocking on doors and grabbing […]