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Unofficial City Primary Results

August 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment · City Politics, News and Events

Bridgeport resident David Walker’s bid to win the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor appears to have come up short in a close contest with party-endorsed Penny Bacchiochi and Heather Somers. The race is too close to call between the latter two with Walker just behind them, according to unofficial statewide tallies. The winner of the […]

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David Walker’s Bugs Bunny Moment In The Campaign Battle For Second Spot

August 4th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

WFSB 3 Connecticut Did you watch Sunday’s Republican lieutenant governor forum on WFSB’s Face The State hosted by Dennis House? It featured Bridgeport resident David Walker, State Representative Penny Bacchiochi and former Groton Mayor Heather Somers. Watching the two female candidates go at it with Walker in the middle, it seemed like one of those […]

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Working Families Party Endorses Malloy–Backlash From Former WFP Supporters? Pelto: Politics Before Policy

July 29th, 2014 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Lindsay Farrell, executive director of the Connecticut Working Families Party, issued an eblast to supporters on Tuesday announcing the endorsement of Governor Dan Malloy for another four years. Malloy’s name will appear on the Democratic and WFP lines in the general election. In Bridgeport, former school board member Maria Pereira broke from the WFP several […]

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Team McWalker–McKinney, Walker To File For Public Financing Jointly

June 25th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

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.

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Malloy, Lembo, Herbst Among Qualifiers For Public Financing, Boughton Bows Out Of Governor’s Race

June 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

On the day Republican Mark Boughton dropped out of the race for governor because he did not have the financial firepower to qualify for public financing, the State Elections Enforcement Commission announced its latest round of public grants under the Citizens Election Program. News release from State Elections Enforcement Commission:

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Scenes From Black Rock Day

June 8th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Always fun to harass politicians, greet OIB readers and enjoy the camaraderie of neighbors on Black Rock Day.

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It’s Official, Malloy Says He’s In

March 28th, 2014 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Democratic Governor Dan Malloy quietly on Friday officially announced he’s seeking another four-year term. Not exactly a revelation. Malloy has been publicly coy about another term, preferring to keep the focus on governing as Republican challengers position for the right to face him in November. But, if not verbally, Malloy has acted like a candidate […]

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