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 […]
Entries Tagged as 'Nancy Wyman'
August 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment · City Politics, News and Events
Tags: Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Chris Rosario·Christina Ayala·Dan Malloy·David Walker·Dennis Bradley·Ernie Newton·John McKinney·Marilyn Moore·Nancy Wyman·Penny Bacchiochi·Scott Hughes·Tom Foley
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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:
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.
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 […]