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Entries Tagged as 'Penny Bacchiochi'

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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Musical Chairs For Republican Lieutenant Governor Candidates, Somers Throws Boughton Under The Bus, Boughton Embraces Lauretti

May 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

On a day Republican candidates for governor John McKinney and Mark Boughton submitted state paperwork to run in the August 12 primary against party-endorsed Tom Foley, Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti, once a gubernatorial candidate, will take out primary petitions to qualify for the ballot as a candidate for lieutenant governor, according to a spokesman for […]

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Republicans Endorse Foley For Governor, McKinney-Walker Form Campaign Alliance For Primary

May 17th, 2014 · 42 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Republican gubernatorial candidate State Senator John McKinney has chosen Bridgeport resident David Walker, the former U.S. Comptroller General, to serve as his running mate as Republican delegates on Saturday endorsed 2010 nominee Tom Foley for governor at Mohegan Sun. McKinney entered the convention in a fragile position with delegates to secure the 15 percent support […]

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Bacchiochi Apologizes To Walker

May 16th, 2014 · 6 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

As reported by the Connecticut Mirror: Statement from Penny Bacchiochi: “I regret that this misunderstanding occurred and has taken the focus away from what is really important, electing a Republican Governor and Lieutenant Governor. Neither Dave Walker nor his campaign made any insensitive remarks toward me or my family. I apologize to Dave and his family. […]

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Walker: Bacchiochi Should Apologize For Shameful Comments

May 15th, 2014 · 10 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Bridgeport resident David Walker, Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, rebuked assertions made by an opponent on the eve of the Republican state convention that he injected race into the campaign saying “Penny Bacchiochi should be ashamed of herself and she should apologize for her actions.” Bacchiochi made her comments on a Hartford radio station reported here. […]

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Will David Walker Be On The Ballot?

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 […]

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Shays Back Home In Walker’s House For Fundraiser

March 25th, 2014 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Update: comment from Shays. They have lived in the same house, they sometimes are physically confused for the other, and both are Republicans. So why shouldn’t former Congressman Chris Shays lend his name to a fundraiser for former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker, a candidate for lieutenant governor trying to qualify for Connecticut’s Citizens Election […]

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Walker: Tired Of Career Politicians Distorting Facts

January 13th, 2014 · 61 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Bridgeport resident David Walker, former U.S. Comptroller General, announced on Monday an exploratory committee for lieutenant governor saying he’s a Republican “committed to being an independent minded, inclusive and results oriented person along the lines of Ronald Reagan and George Herbert Walker Bush.” During his announcement in Hartford Walker stressed how he can apply his financial experience […]

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