When you have $6.5 million in campaign funds to saturate the state and you face a difficult reelection in November, the only sensible thing to do is start spending it … based on what polling data tells you. Governor Dan Malloy has taken to the airwaves in a $254,562 one-week advertising splash to insert a […]
Entries Tagged as 'Quinnipiac University'
July 14th, 2014 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
May 9th, 2014 · 4 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
One week before Democrats and Republicans endorse their respective candidates for governor at party conventions, a new Q Poll shows Governor Dan Malloy in tight races with GOP candidates. From the Q Poll: Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy’s handling of the state budget and taxes, including his failed promise to offer $55 tax refunds, are big […]
March 4th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
The Q Poll released today shows 2010 Republican nominee Tom Foley tied with Democratic Governor Dan Malloy eight months from the general election. The larger problem for Malloy in this poll is he has only modest leads against the other Republicans in the field who are not well known. That means there’s already a fixed […]
June 24th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Popular Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti, whose desire for a gubernatorial run in 2010 was derailed by a federal corruption probe into his administration, says he’ll seek the Republican nomination for governor in 2014. Lauretti told OIB of his plans Saturday night at the Barnum Festival Ringmaster’s Ball at Seaside Park. Lauretti, who has roots in […]
June 19th, 2013 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From the Q Poll: In a 2014 rematch of the 2010 Connecticut governor’s race, Republican challenger Tom Foley gets 43 percent to 40 percent for Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.
March 6th, 2013 · 2 Comments · News and Events
From the Q Poll: By margins of 2-1 or more, Connecticut voters support most gun-control measures, with support for universal background checks at 93 – 6 percent, including 89 – 9 percent among voters in households where there are guns, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.
January 11th, 2013 · 7 Comments · News and Events
From Mike Mayko, CT Post: (HARTFORD) Former State Sen. Ernest Newton’s legal problems are growing. The U.S. Probation Department is expected to charge Newton with violating the terms of supervised release as a result of his Jan. 4 state arrest on larceny, illegal campaign practices and tampering with a witness. He is expected to plead […]