Is there a book in the Bridgeport Public Library to school City Librarian Scott Hughes in the craft of absentee ballots? Quick Scott, take that book out. On Wednesday stretched-thin workers in the Town Clerk’s Office mailed out roughly 850 absentee ballots. And, with less than three weeks until the August 12 Democratic primary, they’re […]
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July 24th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
July 22nd, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Three weeks left until the Tsunami Tuesday August 12 Democratic primary and absentee ballots are now available. What would a city election be without the magical world of AB-racadabra (Gotta reach out and grab ya). So who ya supporting?
Tags: Alberto "Tito" Ayala·Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Charlie Stallworth·Chris Rosario·Christina Ayala·Dennis Bradley·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·Jack Hennessy·Marilyn Moore·Santa Ayala·Scott Hughes
June 2nd, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
Any pols approach you begging for your signature to help qualify them for the Aug. 12 primary ballot? Candidates have another eight days to submit enough signatures to elections officials for ballot approval. The petitioning process requires a reserve of signatures to cover the bad ones.
Tags: Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Chris Rosario·Christina Ayala·David Walker·Dennis Bradley·Don Clemons·Ernie Newton·John McKinney·Marilyn Moore·Mark Lauretti·Santa Ayala·Scott Hughes·Tom Foley
May 21st, 2014 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
UPDATE: Ernie Newton, the self-proclaimed Moses of his peeps, was endorsed Wednesday night at the Democratic convention at Testo’s Restaurant setting up his return to the State House seat he occupied for 15 years that includes his East End voter base. William Marshall, a city minister who attended the Democratic Party convention, had contemplated a […]
May 21st, 2014 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Update: Baker decides against run. Board of Education member Andre Baker is considering a challenge of Ernie Newton for the Democratic nomination for Connecticut’s 124th State House seat that Newton once occupied. Newton is expected to receive the party endorsement tonight at Testo’s Restaurant. If Baker runs, it adds a pearly twist to city politics […]
May 14th, 2014 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Convention fever’s in full mode this week and next with Democratic Congressman Jim Himes’ endorsement for a fourth two-year term on tap in Bridgeport Wednesday (tonight) followed by this weekend’s endorsement for all state constitutional offices; Democrats at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford and Republicans at Mohegan Sun. Democratic Governor Dan Malloy will be […]
Tags: Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Bill Finch·Chris Rosario·Christina Ayala·Dan Debicella·Dan Malloy·Danny Roach·Dennis Bradley·Don Clemons·Ernie Newton·Jim Himes·John McKinney·Marilyn Moore·Mark Lauretti·Paul Ganim·Santa Ayala·Scott Hughes·Testo's Restaurant·Tom Foley
May 6th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
The state’s largest city is loaded with characters, personalities and oddities. Hey, that’s why we call it Only In Bridgeport. What did the late scribe James G. Clark write, “Bridgeport … where the circus never left town.” P.T. Barnum, who made Bridgeport his home, would be proud. Reality shows are a big deal and a […]