One day left. The final mail pieces, phone calls, door knocks are underway for Tuesday’s primaries. What you hearing out there? Absentee ballots could decide some races. The Town Clerk’s Office has mailed 1865 absentee ballots in the city (1151 returned as of Monday afternoon), a majority of them generated by the camp of State […]
Entries Tagged as 'Santa Ayala'
August 11th, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Tags: Alma Maya·Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Anthony Musto·Chris Rosario·Christina Ayala·David Walker·Dennis Bradley·Ernie Newton·John McKinney·Maria Pereira·Marilyn Moore·Santa Ayala·Scott Hughes·Tom Foley
August 6th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
On the November ballot Connecticut voters will decide if they want early voting as most states do, a legislatively approved question shepherded by Secretary of the State Denise Merrill to revise the state constitution. Connecticut is among a handful of states that require excuse-only absentee balloting. Some city campaign operatives by fiat this cycle have […]
July 25th, 2014 · 38 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics
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 […]
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 […]