The State Elections Enforcement Commission this week voted to investigate complaints brought by outgoing City Councilmen Angel DePara and Carlos Silva accusing the September 10 Democratic primary winners in the 136th District Richard DeJesus and Alfredo Castillo of a variety of campaign violations including improper collection of petitioning signatures to qualify for the ballot and […]
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November 23rd, 2013 · 13 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events
November 22nd, 2013 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
You thought you had to wait until the summer for the next round of primary season action? Hey, the state’s largest city marinates in primaries and we’re just around the corner from winter primaries for Democratic Town Committee seats. Fire up the absentee ballots!
November 16th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
We’ve officially segued into the gubernatorial election cycle that includes potentially hot state and federal legislative races. Bridgeport’s state legislative delegation has six State House members and two state senators, all Democrats. Plus, Democratic Registrar Sandi Ayala is up for reelection next year. Will she be endorsed by the party? Will she have a primary […]
October 20th, 2013 · 9 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Two weeks before crucial school board and City Council elections, the Secretary of the State is urging Bridgeport’s embattled Democratic Registrar of Voters to think about quitting.
October 17th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Now that the State Elections Enforcement Commission has forwarded its findings alleging a conspiracy to commit voter fraud, investigators for Chief State’s Attorney Kevin Kane will review the information against Christina Ayala and her mother Democratic Registrar Sandi Ayala for possible criminal prosecution. Historically the elections commission reviews complaints of a civil nature and resolves them through […]
October 16th, 2013 · 24 Comments · News and Events
Claiming State Rep. Christina Ayala and her mother Democratic Registrar of Voters Sandi Ayala engaged in a conspiracy to commit voter fraud, the State Elections Enforcement Commission on Wednesday voted to refer its investigative findings to the chief state’s attorney for possible criminal prosecution. Some of the commission charges alleged are felonies.
September 17th, 2013 · 29 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Update includes letter to State Elections Enforcement Commission: News release from Citizens Working For A Better Bridgeport: On September 16, 2013 Political Action Committee Citizens Working for a Better Bridgeport (CW4BB) made the following announcement regarding the Bridgeport City Council Primary results in the 137th District. The Primary Election was held on September 10, 2013.