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Entries Tagged as 'Shante Hanks'

Lamont Huge Statewide, Bradley Takes State Senate Primary, Stallworth Defeats Hanks In Tight Race

August 15th, 2018 · 62 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

On a night Ned Lamont crushed Mayor Joe Ganim in the Democratic primary for governor, unofficial returns show Ganim winning Bridgeport in many city precincts but Lamont taking higher tax areas such as Black Rock and the North End. Dennis Bradley is the unofficial winner over Aaron Turner for State Senate 2,989 to 2,467 while incumbent Charlie Stallworth […]

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How Many Times Have You Voted?

August 14th, 2018 · 14 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Primary day in Connecticut. Looks like the rain will hold off for most of the day. And you thought you needed a canoe to make it to the polls. Primaries for governor and other statewide constitutional offices are on tap, as well as key legislative races in Bridgeport. Gubernatorial opponents Mayor Joe Ganim and Ned […]

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More Than 1,000 Votes Cast In Bridgeport By Absentee Ballot For Tuesday Primaries

August 13th, 2018 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

If friends, neighbors, family members want to vote in Tuesday’s primaries the deadline for new or unaffiliated voters to register with a party in person with the local registrar of voters or town clerk of residence is noon Monday. You cannot switch parties to vote in a primary. That deadline has passed. Not sure where […]

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FaithActs Hosts Candidate Meet And Greet

August 11th, 2018 · 5 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

News release from FaithActs for Education FaithActs for Education, a Bridgeport-based nonprofit organization, launched their 2018 get out the vote (GOTV) efforts with a non-partisan candidate meet and greet event. 19 candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, U.S. Senate, treasurer, attorney general, state senate, and state representative offices attended and had the opportunity to address more […]

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AB Flex For Tuesday Primary

August 8th, 2018 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Here comes the absentee ballot dump and it’s growing by the day, leading up to Tuesday’s Democratic primary that features locally Joe Ganim’s challenge of party-endorsed Ned Lamont for governor and two hotly contested legislative races, Dennis Bradley versus Aaron Turner for State Senate and incumbent Charlie Stallworth battling Shante Hanks for his 126th State […]

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How Much Mud Will Stick In Final Week?

August 7th, 2018 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

One week left to primary day in Connecticut. Who has the mo? Two Democrats and five Republicans have seven more days to persuade electors to advance them to the general election. While Mayor Joe Ganim pitches himself as the ordinary guy against rich-guy Democratic front runner Ned Lamont, two seasoned GOP campaigners Danbury Mayor Mark […]

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For Primaries, The Focus Is Now

July 30th, 2018 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Two weeks left to the August 14 Democratic primaries with candidates for governor leading the ticket. Sleepy, low-turnout summer primaries are capricious ducks with electors focusing late on the candidates as campaign spending and outreach intensifies.

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Hanks: Why I Am Running For State Representative

July 28th, 2018 · 21 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Party-endorsed Shanté Hanks faces incumbent Charlie Stallworth in an August 14 Democratic primary in Connecticut’s 126th State House District that covers a portion of the North End, Whiskey Hill and a piece of the Upper East Side. She shares this commentary about her background and rationale for running.

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