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AFSCME Endorses Wooden For State Treasurer

July 13th, 2018 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics

News release from Shawn Wooden, Democratic candidate for state treasurer: Last evening, AFSCME Council 4′s Delegate Assembly endorsed Shawn Wooden for Connecticut State Treasurer.

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Nedheads And Eva-lution–Working Families Party Endorses Ned, Eva In Primary

July 10th, 2018 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Bye bye SuBy. The Connecticut Working Families Party is urging Democrats to split their ticket, Ned Lamont for governor and union activist Eva Bermudez Zimmerman for lieutenant governor in the August 14 primary. The support is both a repudiation of the convention-endorsed Democrat for lieutenant governor Susan Bysiewicz and an embrace of 31-year-old Bermudez Zimmerman […]

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Candidates Wait On Key Campaign Grants

July 5th, 2018 · 52 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE: Bradley and Hanks qualified for grants on Thursday. The State Elections Enforcement Commission is in overdrive trying to keep pace with candidate grant requests under the state’s Citizens Election Program of publicly funded races. With August 14 primaries on the horizon a number of candidates are awaiting grant application approval for campaign spend-down in […]

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Who’s Your Horse? Democrat And Republican Candidates For August Primaries

June 28th, 2018 · 8 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Some qualified for primaries via party support at the respective conventions, others did so through petition drives. When Bridgeport electors show up for the August 14 primaries, they will have the following choices, according to the list of certified candidates issued by the office of the Connecticut Secretary of the State.

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Bhargava Presses Wooden To Debates In State Treasurer Primary

June 25th, 2018 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Statewide political campaigns are in full debate mode, be it governor or other constitutional offices. Challengers are leveraging debates to draw contrasts with endorsed candidates: Joe Ganim against Ned Lamont in the Democratic gubernatorial primary, Tim Herbst against Mark Boughton and other Republicans on the primary ballot for governor. Dita Bhargava, Democratic candidate for state […]

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Senator Moore Endorses Bhargava For State Treasurer

June 18th, 2018 · 9 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

State Senator Marilyn Moore on Monday endorsed Dita Bhargava‘s campaign for state treasurer. She is challenging Democratic-endorsed Shawn Wooden, former Hartford City Council president, in an August 14 primary.

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Ganim Comes Up Short For Primary Ballot Spot, But Petition Drive Continues To Challenge Lamont

May 19th, 2018 · 33 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim’s appeal to delegates at the Democratic party convention on Saturday came up short of the 15 percent threshold necessary to place his name on the August primary ballot to challenge party-endorsed Ned Lamont for governor. This means Ganim’s petitioning effort to make the ballot continues. Ganim needs more than 15,000 verified signatures […]

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Convention Weekend, Murphy First, State Offices Saturday

May 18th, 2018 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Roughly 2,000 delegates will gather this weekend at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford to endorse Democratic candidates for statewide office. Friday (tonight) is reserved to nominate U.S. Senator Chris Murphy to a second, six-year term. Saturday morning delegates will weigh in on the state’s six constitutional offices. Ned Lamont will be endorsed for governor. […]

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