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Entries Tagged as 'Susan Bysiewicz'

Ganim Calls State Party Leadership “Tone-Deaf” To Diversity, Moore Declined Lamont’s Offer As Running Mate

May 16th, 2018 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim, leveraging a wedge issue just days from the Democratic state convention, issued a statement on Wednesday echoing Connecticut NAACP President Scot Esdaile’s criticism of the ticket makeup. Ganim is trying to position himself a gubernatorial alternative to Ned Lamont who’s heading for the party endorsement this weekend with Susan Bysiewicz as his […]

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Ganim: Lamont-SuBy Ticket Changes Nothing, ‘We Have Support To Be On Primary Ballot’

May 15th, 2018 · 14 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Statement from Mayor Joe Ganim: “Today’s announcement of a Lamont-Bysiewicz ticket changes nothing regarding our campaign. With almost 8,500 signatures of voters in hand, it is clear we have the support of the people to be on the August Democratic primary ballot to fight for economic, political and social justice.

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The Lamont-Ganim Balancing Act

May 15th, 2018 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

Susan Bysiewicz has thrown in with Ned Lamont as his running mate for governor. Now what? It leaves Mayor Joe Ganim as the likely last option to avoid an August Democratic primary heading into the state convention this weekend. What will Ganim do? Depends on Lamont’s outreach to Ganim. Both of them have a balancing […]

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Hartford Courant: Lamont-Bysiewicz Campaign Ticket

May 14th, 2018 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

The Hartford Courant reports a deal has been struck between Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz, setting up a gubernatorial ticket heading into this weekend’s Democratic convention. It places pressure on Mayor Joe Ganim to get out of the primary race or risk being outspent 10 to 1, if he qualifies for the primary ballot, by […]

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Ned-Susan Deal?–Ganim: I’ll Be On Primary Ballot

May 14th, 2018 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE: Word is Lamont and SuBy have cut a deal with her taking lieutenant governor slot. This places extreme pressure on Ganim to drop out of race. Nearly two weeks into a six-week process hunting Connecticut signatures, Mayor Joe Ganim’s campaign for governor reports it has collected nearly 7,000 hancocks in the battle to secure 15,458 […]

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When Mario Testa Capitalized On Democratic Convention Chaos

May 14th, 2018 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Connecticut Republicans just completed their weekend convention at Foxwoods. Up next, the Democratic convention in Hartford where Mayor Joe Ganim hopes to secure 15 percent delegate support to make the August primary ballot for governor. Failing that, he’s working Plan B: petitioning onto the ballot needing more than 15,000 certified signatures from Democratic electors, a […]

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Shakedown: State Party Directs Dem Candidates To Pay For Convention Costs

May 9th, 2018 · 3 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Neil Vigdor, Hartford Courant: A Sunday memo obtained by The Courant estimated the convention’s overall cost at $120,000 and directed each gubernatorial candidate to pay his or her $6,500 share by May 14.

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As Dem Convention Approaches, Ganim Pitches Delegates

May 7th, 2018 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

On May 19 about 2,000 delegates to the Democratic state party convention will gather in Hartford to endorse candidates for statewide office. Mayor Joe Ganim needs 15 percent of that support to place his name on the August primary ballot for governor. Going in, Greenwich entrepreneur Ned Lamont and former Connecticut Secretary of the State […]

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