Time to put the pieces together to govern. Joe Ganim deserved a day of rest following a triumphant return Tuesday night. He won convincingly. There was no spoiler. Voters serenaded his quest for redemption. The campaign is over. Now he turns his attention to governing.
Entries Tagged as 'Testo’s Restaurant'
November 5th, 2015 · 79 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Law Enforcement
November 3rd, 2015 · 60 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
It’s now mayor-elect Ganim. Former Mayor Joe Ganim has cemented his quest for voter redemption, handily winning back his old job, according to unofficial results. Mary-Jane Foster placed second with Republican Rick Torres a distant third. Ganim will receive the oath of office for mayor December 1 replacing incumbent Bill Finch whom he defeated in […]
September 16th, 2015 · 168 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Former Mayor Joe Ganim on Wednesday bolstered his quest for redemption shocking Mayor Bill Finch in a tight Democratic primary by roughly 400 votes, according to unofficial returns. Ganim received 6,264 votes to Finch’s 5,859, according to unofficial returns including absentee ballots. Mary-Jane Foster finished a distant third with 1,177. Get ready for the November […]
August 31st, 2015 · 49 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Democratic Town Chairman Mario Testa, his relationship with Mayor Bill Finch frosty, tells CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart “I’m the chairman. If they need the help, if they need somebody, they got to come to me. Why should I go to them?” Mario plays coy when asked who’ll get his primary vote after pledging to break […]
August 19th, 2015 · 54 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Lawn signs don’t vote, people do! How often have your heard that? In the Democratic primary for mayor, campaigns seek every possible edge to push a few extra votes their way. Former Mayor Joe Ganim hopes a tax message catches fire. And perhaps other camps will coin their own phrases.
August 15th, 2015 · 45 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Candidates for mayor are all over the city this weekend attending events, knocking on doors, planting lawn signs, raising money, pleading for votes for the September 16 Democratic primary.
July 28th, 2015 · 31 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Former Mayor Joe Ganim says his campaign has submitted more than 2,000 petition signatures to election officials in his effort to qualify for the September 16 Democratic mayoral primary against party-endorsed incumbent Bill Finch. Ganim needs approximately 1,900 certified signatures from Democratic electors in the city with more than two weeks left to qualify. The […]
July 23rd, 2015 · 15 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Shortly after Mayor Bill Finch won the endorsement for a third four-year term from the Democratic Town Committee Tuesday night in the ballroom at Testo’s Restaurant, Joe Ganim hosted a fundraiser in the adjoining atrium featuring comments from Campaign Manager Danny Roach and the candidate.