The Finch campaign issued this news release about the governor’s fundraising visit fronting CT Post reporter Ken Dixon’s coverage: Malloy sings Finch’s praises at fund-raiser Ken Dixon, Staff Writer Published 10:55 p.m., Monday, October 24, 2011 BRIDGEPORT — Mayor Bill Finch is turning around Connecticut’s largest city and deserves a second four-year term, Gov. Dannel P. [...]
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October 25th, 2011 · 7 Comments · City Politics
July 11th, 2011 · 51 Comments · City Politics, Education
Two months from a Democratic mayoral primary, challenger Mary-Jane Foster has pulled to within seven points of Mayor Bill Finch in the latest public opinion poll of likely voters conducted by OIB.
May 3rd, 2011 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch has a five-point lead over former Mayor Joe Ganim while Mary-Jane Foster has picked up ground on Finch in an OIB poll conducted by the Merriman River Group this week. Finch has large leads over two other Democratic opponents. Merriman River www.merrimanriver.com screened more than 500 registered Democrats Sunday May 1 and Monday May 2 who said they [...]
March 23rd, 2011 · 64 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
If you’re a mayoral candidate what do you say about where you want to take the city? It’s always easy to emphasize what’s wrong. Crime has increased, so has unemployment. Where are the jobs? Employee morale is low. Are we really better off than we were four years ago? Okay, now what? The most difficult part [...]
November 23rd, 2010 · 54 Comments · City Politics
Governor-elect Dan Malloy thanked a packed audience of city pols–some who love each other, some who can’t stand each other, some who stick pins in the voodoo dolls of their enemies–for putting aside their differences and running up a huge plurality in the state’s largest city that helped vault him to a squeaker win over [...]
November 23rd, 2010 · 36 Comments · News and Events
This is gonna be a riot. Hey, you want to volunteer to count ballots? Maybe the city will bring along a couple of Thanksgiving turkey wishbones hoping nothing screwy happens that would necessitate a recount of the recount. Mayor Bill Finch formed an informal committee that’s looking into what went wrong on Election Day. The simple [...]
November 20th, 2010 · 8 Comments · News and Events
The Connecticut Post is ”exploring the possibility and legalities of recounting the ballots” from Election Day. An editorial urges Mayor Bill Finch to snap to attention. What legal authority could force such an action? Check out the editorial: