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Entries Tagged as 'Tom Foley'

Moore Defeats Costantini For State Senate

November 4th, 2014 · 108 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Democratic State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore, who knocked off incumbent Anthony Musto in an August primary, has defeated Republican challenger Rick Costantini in Connecticut’s split city-suburban 22nd State Senate District, according to unofficial returns.

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Did You Vote? Crunch Time

November 4th, 2014 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

On a perfect day for voting two days after President Obama visited Central High School to urge support of Governor Dan Malloy for another four-year term, city electors cast votes for the state’s highest office as well as other state and federal legislative seats. Bridgeport has roughly 58,000 registered voters, down several thousand electors from […]

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Predictions, Please. What’s Your Internal Poll Telling You?

November 4th, 2014 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, State Politics

Okay, here we go. Mail pieces, television spots, radio commercials, e-blasts, door knocks, phone calls and general harassing of the public good are coming to an end. Share your predictions.

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Q Poll: Malloy 47, Foley 44

November 3rd, 2014 · 10 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Quinnipiac University has released its final poll on the eve of Election Day showing Democratic incumbent Governor Dan Malloy with a narrow three-point lead over Republican Tom Foley. From the Q Poll: With independent candidate Joe Visconti out of the Connecticut governor’s race, Democratic incumbent Gov. Dannel Malloy has 47 percent of likely voters to […]

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Barack Revs Up Hilltoppers At Central Campaign Stop For Malloy

November 3rd, 2014 · 34 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

President Barack Obama on Sunday rallied the Democratic base at a Central High School campaign stop for Governor Dan Malloy, pinched once again in a battle with his 2010 Republican opponent Tom Foley just two days from Tuesday’s vote that multiple polls call a dead heat possibly decided by urban turnout.

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Visconti Bails As Polls Show Tight Race For Governor

November 2nd, 2014 · 39 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

On a day petitioning candidate for governor Joseph Visconti bailed out of the race (his name will still appear on the ballot) to endorse Republican Tom Foley, the latest Rasmussen poll shows the gubernatorial race just about a dead heat with Malloy a one-point edge. The Rasmussen poll did not include Visconti in its sampling.

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Presidential Visit With A Lot On The Line, Obama Rallies The Base

November 2nd, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

OIB friend Frank Gerratana supplied a montage of images his dad took during his years as lead photographer of the old Bridgeport Herald. If an important pol set foot in Bridgeport, Gerratana was there to chronicle it in photos those many decades ago.

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City Councilman Enrique Torres’ Black Power Tattoo Binds ‘Myself To The Black Struggle’

October 30th, 2014 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Two-time mayoral candidate City Councilman Enrique Torres speaks yarns about the “black struggle” but no one really thought he’d needle a tattoo on his arm to drive home the point. He did. Torres, who’s contemplating another Republican run for the mayoralty, posted a photo on his Facebook page sporting a new tattoo in another of […]

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