As elections officials continue the signature counting process to determine Democratic challengers for the September 16 primary, two would-be candidates for City Council, Leticia Colon and Ty Bird, will not be among them. They walked in with their petition sheets after Wednesday’s 4 p.m. deadline. As a result they will not be on the ballot.
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August 13th, 2015 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
July 22nd, 2015 · 26 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Challengers to Democratic-endorsed candidates for City Council have begun the petitioning process for the September 16 primary. They will need certified signatures from five percent of registered Dems in their respective districts to qualify for the ballot.
Tags: Aidee Nieves·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Bob Halstead·Denese Taylor-Moye·Eneida Martinez-Walker·Jack Banta·Jim Holloway·John Marshall Lee·John Olson·Jose Casco·Katie Bukovsky·Leticia Colon·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·M. Evette Brantley·Melanie Jackson·Michelle Lyons·Milta Feliciano·Rich Paoletto·Tom McCarthy·Tyreke Bird
September 16th, 2009 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, State Politics
You gotta love City Council primaries. Vote cutting, absentee ballot bloating, one incumbent knocked off. The results are in and what does it all mean? A good primary day for party-endorsed Dems, with one non-endorsed incumbent Maria Valle going down in the 137th District on the East Side due to absentee ballots. Maria was competitive on the […]
Tags: Andy Fardy·Angel DePara·Ann Barney·Bob Curwen·Carlos Silva·Chris Dodd·Christina Ayala·Isa Mujahid·Jodi Rell·Linda McMahon·Lydia Martinez·Maria Valle·Mark Trojanowski·Quinnipiac University·Rich Paoletto·Tyreke Bird·Warren Blunt
September 15th, 2009 · 50 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
9:30 p.m. update: Okay, City Council results. Unofficially looks like all party-endorsed Dems prevail. District 135: Incumbents Warren Blunt and Richard Bonney defeat challengers Peter Clarke and Mary McBride Lee, and Isa Mujahid who ran solo. District 136: Incumbents Angel DePara and Carlos Silva win handily over Mark Trojanowski. District 137: An avalanche of absentee ballot votes […]
Tags: Alanna Kabel·Andy Fardy·Angel DePara·Ann Barney·Barack Obama·Bill Finch·Bob Curwen·Bridgeport Bluefish·Carlos Silva·Chris Dodd·Chris Shays·Christina Ayala·George Bush·Isa Mujahid·Jack McGregor·Jim Himes·Joe Lieberman·Lydia Martinez·Maria Valle·Mark Trojanowski·Mitt Romney·Rich Paoletto·Rob Simmons·Sam Caligiuri·Tyreke Bird·Warren Blunt
September 14th, 2009 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, Civil Service, Education
1 p.m. update From the City Charter: Section 13. Board and Commission Members; Residency Requirement. Except as otherwise provided in this charter, no person shall be appointed to any board or commission established by this charter who is not a resident and registered voter of the city. Where does Eleanor Guedes reside? An immediate answer is […]
Tags: Andy Fardy·Angel DePara·Ann Barney·Bill Finch·Bob Curwen·Carlos Silva·Christina Ayala·Eleanor Guedes·Isa Mujahid·John Ramos·Lydia Martinez·Maria Valle·Mark Trojanowski·Ralph Jacobs·Rich Paoletto·Tyreke Bird·Warren Blunt
August 27th, 2009 · 54 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Library, News and Events
For the past couple of weeks we’ve been consumed with civil service and library fights. Wake up, Leonard! City Council primaries will take place September 15 in four districts. Tyreke Bird has added some spice to the race in the 138th District after his arrest for an alleged assault. Not a lot of details on […]
Tags: Alberto "Tito" Ayala·Andy Fardy·Angel DePara·Ann Barney·Bob Curwen·Carlos Silva·Christina Ayala·Dottie Guman·Isa Mujahid·Lydia Martinez·Maria Valle·Mark Trojanowski·Rich Paoletto·Scott Hughes·Sly Salcedo·Tyreke Bird·Warren Blunt