When you’re trying to gain voter traction, it’s always good to raise the specter of Bridgeport elections, right? In his first general election ad, Republican candidate for Connecticut Secretary of the State Peter Lumaj highlights the 2010 gubernatorial election when a ballot shortage in the state’s largest city created chaos and national headlines.
Entries Tagged as 'Webster Bank Arena'
September 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
September 3rd, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Visiting Hispanic-owned businesses, serving lunch at the Bridgeport Rescue Mission, meeting voters at Harborview Market in Black Rock. No one can accuse Republican congressional candidate Dan Debicella, a Bridgeport native, of not spending time in the state’s largest city in his quest to unseat Democratic incumbent Jim Himes.
August 20th, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Four years ago Bridgeport native Dan Debicella ran a competitive race against Democratic Congressman Jim Himes winning 47 percent of the vote in Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District two days after Barack Obama filled the Webster Bank Arena to juice city turnout. The Republican nominee received just 3447 votes in the state’s largest city to Himes’ […]
August 18th, 2014 · 60 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Governor Dan Malloy on Saturday visited Bridgeport Democratic campaign headquarters Downtown whipping up supporters to hit the streets to share the word about his crucial reelection bid against Republican Tom Foley whom he defeated by the slimmest of margins four years ago in the city ballot shortage that made national headlines.
May 12th, 2014 · 10 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Education
May 9th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
His initials are P.T. just like the legendary Phineas Taylor Barnum who created jobs and transformed the landscape of his adopted city Bridgeport. And now Paul Timpanelli, who has served for 26 years as chief executive officer of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, looks forward to serving as the ringmaster of the 2014 Barnum Festival–the […]
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April 15th, 2014 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
It was a rocky process that included legal battles and prior site rejection, but the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company that provides daily service to and from Port Jefferson New York, won approval from the Zoning Commission Monday night to relocate its Downtown terminal to Seaview Avenue across the harbor in the East End.