How many times have you voted today? What, only once? You’re destroying the city’s indelible reputation for voting early and often. So what that city political operatives tried to break records for absentee ballot voting … after all, this is the favorite sport in town.
If you hear anything crazy out there today, let us know. Meanwhile, we’ll do our best to post updates today and results as soon as possible after polls close at 8 p.m. Could be a long night for some races.
One last local roundup:
Statewide, Republican voters will choose a gubernatorial nominee between Tom Foley and John McKinney. Bridgeport resident David Walker is also on the Republican ballot as a candidate for lieutenant governor.
Four Democratic primaries for the state legislature are also on tap.
In Connecticut’s 22nd Senatorial Marilyn Moore takes on incumbent Anthony Musto in the city-suburban district that includes about one-third of Bridgeport, all of Trumbull and a portion of Monroe. Moore will perform best in Bridgeport, Musto in the suburbs.
In the 23rd Senatorial City Librarian Scott Hughes is hoping he will not be overwhelmed by freshman incumbent Andres Ayala’s absentee ballot operation. The district covers about two-thirds of Bridgeport and a portion of western Stratford.
In the 124th State House District school board member Andre Baker faces Ernie Newton who’s trying to reclaim the East End seat he once occupied. Political operatives say this race is shaping up as a close contest in the closing days.
In the 128th State House District incumbent Christina Ayala’s in a battle with the city’s anti-blight chief Chris Rosario, former corrections officer Teresa Davidson and city fire commissioner Dennis Bradley. Will absentee ballots decide this race as well? The district covers the East Side and Hollow .
Don’t know where you vote? Call the Registrar’s Office, 576-7281, or check out polling place link.