Yearly Archive for 2011

: 2011

Pleasure Beach earmark topic of Missouri senate race ad

An attack ad by the campaign of Republican John Brunner, a candidate for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Claire McCaskill, focuses on an earmark that provided funds for Bridgeport’s
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Gov. Malloy issues Thanksgiving message

Press release On the eve of Thanksgiving, Governor Dannel P. Malloy today shared the following message with Connecticut residents. “As people across Connecticut gather around their Thanksgiving tables
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Wrapping it up on election night

It’s been a long day — one filled with scenes that ranged from sentimental (Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton dedicating his re-election victory to his late father) to jubilant (Stamford Democrats
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Herbst wins Trumbull

Tim Herbst looks at a screen displaying the breakdown of the votes in Trumbull after giving his acceptance speech at Marisa’s Ristorante. [View the story “Trumbull election results” on Storify]
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Former Conn. Post staffer on way to Middletown mayoral victory

The Associated Press is reporting former Connecticut Post staff writer Daniel Drew, a Democrat, has defeat Republican incumbent Sebastian Giuliano in the Middletown mayor’s race. Drew covered the town
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Easton First Selectman: ‘Satisfied’ with direction of town

Easton First Selectman Thomas Herrmann defeated two right-in candidates to earn re-election. Herrmann, a Republican and managing director at Wilton-based private equity group Stanwich Partners, called
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Low voter turnout in Stratford

About 20 percent of registered voters in Stratford cast a ballot as of 7 p.m. The turnout is lower than it was during the 2007 election, when 27 percent of voters cast a ballot.
Categories: Election 2012

Stratford sixth graders cash in on Election Day

A group of sixth grade students from Wilcoxson Elementary School set up a bake sale outside the polls at their school on Tuesday. Some of the students pictured here arrived at their school at 5:30
Categories: Election 2012

Trumbull voter turnout close to 40 percent

TRUMBULL – Turnout at the middle school has been “fairly heavy,” moderator Jackie DiTullio said. “There’s been no real lull at all. Trumbull usually turns out for its local elections.” As of 6 p.m.,
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Rick Torres a big Tupac fan

Who knew Tupac would pop up as a last-minute campaign issue in Bridgeport’s mayoral race? That’s what happened early Tuesday evening, when Christopher Rosario, an aide to Mayor Bill Finch, tweeted
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