Monthly Archive for November, 2011
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 this year to celebrate with family and friends, it seems an appropriate time to reflect on where we are and where we aspire to be in our Read More
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 serenading defeated GOP Board of Finance candidate Joe Tarzia) to hilariously unscripted (Fairfield first-selectman-elect Michael Tetreau interrupting his victory speech to take a phone call Read More
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]
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 of Stratford for the Post from 2004 to 2006, and is currently a grants writer at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield. He won by more than Read More
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 the victory proof that Easton’s residents are largely pleased with his leadership. Read what else Herrmann had to say here, as well as full results from the town.
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.
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 a.m. and planned on staying until the polls close at 8 p.m. The students are raising money for the Wilcoxson Sixth Grade Read More
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., 39 percent of voters had turned out. At the same time in the 2009 municipal elections, 41 percent of voters turned Read More
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 that a campaign truck belonging to the GOP nominee for mayor was blasting tunes by the late West Coast rap icon at Marin School Read More
BRIDGEPORT — Only 11 percent of voters in the city had cast a ballot by 4 p.m., according to Democratic Registrar of Voters Santa Ayala. She said only 7,333 of the 67,699 registered voters had cast a ballot. Each of the city’s 23 precincts was reporting just several hundreds votes cast by early afternoon and Read More