Yearly Archive for 2011

: 2011

Some UB students turned away at polls

BRIDGEPORT — A U.B. senior who registered to vote several weeks ago is one of about two dozen students turned away at Roosevelt School Tuesday. The 20-year old student, who declined to give her name,

It’s a long day for those who give rides to the polls

From staff writer John Burgeson: BRIDGEPORT –– For most it’s a labor of love. For some it’s a labor of love with a tank of gas thrown in. They’re the people who give rides to the polls on election

UB is offering students free rides to the polls

BRIDGEPORT — University of Bridgeport spokeswoman Leslie Geary says it’s a service offered every year, not just when Mary-Jane Foster, vice president of university relations is waging a hard fought

Less than 200 people have voted at JFK Campus

BRIDGEPORT — The JFK Campus in Success area of the city is eerily quiet with just a handful of people voting at a time. The machine count shows that roughly 180 out of 2,555 registered Democrats have

Secretary of State’s office says “no problem at polls”

Designees from the Secretary of State’s office, so far, have reported no problems at any of the polling places they’ve visited today. “No problems whatsoever,” said Av Harris, spokesman for the

Foster casts her vote at Black Rock School

Democratic mayoral primary candidate Mary-Jane Foster, surrounded by friends and family, voted shortly before 11:30 a.m. today at Black Rock School. “I feel terrific,” she said as she greeted a number

Finch votes at Beardsley School

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch voted at Beardsley School, along with his wife, Sonya, around 11 a.m. Finch, a Democrat,  is looking to defeat challenger Mary-Jane Foster, in order to run for re-election

Vote for Joe Ganim

As Bridgeport school security guard Eddie Moro arrived to patrol the halls at Marin School, he stopped to chat a bit about the city’s politics. “If Joe Ganim was to run for Mayor tomorrow, I’d vote

Finch Supporter at Dunbar