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Anne Amato

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

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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 Secretary of State’s office, which is overseeing balloting in today’s Democratic mayoral primary race. “I just checked in with one of the people in […] [Read More]

Foster casts her vote at Black Rock School

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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 of well wishers outside the Brewster Street building. “Thanks for turning out,” she shouted out to a number of voters. “I’m just surprised at […] [Read More]

Della Volpe to run unchallenged in Ansonia mayoral race

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The Ansonia Republican Town Committee has decided not to run a candidate for mayor. Instead, they are focusing the Board of Aldermen candidates. Incumbent Mayor Jim DellaVolpe, a Democrat, was endorsed for a seventh term earlier this month. [Read More]
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Loda to run as independent in Seymour

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Democrat Jeanne Loda, a Seymour Board of Education member, has announced she plans to run as an independent for the position of first selectman in Seymour in the November election. [Read More]
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Oxford Democrats endorse Calabrese for first selectman

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Oxford Democrats Monday night endorsed Joseph Calabrese to run for first selectman. Calabrese is the administrative assistant to First Selectman Mary Ann Drayton-Rogers who decided not to run for a third term in office. [Read More]
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Democrats endorse Roy for second term

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Seymour First Selectman Paul Roy received the Democratic Town Committee’s endorsement Monday night to run for a second term. [Read More]
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Shelton GOP endorses aldermanic slate

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SHELTON — The Republican Town Committee Monday night endorsed its slate for the Board of Aldermen that includes Anthony Simonetti and Gene Kierce in the First Ward; Eric McPherson and Stan Kudej in the Second Ward; John Anglace, board president, and Lynn Farrell in the Third Ward and John Papa and Noreen McGorty in the […] [Read More]
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Lauretti endorsed to seek 11th term

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SHELTON — The Republican Town Committee Monday night endorsed incumbent Mayor Mark A. Lauretti for an unprecidented 11th term. Lauretti was first elected to office in 1991. [Read More]
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Foley won’t seek legal challenge of election results

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley has just announced he will not seek legal action to challenge election results. He concedes the election to Democrat Dannel Malloy. Foley said he’s convinced that a challenge of photocopied ballots – including those in Bridgeport – “would not change” the outcome of the election. [Read More]
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Foley: Recount likely in governor’s race

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Tom Foley has told the Connecticut Post that a recount is likely in the governor’s race. By law, a certain margin of votes triggers a recount. Votes are still being tallied in that race and there has been a delay in voting results from Bridgeport where not enough ballots were ordered for the election. Because […] [Read More]
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