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Keila Torres Ocasio

Torres camp reaches out to voters – literally

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BRIDGEPORT — If voters won’t come to you… A man in a large white van – not to be confused with Rick Torres’ red campaign van – is driving around the 138th district reminding people that it’s Election Day. Early indication is that turnout is light at the polls, which close at 8 p.m. Through […] [Read More]
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Some UB students turned away at polls

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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, arrived at the poll with her roommate, Megan Ey, 20, on the university shuttle at about 3:30 p.m. Neither girl […] [Read More]
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It’s a long day for those who give rides to the polls

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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 day, and on Tuesday, dozens found themselves driving all over the city to pick up the […] [Read More]
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Less than 200 people have voted at JFK Campus

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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 voted so far. Six more hours to go until the polls close! [Read More]
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Timeline: Mary-Jane Foster’s candidacy

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A look back via CTPost.com  at the twists and turns Mary-Jane Foster’s campaign for mayor has taken, from the launch of her campaign to Friday’s decision by a Superior Court judge that Foster would be on the ballot for the Democratic primary against Mayor Bill Finch: APRIL 13: After three months of exploring a run […] [Read More]
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Mayor Finch makes first attack on Mary-Jane Foster’s business record

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BRIDGEPORT — Mayor Bill Finch made his first jab at his mayoral opponent Mary-Jane Foster Thursday with a radio ad criticizing her involvement with the once-struggling Bridgeport Bluefish. In the ad, one woman asks another woman whether she’s been following the mayor’s race in Bridgeport. When the other woman says she hasn’t because her summer […] [Read More]
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Finch campaign demands apology for adoption comments

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BRIDGEPORT — Mayor Bill Finch’s campaign is demanding a public apology from primary opponent Mary-Jane Foster for negative comments about adoption made by someone running on her slate. In a comment on a posting on the Only in Bridgeport website, Joel Gonzalez, recruited by Foster for a position as city sheriff, asked Lennie Grimaldi, the […] [Read More]
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Bpt petitions are in! Finch facing Foster, not Ganim

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BRIDGEPORT — The deadline for submitting petitions to participate in either the Democratic primary Sept. 13 or the general election Nov. 8 was Wednesday and when the dust settled two things were clear: Mayor Bill Finch will face off with Mary-Jane Foster for the Democratic nomination — but not with former mayor Joseph Ganim. For […] [Read More]
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