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Shays bows out, but says he won’t retire

Christopher Shays arrives at his campaign headquarters. where he conceded the race to Linda McMahon via phone and talked to the news media and his staff. Christopher Shays conceded the U.S. Senate

Turnout ‘slow but steady’ at Fairfield, Bridgeport polls so far

Shortly before 9 a.m. this morning, the parking lot of Fairfield Warde High School was roughly half empty, and it seemed that not many of the owners of those cars were at the school to vote in

Three police officers indifferent about primary win

Standing a block away from the Madison Avenue home where a woman’s body was found by police earlier this evening, three Bridgeport officers had just wrapped up a traffic stop and were now talking

Parking, notification complaints at Central

Voting traffic was fairly slow at Central High School in Bridgeport between 5 and 6 p.m. Tuesday. Most of those casting a ballot didn’t want to discuss their voting choice, but were willing to discuss

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

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

The political machine at work

As three elderly Bridgeport women from the city’s East Side were helped out of a car in front of Marin School around 8:30 a.m., a woman with Bill Finch cards was quickly summoned to greet them. As the

Calm start to Primary Day at Marin School

About 30 to 40 voters have cast their ballots at Marin School for the Democratic primary. The polls have been open for two hours. Supporters of Mary-Jane Foster and Bill Finch have gathered on

Primary day begins at Marin School in Bridgeport

Primary Day has begun at the Marin School, the polling location for the 137-01 district on the city’s East Side. Only two voters have been at the polls since they opened at 5:45. The Democratic