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Candidates for Governor on Election Night

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Follow this post as we give updates from both candidates, GOP challenger Tom Foley and incumbent and Democrat Dannel P. Malloy, at their election night headquarters. Update 12:30 a.m. “We are going to win this thing,” said Malloy Wednesday morning to a cheering crowd of supporters at the Society Room in Hartford.   Update 12:25 a.m. Democratic state chair Jonathan Harris […] [Read More]
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Merrill files complaint over Hartford poll problems

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HARTFORD – Secretary of the State Denise Merrill has filed a complaint with the State Elections Enforcement Commission over problems at two Hartford polling places during Tuesday’s voting. The locations did not have voter registration lists and had to turn away  voters. A judge has ruled the polling places can stay open an extra half […] [Read More]
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Secretary of the State will file complaint against Hartford voter registrar

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Secretary of the State Denise Merrill claims that “gross misconduct” led to the lack of registration books this morning at Hartford polling places. Here is the complaint she just sent to the State Elections Enforcement Commission: “I am writing to inform you of our intention to file a complaint with the State Elections Enforcement Commission […] [Read More]
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Select Hartford polling stations to remain open until 8:30 pm

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Hartford – Several polling stations will remain open for an extra 30 minutes following an early morning mix up at the sites. Two polling stations will remain open until 8:30 p.m. after early morning glitches that left some voters stranded. The decision announced by a Superior court judge was heard as it was broadcast on several […] [Read More]
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Jon Stewart ridicules Foley, Malloy over yacht name controversy

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  The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive   Addressing the Great Concubine Controversy of the 2014 Connecticut gubernatorial election, Jon Stewart, takes shots at both Gov. Malloy and his challenger, Republican Tom Foley. The television host played clips from a televised exchange between the candidates […] [Read More]
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Election 2014: Live updates as voters head to the polls

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Nancy DiNardo, chairwoman of the Connecticut Democrats. File photo.

State Democratic boss: Foley trying to suppress turnout in Hartford

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The head of Connecticut’s Democratic machine leveled claims of voter disenfranchisement against her GOP counterpart and Republican gubernatorial challenger Tom Foley just hours before the polls were scheduled to close Tuesday. Nancy DiNardo, the state party chairwoman, was responding to comments by GOP boss Jerry Labriola Jr. inferring that the Democrats were up to mischief […] [Read More]
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State GOP mobilizes army of lawyers to combat ‘mischief’ at the polls

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Their fates were supposed to be in the hands of the voters. Well, now you might put an asterisk next that observation, as it seems the outcome of Connecticut’s poisonous race for governor could be influenced by lawyers for both Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley. State GOP Chairman Jerry Labriola Jr. […] [Read More]
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Hartford Mayor responds to polling issues

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HARTFORD  - Mayor Pedro E. Segarra released a statement Tuesday on the issues that delayed some early morning voters in the Hartford area.  “What happened this morning is inexcusable. While today is about providing everyone the opportunity to cast his or her vote, in the coming days we will be reviewing exactly what happened. Those who […] [Read More]
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Downtown Shelton turnout okay

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At Shelton Intermediate School, moderators said turnout today is steady. As of 2 pm, 1,442 of 5,449 registered 4th Congressional District voters had cast ballots, according to Moderator Mike Weber. On the other side of the gym wall, Moderator Judy Harvey said that 283 of 1,206 voters in the smaller 3rd Congressional District had cast […] [Read More]
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