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Lines form early in Stratford

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  Usually at Johnson House in Stratford, where I vote every other year (our district swings between Johnson and Stratford High depending on the election year), there is no line to speak of at 8 a.m. This morning, that was not the case when I went to vote. [Read More]
Categories: General

Key races for control of Congress

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Tracking the results in races that could determine whether Democrats keep control of the Senate, and whether Republicans hold their majority in the House. [Read More]
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GOP chief says the party is about to begin

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Republican State Chairman Jerry Labriola just said in a phone interview that workers and candidates have put themselves in position to do well tonight. “We’ve been working very hard behind the scenes to put our party in the best possible position to win and we’ll find out very soon,” he said this morning. [Read More]
Categories: 2012 election

State Dems’ leader sees a lot of blue

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Nancy DiNardo of Trumbull, chairwoman of the Democratic State Central Committee, said this morning that big turnout, which seems to be occurring, bodes well for President Obama, US Rep Chris Murphy, US Rep Jim Himes and Elizabeth Esty. “I think again, as in 2010, Connecticut is going to be a big blue state,” she just […] [Read More]

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Heavy turnout so far in Westport

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Westporters flocked to the polls Tuesday morning, a sign that local turnout for the presidential and state election will be high. By 8:30 a.m., more than 500 voters had already cast a ballot at the Coleytown Middle School polling station, according to moderator Elliott Netherton. “There was a long line when we opened at 6 […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Strong early turnout in Fairfield

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Turnout has been high at several polling stations in Fairfield, election workers there say. “I’ve never seen lines like this before — absolutely phenomenal and it just doesn’t stop,” said polling moderator Gary Potmesil at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, where 663 people had voted by 8:30 a.m. “At this rate, everybody’s going to vote.” Read […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Esty working the polls in Danbury

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Congressional candidate Elizabeth Esty was out early at the polls this morning working hard for every vote. The 5th district candidate said she started her morning visiting several polling sites in Waterbury before visiting Danbury. Esty is locked in a tight battle for the seat with state Sen. Andrew Roraback of Goshen. While at the […] [Read More]
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