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Stamford turnout similar to 2008 so far

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STAMFORD – As of 3 p.m., 29,126 Stamford citizens had made their way to the city’s 22 polling places to cast their ballots in this year’s presidential election, according to Democratic Registrar of Voters Alice Fortunato. That figure account for 49.35 percent of the city’s registered voters. “That’s pretty good. And that’s not counting absentees, […] [Read More]
Categories: General

First Time voter wants Romney

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Bethel High School graduate Anthony Henry, 18, was voting for the first time today. He said he’ d vote for Romney because he wants to enter the military and he thinks Obama will reduce military so much that he’ll have no chance to serve. [Read More]
Categories: General

Bethel over 52 percent at 3 pm

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Bethel Dem. registrar Mary O’Leary said district 3, with 2,100 voters already has more than 50 percent of votes cast. In addition more than half of the 500 voters assigned to Berry School already voted. The veteran registrar said it was a good turnout so far but not as high as 2008 yet. [Read More]
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Apres-ski, apres-election

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Linda McMahon is prepared for the elements. Of Washington, D.C. or Aspen? Linda McMahon must have retired her UGGs circa Election Day 2010. They didn’t bring her much luck. The repeat Senate contender is taking this whole boots on the ground thing quite literally. Here, she goes for the chalet look and accents it with […] [Read More]
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E-Day: An end to political emails?

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Aside from some closure, voters like Steven and Jean Rubin are looking forward to an end to the nasty debates that have crept into seemingly every form of communication this election season. And it’s not just email forwards. Steven Rubin, 62, said someone in an online alumni group he belongs to started sending him a […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Greenwich

‘This time, it’s much closer’

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Monica Grisanti, 30, of Pemberwick, took her 5-month-old son with her when she voted. Although she declined to say who she voted for, she said this presidential election is different than 2008, when President Barack Obama swept to power. “It’s more exciting. Last time, it was a given. This time, it’s much closer.” [Read More]
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Don’t blame me I voted for Roseanne

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Categories: General

‘Straight Democratic ticket’

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Joseph Chiappetta Jr., a Pemberwick resident who said he is an independent, voted for President Barack Obama. “I voted a straight Democratic ticket. People are hurting, the money has to flow,” he said. Chiappetta said there is a role for government and pointed to Hurricane Sandy as an example of where government can act. [Read More]
Categories: General