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Tom Foley “Who’s your daddy?” Quinnipiac Poll nails it.

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That surprise day-before-the-election Quinnipiac University Poll turned out to be the harbinger of Gov. Dannel Malloy’s re-election,http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/How-Malloy-pulled-off-the-victory-5874196.phpshowing him with a three-point edge over Republican investor/Bush family friend Tom Foley from Greenwich. By early Wednesday, the three-point Malloy victory was confirmed, ending an aggressive, in-your-face-campaign complete with seven head-to-head meetings between Foley and Malloy, including a […] [Read More]
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Gun-control bill of 2013 worked both ways in House races

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Remember when the House was 97 Democrats to 54 Republicans? The majority still has it. But come January 7, when the next General Assembly gets sworn in,it might be 87 Democrats to 64 Republicans. One race is too close to call, according to Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey, D-Hamden. He said that most of […] [Read More]
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Cover your eyes Sen. Blumenthal: the Empire State Building is lit up in red

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Dick Blumenthal is seeing red. On a night when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vanquished Republican Tom Foley, you’d think Connecticut’s senior Democratic senator would have cause to celebrate. Put away the bubbly. Not only did the Democrats lose control of the U.S. Senate in Tuesday’s midterm elections, but the Empire State Building observed the changing […] [Read More]
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Mayor Bill Finch congratulates Malloy on possible re-election

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BRIDGEPORT – While official election numbers are not in to call the race and Tom Foley has not yet fully conceded, Mayor Bill Finch has already congratulated his fellow democrat Dannel P. Malloy, who said he was going to win. “I’m thrilled that Governor Dan Malloy will be serving another term as the chief executive of […] [Read More]
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Malloy: ‘We are going to win this thing’

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A confident Gov. Dannel P. Malloy addressed a cheering crowd of supporters Wednesday morning at the Society Room in Hartford, and declared “We are going to win this thing.” Shortly before Malloy took the stage, Democratic state chair Jonathan Harris told the crowd at party headquarters that Malloy has 413,000 votes to Foley’s 401,000, according […] [Read More]
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Toni Boucher re-elected in 26th Senate District

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In the 26th Senate District, Republican Toni Boucher, of Wilton, was re-elected to a fourth term, beating Democrat Philip Sharlach. Sharlach conceded defeat before all votes in that multi-town district were tallied. The 26th Senate District includes Westport, Wilton, Bethel, New Canaan, Redding, Ridgefield and Weston. [Read More]
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Greenberg concedes 5th Congressional District to Esty

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Democrat Elizabeth Esty won her second term in the House of Representatives and Republican businessman Mark Greenberg  struck out on his third try to represent Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District. Unofficial results showed the 55-year-old congresswoman from Cheshire had 51 percent of the vote with 47 percent of districts reporting at 11:15 p.m.. “We have the […] [Read More]
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Ansonia referendum results

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Ansonia – Voters failed to reduce the number of wards and alderman in a close vote but decided to give more power to the mayor in hiring and firing and introducing budgets. Questions and results below. – Reduction of wards and aldermen. Yes: 2,118 No: 2,135  Does not pass -Reduction of Board of Apportionment and […] [Read More]
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