Early McMahon supporter campaigns for Shays

Brendan Ferguson, 15, of Darien was a Linda McMahon supporter until he attended a meet and greet with the republican candidates in Norwalk in March. Christopher Shays, who is running for U.S. Senate
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Breaking down the GOP Senate primary

Don’t worry, we’re not in the business of calling Florida for Al Gore or George W. Bush a la the 2000 election. But here’s a primer on things political junkies will be monitoring closely tonight as
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Voting picks up slightly in Danbury

Voting officials in Danbury reported that as of 5 p.m., about 20 percent of the city’s registered Republicans had hit the polls, while about 13 percent of registered Democrats had cast their ballots.
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Shays: McMahon trying to poach my supporters

Christopher Shays claims Linda McMahon’s campaign is already calling on his key supporters to endorse her for the general election immediately after she wins the primary. “If they lose the election,
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Light voter turnout in Danbury’s Fifth Ward

DANBURY — The early numbers are in and voter turnout in the state’s primary election has been lower than expected. Polls opened at 6 a.m. and by 1:15 p.m. only 126 of 1,182, or 11 percent,  registered
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The Shays express…or is it the local?

No, Christopher Shays is not joining the ranks of reverse commuters. The prohibitive underdog in today’s Republican Senate primary did hop a train this afternoon for Grand Central Terminal, however.
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Stamford: Republicans outpacing Democrats in voter turnout

Signage outside KT Elementary School Monday, Aug. 14, 2012 STAMFORD — Republicans were leading Democrats in voter turnout percentages* as of 3 p.m. Tuesday, despite a local election on the Democratic

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Poor August. How many times have we heard Connecticut’s primary system get knocked for holding party run-offs during the dog days? Consider this: if the primaries were in September, would you be able
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