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

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.

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

Business casual

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

Linda’s Ground Game

Even at this late hour in the primary race, Linda McMahon’s army of paid and unpaid campaign workers is manning the phone banks at her field offices, like this one in Norwalk. They’re calling

Low turnout in Danbury

It’s slow going in Danbury where voting officials report that just 10 percent  of registered Democrats voted as of 2 p.m. Republicans had a little bit of a better showing, with about 14 percent of the

Slow and steady wins the (primary) race in Newtown

Judging by the turnout earlier today at Reed Intermediate School, slow and steady will win the primary race in Newtown. Just try not to trip over all the campaign signs.  There were lots of

Rain holding off in SW CT; scattering showers in 5th CD

The solid line of rain that was heading to Connecticut this morning has tailed off into showers for the northwest and grey but mostly dry in the southwest. Here’s the current Primary Day satellite: