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
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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
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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
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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:
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Labriola mum on Senate pick

Connecticut’s top Republican is playing it close to the vest on who he is supporting in today’s Senate primary between Linda McMahon and Christopher Shays. “I’m neutral to the very last second,” said
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Dan Roberti, longshot 5th CD candidate, at least until Bill Clinton’s endorsement yesterday, offers what’s at stake in today’s voting

  This from Roberti, a political newcomer from Kent whose Washington-insider father, Vincent, is an old Bridgeport pol and whose mother, a former Bridgeport school teacher, tragically died over the
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When the rain’s come, run and cast your vote, you probably don’t need a boat

It’s knocking on Connecticut’s door, from the Westchester County line and has floated into Litchfield County, lapping at Torrington. Looks like showers, mostly.
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Primary? What primary?

Oh, the pitfalls of an August primary date. Christopher Shays was out doing some last-minute campaigning this morning when one former constituent was oblivious that today is the Republican Senate
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