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Stratford sixth graders cash in on Election Day

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A group of sixth grade students from Wilcoxson Elementary School set up a bake sale outside the polls at their school on Tuesday. Some of the students pictured here arrived at their school at 5:30 a.m. and planned on staying until the polls close at 8 p.m. The students are raising money for the Wilcoxson Sixth Grade […] [Read More]
Categories: Election 2012

Trumbull voter turnout close to 40 percent

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TRUMBULL – Turnout at the middle school has been “fairly heavy,” moderator Jackie DiTullio said. “There’s been no real lull at all. Trumbull usually turns out for its local elections.” As of 6 p.m., 39 percent of voters had turned out. At the same time in the 2009 municipal elections, 41 percent of voters turned […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Rick Torres a big Tupac fan

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Who knew Tupac would pop up as a last-minute campaign issue in Bridgeport’s mayoral race? That’s what happened early Tuesday evening, when Christopher Rosario, an aide to Mayor Bill Finch, tweeted that a campaign truck belonging to the GOP nominee for mayor was blasting tunes by the late West Coast rap icon at Marin School […] [Read More]
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Low voter turnout in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT — Only 11 percent of voters in the city had cast a ballot by 4 p.m., according to Democratic Registrar of Voters Santa Ayala. She said only 7,333 of the 67,699 registered voters had cast a ballot. Each of the city’s 23 precincts was reporting just several hundreds votes cast by early afternoon and […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Turnout light so far in Milford, but ‘final kick’ coming

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In Milford’s West Shore Neighborhood Center, Bob Dunphy, the polling moderator said turnout was light at about 4:30. “We’ll be getting the final kick pretty soon,” he said, noting that 871 of the precinct’s 3,400 voters had cast ballots. Republican mayoral candidate Bernard “Bob” Joy said that other precincts were attracting more voters on the […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Minor problem at the polls in Trumbull

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TRUMBULL – There were two minor problems at the polls today, according to Republican Registrar of Voters Bill Holden. Firstly, there was a bake sale at Jane Ryan School that was interfering with voters, Holden said. A voter called in and said she felt pressured by the young salespeople and wrote them a check even […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Steady traffic of voters in Shelton

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In Shelton’s Sunnyside School, Mike Weber, poll moderator, said that by 2:30, 1,500 of the 5,900 eligible voters had cast ballots. “I’d be disappointed if we don’t break 2,000,” Weber said in an interview in the school gym. “It all depends on 5 o’clock.” He said the voting as going smoothly, noting that even though […] [Read More]
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Voter turnout at 12 percent in Stratford

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About 12 percent of registered voters in Stratford have cast a ballot as of 3 p.m. today, said Republican Registrar of Voters Lou Decilio. Decilio said the voter turnout is on par with the 2007 election. There was a 27 percent voter turnout that year, he said. “It’s kind of what we expected,” said Republican Registrar of Voters […] [Read More]
Categories: Election 2012