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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

Less than 20 percent voter turnout as of 3 p.m. In Monroe

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MONROE – As of 3 p.m., 2,157 people, or 16.8 percent of registered voters, had cast a ballot in Monroe. The breakdown: Fawn Hollow – 540 Stepney El – 571 Monroe El – 511 Masuk High – 535 At 3 p.m. two years ago, 22.68 percent of voters had already participated. The higher turnout may […] [Read More]
Categories: General

A Kansky supporter in Monroe

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Alan Vaglivelo, who is running for an uncontested position on the Board of Education (this will be his second term) held a sign in support of Democratic candidate for first selectman Phyllis Kansky. He said he would like to see Republican incumbent Steve Vavrek voted out of office because he “hasn’t been fair to our […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Torres camp reaches out to voters – literally

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BRIDGEPORT — If voters won’t come to you… A man in a large white van – not to be confused with Rick Torres’ red campaign van – is driving around the 138th district reminding people that it’s Election Day. Early indication is that turnout is light at the polls, which close at 8 p.m. Through […] [Read More]
Categories: General