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Vote for Joe Ganim

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As Bridgeport school security guard Eddie Moro arrived to patrol the halls at Marin School, he stopped to chat a bit about the city’s politics. “If Joe Ganim was to run for Mayor tomorrow, I’d vote for him,” Moro said. “And I know a lot of other people who would too.” Moro, who has worked […] [Read More]
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Finch Supporter at Dunbar

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The political machine at work

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As three elderly Bridgeport women from the city’s East Side were helped out of a car in front of Marin School around 8:30 a.m., a woman with Bill Finch cards was quickly summoned to greet them. As the shirt-and-tie wearing man told the women that he would wait for them to come out to give […] [Read More]
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Shortage of ballots in Bridgeport? No way this time

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The chances that Bridgeport will run out of ballots this Primary Day appear to be nonexistent. Democratic Registrar of Voters Santa Ayala, still stinging over criticism for failing to order enough ballots in November’s gubernatorial election — she had 21,000 printed, several thousand short of what was needed — vowed not to be caught short […] [Read More]
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Calm start to Primary Day at Marin School

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About 30 to 40 voters have cast their ballots at Marin School for the Democratic primary. The polls have been open for two hours. Supporters of Mary-Jane Foster and Bill Finch have gathered on opposite sides of the entrance, each group setting up at the 75-foot distance from the doors, as required by law. The […] [Read More]
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Former state Sen. Ernie Newton: Foster can ‘get us going in the right direction’

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Former state Sen. Ernie Newton is a Mary-Jane man. “She ll bring jobs to the East Side, help small businesses and get us going in the right direction,” said Newton, who was forced to resign in 2006 and spent four years in prison on corruption charges. Newton was greeted with fanfare Tuesday morning at the […] [Read More]
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Primary day begins at Marin School in Bridgeport

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Primary Day has begun at the Marin School, the polling location for the 137-01 district on the city’s East Side. Only two voters have been at the polls since they opened at 5:45. The Democratic Primary for Mayor is between on incumbent Bill Finch and challenger Mary-Jane Foster. It was originally schedule for earlier this […] [Read More]
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