Republican Sam Caligiuri is leading incumbent Democrat Chris Murphy for the 5th Congressional District seat 13,804 to 12,751. Murphy barely led in the Democratic stronghold towns of Torrington, North Canaan, Roxbury and Burlington. Caligiuri led in Cornwall, Harwinton, Brookfield, Bethlehem and Middlebury. In Warren, Caligiuri beat Murphy by one point. “I’m very optimistic,” supporter Bob Read More
Monique Ivy of Brooklawn Avenue in Bridgeport waited inside the lobby of Central High School for 90 minutes before casting her vote due to a shortage of ballots at the polling location. “A lot of people were angry and left,” she said. “But (the volunteers) were good about it, they walked up and down offering everyone Read More
Following her announcement tonight that some of Bridgeport’s polls will be open two hours later to accommodate for the severe under-ordering of ballots by the city’s registrars of voters, I asked Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz just how upset she is over the matter. “It was very disconcerting to learn this afternoon only 21,000 Read More
Wrestling fan and McMahon supporter Dean Dutkiewicz of Bristol, Conn., speaks with a reporter while waiting to get into the Connecticut Convention Center during election night for the Republican Linda McMahon for U.S. Senate , Hartford, Conn., Tuesday night, Nov. 2, 2010. If Dutkiewicz looks anguished, he has good reason, both FOX and CNN Read More
Debicella for Congress spokesperson Jason Perillo announced a few minutes ago that the campaign disagreed with the decision to keep polls open in Bridgeport for two more hours until 10 p.m.
In her press briefing, the secretary of the state said that the GOP’s Chris Healy aruged to a judge that polls in Bridgeport should not stay open later, because voters could use photocopied ballots. Earlier, Healy stated that it was illegal to use photocopied ballots.
At State Senator Dan Debicella’s Election Night shindig at the Norwalk Inn Mayor Dick Moccia said he expects a close margin in the Fourth District Congressional race against incumbent U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, but is encouraged by what he said is good turnout in Republican strongholds in the county. “Dan has run a great campaign Read More
Amy Bunsfield, a single mother of two, came right from work to cast her vote in today’s election and it was just in time. She was the last to vote at Bethel town hall, one of three polling places in town, where the turnout was around 50 percent. Bunsfield said she thinks it is a Read More