Several dozen Democratic supporters are hanging out at The Society Room in Hartford and are awaiting the results. Candidates, including Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dannel Malloy and attorney general candidate George Jepsen, have yet to show up, but there is excitement in the crowd. According to a friendly bartender, the society room was once a savings Read More
At the Holiday Inn on East Main Street in Waterbury, about 20 to 25 news types are milling around waiting for some news. Red, white and blue balloons are in place, a big TV screen is in the room for later viewing. A CSI-variation show is on a smaller TV. The candidate isn’t ;there yet, Read More
Himes campaign announced that 12 polling places will stay open until 10 p.m. They are: Park City, Longfellow, Beardsley, Reed, Central, Winthrop, Hallen, Black Rock, JFK, Hooker, Blackham and City Hall.
It’s 8 p.m., and except in Bridgeport, polls are closed.
I am at Sam Caligiuri’s election camp at the Courtyard Marriott in Waterbury. Members of the press are milling about, as are a few regular citizens. CNN is being broadcast on a projector and Caligiuri’s staff are getting their markers ready to fill in poll returns on a score sheet against the wall. Caligiuri’s staff Read More
Himes’ campaign spokeswoman Liz Kerr said specific polling places will remain open until 10 p.m. Will provide a list shortly of those polling places.
Judge Michael Sheldon is the man who as I type this is hearing arguments about whether to keep Bridgeport’s polls open an extra two hours this evening because of the ballot shortage in that city. You can read Hearst Connecticut Newspapers’ account of the situation here. Basically Democrats want the poll hours extended in a Read More
Mayor Finch says that if they get the okay to keep the Bridgeport polls open until 10 p.m., they will use the Reverse 911 system to notify Park City residents.