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Vote totals change again. Malloy: 566,671. Foley 560,861

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The totals have revised upwards on the secretary of the state’s website. Democrat Dan Malloy now has a 5,810-vote margin over Republican Tom Foley. [Read More]
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Healy wants probe of Bridgeport vote

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By Ken Dixon HARTFORD — Republican Party State Chairman Chris Healy says there were enough election irregularities in Bridgeport to justify a federal investigation. He says that if Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, who lost a narrow race to Democrat Dan Malloy, doesn’t ask the U.S. Attorney’s Office for a probe, then he will. An overwhelming […] [Read More]
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Tom Foley will decide Monday what he wants to do with the 5,637-vote shortfall

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley has scheduled a 1 p.m. news conference in Hartford Monday to discuss his plans on whether he will contest his apparent 5,637-vote loss to Democrat Dannel Malloy.  Foley will discuss the election irregularities that he and Republicans found over the weekend. The event will be held in the lobby of […] [Read More]
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Monday Morning Quarterbacking with Schiff, Simmons

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Both one-time Republican candidates for U.S. Senate believe they would have performed better against Democrat Richard Blumenthal than their party’s nominee, Linda McMahon. Our story. [Read More]
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Governor-elect returns home

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Governor-elect Dan Malloy spends a Saturday morning at his home in Stamford walking his two Jack Russell Terrier’s, Zoe and Puck, and catching up on the past week’s newspapers. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate I was informed late last night that Governor-elect Dan Malloy had agreed to be photographed this morning at his home in Stamford, after […] [Read More]
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Republicans plot their weekend strategies

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Republican State Central Chairman Chris Healy and gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley continued their evaluations of statewide vote totals on Saturday. Neither is expected to have an announcement on what may be pursued in the wake of an Election Night that resulted in erroneous totals released by Democratic Secretary of the State and “official” results that […] [Read More]
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Third-party candidate accepts Malloy as winner

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This just in: Tom Marsh, the Independent Party candidate for governor has accepted Democrat Dannel Malloy as the winner in the gubernatorial race. Now its just a one-to-one face off between Malloy and Republican Tom Foley. (But wasn’t it always?) Here is the unedited release: Marsh Congratulations Governor-Elect Dan Malloy Chester, Connecticut — November 6, […] [Read More]
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Foley not likely to announce his future this weekend

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley of Greenwich will at least take the weekend to look at the political landscape and the relative probability of Democrat Dannel Malloy’s 5,637-vote margin. [Read More]
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