Taking nothing for granted, or so it seems, Tom Foley joins running mate Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton in this far Western Connecticut city to greet voters outside Danbury High School. Leslie Foley, center, is stumping for votes with her husband Tom. State Rep. Jan Giegler, a Republican representing the 138th District, has reason to smile Read More
It’s not often that the spouse of a U.S. Senate candidate is able to comment so pungently on how he feels about a political opponent in this for-adults-only clip, courtesy of Gawker.
I was casting my final votes at Stamford High School this morning when I noticed an errant black dot in a the oval for a certain Board of Education candidate. My special felt tip pen had not slipped. This, I could tell from years slinging ink, occurred during the printing process. “Pssst.” I tried to Read More
Schools are closed in Milford, but some students are getting involved in Election Day on their own.
Voters coming to cast their ballots at Joseph A. Foran High in Milford found parking more scarce than usual, and construction crews working on the high school addition that will open in the late spring.
Turnout thus far called average. Bridgeport is at 11.5 percent. Greenwich, home of four congressional, gubernatorial and US Senate Candidates, is 17.7 pct.
It’s average turnout for a non-presidential election, according to Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz. But selected towns and cities are coming in a little higher than others. Here are some running totals, By 9 a.m., Danbury reported 10-percent turnout; New Canaan, 7.6 percent. By 10:30, Stamford saw 12 percent; Monroe 11 percent; and Greenwich 17.7 percent. By Read More
Social media is taking a leading role in elections this year, according to