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“Quite frankly, I’m a Democrat and a Dan Malloy Democrat, and I would like to see Dan win the election, but not like this.” — Stamford registrar

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When told about the state GOP’s public records request Friday by the newspaper, the Democratic registrar in Dan Malloy’s home city of Stamford was flummoxed to say the least.  “You know how long that’s going to take?” Alice Fortunato said of preparing the materials for inspection. “It just seems like an awful lot of information […] [Read More]
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Associated Press calls it for Malloy, again

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AP, which withdrew its call of Dannel Malloy’s victory Wednesday after it worked off incomplete results from New Haven, has just called the gubernatorial race for the former Stamford mayor. The ball is now in Republican Tom Foley’s court. [Read More]
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Bysiewicz: Malloy wins by 5,644

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Results from the Secretary of the State’s spread sheet: Tom Foley 560,867 votes; Dannel Malloy 566,511. Plurality is 5,644 [Read More]
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State GOP to towns: Open up your books

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Breaking news on the gubernatorial election fiasco: The Connecticut GOP confirms that it is formally requesting that all 169 municipalities turn over all election records for inspection to the party under the Freedom of Information Act. Republican volunteers are hand-delivering public records requests to registrars and town clerks across the state. “This is not unusual […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport police car in front of SOTS office in Hartford

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At 2:15 p.m. on Friday, a black-and-white Bridgeport police cruiser is parked in front of the Secretary of the State’s office on Trinity Street in Hartford, delivering election totals. [Read More]
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Working Families takes credit for Malloy win

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The Working Families is taking credit for the still-disputed Malloy win in the governor’s race. The party sent a press release today lauding their get-out-the-vote campaign and its impact on the election. Here’s the verbatim release: Working Families Voters Critical in Close Governor’s Race Minor Party Votes Push Malloy over the Top HARTFORD –  Today, […] [Read More]
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Boughton calls for a recanvass in gov race

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Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, Tom Foley’s running mate on the GOP ticket for governor and lieutenant governor, said in an interview Friday morning that the city of Bridgeport was reporting conflicting vote tallies from Tuesday’s election. He called into question the results that were announced at a morning news conference by Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, […] [Read More]
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Foley for Mayor?

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Maybe Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tom Foley was a little lacking in sleep this morning when he spoke with reporters in downtown Hartford. Not the last word of this transcript of his initial remarks. “If the Bridgeport results turn out to be what is reported to the office of the Secretary of the State, a 5,000-vote […] [Read More]
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