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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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“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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