As of 10 a.m., 1625 people had cast a ballot in Brookfield. By this time in November 2006, 1832 people had cast a ballot. Republican Registrar of Voters Jeff Dunkerton said turnout may have been higher four years ago because Gov. M. Jodi Rell was on the ballot, and people were more enthusiastic to vote Read More
State Rep. Andres Ayala Jr., D-128, could be excused if he felt little of the Election Day tension other candidates go through. At the Luis Munoz Marin School in Bridgeport, Ayala was watching the proceedings, which appeared to be going smoothly this morning. Ayala, the Democrat, is running against himself on the Working Families line. He Read More
UPDATE — Even though it was clear who she was, Senate candidate Linda McMahon waited for an aide to grab her ID, which she had forgotten in the car, before casting her ballot at North Street School in Greenwich early this morning. As she walked down the dark path to the polling place before 7 Read More
U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal voting early today.
There were no lines at Reed Intermediate School in Newtown during pre-rush hour voting, although several people stood outside waving signs in support of candidates for the 106th Assembly District. As one campaign observer noted, “Everyone seems like they’re in a hurry to get in and get out, and get to work.” In the school parking lot, two women held signs supporting Democratic incumbent Read More
If your polling place is Central High School in Bridgeport, wear your walking shoes — at least during school hours. Classes are in session at Central, so voters who are driving have to find a parking space outside the school lots. Try near Kennedy Stadium. There are some spots there.
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is either a really fast eater, or a master of the Election Day photo op. The Democrat — who has been polling ahead of Republican opponent, and fellow Greenwich resident, Linda McMahon — bought a $2 bagel from the Greenwich High School girls varsity softball team after casting his ballot at Read More