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Foley: ‘The future of Connecticut is at stake’

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In a news conference in downtown Stamford Wednesday afternoon, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley of Greenwich said his campaign’s internal numbers don’t jibe with the numbers Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz is citing declaring Dannel Malloy the winner of Tuesday’s election by a mere 3,103 votes. “We know the secretary of the state has […] [Read More]
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Hovey has last laugh with toilet display

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In the waning hours before Election Day, State Rep. DebraLee Hovey‘s neighbors filed a complaint at Monroe Town Hall claiming she and her husband, Bridgeport Firefighter Paul Balsano, for five years have hidden renovations to their basement to avoid a higher tax assessment. The neighbors claim she has two bedrooms and a rubber-duck themed bathroom […] [Read More]
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Boughton not ready to concede

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As Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz was on TV declaring Democrat Dan Malloy the winner in the governor’s race, the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, Mark Boughton, said the numbers aren’t matching up. Boughton was at his desk as mayor of Danbury this morning, but said he would be heading to Stamford to meet […] [Read More]
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Bysiewicz: Malloy wins by 3,103 votes

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Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz has declared former Stamford mayor Dannel Malloy the winner of last night’s contested election by a slim 3,103 vote margin over Republican Tom Foley. Stay tuned for more details. [Read More]
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Lieberman congratulates Senator-Elect Blumenthal

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Self-described “independent Democratic” U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman of Stamford just released a statement congratulating Democratic Senator-elect Richard Blumenthal for last night’s victory over Republican Linda McMahon. Here’s Lieberman’s statement: “I congratulate Senator-elect Blumenthal on being elected to the United States Senate, and I welcome him to Connecticut’s congressional delegation.  Dick brings to the Senate over […] [Read More]
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Foley: Recount likely in governor’s race

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Tom Foley has told the Connecticut Post that a recount is likely in the governor’s race. By law, a certain margin of votes triggers a recount. Votes are still being tallied in that race and there has been a delay in voting results from Bridgeport where not enough ballots were ordered for the election. Because […] [Read More]
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Counting the ballots at McLevy Hall in Bridgeport

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Even at 2:30 a.m., workers are diligently counting ballots from yesterday’s election at McLevy Hall in Bridgeport. At this point, folks are tired. But a good handful of workers were going through ballots, one by one, and counting up the votes. Democracy at work. [Read More]
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Malloy addresses crowd

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dan Malloy addresses the crowd with his wife Cathy Malloy by his side at The Society Room in Hartford, Conn. at approximately 1:10am on Wednesday November 3, 2010. Heading out for the night…interested to see what today brings. [Read More]
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