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Malloy supporters hope their “ground” forces did the job

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Roy Occhiogrosso, a senior advisor to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dan Malloy, said he’s happy Bridgeport extended voting to 10 p.m. and speculated it could be good for his candidate because some voters may see returns on television and realize that they should go vote. “If that impacts turnout, that’s good for us,” Occhiogrosso said. Occiogrosso […] [Read More]
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Democrats in Hartford are anxiously awaiting results

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The banquet room at The Society room is quickly filling up with anxious supporters of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dannel Malloy. Most say they are remaining cautiously optimistic and are crowding around available television screens to watch the results slowly roll in. Some are even taking the opportunity to break out a few new moves on […] [Read More]
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McMahon wines and dines the faithful

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Premium bar: Johnnie Walker Red Label, Bailey’s and Crown Royal in case you were wondering. [Read More]
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“I will tell you it’s not over yet.”

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That’s the message from David Cappiello, McMahon’s campaign manager, to supporters here in Hartford. Cappiello updated the crowd on the election results, telling them that McMahon is leading Blumenthal in the 4th and 5th congressional districts, losing big in the 1st and 3rd and trailing in the 2nd. To give you an idea how poorly […] [Read More]
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Longer hours cause confusion at polling place

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Poll workers at Winthrop School in Bridgeport waited for about 15 minutes after 8 p.m. for word on whether the voting hours had officially been extended until 10 p.m. As they waited, a few voters gathered outside, in case the doors re-opened. Winthrop was one of several polling places that had a ballot shortage earlier […] [Read More]
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Murphy takes Danbury to grab slight lead in 5th District

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Supporters watch the results come in for the 5th Congressional District at Republican Sam Caligiuri’s election camp at the Courtyard Marriot in Waterbury. At 9:15 p.m., incumbent Democrat Chris Murphy led the race by 798 votes after he took Danbury and Simsbury and much of the Northwest Corner. The soundtrack at the venue included tracks […] [Read More]
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Himes in a landslide in Stamford

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With just two districts out, Himes is leading Debicella by a commanding 60.53 percent to 39.47 percent. [Read More]
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Blumenthal easily takes Stamford

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With just two districts out, Blumenthal is leading McMahon 57.84 percent to 41.11 percent. [Read More]
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