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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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Democrats, Malloy supporters gather

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By Bill Cummings HARTFORD — Democrats are beginning to fill The Society Room in downtown Hartford, milling about and munching on finger food being passed out by waiters. Most have a drink in their hand. But all eyes are on the big-screen televisions displaying vote totals as they come in. At just before 9 p.m., […] [Read More]
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Surprise! Malloy takes Stamford

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According to unofficial numbers from the polls, Malloy has won Stamford 56.77 percent to Foley’s 42.38 percent with just two district’s not reporting. [Read More]
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Himes campaigner adds to confusion, voter says

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A man campaigning in Bridgeport for U.S. Congressional candidate Jim Himes knocked on the door of a Poplar Street woman and told her vote at the incorrect voting station, according to the woman, Lisette Hernandez. Hernandez’s designated voting location is Bassick High School, but the man directed her to vote at Central High School, she […] [Read More]
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