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Andres Ayala wins Democratic primary for Bridgeport state senate

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State Senator Andres Ayala celebrated a dominating primary win over his opponent Scott Hughes Tuesday night. At his campaign office on East Main street supporters and volunteers filed in early and by 8:30 p.m., shortly after the polls officially closed, people started celebrating as numbers came in and word spread that he won. Americo Santiago, […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Working Families Party congratulates Marilyn Moore

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BRIDGEPORT - The Connecticut Working Families Party, out in force to support Marilyn Moore in her successful bid to win the Democratic primary in the 22nd Senate District, over incumbent State Senator Anthony Musto, was quick to congratulate her. And quick to turn their focus on November. “Congratulations to Marilyn Moore,” said Lindsay Farrell, Executive Director of the […] [Read More]
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Finch reacts to election results

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BRIDGEPORT – Mayor Bill Finch issued the following statement late Tuesday on election results that saw him go three for four in his picks advancing. In the fourth, the 22nd Senate District race between Anthony Musto and Marilyn Moore, Finch was still saying it had yet to be called even after Musto conceded and Moore […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Carry takes credit for McKinney defeat

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Here is the press release that Connecticut Carry issued upon news of the Tom Foley victory in the GOP primary for governor: Connecticut Gun Owners Tell John McKinney “You are unfit for office” By defeating John McKinney, candidate for Governor, in the primaries, Connecticut gun owners today declared John McKinney Unfit for Office. This goes […] [Read More]
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McKinney calls Foley to concede

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At 9:20 McKinney called Foley from his Post Road headquarters in Fairfield and promised his total support in the fight against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. “You guys have 100 percent of my time and effort,” he said. McKinney spoke to about 100 supporters in a nearby restaurant about 20 minutes later. “The goal was to […] [Read More]
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Marilyn Moore declares victory over Musto

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In the apparent upset of the night – and it’s a pretty big one – challenger Marilyn Moore has claimed victory over state Sen. Anthony Musto in Tuesday’s Democratic primary in the 22nd District which covers Bridgeport, Trumbull and Monroe. Happy hysteria erupted at Moore’s headquarters just a little while ago. Moore was the one […] [Read More]
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Shelton’s McGorty defeats Stratford’s Vickerelli in 122nd

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Ben McGorty of Shelton has bested challenger Michael C. Vickerelli of Stratford in the Republican primary for 122nd district senate seat. McGorty, 50, won 713 to 441. “I was pleasantly surprised with the results,” he said. “We had no idea how this would turn out.” Meanwhile, Vickerelli, 66, said the defeat hasn’t soured him on […] [Read More]
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Stratford and Trumbull endorse McKinney

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In Stratford, McKinney got 596 to Foley’s 426. In Trumbull McKinney got 623 to Foley’s 434, according to unofficial results from the Republican party. [Read More]
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