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WNPR radio host wins Election Day coup: POTUS at 1ish

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WNPR talk show host Colin McEnroe hosted President Obama after the 1 p.m. news this afternoon. The president, in a phone interview, spoke about the polling delay in Hartford this morning calling it a frustration. He urged residents not to let it deter them from voting. “Obviously I am a strong supporter of Gov. Malloy,” […] [Read More]
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Election watchdog barks at Hartford

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Cheri Quickmire, executive director of Common Cause in Connecticut, says that turnout is heavier than expected around the state and that there are lines in various communities. “There are people turning out to vote and that’s a good thing,” she said, stressing that voting irregularities seem confined to Hartford, where lists of voters in some […] [Read More]
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Foley makes last-minute pitch to voters in Westport

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley is a making a round of campaign stops this morning. One of them was to greet voters outside the District 1 polls at Saugatuck Elementary School. There to greet him was fellow Republican, First Selectman Jim Marpe. [Read More]
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Malloy petitions Superior Court to extend voting in Hartford

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Let the lawyering up begin. Stuck in line for 30 minutes this morning at his polling precinct in Hartford because of glitches, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is asking a state Superior Court judge to extend voting by a half-hour in the capital city. “Currently the polls in Hartford are working smoothly and voters can cast […] [Read More]
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Polls open. Go exercise your franchise. People died so you can vote.

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You know what you’re supposed to do, so go do it. [Read More]
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Polls now open; where’s where to vote

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It’s finally here. Election Day. Polls are now open and will close at 8 PM. But where do you vote? Below is a link from the Secretary of State’s office that will tell you where to can cast your ballot in your community. All you need to do is fill out the box with your […] [Read More]
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Bonuses could be on the line for Malloy, Foley braintrusts in election

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When Connecticut voters choose between Democrat Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley for governor Tuesday, there could be a lot more than political ideology and bragging rights on the line. A victory could translate to cold, hard cash for the architect of the winning campaign, the political equivalent of merit pay. Candidates in high-profile, […] [Read More]
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Daily Show’s Jon Stewart skewers Foley, Malloy over testy ‘sex slave’ exchange

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When “sex slaves” start making the 2014 gubernatorial election debate it is surely time to vote. The issue (did we say “sex slaves”?) ┬ácame up Sunday during the News8 gubernatorial debate between Republican Tom Foley and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. John Stewart was not slow to notice. He discussed Foley and Malloy’s boats on The […] [Read More]
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