Stamford Election Day results

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UPDATE 11:25 p.m. Candidates react: Victorious Democratic State Senate incumbent Carlo Leone called the victories of local Democrats a “step in the right direction,” speaking at the Democratic celebration headquarters amid a crowd of supporters including his family. “It just shows that when you do the job, the job can get done and Democrats are […] [Read More]

Ready to rumble at Stamford Democratic Election HQ

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UPDATE: 10:25 p.m. William Tong said in his victory speech that it was a hard-fought race for him. “I was reminded of why I’m the only Democrat to hold this seat,” he said of his more conservative-leaning North Stamford district. “It was tough out there for me.” He thanked his wife, calling her the “best […] [Read More]

Covering Election night in Stamford

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The Advocate will be covering the gubernatorial and local state races tonight from the celebration headquarters of the Republican Town and Democratic City Committees. Republicans will be meeting at The Hampton Inn starting around 7 p.m. Democrats have selected Zody’s 19th Hole at the E. Gaynor Brennan Golf Course as their gathering spot to watch […] [Read More]
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Voters head to the polls in Stamford

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STAMFORD — As of 2 p.m. 15,483 voters have cast ballots at the polls — or about 26 percent of the city’s 58, 477 registered voters, according to Republican Registrar of Voters Lucy Corelli. There was an early report of a problem with a scanner at one of the polling places, but Corelli said it […] [Read More]

The view from Hartford

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The New York Times today has an article on the state’s race for governor between Stamford’s own Dannel P. Malloy and Greenwich’s Tom Foley. It’s the classic run-up-to-Election Day story about voter malaise over two candidates that no one seems to love. This paragraph says it all: Support for Mr. Malloy was often accompanied by […] [Read More]
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Poll: Should Stamford taxpayers foot bill for Biden visit?

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Following the visit of Vice President Joe Biden to Shippan for a fundraising trip to raise money for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s reelection campaign, some say the city shouldn’t be on the hook to pay the bill for his security detail. What do you think? [Read More]

Poll: Do political ads have an influence?

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As the political election season warms up, more money is expected to come in from national political action committees and the gubernatorial candidates, incumbent Democrat Dannel Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley are buying up air time to win votes. Does all the money spent on ads have an effect on your vote? [Read More]
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Mayor Martin makes cameo in ‘The Music Man’

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STAMFORD — Mayor David Martin continued a tradition among sitting mayors to make a cameo on Curtain Call Theatre’s summer youth program. Martin appeared in the opening scene of this year’s production of “The Music Man,” along with Matthew and Justin McArthur. Martin will appear again in Saturday’s performance at the Kweskin Theatre on the […] [Read More]
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Poll: Mayor Martin’s priority list

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Mayor David Martin outlined his priorities in Sunday’s Advocate for the upcoming fiscal year focusing on making city government more transparent, fiscally responsible and operationally efficient. What do you think of the mayor’s direction? [Read More]

Poll: Should Stamford’s Ernie Orgera have been reappointed?

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Stamford’s operations director Ernie Orgera was reappointed this week, despite concerns about an anti-immigrant email he forwarded from his city email account. Do you think he should have been kept on? Take our poll:     [Read More]
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