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Author: Keila Torres Ocasio

Low voter turnout in Trumbull

TRUMBULL – As of 4 p.m. the voter turnout in town was just 26 percent, with precincts reporting 6,234 people had cast a vote, according to the registrars office.

The importance of voting…at any age

BRIDGEPORT — Mary Mazur is 101 years old. She asked Anthony Paoletto, son of City Councilman Richard Paoletto who is hoping to someday become a councilman, to pick her up today so she could vote at

Councilman: Never seen such low turnout

Bridgeport City councilman Richars Paoletto looked pretty lonely standing outside the J.F.K. Campus just after 2 p.m. “In my 20 plus years doing this here, this is the worst I’ve ever seen this,” he

Long lines in Bridgeport push voting past 8 p.m.

BRIDGEPORT — Nearly an hour after polls closed, Bridgeport voters are still casting ballots. An official at the city’s registrar of voters office has confirmed that lines were so long at 8 p.m. that

Bridgeport voters given wrong information

BRIDGEPORT — Luis Andino flew in from Puerto Rico Monday to help convince voters at Cesar Batalla School to vote for his friend Andres Ayala Jr. He knew it would be a long day of passing out fliers

Are you voting on the left or the right?

BRIDGEPORT — A sign on the entrance to the JFK Campus poll clearly states that those residents of streets beginning with the letter A-N should stand on the left and streets O-Z should stand on the

Low voter turnout in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — Only 11 percent of voters in the city had cast a ballot by 4 p.m., according to Democratic Registrar of Voters Santa Ayala. She said only 7,333 of the 67,699 registered voters had cast a

Torres camp reaches out to voters – literally

BRIDGEPORT — If voters won’t come to you… A man in a large white van – not to be confused with Rick Torres’ red campaign van – is driving around the 138th district reminding people that it’s

Some UB students turned away at polls

BRIDGEPORT — A U.B. senior who registered to vote several weeks ago is one of about two dozen students turned away at Roosevelt School Tuesday. The 20-year old student, who declined to give her name,