The 41 cities and towns in the 5th Congressional District last elected a Republican in 2006, but Sherman First Selectman Clay Cope is hoping to end his party’s losing streak.
August 26, 2016
July 20, 2016
A Brookfield Republican who was removed as a member of the party by the former Registrar of Voters was reinstated Tuesday by a new Republican Registrar.
May 20, 2016
As a recovering English teacher, one of best things about covering politics is it’s rich with irony — which coincidentally happens to be my favorite literary device. Within days of each other last week, we learned two things: lawmakers in Hartford had passed what state Rep. Roberta Willis described as an “unpleasant” budget that closed a nearly $1 billion deficit. And they did so without major tax increases.
February 10, 2016
A state law that allows registrars to impose a loyalty test on voters should be stripped out of the statute book, Secretary of State Denise Merrill said.
February 8, 2016
A former Brookfield Board of Education member is asking a federal judge to overturn a loyalty test imposed by the town’s Republican leaders that bars her from voting in the GOP’s April 26 presidential primary.
January 9, 2015
Three special elections will be held Tuesday, Feb. 24, to fill three vacancies left by two state representatives and a state senator who didn’t take the oath of office.
December 27, 2013
Earlier this year Connecticut motorists received unwelcome news when one of the state’s two taxes on gasoline increased by 8.81 percent.