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Election 2011

July 27, 2012

Merrill Says Dems Get To Keep Row A

by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2012 2:21pm

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill dismissed Connecticut Republicans claim that their party should be at the top of the ballot in November because their gubernatorial candidate received the most votes in 2010.

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February 27, 2012

Politicians Quick To Give CEO’s Donations To Charity

by Christine Stuart | February 27, 2012 8:50pm

Politicians were stumbling over themselves to give campaign donations from TicketNetwork CEO Donald J. Vaccaro to charity on Monday as stories about his arrest and charges against him were reported by the news media.

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November 30, 2011

State Won’t Prosecute Branford Man Who Put Chemicals On Lawn Signs

by Marcia Chambers | November 30, 2011 12:30pm

Saying Wayne Cooke acted “incredibly foolishly,” but not necessarily criminally, a state prosecutor yesterday agreed not to pursue reckless endangerment charges stemming from Cooke’s decision to smear chemically harmful bird gel on a score of political signs he had purchased and put up around Branford.

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November 10, 2011

Post-Election Spin Zone: Republicans Say They Had More Gains Than Dems Tuesday

by Christine Stuart | November 10, 2011 6:00am

Less than 24 hours after the 2011 municipal Elections, the Republican Party is trying to change Tuesday’s narrative to say preliminary tallies show that it made more gains than losses. But Democrats say they’re using “fuzzy math.” 

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November 9, 2011

Drew Credits Victory To Face Time With Middletown Voters

by Ellen R. Delisio | November 9, 2011 1:31am

Citing the success of campaigning directly to the voters, Democratic challenger Daniel T. Drew unseated Middletown’s Republican Mayor Sebastian N. Guiliano by 645 votes Tuesday.

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November 8, 2011

Democrats Win Big Tuesday In Some City Elections

by Christine Stuart | November 8, 2011 11:35pm

Josalee Thrift photo Early Election results showed Democratic candidates making big gains in Tuesday’s election, knocking out Republican incumbents and in some instances winning open seats vacated by Republicans.

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Few Hiccups On Election Day

by Christine Stuart | November 8, 2011 8:57pm

There were no problems to report at the polls today, but late this afternoon voter turnout varied widely across the state, according to the Secretary of the State’s office.

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Help Us Monitor the Polls on Election Day

by Staff Report | November 8, 2011 6:00am

(Updated 4:17 p.m.)Are you having a problem at your polling place? You can keep your neighbors and key public officials informed about voting irregularities by publicly documenting them in real time here with SeeClickFix and CTNewsJunkie. The map below is designed to help you report problems experienced during voting. It is not a way to report life-threatening emergencies — just problems casting your ballot.

Click on “Report an Issue” and drag the marker to the rough location of your polling place in your town, and then click “Report Here” to fill out the form. The address does not need to be exact, but be sure to list the name of your polling place in your report.

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November 7, 2011

10 Towns Consolidate, Move Polling Locations

by Christine Stuart | November 7, 2011 5:02pm

(Updated 10:10 p.m.) Of the 11 towns hardest hit by the October Nor‘Easter all but one of them are planning to go forward with Tuesday‘s municipal Election, while 10 of them will be moving or consolidating their polling locations.

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Weary Registrars Work Through Power Issues

by Hugh McQuaid | November 7, 2011 12:56pm

With less than a day before municipal elections, registrars of voters across the state scrambled Monday morning to ensure elections could be held successfully, despite close to 60,000 Connecticut Light & Power customers remaining without power.

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