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November 7, 2011

10 Towns Consolidate, Move Polling Locations

by Christine Stuart | November 7, 2011 4:02pm

(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 11:56am

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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Election Day Moves Forward

by Staff Report | November 7, 2011 10:31am

Despite the near blackout of 31 cities and towns in north central Connecticut, tomorrow’s municipal elections are moving forward. Voters have until noon today to register to vote and polling places across the state will open at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

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October 19, 2011

Mobile App Helps Voters Find Their Polling Place

by Christine Stuart | October 19, 2011 11:00am

On a typical election day the Secretary of the State’s office receives between 3,000 and 5,000 phone calls from voters looking for their polling place. This year Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is hoping a new online and mobile gadget will help cut down on the calls.

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September 13, 2011

Municipal Primary Roundup

by Staff reports | September 13, 2011 11:00pm

New Haven Mayor John DeStefano was able to defeat all three of his challengers helping him secure a record 10th term in office with less than 50 percent of the total vote.

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September 12, 2011

Voters In 21 Communities Head To The Polls

by Staff Report | September 12, 2011 1:56pm

Democrats and Republicans in 21 cities and towns across Connecticut will participate in municipal primaries Tuesday, Sept. 13.

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July 22, 2011

OP-ED | How Much Is It Really Worth?

by Heath W. Fahle | July 22, 2011 12:57pm

Political observers have been treated to the latest round of political money chase articles in recent weeks as candidates revealed their latest fundraising hauls for the second quarter of 2011. Though the 2012 elections are more than sixteen months away, every report is carefully scrutinized to determine who is ahead and who is behind in Connecticut’s federal races.

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June 28, 2011

Labriola Named New GOP Chairman

by Staff Report | June 28, 2011 10:23pm

A late entry to the race for Republican Party Chairman, Jerry Labriola Jr., 53, walked away with the chairmanship after only one ballot. He beat out three other contenders for the spot vacated by Chris Healy, who decided not to seek re-election.

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June 23, 2011

Healy Treated to Upbeat, Bipartisan Farewell

by Christine Stuart | June 23, 2011 3:59am

Retiring Republican Party Chairman Chris Healy may be passionate about his party’s ideology and he knows how to throw a political punch, but all the Democrats in the room at his farewell bash Tuesday never let that get in the way of their friendship.

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May 24, 2011

Healy Won’t Seek Re-Election

by Christine Stuart | May 24, 2011 2:59pm

Republican Party Chairman Chris Healy will tell the 72-member Republican State Committee Tuesday evening that he won’t be seeking re-election.

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