Not registered to vote? Don’t worry. Today marks the first Election Day in Connecticut in which residents may register to vote and cast a ballot for municipal candidates on the same day.
November 5, 2013
November 4, 2013
Knowing they’re not going to get the same turnout Tuesday that they do in gubernatorial or presidential election years, municipal candidates on both sides of the aisle have been working hard over the past few months to get their voters to the polls.
November 1, 2013
Tuesday is Election Day and voters in a majority of the state’s towns will be going to the polls to decide who will run their town government.
October 29, 2013
Up until the end of May, the Connecticut Republican Party had three times as much cash on hand as the Democrats, but the fundraising tables quickly turned following the passage of new campaign finance regulations in June.
October 25, 2013
You are much more likely to spot your town’s mayor at your local grocery store than President Obama. If a pothole develops on your street, you’ll probably call your local town hall to get it fixed. When a traffic accident happens in town, an officer of the local police department will probably be the first responder on the scene. Parents put their kids on the school bus in the morning so they can go to the local public school.
October 23, 2013
In a fast-paced final public debate before a standing-room-only crowd, New Haven’s two mayoral candidates squared off on who knows how to get things done.
October 7, 2013
(Updated 4:46 p.m.) Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is lauding a judge’s order permitting a minor political party’s candidates to appear on the ballot in Westport and East Hampton’s municipal election despite their failure to comply with state election law.
September 19, 2013
It is a hard time to be a Democrat, particularly if you are hoping to see progress on a host of issues before Congress. I can call my representatives till I am blue in the face (so to speak), yet it won’t make any difference. They already share my worldview; they just can’t advance any controversial issue in that representative body.
(Updated 2:29 p.m.) Joshua Nassi, the campaign manager and longtime aide to former House Speaker Chris Donovan, made a tearful apology Thursday before a federal court judge sentenced him to more than two years in prison for campaign corruption.
September 13, 2013
Another municipal primary season has come and gone. So what have we learned?