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July 22, 2016

Feds Question Connecticut Democratic Party, Malloy Camp Over Fundraising

by Christine Stuart | July 22, 2016 12:28pm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s 2014 re-election campaign and the Connecticut Democratic Party may have settled their fundraising dispute with state regulators, but a party official confirmed today that they are cooperating with a new investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s office into claims of illegal fundraising.

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July 20, 2016

Republican Reinstated To Voter Rolls in Brookfield

by Christine Stuart | July 20, 2016 10:31am

Courtesy of Bysiewicz 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.

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July 18, 2016

Green Party Presidential Candidate To Capitalize On Sanders’ Exit

by Jack Kramer | July 18, 2016 5:30am

Courtesy of her campaign website Supporters of third-party Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein see Bernie Sanders’ failed Democratic campaign as an opportunity for their candidate to pick up new momentum and voters.

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July 15, 2016

OP-ED | Dan Malloy, Bernie Sanders, and the Most Progressive Democratic Platform Ever

by Susan Bigelow | July 15, 2016 10:00am

Every four years, delegates gather to draft platforms for their respective parties, creating documents that will eventually be approved by their conventions and then ignored by everybody. So why does this year’s Democratic platform matter?

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July 13, 2016

Malloy Calls Democratic Platform Draft ‘Extremely Progressive’

by Max Moran | July 13, 2016 5:30am

shutterstock Speaking at almost the same time that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders endorsed former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called the Democratic National Convention platform released last week “an extremely progressive document.”

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July 8, 2016

OP-ED | Sleepy Summer Primaries in Connecticut Test Voter Resolve

by Susan Bigelow | July 8, 2016 10:00am

I bet you didn’t know primary season is sneaking up on us. Sure, we had a presidential primary season back in April, but that had passionate public interest, media attention, and huge turnout. The upcoming primaries, scheduled for the hot and drowsy depths of August, will be the opposite of that.

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June 23, 2016

Republican Party Chairman Tries To Eliminate Trump Factor

by Christine Stuart | June 23, 2016 8:00pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo Republican Party Chairman JR Romano said he called the State Elections Enforcement Commission earlier this week to make sure Democratic lawmakers running for re-election know the rules about using a candidate for another office in their campaign materials.

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June 21, 2016

Frustration Over Campaign Settlement Lingers

by Christine Stuart | June 21, 2016 1:10pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo The investigation into whether the Connecticut Democratic Party properly used federal campaign funds to pay for a mailer featuring Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ended last week when the party settled with election regulators.

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June 15, 2016

Election Regulators Agree To Settlement to End Battle With Democratic Party

by Christine Stuart | June 15, 2016 3:16pm

(Updated 6:50 p.m.) A bitter, nearly two-year fight between state election regulators and the Connecticut Democratic Party regarding mailers the party sent out in 2014 promoting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s re-election campaign came to an end Wednesday.

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June 7, 2016

Wolf’s Signature Drive Ends, Election Officials Will Work to Verify

by Max Moran | June 7, 2016 3:44pm

Christine Stuart file photo Today was the last day that August Wolf, who wants a chance to compete for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate, has to submit signatures to local election officials.

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