by Christine Stuart | April 16, 2014 11:36am
Sen. John McKinney, who is running for governor, was recently forced to refund $500 in donations from five state contractors or prospective contractors who are banned from giving donations.
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by Hugh McQuaid | April 4, 2014 3:59pm
State Elections Enforcement Commission Chair Anthony Castagno said the SEEC is “troubled” by this week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision removing aggregate campaign contribution caps, but is confident Connecticut’s public financing system will “withstand” the decision.
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by Christine Stuart | March 31, 2014 5:30am
Being hired to head Common Cause, a national government watchdog group, was the equivalent of being appointed to the Supreme Court for Miles Rapoport.
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by Christine Stuart | March 21, 2014 5:29am
Election regulators found Wednesday that Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy didn’t violate any laws during his October fundraising visit to California.
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by Christine Stuart | March 18, 2014 7:00am
She would like to get more election results sent to her office electronically, instead of by fax or police escort, but Secretary of the State Denise Merrill doesn’t believe it should be mandated.
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by Christine Stuart | March 10, 2014 6:30am
The National Popular Vote Compact got one step closer Friday to becoming law when the Government Administration and Elections Committee forwarded the bill to the Senate with a 9-4 vote.
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by Hugh McQuaid | March 3, 2014 3:51pm
State auditors concluded that Secretary of the State Denise Merrill’s office did not violate any laws when it sent newsletters to around 5,400 residents, but they declined to weigh in on whether the emails were political in nature.
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by Terry D. Cowgill | February 28, 2014 6:30am
Last week had to be an excruciating one for Republicans in Connecticut. As the Grand Old Party gears up for a race against a vulnerable Democratic incumbent governor, the specter of investigations hangs over the Capitol City like a New Year’s Day hangover.
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by Hugh McQuaid | February 24, 2014 5:52pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy threw his support Monday behind a proposal to join other states in casting Connecticut’s Electoral College votes in favor of the presidential candidate who receives the most votes nationally.
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by Christine Stuart | February 24, 2014 1:00pm
A contractor who was on a list of banned state campaign contributors when he gave $10,000 to the Connecticut Democratic Party has rewritten the check to its federal account.
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