September 30, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 30, 2016 11:30am
First it was the state’s largest business lobby. Now it’s smaller special interests groups who are harnessing the power of so-called “independent expenditures.”
September 29, 2016
by Cara Rosner | September 29, 2016 1:55pm
Online and social media efforts have significantly increased the number of Connecticut residents who are registered to vote in the upcoming presidential election, according to state officials.
September 14, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 14, 2016 5:30am
Two factions within Connecticut’s Independent Party are still fighting for control of their ballot lines with only weeks to go before the November election. In the latest round of acrimony, the party’s Danbury faction on Tuesday sued Secretary of the State Denise Merrill and two members of the other faction of the party in Waterbury.
August 19, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 19, 2016 5:31pm
August 18, 2016
by Paul McConnell | August 18, 2016 8:00am
August 17, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 17, 2016 2:10pm
While experts have dismissed the idea floated by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump that the national election could somehow be “rigged,” Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson seems to be concerned that it could be hacked.
by Christine Stuart | August 17, 2016 5:30am
Middletown Mayor Dan Drew admitted Tuesday at a news conference in Middletown that they have no evidence that the Senate Republican caucus misused state resources when its website contractor did some additional political consulting work for a handful of campaigns.
Tags: Align Media, Voter Trove, Len Fasano, Dan Drew, Middletown
August 15, 2016
by Jack Kramer | August 15, 2016 10:30am
Supporters of Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein claim they have submitted between 14,000 and 15,000 signatures of Connecticut voters to the Secretary of the State’s office asking for Stein’s name to be on November’s ballot.
Tags: jill stein, Green Party, Gary Johnson, Libertarian Party, signatures, ballot, dh
by Christine Stuart | August 15, 2016 5:30am
Essex First Selectman Norm Needleman, who is challenging Republican state Sen. Art Linares for his 33rd Senate district seat, filed a complaint against Linares’ campaign Friday with four state offices, including election regulators and the chief state’s attorney.
Tags: Norm Needleman, Art Linares, dh
August 12, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | August 12, 2016 5:30am
If there’s one rule in politics you can take to the bank, it’s never to behave in a way that invites comparisons to high-profile corrupt politicians who resigned in disgrace. For obvious reasons, whether the epithet is fairly or unfairly hurled, elected officials should avoid being labeled “Nixonian” or the equivalent. It’s sort of bad for your career.