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$2 Per Signature

by Staff Report | May 27, 2014 3:43pm
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Posted to: Election 2014

That’s how much Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton’s gubernatorial campaign is paying people to help get Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti on the ballot as his running mate.

The Boughton campaign sent out an email soliciting registered Republicans to gather names. The campaign needs more than 8,190 signatures of registered Republicans by June 10 to get Lauretti on the ballot.

Boughton received enough delegate support to primary at the convention.

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posted by: art vandelay | May 27, 2014  9:51pm

art vandelay

Interesting to observe how Democrats & Republicans differ on the election front.  Democrats hire limo companies to transport the homeless & shelter residents to the polls. They also supply free liquor & voter registration forms on the ride over.  Republicans on the other hand pay $2.00 for signatures.

posted by: DrHunterSThompson | May 28, 2014  12:38am

$2? Where do I sign?

Twist one up! Free money!


posted by: GBear423 | May 28, 2014  5:13am


...that John Cusak movie where the kid is chasing him thru out yelling “$2!!!”

I have the image of the kid, but now he has Boughton’s head and a roll of blank petitions.

posted by: JH_1 | May 28, 2014  8:11am

GBear - That movie is Better Off Dead.  I think the same thing when I hear someone reference $2.

posted by: SocialButterfly | May 28, 2014  9:11am

No details are provided for how/where Republicans can vote.

posted by: SocialButterfly | May 28, 2014  9:40am

HST: No two bucks for you Doc.
Registered Democrats are not alllowed to vote.

posted by: d9deeda8 | May 28, 2014  9:48am

It’s $2/petition to circulate petitions, not $2 to sign the petition.  This article is poorly written and fails to adequately relay that message.