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June 18, 2018

Stefanowski Makes History In Qualifying for Primary Ballot

by Christine Stuart | Jun 18, 2018 9:24pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Election Policy | CEP

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HARTFORD, CT — Madison investment banker Bob Stefanowski is the first petitioning candidate for governor to qualify for the Republican primary. He’s also the first gubernatorial candidate in Connecticut history to petition his way onto the primary ballot. Republican Peter Schiff did it when he was running for U.S. Senate in 2010.

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January 12, 2018

Drew, Linehan End Campaign

by Christine Stuart | Jan 12, 2018 2:00pm
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Election 2018 | Cheshire | Middletown | CEP

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Citing fundraising difficulties, Middletown Mayor Dan Drew and his running mate, Cheshire state Rep. Liz Linehan, ended their campaign for governor and lieutenant governor.

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January 10, 2018

Boughton Makes It Official After Reaching Fundraising Threshold

by Christine Stuart | Jan 10, 2018 6:29am
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Election 2014 | Election 2018 | Danbury | CEP

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DANBURY, CT — This time is different for Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton.

The nine-term mayor who just had brain surgery this summer has raised the money he needs to qualify for public financing.

In 2014, Boughton fell short of the support he needed from inside the Republican Party to get on the primary ballot.

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