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Election 2015

November 12, 2015

OP-ED | Democrats Need To Get Serious About Bringing Young People Into The Party

by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | Nov 12, 2015 11:30am
Posted to: Election 2015 | Opinion | Millennial Voices

There’s no denying that the 2015 municipal elections were a setback for Connecticut Democrats.

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November 6, 2015

Spin Doctors Selling Local Election Results

by Christine Stuart | Nov 6, 2015 3:16pm
Posted to: Election 2015 | Town News | Fairfield | South Windsor | Local Politics

CTNJ file photo As soon as the polls closed on Tuesday, the party machines went into action in an effort to convince the news media that their side had won this year’s municipal elections.

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November 5, 2015

OP-ED | What We Learned From Election 2015

by Susan Bigelow | Nov 5, 2015 7:30pm
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2015 | Opinion | Bridgeport | New Britain | Stonington

Now that it’s all said and done and our Bridgeport-sized hangover is finally wearing off, what did we learn from this year’s municipal elections?

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November 3, 2015

Next Year Connecticut Voters Will Get Immediate Election Results, But Not In 2017

by Christine Stuart | Nov 3, 2015 11:41pm
Posted to: Election 2015 | Election Policy | Local Politics | East Hartford

Christine Stuart photo Voters in Pennsylvania received timely election results on their computers and mobile devices Tuesday, but voters in Connecticut will have to wait until next year for a similar service.

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Republicans Target Malloy Even Though He’s Not On The Ballot

by Christine Stuart | Nov 3, 2015 6:30am
Posted to: Election 2015 | Local Politics | Bridgeport | Hartford

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s name isn’t on the ballot today, but you wouldn’t know it from the Republican Party’s rhetoric, robocalls, or mailers.

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October 30, 2015

OP-ED | Election 2015: What to Watch for on Election Night

by Susan Bigelow | Oct 30, 2015 11:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2015 | Opinion | Bridgeport | Fairfield | Hartford | Meriden | Middletown | New Britain | Norwalk | Stonington | Trumbull

SUSAN BIGELOW
Yes, the time of year when election signs are plastered all over town is just about over. Municipal elections are finally here! What should we be watching for on election night 2015?

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September 23, 2015

Merrill Announces Voter Registration Partnership With AAA

by Cara Rosner | Sep 23, 2015 3:26pm
Posted to: Election 2015 | Election Policy | Transportation

CTNJ file photo With the Nov. 3 municipal elections approaching, Connecticut residents have new options when it comes to registering to vote: their local AAA offices.

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September 18, 2015

OP-ED | Reading the Tea Leaves in Primary Results

by Susan Bigelow | Sep 18, 2015 1:00pm
Posted to: Election 2015 | Election Policy | Opinion | Bridgeport | Hartford | New London


SUSAN BIGELOW When it was all over at last, incumbents in three major cities found themselves rejected by their own party’s voters. What happened, and what does it mean — if anything?

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September 17, 2015

Malloy Mum on Ganim in Bridgeport, But Endorses Bronin in Hartford

by Christine Stuart | Sep 17, 2015 2:57pm
Posted to: Education | Election 2015 | Bridgeport | Hartford

Christine Stuart photo Wednesday’s primary has put Connecticut Democrats in the awkward position of deciding whether to support a convicted felon in his campaign to win back his job as mayor of Bridgeport.

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September 11, 2015

OP-ED | Night of the Living Primaries—2015 Edition!

by Susan Bigelow | Sep 11, 2015 10:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2015 | Election Policy | Local Politics | Opinion | Bethel | Bridgeport | Hartford | Killingworth | New Britain | New London

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Primary night is finally upon us! Here’s a quick rundown of possible outcomes, questions that will hopefully be answered, and what’s at stake.

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