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Election 2018

July 17, 2018

Candidates Mix It Up At Climate Change Forum

by Christine Stuart | Jul 17, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Energy | Environment

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HARTFORD, CT — Two Democrats, an independent, and a Libertarian candidate for governor had the Trinity College stage all to themselves Monday to talk about sea level rise, electric vehicles, energy efficiency, and how all of those issues impact the economy.

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July 16, 2018

Bysiewicz Touts Support From Local Elected Officials

by Christine Stuart | Jul 16, 2018 3:30pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | East Hartford

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EAST HARTFORD, CT — Local elected officials literally lined up behind former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz’s campaign for lieutenant governor Monday on a third floor balcony overlooking the Connecticut River.

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July 12, 2018

Lamont, Ganim Milk The Trust Issue

by Paul Bass | Jul 12, 2018 10:54pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Bridgeport | New Haven

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NEW HAVEN, CT — Ned Lamont prepared his lines for his appearance on the Shubert Theater stage Thursday night.

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Stefanowski Emerges For First Debate With Five Weeks To Go

by Jack Kramer | Jul 12, 2018 10:38pm
Posted to: Election 2018

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UNCASVILLE, CT—Madison investment banker Bob Stefanowski finally made his first debate appearance Thursday and his voting record quickly became the hot button issue.

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Obsitnik Moves Ahead With TV Ad Buy

by Christine Stuart | Jul 12, 2018 11:32am
Posted to: Campaign Finance | The Economy | Election 2018 | Jobs

(UPDATED 4:30 p.m.) HARTFORD, CT — His last financial report showed he only had about $46,000 left, but Steve Obsitnik is pushing forward with a six-figure ad buy to get himself on television.

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July 11, 2018

New Britain Mayor Lags In Fundraising For Lieutenant Governor Race

by Christine Stuart | Jul 11, 2018 5:10pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | New Britain

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HARTFORD, CT — New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart, who was able to raise more than $100,000 in her run for governor, has fallen behind her Republican competitors in fundraising for her lieutenant governor campaign.

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Stemerman Spent The Most, While Lamont Goes Up On TV

by Christine Stuart | Jul 11, 2018 12:44pm
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Election 2018

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HARTFORD, CT — For months we watched the Republican gubernatorial candidates raise money or write themselves checks, but on Wednesday it was finally time to see how the candidates have been spending their money or, in the case of one candidate, racking up some personal debt.

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July 10, 2018

Debate Challenge Issued in Race for Treasurer

by Christine Stuart | Jul 10, 2018 2:22pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Greenwich | Hartford

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HARTFORD, CT — It’s not easy being on the underticket. So candidates are doing what they can to get some attention.

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Lamont, Zimmerman Win Coveted WFP Endorsement

by Christine Stuart | Jul 10, 2018 11:49am
Posted to: Election 2018

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HARTFORD, CT — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont and Eva Bermudez Zimmerman, the labor organizer who is running for lieutenant governor, received the endorsement of the Working Families Party Tuesday.

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July 9, 2018

Standing Room Only for Democrats’ Debate in 5th CD

by John F. Silver | Jul 9, 2018 11:45am
Posted to: Congress | Election 2018

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WASHINGTON, CT — Voters who flocked to town hall Sunday for a candidate forum didn’t find much of a difference between former Simsbury First Selectman Mary Glassman and Waterbury teacher Jahana Hayes, both of whom are vying for the Democratic Party’s nomination to fill the open 5th Congressional District seat.

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