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November 12, 2018

Herbst: ‘Connecticut Republicans Need A Political Enema’

by Christine Stuart | Nov 12, 2018 5:23am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Election Policy

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HARTFORD, CT — What if Republican Bob Stefanowski had distanced himself from Republican President Donald Trump on just a few occasions? Or what if there hadn’t been such a bloody primary with so many candidates?

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November 8, 2018

Connecticut Continues To Lag In Election Results Reporting

by Christine Stuart | Nov 8, 2018 6:48am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Election Policy | Town News | Local Politics | Media Matters

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HARTFORD, CT — Early Wednesday morning, both the Republican and Democratic gubernatorial campaigns sent their supporters home without knowing the outcome of the election because several towns, including New Haven, had still not reported their results.

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November 7, 2018

‘Wet Ballots’ Delay Tally In Governors Race

by Kevin Flood, Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | Nov 7, 2018 2:03am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Election Policy

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HARTFORD, CT — It was a race that was too close to call until the very end. Connecticut voters will have to wait a little longer to find out if Bob Stefanowski or Ned Lamont will be governor.

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November 3, 2018

PAC Spending Stirs Up Controversy

by Christine Stuart | Nov 3, 2018 4:30am
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Election 2018 | Election Policy | Media Matters | White House | Data

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HARTFORD, CT — Some Connecticut Realtors aren’t happy that a political action committee both launched and funded by the Connecticut Association of Realtors is backing Republican gubernatorial nominee Bob Stefanowski.

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November 2, 2018

Democratic Party Chairman Challenges Stefanowski’s Challenger Request

by Christine Stuart | Nov 2, 2018 10:43pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Election Policy

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HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut Democratic Party Chairman Nick Balletto said he was troubled to learned that Republican Bob Stefanowski’s campaign has asked some local registrars to appoint someone to challenge the identity of voters Tuesday, Nov. 6.

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Voter Registration Continues To Climb As Election Approaches

by Christine Stuart | Nov 2, 2018 4:05am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Election 2018 | Election Policy

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HARTFORD, CT — The number of registered voters in Connecticut has reached 2.16 million. That’s higher than Secretary of the State Denise Merrill can remember it ever being for a state of 3.5 million people.

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October 25, 2018

State Rep Candidate Appeals Childcare Opinion

by Christine Stuart | Oct 25, 2018 11:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Election Policy | CEP | Fairfield

Courtesy of Pereira's campaign

HARTFORD, CT — The Federal Elections Commission allows it and do a handful of states, but an informal opinion from state election regulators said no campaign funds can be spent on child care.

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October 5, 2018

Gubernatorial Candidate Will Cost Towns Money

by Christine Stuart | Oct 5, 2018 12:57pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Election Policy

Courtesy of his campaign website

HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 4:30 p.m.) Connecticut’s 169 municipalities will have to repurchase ballots over the next few days now that one of the gubernatorial candidates has found a new running mate.

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October 2, 2018

Young People Are Rejecting Parties, But Registering to Vote

by Christine Stuart | Oct 2, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Child Welfare | Election 2018 | Election Policy

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HARTFORD, CT — While the two party system continues to dominate Connecticut politics, the Millennial generation — like much of the electorate — doesn’t seem to want to be associated with either party according to recent registration data.

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September 24, 2018

Connecticut Goes On Offensive To Protect Electoral System

by Christine Stuart | Sep 24, 2018 4:17pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Election Policy

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HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s electoral system was targeted in 2016 by “agents of the Russian government,” and while they were unsuccessful at breaking into the system Connecticut officials are going on the offensive with some help from the federal government.

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