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Campaign 2013

White Voters Cared More About Public Financing

by Diana Li | Jan 20, 2014 3:49 pm | Comments (17)

Diana Li Photo More than half of New Haven’s white voters considered public-financing important in the recent mayoral election. More than half of black and Latino voters didn’t.

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Absentee Ballot Fraud Allegations Mount

by Paul Bass | Nov 22, 2013 9:05 am | Comments (5)

Paul Bass Photo When state investigators look into the latest charges of absentee ballot abuse in New Haven, they might want to knock on Idella Streater’s door—and then visit her next-door neighbor, “Miss Brenda.”

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State Investigating Limo Ride To Polls

by Paul Bass | Nov 15, 2013 4:12 pm | Comments (16)

A last-minute limo ride to the polls on Election Day has potentially landed a West Hills drug- and alcohol-treatment center in trouble with two state agencies.

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My Divided Neighborhood

by Claire Simonich | Nov 8, 2013 3:29 pm | Comments (17)

Claire Simonich (pictured), a first-year law student at Yale, sent in this essay about voting on Tuesday for the first time in New Haven.

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Vote Reveals A Racially Divided City

by Thomas MacMillan | Nov 7, 2013 2:14 pm | Comments (62)

At first glance, the final results of Tuesday’s mayoral election looked strikingly similar to those of the 2011 mayoral election: A tight race with a 45/55 citywide vote split. A deeper look at the numbers reveals that New Haven neighborhoods were far more polarized this time.

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Holder-Winfield Eyes Harp’s Senate Seat

by Paul Bass | Nov 6, 2013 5:50 pm | Comments (23)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Just when you thought the campaign season had ended, jockeying has begun for an expected upcoming special election—for state Senate.

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This Stretch Limo Carries Last-Minute Voters

by Melissa Bailey | Nov 6, 2013 12:41 pm | Comments (4)

Yul Watley headed downtown in a limo full of 12 women. They weren’t going to party. They were going to vote.

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For Many Black Women, Harp’s Win Is Theirs, Too

by Melissa Bailey | Nov 6, 2013 10:05 am | Comments (13)

Melissa Bailey Photo “Auntie Doris” remembers when her mother was barred from even voting. Tuesday she led young students on a civics lesson at the polls to watch her not only cast her ballot—but do so for the city’s first black female mayor.

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Labor Beats Independent In Wooster Square

by Cora Lewis | Nov 6, 2013 12:29 am | Comments (3)

CORA LEWIS PHOTO When the numbers were read, 465-249, a supporter hoisted alderman-elect Aaron Greenberg over his shoulders, fireman-style. A whooping cheer went up from the dozens of supporters who gathered in the gym of the Conte/West Hills school to hear the results of the Ward 8 aldermanic election, in which Greenberg trumped independent Andy Ross.

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Toni Harp Elected Mayor

by Paul Bass, Melissa Bailey & Allan Appel | Nov 5, 2013 9:39 pm | Comments (36)

For the first time in New Haven’s 375-year history, “Hizzoner” is about to become “Her Honor.”

That’s because voters Tuesday elected Toni Harp as their next mayor—the first woman ever to win the job.

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