by Mark Pazniokas/ CT Mirror | Dec 2, 2017 9:51 pm | Comments (2)
Connecticut’s political left obtained commitments from four Democratic gubernatorial contenders on a range of progressive issues Saturday at a “People’s Symposium” that was as much a test of the audience’s appetite for hitting the streets to resist President Donald J. Trump as the politicians’ visions for succeeding Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
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by Staff | Nov 14, 2017 1:17 pm
The following charts represent the final results of New Haven’s 2017 municipal elections, courtesy of the registrar of voters office.
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by Paul Bass, Markeshia Ricks & Christopher Peak | Nov 8, 2017 1:57 pm | Comments (20)
New Haven voters Tuesday overwhelmingly gave Democrat Toni Harp a third two-year term as mayor and chose fellow Democrat Clifton Graves to become the first new probate judge in 32 years.
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by Staff | Nov 8, 2017 12:08 pm | Comments (5)
A newly elected alder who raised thousands of dollars to run against nobody is turning over much of the money to charity.
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by Christopher Peak | Nov 8, 2017 12:07 pm | Comments (7)
New Haven’s Republicans wagered this election year on individual candidates, hoping street-level campaigns about quality-of-life issues could offset bright-blue New Haven’s disgust with the national brand of far-right politics embodied by President Trump.
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by Paul Bass | Nov 6, 2017 2:33 pm | Comments (15)
New Haven voters Tuesday will elect the first new probate judge in 32 years, and Republicans are taking a stand in Morris Cove and City Point to try to bring party diversity to the Board of Alders.
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by Thomas Breen | Nov 6, 2017 7:38 am | Comments (1)
Jeanette Britt told the candidate knocking on her door that she had been tricked.
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by Staff | Oct 30, 2017 1:30 pm | Comments (2)
The State Elections Enforcement Commission (SEEC) has opened an investigation into a complaint filed by Democratic mayoral primary candidate Marcus Paca.
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by Thomas Breen | Oct 25, 2017 7:04 am | Comments (6)
At a mayoral “debate” Tuesday night where no active mayoral candidates debated each other, two policy proposals did surface: creating a hybrid elected-appointed Board of Police Commissioners and expanding public financing for city elections.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 20, 2017 1:09 pm | Comments (11)
Walking the Hill with John Carlson, you can get the impression that his campaign for city alder is largely about fixing sidewalks and paving streets.
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