Campaign 2018

To Just Enough People, Race Didn’t Matter

by Steve Hamm | Nov 7, 2018 1:01 pm | Comments (3)

Steve Hamm photo(Updated) Like other New Haveners heading out of town to try to propel a blue wave this election season, New Haven journalist and filmmaker Steve Hamm traveled across state lines to campaign for New York Congressional candidate Antonio Delgado. Here’s what Hamm has to say about his experience campaigning for the New York Democratic challenger:

Even among died-in-the-wool Democrats, misinformation about immigrants stirs up fear and resentment. That’s one scary insight I picked up while canvassing for Antonio Delgado, a Black Latino who is running for Congress in New York’s 19th District—in the mid-Hudson Valley.

It wasn’t bad enough to decide the outcome of the election.In a victory for decency, enough white voters overlooked race to elect a black man in the whitest congressional district in New York.

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Stefanowski Concedes In Governor’s Race; New Haven Puts Lamont Over The Top

by Paul Bass | Nov 7, 2018 8:32 am | Comments (15)

Thomas Breen PhotoNed Lamont will be the next governor of Connecticut, thanks to New Haven.

Voters here gave Lamont a 20,461-vote victory margin—which will continue to grow as more votes are counted — over Republican Bob Stefanowski, the largest single vote total in the state. [Update: Final victory margin in the city was 23,278 votes.]

Stefanowski conceded to the Greenwich Democrat on Wednesday morning, even as New Haven continued counting its ballots after a disastrous election day muddled by broken voting machines.

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Ballot Pandemonium: Machines Break All Over Town; Voters Wait Hours; Stefanowski Seeks Injunction

by Paul Bass, Markeshia Ricks, Allan Appel, & Jake Dressler | Nov 7, 2018 12:07 am | Comments (21)

Paul Bass PhotosDouble breakdowns in New Haven’s elections Tuesday have thrown the city’s vote-count into chaos — and prompted Republican gubernatorial Bob Stefanowski to go to court to segregate some of the city’s ballots.

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New Haven Election Results

by Staff | Nov 6, 2018 8:14 pm | Comments (3)

Note: These results are from machine tallies. They do not include absentee ballots.

Second note: Still no official word from Ward 2, where a machine broke.

Third note: The tally from Ward 4 is partial: One of two machines broke there.

Fourth note: The tally from Ward 24 is partial because the print out was only legible for some of the candidates but not all.

 

 

Meanwhile, here (in the video from Thomas Breen) was the scene in Ward 22’s voting spot, in Dixwell, where three out of four machines were broken.

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