New Haven, CT Elections

New Haven Register

Milford candidate claims anti-GOP bias after zip code mix-up

MILFORD — A Republican school board candidate is crying election fraud after incorrect zip codes were used on absentee ballot application return envelopes mailed to thousands of residents. William Legere III, who is running for the Board of Education in District 3, said he now questions the integrity of the...
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Norwalk Hour

Notable New Haven names exploring secretary of the state run

NEW HAVEN — At what’s still an early stage in the process, there’s plenty of New Haven in the running to see who will replace outgoing Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, with former alder and city official Jackie James definitely in and Health Director Maritza Bond and Alder Darryl Brackeen both considering runs.
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Bristol Press

Bristol Democrats hold campaign kickoff, grand opening of headquarters

BRISTOL – Bristol Democrats had a campaign kickoff and grand opening of their headquarters at 430 North Main St. Saturday morning with Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz, area candidates and supporters. Bristol Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu said the headquarters would likely be open in the evenings on weekdays and open on Saturdays...

A Talk with the Hamden Town Council

Talking with a number of Hamden Town Council members about local politics. If you have any questions, contact Quinnipiac University Democrats: Quinnipiac Today is your source for what's happening throughout #BobcatNation. Sign up for our weekly email newsletter to be among the first to know about news, events and members of our Bobcat family who are making a positive difference in our world.

LETTERS: In the middle of two storms, and political opinions from our readers

Being in Sheehan’s class of 2018 and a full-time student at Quinnipiac, I would bring a student perspective to the board. I was Sheehan’s Student Council president and serve on several committees with the school district. I am a board member/food pantry leader at The Rock Church and am a board member at the United Way and YMCA. I will focus on an equitable and inclusive environment for all and finding the best uses of our budget and facilities. Contact info:, 203 208 8534, Facebook/Twitter/Instagram @DoeringforBoard.

Brookfield First Selectman Candidate Tara Carr Says Current Administration is ‘Working In a Vacuum’

Tara Carr is a Republican candidate for First Selectman in Brookfield, CT. She's running against the current first Selectman Steve Dunn, and an unaffiliated candidate, Austin Monteiro. During election season, the Ethan and Lou Show likes to give listeners in the Greater-Danbury area, a deeper look at their candidates. Each year before November 2, we try and get as many of them on as possible.

Norwalk Dems begin Get Out the Vote campaign

NORWALK, Conn. — Mayor Harry Rilling knows he’s not a shoo-in, he said Saturday. Norwalk Democrats held a campaign kickoff in the Town Green, where Rilling told the assembled faithful – about 40 people – that they need to get out the vote this fall. “It can’t be said enough....

Naugatuck Dems tap Zahid to fill vacancy on ticket

NAUGATUCK — The Democratic Town Committee on Sept. 15 endorsed Shagufta Zahid to run for burgess in the November election in the place of Deputy Mayor Laurie Taf Jackson. Jackson, 56, withdrew from the race in August due to personal reasons and family obligations. She is in her fifth term on the Board of Mayor and Burgesses, and served as deputy mayor the last two terms.
New Haven Register

Candidate could be Bridgeport's 'shortest-serving' councilman

BRIDGEPORT — It was not how Raymond Collette hoped his burgeoning political career would be remembered, but as of this week he became the “blink-and-you’ll-miss-him” member of the City Council. With less than a month on the job, his tenure was cut short by his primary loss Tuesday and now...