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  • NEW POLL: GOP’s Bob Stefanowski Surges To Lead In Connecticut Gov Race

    11/02/2018 7:27:19 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 38 replies
    RGA News ^ | November 2, 2018
    A new poll shows Republican Bob Stefanowski surging to the lead in the closing days of the Connecticut governor’s race. The latest Hearst/Sacred Heart survey shows Stefanowski leading Democrat Ned Lamont as the momentum has shifted decisively in recent weeks toward Stefanowski’s campaign. Those polled cited the “high overall tax burden” and the state budget crisis as their top issues in the election, a clear indication that voters are frustrated after eight years of failed Democrat leadership under Dan Malloy. Bob Stefanowski’s surge in the polls shows that his campaign has the momentum as his pro-jobs message for lower taxes...
  • Stefanowski is ahead in new Hearst/SHU Poll (CT Gov)

    11/01/2018 3:19:30 PM PDT · by BillyBonebrake · 14 replies
    The New Haven Register ^ | Nov 1, 2018 | Ken Dixon
    Republican Bob Stefanowski has inched ahead of Democrat Ned Lamont by 2.4 percent in the governor’s race, which remains a statistical tie heading into the final weekend before Election Day, the latest Hearst Connecticut Media Group/Sacred Heart University Poll finds. The poll, released Thursday afternoon, shows that Stefanowski is now up 40 percent to 37.6 percent, with unaffiliated candidate Oz Griebel of Hartford at 9 percent. Just over 12 percent of those surveyed remain undecided. Stefanowski gained a 5.8 percent point swing over two weeks, the poll finds. Lesley DeNardis, executive director of the Institute for Public Policy at Sacred...
  • Ned Lamont wins in Connecticut

    08/14/2018 6:18:29 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 60 replies
    Twitter ^ | 08-14-2018 | AP
    BREAKING: Ned Lamont wins Democratic nomination for governor in Connecticut primary election.
  • Candidate Won't Leave Governor's Forum, Is Dragged off Stage

    04/11/2018 10:36:48 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 18 replies
    <p>BROOKFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A Democratic candidate for Connecticut governor who refused to leave a forum where she wasn't invited and had to be dragged off the stage by police is facing criminal charges.</p> <p>Video of Monday night's event at Brookfield High School shows Lee Whitnum sitting in a row with seven invited candidates, yelling she has "every right to be in this debate" and filed her paperwork a year ago.</p>
  • Elizabeth Esty Not Running For Re-Election (Dem, CT-5)

    04/02/2018 1:57:38 PM PDT · by campaignPete R-CT · 20 replies
    Hartford courant ^ | April 2, 2018
    Congresswoman, Rep. Elizabeth Esty will not run for re-election after facing intense criticism for mishandling domestic violence allegations against her since-fired chief of staff. Here is the full statement from her office: From being a room parent in a first grade classroom to serving on the library board, town council, state house and U.S. Congress, I went into public service to fight for equality, justice, and fairness. It is one of the greatest honors of my life that the people of Connecticut’s Fifth District elected me to represent them in Congress. However, I have determined that it is in the...