connecticut politics

Governor Dannel Malloy (Christopher Capoozziello/Getty Images) Tom Foley (Tom Woike/Pool/Getty Images)

Outside Groups Impacting Governor Race

TV viewers in Connecticut can expect to see more and more political ads targeting the two major-party candidates for governor.


Gov, Dannel Malloy defended his record and attacked his GOP opponent Tom Foley. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Malloy Defends His Record In Fiery Speech To Dems

Malloy blasts GOP foe Tom Foley for spending the past four years in the “cheap seats, saying cheap things.”


From left: Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman and Governor Dannel Malloy

Malloy, Wyman Backed By Working Families Party

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman will appear twice on the November ballot.


Tom Foley (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo) John McKinney (Courtesy Senate GOP Office)

Foley, McKinney Have Attempted To Remain Civil

Tom Foley, the endorsed Republican candidate for Connecticut governor, said Sunday he and his GOP rival, Sen. John McKinney, had agreed to run a civil campaign that he said has been followed mostly, but not always.



Absentee Ballots Available For Summer Primary

Absentee ballots are now available for Connecticut’s upcoming primary election.


Tom Foley (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo) John McKinney (Courtesy Senate GOP Office)

Connecticut GOP Governor Candidates to Face Off

The two Republican candidates for Connecticut governor are facing off in a primary debate.


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Connecticut to Dole Out Record Campaign Funding

Connecticut’s voluntary public campaign funding program is on pace to dole out a record $35 million in an election marked by a crowded field of statewide candidates who have qualified for the grants.


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Malloy, Wyman Awarded $6M In Campaign Funds

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman will soon receive about $6.5 million in public money to finance their re-election campaign.


State Rep. Larry Miller (Courtesy House Republicans)

Special Election Planned for Late Lawmaker’s Seat

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been officially notified of an opening in the Connecticut House of Representatives.


File photo of guns. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun Rights Advocates Hope For Convention Impact

Second Amendment rights advocates in Connecticut are hoping to have an influence at this weekend’s state Republican convention.