Election

Dannel Malloy, Tom Foley, CBA debate Oct 9 (Courtesy CT-N)

Final Numbers Released On Election For Governor

Final vote totals from this month’s statewide election show Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy defeated his Republican rival, businessman Tom Foley, by 28,019 of the nearly 1.1 million votes cast for governor.

11/26/2014

A ballroom at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich, after Tom Foley's 2014 election night gathering ended. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Nearly $17M In Outside Cash Spent On Governor Race

With outside groups spending nearly $17 million on Connecticut’s tight governor’s race, state lawmakers are considering what can be done to reduce the influence of third party money on future state campaigns.

11/11/2014

Tom Foley (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo) Dannel Malloy (Christopher Cappoziello/Getty Images)

The Campaign Ends

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley traveled the state Monday in a last-minute effort to boost voter turnout in Connecticut’s tight race for governor, with Foley getting a 5th visit from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

11/03/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Connecticut AFL-CIO Backs Malloy For Governor

Connecticut’s largest labor organization is endorsing Democratic Gov. Dannel P.Malloy for a second term in office.

06/17/2014

File photo of a calculator. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Holder-Winfield Wins Special Election In New Haven

Democratic state Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield of New Haven has won a special state senate election to succeed veteran Toni Harp, who’s now the mayor of New Haven.

02/26/2014

File photo of a polling station. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Some Schools Want To End Role As Polling Places Because Of Security Concerns Following Newtown Massacre

Some schools want to end their traditional role as polling places because of security concerns since the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, leaving their communities without easy alternatives for voting sites.

01/06/2014

Bridgeport City Hall. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Elections Commission Investigates Reported Waiver Of Fine

The state is investigating allegations that Bridgeport Town Clerk Alma Maya waived a campaign fine for a City Council candidate and falsified documents to hide the waiver.

12/02/2013

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Watchdog Group Charges Absentee Ballot Abuse

A watchdog group alleges that absentee ballots have been abused in Bridgeport’s Board of Education election set for Sept. 10.

09/03/2013

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Special Election Today In 53rd General Assembly District

This is Election Day in three Connecticut towns. Voters in Willington, Ashford, and Tolland are casting their ballots in a special election to fill a vacant seat in the state House. The candidates on the […]

06/11/2013

State Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

State House Considers Expansion Of Absentee Voting

The House of Representatives is voting on whether to place a question on the 2014 ballot giving voters the option to expand absentee voting.

04/17/2013

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