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July 10, 2014; Updated: 12:32 pm
To give new voters the chance to register for the Republican primary on August 12, the town Republican registrar will hold voter registration from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on July 29 at the Registrar of...
July 7, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm
The fledgling Waterford Green Party has met some major milestones despite some growing pains. \n
July 3, 2014; Updated: 4:14 pm
Lieutenant governor candidate and Groton Town Councilor Heather Bond Somers was notified Thursday that she has been approved for public campaign financing.
July 2, 2014; Updated: 12:15 am
The state Green Party has nominated Waterford resident and Green Party member Bill Collins for the 38th District state representative seat being vacated by Betsy Ritter, who is running for the 20th...
June 23, 2014; Updated: 12:31 am
Waterford — The Waterford Green Party announced Monday that Billy G. Collins will seek its party’s nomination to run for the 38th...
June 18, 2014; Updated: 8:03 pm
The mayor appears to be at odds with the secretary of the state’s office over the resolution passed Monday by the City Council to add three new polling locations in the city.
June 12, 2014; Updated: 12:20 am
Councilor and committee Chairman Efrain Dominguez said that if voting districts were smaller and polling places were more centrally located, it would be easier for people to walk to them.
June 11, 2014; Updated: 11:59 pm
Lieutenant governor candidate and Groton Town Councilor Heather Bond Somers on Tuesday accused the state of missing economic opportunities in her town and explained why she split from the ticket of...
June 4, 2014; Updated: 8:05 pm
Mary Stone is running for state representative in the 23rd District has qualified to receive the first round of grants for 2014 under the Citizens’ Election Program.
June 1, 2014; Updated: 12:10 am
A supporter of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement party wears a headdress made of oranges, the party's color, as she attends a Saturday rally to welcome Odinga back to...
May 29, 2014; Updated: 10:43 am
With nearly all ballots counted, Egypt's former military chief has won a crushing victory over his sole opponent in the country's presidential election, his campaign said Thursday. But the results...
May 23, 2014; Updated: 11:23 pm
Republican lieutenant governor candidate Dave Walker announced Friday that he has filed papers to enter a three-way primary for the second highest office in Connecticut.
May 22, 2014; Updated: 11:53 pm
Groton Town Councilor Heather Bond Somers decided to go it alone in the likely lieutenant governor primary and abandoned the proposed Boughton-Somers ticket, leaving her former running mate to come...
May 22, 2014; Updated: 6:03 pm
Ledyard – This year’s election for the 42nd House District might look familiar to voters: Democratic incumbent Tim Bowles once again will face off against...
May 22, 2014; Updated: 1:26 pm
Gubernatorial candidate, state Sen. John McKinney, R-Fairfield, announced on Thursday that he has filed his paperwork to enter the Republican primary for governor.
May 21, 2014; Updated: 8:46 pm
Democrats on Monday nominated Rep. Kevin Ryan for a 12th term representing the state's 139th District.
May 21, 2014; Updated: 11:50 am
Residents can register to vote using mobile apps on their smartphone or tablet. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill announced on Wednesday that the apps are available through Google...
May 21, 2014; Updated: 8:42 am
Lieutenant governor candidate Heather Bond Somers is considering her options — a run with gubernatorial candidate and Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, a split from him to run separately, not to run...
May 21, 2014; Updated: 8:48 pm
The Norwich Republican Town Committee unanimously endorsed political newcomer Robert Dempsky for the 46th state House of Representatives seat that covers the southern and urban sections of Norwich.
May 20, 2014; Updated: 11:43 am
In the 20th state Senate District's first contested nomination in more than two decades, State Rep. Betsy Ritter, D-Waterford, won her party's endorsement Monday by six votes.
May 20, 2014; Updated: 10:39 pm
A Waterford police sergeant and a member of the town's Representative Town Committee was endorsed Tuesday as the Democratic candidate for the 38th state House District at the Democratic 38th District...
May 20, 2014; Updated: 10:06 pm
Democrats in the 40th District endorsed incumbent Ted Moukawsher at their nominating convention Tuesday night. He is seeking a seventh term.
May 20, 2014; Updated: 10:00 pm
Democrats in the 39th District endorsed incumbent state Rep. Ernest Hewett of New London for a sixth term at their nominating convention Tuesday night.
May 20, 2014; Updated: 9:16 pm
Incumbent state Representative Elissa Wright was endorsed Tuesday for a fifth term by Democrats in the 41st District at their nominating convention.
May 20, 2014; Updated: 8:29 pm
There were no surprises at the Democratic convention Tuesday as Democrats from Stonington and North Stonington endorsed incumbent Diana Urban of North Stonington to run for her eighth term as state...
May 20, 2014; Updated: 2:44 pm
Democrats in the 18th District endorsed incumbent state Sen. Andrew Maynard of Stonington for a fifth term at their nominating convention Monday night.
May 20, 2014; Updated: 12:12 am
Incumbent Democratic 19th District state Sen. Cathy Osten received the unanimous endorsement Monday to run for a second term in the 10-town district while Lyme resident Emily Bjornberg secured the...
May 20, 2014; Updated: 11:57 pm
Voters approved the $52.68 million town budget for fiscal 2014-15.
May 14, 2014; Updated: 6:44 pm
In a move that's unlikely to surprise anyone, state Democrats on Wednesday nominated Joe Courtney for a fifth term as the U.S. Representative for Connecticut's second district during a convention at...
May 14, 2014; Updated: 9:54 pm
Kathleen McCarty was endorsed Wednesday as the Republican candidate for the 38th state House District, during the Republican 38th District Convention.
May 14, 2014; Updated: 5:27 pm
The caucus will nominate a successor to long-time registrar Ellie Michaud, who will retire after the November election.
May 14, 2014; Updated: 12:05 am
Connecticut Republicans held their nominating convention Monday evening in Hartford to select candidates for state Senate.
May 13, 2014; Updated: 2:40 pm
Raleigh, N.C. — "American Idol" entertainer Clay Aiken has won what had been a hotly contested Democratic primary for a North Carolina congressional seat.
May 12, 2014; Updated: 5:15 pm
Asheboro, N.C. — A North Carolina textile entrepreneur locked in a too-close-to-call Democratic Party primary with former "American Idol" singer Clay Aiken has...
May 2, 2014; Updated: 12:03 am
John F. Scott, a Mystic resident and member of Groton Representative Town Meeting, announced Friday he will seek the Republican party nomination to run against Democratic state Rep. Ted Moukawsher...
April 30, 2014; Updated: 2:27 pm
Lyme – Democrat Emily Bjornberg of Lyme has announced her candidacy for the State Senate in the 33rd District covering the towns of Lyme, Old Saybrook, Chester,...
April 28, 2014; Updated: 11:58 pm
Three Republican candidates will compete next month for their party's endorsement to run for state representative from the 47th District but they do not expect the matter to be settled until an Aug.
April 23, 2014; Updated: 12:16 am
Geoffrey Jones, who is fighting Democratic state Rep. Elissa Wright in court over a deteriorating family home in Essex, said Tuesday he will seek the Republican nomination to run against her for the...
April 22, 2014; Updated: 12:22 am
The effort to change the town charter to ensure that the Board of Finance elections are always contested, got a boost Monday with the launching of an extensive website promoting the change.
April 16, 2014; Updated: 12:21 am
So the daffodils are out. Tax day has come and gone.
With Tuesday's gentle April showers, could May flowers be far off?
We seem to be finally done, with the possible exception of some...
April 11, 2014; Updated: 2:01 pm
Five Republican gubernatorial hopefuls — excluding Tom Foley — discuss gun control, taxes, education and the economy during the first televised gubernatorial debate of the election season.
April 3, 2014; Updated: 2:43 pm
The Groton Democratic Town Committee has chosen Natalie Burfoot as chairperson and has elected four other officers to two-year terms.
March 29, 2014; Updated: 12:07 am
Supporters of Zalmai Rassoul, Afghan presidential candidate and former foreign minister, wave Afghan flags during a campaign rally Friday in the Bazarak district of Panjshir province, Afghanistan.
March 28, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he'll seek a second term as governor, retaining Nancy Wyman on the ticket and setting up a possible rematch with Republican Tom Foley.
March 28, 2014; Updated: 1:31 pm
The seat recently became open when longtime Sen. Andrea Stillman, D-Waterford, announced that she will not seeking re-election.
March 28, 2014; Updated: 11:58 pm
The 2014 election will be the last one to be worked by the town’s two veteran registrars of voters, as both have announced their pending retirement.
March 23, 2014; Updated: 8:33 am
Jason Catala's face still reddens when he talks about the panicky feeling he experienced last November when he realized he hadn't been re-elected to the city's Board of Education. “I knew it...
March 21, 2014; Updated: 12:01 am
Aundré Bumgardner, a college-age student in Groton, said Thursday he would seek the Republican nomination for the 41st House District seat to run against State Rep. Elissa Wright, D-Groton.
March 17, 2014; Updated: 12:15 am
Residents will decide Wednesday whether to appropriate funds to repair the Niantic Bay Boardwalk and hire a consultant for the town’s elementary school facilities.