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August 22, 2014; Updated: 1:46 pm
Danbury – East Lyme First Selectman Paul Formica, the Republican candidate for the 20th State Senate district, earned the nomination of the state Independent Party...
August 22, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm
I must say I am happy for the return of campaigning Dan Malloy, who seems much more likable than the governing Dannel Malloy.After winning the 2010 election for governor, Malloy seemed to...
August 18, 2014; Updated: 3:36 pm
Congessional candidate Lori-Hopkins Cavanagh has used her weekly real estate show on WJJF-FM to promote her campaign.
August 17, 2014; Updated: 11:23 pm
Experts say the 2014 race, unlike the 2010 race between Tom Foley and Dannel P. Malloy, will be about Malloy’s record.
August 12, 2014; Updated: 8:26 am
As the last results came in, Rep. Betsy Ritter pumped her fist in the air. There were cheers and claps as she and campaign members realized she had won the primary by a wide margin.
August 12, 2014; Updated: 5:26 pm
Devin Carney, a Realtor and small-business owner from Old Saybrook, secured the Republican vote for the state's 23rd House District in Tuesday's primary.
August 12, 2014; Updated: 1:06 pm
Connecticut Republicans started trickling to the polls this morning as they will have to choose between Greenwich businessman Tom Foley or Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield to...
August 12, 2014; Updated: 1:05 pm
Of the two Republican gubernatorial candidates, party endorsed-candidate Tom Foley of Greenwich and state Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield, McKinney has spent a relatively large...
August 12, 2014; Updated: 1:05 pm
A three-way Republican primary for lieutenant governor was too close to call early Wednesday morning.
August 12, 2014; Updated: 6:41 pm
Connecticut Republicans have given Greenwich businessman Tom Foley a second opportunity to run against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
August 12, 2014; Updated: 1:07 pm
As Devin Carney of Old Saybrook and Vicki Lanier of Old Lyme face off in today's Republican primary for the 23rd House, Republican turnout has been steady so far in Old Lyme and Lyme.
August 12, 2014; Updated: 12:01 am
First Selectman Ed Haberek posted on possible gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Pelto’s Facebook page last week that he has submitted a petition of signatures to help him get on the ballot for...
August 11, 2014; Updated: 11:52 pm
Jury selection is starting for the trial of former Gov. John G. Rowland on federal charges that he tried to create secret consultant roles with two congressional campaigns.
August 11, 2014; Updated: 12:34 am
Cranston, R.I. - Allan Fung says he is running for governor because he is angry.The state is stuck in the economic doldrums while other states are rebounding from the recession. He...
August 11, 2014; Updated: 1:08 pm
Editor’s note: This corrects the location of East Lyme's polling place.
August 8, 2014; Updated: 12:20 am
Of the two Republican gubernatorial candidates on Tuesday’s primary ballot, state Sen. John McKinney has experience in government and Tom Foley could campaign against the incumbent as an...
August 8, 2014; Updated: 1:10 pm
For the first time in 12 years, a new leader will represent the 23rd House District.
August 6, 2014; Updated: 1:54 pm
Near the end of Tuesday night's Democratic primary debate in the 20th state Senate District, the moderator asked the candidates where they differ. Both thought they were similar.
August 6, 2014; Updated: 2:58 pm
With Election Day 13 weeks away, state Sen. Andrew Maynard’s name continues to be on the ballot although he remains hospitalized after suffering a serious head injury at his Stonington home 15...
August 6, 2014; Updated: 9:48 pm
Selectwoman Rose Ann Hardy and Selectman Rob Wilson on Wednesday announced their endorsement of Bill Satti for the 20th Senate District.
August 6, 2014; Updated: 12:33 am
Andrew R. Lockwood Sr., a frequent candidate for local and state office, announced Tuesday that he will file paperwork this week to run for the 39th House District seat.
August 4, 2014; Updated: 1:53 pm
Bozrah — First Selectman Bill Ballinger on Monday endorsed Democrat Bill Satti for the 20th District seat in the state Senate.
August 4, 2014; Updated: 4:00 pm
The Aug. 12 Republican primary race for lieutenant governor features a three-way race between state Rep. Penny Bacchiochi, R-Stafford Springs, Groton Town Councilor Heather Bond Somers and former...
August 4, 2014; Updated: 1:52 pm
Democrats Betsy Ritter and Bill Satti, who are seeking their party's nomination to run for the 20th District state Senate seat on Aug. 12, will debate on Tuesday.
August 4, 2014; Updated: 1:54 pm
Doug Dubitsky of Chaplin and Noah Enslow and Michael Meadows, both of Sprague, are vying for the Republican Party nomination in the Aug. 12 primary to run for state representative from the 47th...
August 2, 2014; Updated: 11:49 pm
Betsy Ritter and Bill Satti will participate in a political debate at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday in the lower-level meeting room of the Waterford Public Library, at 49 Rope Ferry Road.
July 29, 2014; Updated: 8:10 pm
State Rep. Elizabeth Ritter, D-Waterford, will face New London Democratic Town Committee Chairman Bill Satti in the Aug. 12 primary.
July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:00 am
The 38th District represents Waterford and Montville.
July 28, 2014; Updated: 12:03 am
Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh of New London, a Libertarian running as a Republican candidate, is hoping to add Second District congresswoman to her long list of titles.
July 25, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm
Waterford - The Registrars of Voters will hold voter registration Tuesday, July 29, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the registrars' office in Town Hall, for the Aug. 12 primary...
July 25, 2014; Updated: 12:02 am
A primary will be held in August between two women vying for the opportunity to work with fewer than 4,000 registered voters in a part-time job that pays barely $5,000 a year.
July 25, 2014; Updated: 12:02 am
The campaign manager for Republican 47th District state House of Representative primary candidate Noah Enslow has filed an election complaint against opponent Doug Dubitsky for allegedly failing to...
July 24, 2014; Updated: 11:09 am
Gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley said he appreciates the endorsements from former Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele and Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and expects state Sen. John McKinney of Fairfield, a fellow...
July 23, 2014; Updated: 4:33 pm
This session is in preparation for the Republican and Democratic primaries on Aug. 12.
July 18, 2014; Updated: 12:46 am
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, has outstripped his Republican challenger in fundraising by more than $1 million, according to paperwork filed by each candidate with the Federal Election...
July 18, 2014; Updated: 12:46 am
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill announced Thursday that the number of uncontested races by major parties increased by 56 percent this year compared to 2012.
July 17, 2014; Updated: 2:47 pm
This registration session is in preparation for the Republican and Democratic primaries to be held on Aug. 12.
July 17, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm
The session comes ahead of the primary elections that will be held from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 12.
July 17, 2014; Updated: 12:16 am
The State Elections Enforcement Commission announced that the Democratic candidates for the 20th District state Senate seat Bill Satti andBetsy Ritter are eligible for public campaign financing...
July 16, 2014; Updated: 4:16 pm
Lyme — Democratic State Senate Candidate Emily Bjornberg of Lyme announced Thursday that her campaign has qualified for public financing in compliance with...
July 16, 2014; Updated: 5:15 pm
The city’s registrars of voters will hold a voter registration session at City Hall on Tuesday, July 29 from 5 to 8 p.m. The session comes ahead of the primary elections that will be held Aug.
July 15, 2014; Updated: 1:56 pm
The registrars of voters will hold extended hours on July 29 to register new voters and those who wish to be restored to the voter list in Norwich.
July 14, 2014; Updated: 2:10 pm
Under the state's campaign finance laws, Republican Aundré Bumgardner had to raise $5,000 in small donations of $100 or less from at least 150 people living in Groton or New London.
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.