Thursday, December 02, 2021

Election 2021 Coverage

Local News • Published Nov. 25, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Final Swearing-In Ceremony for Germini Calamari

Candidates who were endorsed by the parties and listed on the ballot were contacted and invited to a Nov. 7 group swearing in with Chester Town Clerk Debra Germini Calamari. This was organized as...

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Local News • Published Nov. 16, 2021 04:24 p.m.

Wilson Ready to Tackle Issues

Despite his loss to incumbent First Selectwoman Peggy Lyons (D) for the town’s top spot, Republican Selectman Bruce Wilson is looking forward to working with the Board of Selectman to move...

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Local News • Published Nov. 16, 2021 03:45 p.m.

Peggy Lyons Ready for Second Term

First Selectwoman Peggy Lyons (D) maintained her office with a convincing win over the Republican challenger Nov. 2 and, in keeping with Madison’s generally civil nature of politics, the...

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Local News • Published Nov. 09, 2021 04:55 p.m.

Essex Municipal Election Results

“It was a good steady flow of voters all day with some busier spots,” said Essex Registrar of Voters Caitlin Riley as the polls closed for the municipal election at Essex Town Hall...

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Local News • Published Nov. 10, 2021 08:53 a.m.

Deep River Municipal Election Results

In Deep River, a total of 809 votes were cast, 47 by absentee ballot, in the Nov. 2 municipal election. With registered voters totaling 3,369 on Election Day, voter turnout was 24 percent,...

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Local News • Published Nov. 10, 2021 08:51 a.m.

Chester Municipal Election Results

Chester voters re-elected Democrat Lauren Gister to a fourth term as first selectman in the Nov. 2 municipal elections. She earned 682 votes. Initially unopposed, Joe Cohen was a write-in...

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Local News • Published Nov. 09, 2021 02:03 p.m.

Dems Dominate Police Commission in an Otherwise GOP-Led Election

While there was no drama at the top of the Old Saybrook races as the incumbent Board of Selectmen (BOS) all ran unopposed, Republicans took top vote tallies in all races except for one: Democrats...

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Local News • Published Nov. 09, 2021 03:05 p.m.

Voters Choose Hall to Lead Westbrook

On Nov. 2, Westbrook voters turned out to elect Republican John Hall to be first selectman. Hall will be joined on the board by Republican Joseph Campbell and Democrat Chet Bialicki. Hall beat...

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Local News • Published Nov. 09, 2021 12:32 p.m.

Carfora Wins Second Term as East Haven Mayor

In the 2021 municipal elections, the Democratic Party claimed almost every seat that was up for grabs as Mayor Joe Carfora was reelected to his second term with nearly 70 percent of the votes with ...

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Local News • Published Nov. 04, 2021 05:25 p.m.

Major Parties Trade Victories in Clinton; Green Party Loses Seats

On a cloudy and cold Election Day, Clinton voters turned out to elect Republican Tom Hollinger as well as Democrats Carrie Allen and Chris Passante to the Town Council. Hollinger’s win...

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Local News • Published Nov. 04, 2021 05:09 p.m.

Republicans Led by Freda Sweep 2021 Municipal Elections in North Haven

Of North Haven’s 18,079 registered voters, 6,058 turned out to the polls for the 2021 municipal elections for 33.5 percent voter turnout, just above the statewide average turnout of 30.17...

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Local News • Published Nov. 03, 2021 01:16 p.m.

Late Results Clinch Victory for Lyons in Selectman’s Race

It was long and stressful evening for candidates in Madison on election night as ballot counting stretched until after midnight. It all came down to the absentee ballots, and when finally counted, ...

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Local News • Published Nov. 03, 2021 01:03 p.m.

Guilford Voters Overwhelmingly Reject GOP BOE Candidates

In a contentious and sometimes vitriolic campaign that garnered national attention due to the Board of Education (BOE) race that centered on controversial racial issues and school curriculum, the...

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Local News • Published Nov. 03, 2021 08:55 a.m.

Branford Backs Cosgrove, GOP in Overwhelming Win

In a decisive win, Branford voters backed Jamie Cosgrove for a fifth consecutive term as First Selectman and spread impressive numbers across the Republican ticket on Election Day, including final ...

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Local News • Published Nov. 02, 2021 11:50 p.m.

North Branford Elects GOP's Macmillen as Mayor

Results verifed by Zip06/The Sound with North Branford's Town Clerk on Election Night show North Branford voters have selected first-time Republican Town Council candidate...

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Local News • Published Nov. 02, 2021 09:50 p.m.

Cosgrove Wins 5th Term as Branford's First Selectman

With preliminary numbers in from the polls, Jamie Cosgrove has won a fifth consecutive term as Branford's First Selectman in an impressive Election Day win for the GOP party....

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Local News • Published Oct. 28, 2021 04:31 p.m.

Saybrook Police Commission Candidate Outline Role of PC

At the Nov. 2 elections, a significant amount of attention will be paid toward the four open seats on the Old Saybrook Police Commission. The Harbor News reached out to the candidates to...

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Local News • Published Oct. 28, 2021 04:18 p.m.

Clinton BOE Candidates Weigh In on Race and Diversity Teaching

As the Nov. 2 election draws near, board of education races across the country have become a center of attention due to controversy surrounding teachings on race and identity. The Harbor...

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Local News • Published Oct. 27, 2021 07:02 a.m.

Killingworth Goes to the Polls on Nov. 2

Killingworth voters will select town leaders for the boards of Selectmen, Finance, and Education among other offices in the Tuesday, Nov. 2 municipal elections. Polls will open from 6 a.m. to 8 p....

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Local News • Published Oct. 27, 2021 07:02 a.m.

Madison Goes to the Polls on Nov. 2

Madison voters will select town leaders for the boards of Selectmen, Finance, and Education among other offices in the Tuesday, Nov. 2 municipal elections. Polls will open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at ...

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Local News • Published Oct. 26, 2021 08:27 a.m.

Change in Polling Place, Mask Policy in Effect in Madison

Town officials have two important reminders for all voters and residents in Madison. First, to remember that District 1 has a new voting venue. All District 1 voters will now cast votes at the...

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Local News • Published Oct. 27, 2021 09:19 a.m.

Guilford Goes to the Polls on Nov. 2

Guilford voters will select town leaders for the boards of Selectmen, Finance, and Education among other offices in the Tuesday, Nov. 2 municipal elections. Polls will open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m....

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Local News • Published Oct. 26, 2021 02:54 p.m.

Ballot Info for the Nov. 2 Essex Elections

Essex voters will select town leaders for the boards of Selectmen, Finance, and Education among other offices in the Tuesday, Nov. 2 municipal elections. Polls will open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at...

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Local News • Published Oct. 26, 2021 02:54 p.m.

Deep River Goes to the Polls on Nov. 2

Deep River voters will select town leaders for the boards of Selectmen, Finance, and Education among other offices in the Tuesday, Nov. 2 municipal elections. Polls will open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. ...

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Local News • Published Oct. 26, 2021 02:54 p.m.

Chester 2021 Municipal Election Info

Chester voters will select town leaders for the boards of Selectmen, Finance, and Education among other offices in the Tuesday, Nov. 2 municipal elections. Polls will open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at ...

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