Race for 111th: Frey wins re-election (UPDATE)

Updated 11 p.m. ET, Nov. 6 — State Representative John Frey (R-111) has won re-election over Democratic challenger Aimee Berger-Girvalo. The Ridgefield Democratic Town Committee conceded the race at 10:53 p.m. Tuesday night, with Berger-Girvalo giving Frey’s camp a congratulatory phone call. Early returns from the town’s four voting districts show Frey with a 5,732 to 5,214 vote lead. The Registrar of Voters … read more

Election Day 2018 draws long lines of voters, increase in absentees and voter registration

Town Hall’s front door is open, and relevant offices are buzzing with election-related activity. “It’s very busy,” said Democratic Registrar of Voters Cindy Bruno. “Lots of phone calls, election day registrations.” Any Ridgefielder who is not registered as a voter and can prove they’re 18, a U.S. citizen, and a Ridgefield resident my use “election day registration” to vote at … read more

Barack Obama endorses Will Haskell for 26th district senate seat

Will Haskell

The race for state senate in Connecticut’s 26th district just went national with Democratic candidate Will Haskell winning the endorsement of former President Barack Obama. “Today, I’m proud to endorse even more Democratic candidates who aren’t just running against something, but for something — to expand opportunity for all of us and to restore dignity, honor, and compassion to public … read more

Greenwich’s John Blankley announces run for state treasurer

Democrat John Blankley, a top CFO and Connecticut business owner, and Greenwich resident for 35 years, announced today that he is running for Connecticut State Treasurer. After nearly a year speaking with residents across the State and raising funds for Connecticut’s Citizens’ Election Program, Blankley released the following statement:   “When my family came to America 35 years ago, as … read more

Waiting for election's final results? Public explanation planned at 4:30 Monday

The complicated results of the election will be discussed at a public meeting in town hall late this afternoon. Town Clerk Barbara Serfilippi said Republican and Democratic town committee chairmen and candidates affected have been invited to a meeting starting at 4:30 Monday, Nov. 13, in town hall’s lower-level conference room to discuss the situation — in which the outcomes … read more

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy announces he will not seek third term

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced this afternoon that he will not seek a third term. The current term runs for another twenty months, ending in January 2019. Malloy made the announcement with his wife, Cathy, and his oldest son, Dannel, at this side, along with Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman. Malloy began by speaking about the work that the administration … read more

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