- Peter Stolzman voted. “I hate missing an election. I think it’s at least my responsibility,” he said.
- Needless to say, more is to come with three more months of campaigning. Neither candidate faces a challenge in Tuesday’s primaries.
- Michelle Louise Bicking, the Green Party candidate for Connecticut governor, said that she can offer something that the state needs — a focus on people, not profit.
- Democrats will make the legislation an issue “for those voting against it,” Senate President Pro Tem Martin Looney of New Haven said in an interview.
- The state Democratic party held its convention Saturday at the Xfinity Theater in Hartford. Erick Russell won the party's nomination for state treasurer.
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- Sen. Steve Cassano, a Democrat first elected to the Connecticut senate in 2010, said Monday that he will run for reelection, disputing statements from Manchester’s Democratic party leader that he had promised to step aside.
- A complaint contending South Windsor Democrats illegally distributed hundreds of absentee ballot applications merits investigation, the State Elections Enforcement Commission decided Wednesday.
- A vote recount was under way Sunday to determine who will be mayor of West Haven, the last major undecided race in Connecticut from last week’s election.
- Despite a Republican trend that covered much of the state on Election Day, Democrats in Avon, Simsbury and West Hartford either made gains or held their ground.
- Republican Jeff Caggiano took an upset victory over Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu on Tuesday night, with preliminary numbers showing a roughly 600-vote win.
- New Britain voters on Tuesday made Erin Stewart the longest-serving Republican mayor in the Hardware City's history. Stewart, only the second woman to run the 70,000-population city, turned back a challenge by Democratic state Rep. Bobby Sanchez, whose supporters were eager to elect New Britain's first Hispanic mayor.
- West Hartford Democrats extended their 21-year hold on the town council Tuesday, while Republicans appeared to have shut down a spirited challenge from A Connecticut Party.
- High-profile municipal elections drove high voter turnout Tuesday, as some of Connecticut’s largest cities cast ballots for mayor and numerous smaller towns weighed in on contentious local races.