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Election 2020 Coverage

Local News • Published Oct. 20, 2020 02:32 p.m.

Madison Working Overtime to Ensure Fair Election

With less than two weeks before one of the most unique, difficult, and hotly contested elections in modern history, Madison town officials are doing everything in their power to make sure that...

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Local News • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

LWV 101st District Debate Available Online and on Cable Access

The League of Women Voters of the East Shore recently hosted a virtual debate between the two candidates for the 101st District state representative seat. Noreen Kokoruda (R-incumbent) and John-...

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Local News • Published Oct. 20, 2020 03:45 p.m.

Guilford Prepares for Election with Influx of Volunteers, Says No Fraud Concerns

With just under two weeks until one of the most unique, difficult, and hotly contested elections in modern history, Guilford is preparing to provide maybe the most essential service of a...

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Local News • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Scanlon Running Unopposed for Re-election to 98th District House Seat

Incumbent Democrat Sean Scanlon is unchallenged in his bid to retain his 98th Assembly District seat, which covers Guilford and southeastern Branford. First elected in 2014, he has chaired the...

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Local News • Published Oct. 15, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Environmental Groups Endorse Christine Palm

State Representative Christine Palm (D-36), who is running for re-election to serve Chester, Deep River, Essex and Haddam in the Connecticut General Assembly for a second term, has been endorsed...

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Local News • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08:45 a.m.

Brendan Saunders: Republican for the 33rd State Senate District

Brendan Saunders, the Republican challenging Norm Needleman to represent the 33rd State Senate District, canceled his interview with Harbor News and did not respond to requests to...

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Local News • Published Oct. 15, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Senator Needleman Endorsed by American Federation of Teachers

State Senator Norm Needleman has been endorsed by the American Federation of Teachers as he continues to work toward re-election in the 33rd Senate District.“The educators of today...

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Local News • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Dave Rubino: Democrat for the 23rd General Assembly District

Dave Rubino’s approach to serving the 23rd General Assembly District might be described as broadly informed and honed to local action.Rubino, a Democrat who lives in Old Lyme, is a...

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Local News • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Devin Carney: Republican for the 23rd General Assembly District

For Devin Carney, having local roots and being involved in the community is paramount to representing his district.Carney, a Republican, Old Saybrook native, and Old Lyme resident, is...

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Local News • Published Oct. 13, 2020 02:30 p.m.

Joe LaPorta: Republican for the 12th State Senate District

Joe LaPorta is a Republican running for the 12th District State Senate seat, representing six towns along the shoreline. An engineer by trade, LaPorta is challenging incumbent Democrat Christine...

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Local News • Published Oct. 08, 2020 01:48 p.m.

Branford Officials Prepare for Safe, Fair Election Process Nov. 3

Whether voting by absentee ballot or in person on Tuesday, November 3, Branford's election officials want to reassure residents that processes and people are in place to ensure a fair and...

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Local News • Published Oct. 06, 2020 03:20 p.m.

Noreen Kokoruda: Incumbent Republican for 101st District State Representative

Longtime Republican incumbent Noreen Kokoruda, who has represented Madison and Durham for almost a decade, and served in local politics in Madison for more than twice that time, is facing a...

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Local News • Published Oct. 06, 2020 03:20 p.m.

John-Michael Parker: Democrat for 101st District State Representative

John-Michael Parker, the Democrat running for the state representative seat for the 101st Assembly District, is in his second campaign with the same matchup, having just fallen short of an upset...

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Local News • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Christine Palm: Democrat for the 36th Assembly District

Incumbent Democrat Christine Palm, a resident of Chester, was elected to the position of state representative for the 36th District in 2018. She is the principal of Sexual Harassment Prevention,...

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Local News • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Robert Siegrist: Republican for the 36th Assembly District

Republican candidate for the 36th Assembly District Robert “Bob” Siegrist has been a resident of Haddam since 1995. He has worked in a variety of occupations and notes that his first ...

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Local News • Published Oct. 06, 2020 03:33 p.m.

Christine Goupil: Democrat for District 35

Christine Goupil said that she was motivated to run for the state representative seat after she assessed what she saw as her strengths and determined one of them was her ability to work behind the ...

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Local News • Published Oct. 06, 2020 12:06 p.m.

State Candidate Discussion: Economic Development in Madison

The Madison Economic Development Commission (EDC) will host the candidates for state office this Thursday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. During the virtual meeting, the candidates hear Madison’s...

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Local News • Published Oct. 01, 2020 04:19 p.m.

'Branford's Voice in Hartford': Riccio Seeks Election as 102nd State Rep

Republican Marc Riccio is running for election as Branford's 102nd district state represenative. He said he will serve as "Branford's Voice in Hartford." Riccio challenges...

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Local News • Published Oct. 01, 2020 04:19 p.m.

'Working Hard for Branford': Comey Seeks Re-election as 102nd State Rep

Robin Comey is the Democratic incumbent candidate running for re-election as Branford's 102nd District State Representative on Nov. 3.  Comey said she will provide steady leadership that's...

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Local News • Published Oct. 01, 2020 04:19 p.m.

Leadership and Knowledge: Candelora Seeks 8th Term as 86th District's State Rep

Republican Vincent J. Candelora is running for an eighth consecutive term representing the 86th District of the General Assembly as State Representative. The district represents North...

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Local News • Published Oct. 01, 2020 04:19 p.m.

‘A Vision for Our Future’: Mase Seeks Election for 86th District’s State Rep

Vincent "Vince" Mase Sr. is the Democratic candidate running for state representative in the 86th General Assembly District against incumbent Republican candidate Vincent Candelora. The 86th...

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Local News • Published Sep. 29, 2020 12:09 p.m.

Parker Again Challenges Kokoruda for 101st District State Rep Seat

In an election that will operate very differently from previous races, the 101st Assembly District will have a certain familiarity about it. The race is a rematch of incumbent Republican Noreen...

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Local News • Published Oct. 01, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Norm Needleman Endorsed by Connecticut Realtors

State Senator Norm Needleman (D-33) has received an endorsement from the Connecticut Realtors Association, his latest of several received in September. Sen. Needleman continues to work toward re-...

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Local News • Published Sep. 22, 2020 03:52 p.m.

LaPorta Challenging Cohen for 12th District Senate Seat

Though traditional campaigning has largely been made impossible since March due to virus-related restrictions, incumbent Democrat Christine Cohen and Republican challenger Joe LaPorta have been...

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Local News • Published Sep. 22, 2020 04 p.m.

Republican Dave Yaccarino: Put the People First

Republican Dave Yaccarino is seeking reelection as the state representative for the 87th General Assembly District, a position he has served in for the past 10 years. Yaccarino, a lifelong North...

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