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Editorial Roundup: New England

Mar. 01, 2024 07:12 AM EST

Boston Globe. February 25, 2024. Editorial: To maintain confidence in SJC, nominee should offer clear answers on when she’d recuse herself Cases involving priorities of Governor Maura Healey are sure to come before the Supreme Judicial Court. If they do, will her...

Bridgeport mayor wins do-over election in race marred by ballot irregularities

Feb. 28, 2024 09:25 AM EST

Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim won a do-over election Tuesday in Connecticut’s most populous city, months after a judge threw out the results of the first one because of allegations of absentee ballot box stuffing during a Democratic primary. Ganim easily defeated fellow Democrat John...

Fatigue and frustration as final do-over mayoral election looms in Connecticut's largest city

Feb. 26, 2024 05:02 AM EST

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — It’s been nearly four months since a judge tossed out the results of a Democratic mayoral primary in Connecticut’s largest city due to allegations of ballot stuffing, sending voters repeatedly back to the polls and thrusting Bridgeport into an unflattering national...

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Bridgeport's do-over mayoral election

Feb. 23, 2024 07:21 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — If it’s Tuesday, there must be a mayoral election in Bridgeport. For the fourth time in five months, Democrat Joe Ganim, the incumbent mayor of Connecticut’s largest city, will face challenger John Gomes at the ballot box in his quest for an eighth term....

Gov. Lamont gives upbeat assessment of Connecticut as pro-Palestinian protesters disrupt opening day

Feb. 07, 2024 17:28 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont on Wednesday gave an upbeat assessment of the state and its finances, countering calls from some of his fellow Democrats to raise taxes on the wealthy and spend more money on urgent needs including higher education and social services, as well as...

Probe finds problems with Connecticut racial profiling data were largely mistakes, not intentional

Feb. 01, 2024 18:03 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Inaccurate racial profiling data on traffic stops made by the Connecticut State Police was largely the result of data-entry mistakes and other mishaps, not an intentional effort by troopers to submit bogus information, according to a report by independent investigators...

Mayoral candidate says he won't quit Connecticut race marred by ballot issues, despite primary loss

Jan. 31, 2024 16:59 PM EST

A mayoral candidate who got an election re-run in Connecticut’s largest city because of allegations of absentee ballot box stuffing said Wednesday that he is staying in the race, despite losing three straight votes to the Democratic incumbent. “I have met with my supporters and...