Category Archives: Election

Candidates sought to run on ticket

BEACON FALLS — The Democratic Town Committee is seeking candidates to apply and run on the Democratic slate for the November election. The following officers will be up for election:…

Chatfield announces bid for 21st term

PROSPECT — After four decades in office, Republican Mayor Robert Chatfield has no intentions of stepping aside yet. Chatfield, who will turn 74 in August, announced his plans to seek…

Markley to run for lieutenant governor

HARTFORD — State Sen. Joseph Markley is the first Republican to declare as a candidate for the No. 2 job in state government. Markley, R-16th District, registered March 24 as…

Zupkus, Rebimbas re-elected without opposition

There was no drama Tuesday when it came to the races for state representative in the 89th District and 70th District — frankly because there were no races. State representatives…

Logan unseats Crisco

ANSONIA — There will be a new face representing the 17th Senatorial District. Republican George Logan, a 47-year-old political newcomer, defeated longtime Democrat incumbent Joseph Crisco to win the Senate…

Klarides-Ditria earns first term in House

SEYMOUR — Republican Nicole Klarides-Ditria will join her sister Themis Ditria, the Republican Minority leader, in the state House of Representatives in Hartford. Klarides-Ditria, a Republican who ran on a…

Markley wins going away in 16th District

SOUTHINGTON — State Sen. Joe Markley was soundly elected to a fourth term representing the 16th District. Markley, a Republican, received enough votes to defeat Democratic challenger Ryan Rogers, though…

Labriola earns 8th term

NAUGATUCK — State Rep. David Labriola said he will continue finding common sense solutions to the state’s troubles in his eighth term representing the 131st District. Labriola, a Republican, took…

Hartley reigns in 15th District

WATERBURY — A Democratic incumbent who has logged over 30 years in state government easily crushed her Independent opponent, a UPS driver with no political experience, in the race for…

Election notes            

The election is Nov. 8. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. On the ballot Presidential Electors Democratic: Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine Republican: Donald Trump and Mike…