Category Archives: Election

Incumbent, local politician in running for 105th

Republican incumbent state Rep. Nicole Klarides-Ditria will face a prominent Beacon Falls politician in the 105th District race. Klarides-Ditria, a 49-year-old Seymour resident, won her first term representing the district,…

Ruling clears way for candidate to primary

WATERBURY — A judge on Tuesday granted a reprieve that keeps former state Rep. Vickie Nardello’s latest comeback try alive. A paperwork error and a series of missteps that followed…

Commission approves public funding for candidates

HARTFORD — The State Elections Enforcement Commission recently approved public grants under the Citizens’ Election Program for candidates in the November general election. The commission approved grant payments for state…

Zupkus, Harrigan to contend for 89th District

After running unopposed in 2016, Republican incumbent state Rep. Lezlye Zupkus will face a challenge from Democrat Anne Harrigan in the 89th House District in the November election. Zupkus is…

Judge recuses self from lawsuit over paperwork flub

WATERBURY — A superior court judge has recused himself from a lawsuit over a Democratic candidate’s flub that may have cost her the ability to run in a 16th Senatorial…

Nardello seeks court order for spot on primary ballot

HARTFORD — Former state Rep. Vickie Nardello is blaming state election officials for a disqualifying mistake that cost her a shot at the Democratic nomination for an open state Senate…

Recount changes winner of last seat on commission

NAUGATUCK — A recount triggered by a mistake at one of the polling locations Tuesday resulted in a change in the winning candidates for the Zoning Commission, though the margin…

Republicans pick up seats in borough

(Full Naugatuck election results) NAUGATUCK — Republicans nicked two seats from their Democratic rivals to gain a 5-4 majority on the Board of Burgesses. However, Democratic Mayor N. Warren “Pete”…

Bielik wins first selectman race

(Full Beacon Falls election results) BEACON FALLS — Voters backed Democratic First Selectman Christopher Bielik for a third term in office. Bielik defeated Republican challenger Ken George, 894 votes to…

Republicans keep hold of council majority

(Full Prospect election results) PROSPECT — Republicans retained their majority on the Town Council Tuesday night as all five GOP candidates were elected to the nine-member council. In fact, Republicans…