Tag Archives: election

The Capitol Beat: November 8

Connecticut GOP Ties Up Senate 18-18, Narrows Margin in House

Election day has come and gone, but its shockwaves are sure to be felt for some time on the national and state levels. As of 11 p.m., Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump had prevailed […]

The Capitol Beat: November 5 | Election Recap

Connecticut 2014 Election Results

Federal Congressional Races: – Incumbents John Larson (D), Elizabeth Esty (D), Rosa DeLauro (D), Joe Courtney (D) and Jim Himes (D) all won re-election. There were no US Senate races in Connecticut.

Governor – Governor Malloy (D) won his bid for a […]

The Capitol Beat: November 3

“Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are more pliable.”

– Mark Twain

November 4: The Day We’ve all Been Waiting for…to be over

The day of reckoning and release from the onslaught of statistics, political ads and solicitations is almost upon us. It won’t feel […]

The Capitol Beat: October 6-10

“We hope someday, there will be the same level of services for children with mental health care needs as there are for children with medical needs,”

— Dr. Lisa Namerow, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Institute of Living who practices at the Connecticut Children’s […]

The Capitol Beat: September 29 – October 3

Quote of the Week:

I didn’t want to do it out of anger…I stood there and took his best.

Governor Malloy responds to reporters Thursday night after a debate with Republican candidate Tom Foley, which featured many two-way personal recriminations.

Here’s a Question for the […]

The Capitol Beat: August 12, 2014

Republican Tom Foley Defeats McKinney, Setting up Rematch with Malloy in November; Sen. Eric Coleman Prevails; Bridgeport Hands Defeat to Sen. Musto, Rep. Ayala, Newton

Greenwich Republican and businessman Tom Foley defeated Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield in Tuesday’s gubernatorial primary, setting up a […]

The Capitol Beat: August 4-8

Statewide Primaries are Upon Us; Candidates Doing Last-minute Canvassing, Calling

As Tuesday, August 12 approaches and the voting machines are rolled out for primary balloting, all eyes are on who among the Republicans will face Democratic Governor Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman in November. While […]

Capitol Beat Summertime Update

Although the legislative session ended in May, this is still a busy time in Connecticut politics with primary races in full swing throughout the state, including the high-profile Republican primary to choose a challenger to face Governor Malloy in November’s general election. We will be […]

The Capitol Beat: November 11-15

The Capitol Beat
From Gaffney, Bennett & Associates

November 11, 2013 – November 15, 2013

Women candidates had the last word at the polls Tuesday in numerous towns and cities and that was about the closest thing to a pattern that came out of the election.  […]

The Capitol Beat: September 2-6

The Capitol Beat
From Gaffney, Bennett & Associates

September 2, 2013 – September 6, 2013

Greetings!  We hope you had a relaxing, enjoyable summer even though the weather in July and August seemed to have gotten reversed. Not to worry, the memory is already dimming now […]