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2020 Election archive

Showing 8/12/2020 to 2/7/2020

Dedicated few cast ballots at Norwalk polls

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk voters went to the polls Tuesday, in small numbers but with a big sense of... (Read more)

8 / 12 / 2020

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The Connecticut primary: A perfunctory contest for president, and a long wait for others

The top-line races were easy. Soon after the polls closed Tuesday night, the Associated Press declared Republican Donald J.... (Read more)

8 / 12 / 2020

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Safe voting in the time of COVID-19

More than 6,000 Norwalk Democrats and Republicans will be voting by Absentee Ballot in the August 11, 2020 Presidential... (Read more)

8 / 11 / 2020

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Norwalk Town Clerk slams State’s absentee ballot process

NORWALK, Conn. — The primary is Tuesday and Norwalk Town Clerk Rick McQuaid said there is a “huge concern.”... (Read more)

8 / 5 / 2020

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Norwalk State Rep candidates adjust to campaigning in COVID-19 world

NORWALK, Conn. — Lawn-banking. Zoom town halls. Door-knocking with masks and materials in plastic bags. These are just a... (Read more)

8 / 3 / 2020

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Every vote matters

Every vote matters. That is the lesson from the recent Connecticut State House passage of the Police reform bill... (Read more)

7 / 29 / 2020

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Where’s Chris Perone?

Where’s Chris Perone? The Connecticut Legislature was called into session this week to confront the important issues of Absentee... (Read more)

7 / 28 / 2020

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We need mail-in absentee ballots now in Connecticut!

Today, the House of Representatives took up a critical bill that will help protect the right to vote for... (Read more)

7 / 24 / 2020

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Tell your legislators you support absentee ballots

To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Norwalk (LWV) thanks you for covering the important issue of... (Read more)

7 / 13 / 2020

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Rilling: GOP registrar’s service will end July 20; she says it won’t

NORWALK, Conn. — Embattled Norwalk Republican Registrar Karen Doyle Lyons will be out of her position in less than... (Read more)

7 / 2 / 2020

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Norwalk political notes: State Rep. campaign kickoff on Zoom; COVID-19

NORWALK, Conn. — Some political developments: Dathan’s virtual campaign kickoff features Blumenthal and Himes Eight states added to CT-NJ-NY... (Read more)

7 / 1 / 2020

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Doyle Lyons resists more calls for her resignation

Updated, 1:06 p.m.: Comment from Fred Wilms. NORWALK, Conn. — Calls for Karen Doyle Lyons’ resignation continued Monday, in... (Read more)

6 / 30 / 2020

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Norwalk Republican Registrar called racist, urged to resign

NORWALK, Conn. —Karen Doyle Lyons, under fire for a Facebook post deemed racist, is resisting calls for her resignation... (Read more)

6 / 29 / 2020

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Young Norwalker again seeks to be NAACP ‘Sead of Change’

NORWALK, Conn. — Jalin Sead would like to be the next Norwalk branch NAACP President and is beginning his... (Read more)

6 / 19 / 2020

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Save Old Saugatuck

The need for affordable housing in our communities is urgent. For too long, Connecticut has been a segregated state,... (Read more)

6 / 17 / 2020

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Flynn’s multiple complaints to State net one hit, slightly off target

NORWALK, Conn. — South Norwalk activist John Flynn, endorsed by Norwalk Republicans recently as a State Representative candidate, has... (Read more)

6 / 15 / 2020

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Norwalk political notes: A grant to help children, grants for campaign funding

Updated, 2:30 p.m. Thursday, information from Fred Wilms; 6:13 p.m. Wednesday, information from Lucy Dathan. Correction, Dathan applied in... (Read more)

6 / 10 / 2020

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Norwalk Democrats endorse Perone, Simms and Wells

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Democrats completed their fall slate this week, endorsing Chris Perone, Travis Simms and Stuart Wells... (Read more)

5 / 29 / 2020

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Norwalk Republicans endorse Wink, Flynn and Doyle Lyons – finish ‘darn good slate’

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Republicans have completed their slate of candidates for this year’s election. Endorsed are: Jonathan Riddle... (Read more)

5 / 21 / 2020

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Wood announces 2020 campaign

I’m pleased to announce that I will be running again for state representative in the 141st district — Darien,... (Read more)

5 / 20 / 2020

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Candidates endorsed for Norwalk legislative seats

Updated to include videos. NORWALK, Conn. — Legislative candidate endorsements continued Tuesday, with Fred Wilms and Patrizia Zucaro cruising... (Read more)

5 / 20 / 2020

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Democrats, Republicans, move forward Norwalk candidates

Updated, 3:35 p.m.: Videos added. NORWALK, Conn. — Two Democrats and a Republican won endorsements Monday to run as... (Read more)

5 / 19 / 2020

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Zucaro lays out battle lines in District 143 Statehouse contest

NORWALK, Conn. —Republicans gathered Tuesday to promote their chosen replacement for Gail Lavielle in the Statehouse. “I am 100... (Read more)

4 / 29 / 2020

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Himes makes pitch to Norwalk Democrats

NORWALK, Conn. —Jim Himes on Monday let loose partisan commentary that he’s been holding back on, given the gravity... (Read more)

4 / 28 / 2020

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Norwalk Republicans reveal tentative ticket for fall election

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Republicans unveiled a female-heavy slate of Statehouse candidates Monday, including a challenger for State Senate... (Read more)

4 / 21 / 2020

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Lamont postpones presidential primary until Aug. 11

Gov. Ned Lamont signed an order Friday postponing Connecticut’s increasingly irrelevant presidential primary until Aug. 11, a decision that... (Read more)

4 / 17 / 2020

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Lavielle set to step down from CT Statehouse

NORWALK, Conn. — State Rep. Gail Lavielle (R-143) is not running for reelection. “At the end of this term,... (Read more)

3 / 18 / 2020

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Norwalk political notes: Noise ordinance greenlighted; Bloomberg, Thomas seek votes

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk political news: Noise ordinance a go Bloomberg looks to organize in Norwalk Thomas seeks... (Read more)

2 / 14 / 2020

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Norwalk political notes: Recycling, ECS and election bids

Updated, 4:21 p.m., 1:40 p.m.:More information. NORWALK, Conn. – Some Norwalk political developments: Help for Norwalk’s part of the... (Read more)

2 / 10 / 2020

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Any hate crime is hate crime

Late last month, our Senator Bob Duff and Senate President Pro Tempore Looney announced “A Just Connecticut,” one of... (Read more)

2 / 7 / 2020

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