2014 Connecticut Gubenatorial Election

Conn gubernatorial election taking shape
6:09 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Democrat Malloy and Republican Foley spar following their party conventions

Connecticut’s Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy and his leading Republican challenger Tom Foley are taking shots at each other following their party conventions over the weekend.  The candidates are picking up from four years ago when Malloy narrowly beat Foley.

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Republican Convention
10:02 am
Sat May 17, 2014

Foley accepts GOP nomination for Conn. governor; Boughton and McKinney qualify for primary

Greenwich Businessman Tom Foley accepting the GOP nomination for governor of Connecticut.
Credit Ebong Udoma

Connecticut Republicans have endorsed Greenwich Businessman Tom Foley as their candidate to challenge Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy in this year’s gubernatorial election. However, Foley still has to contend with a possible three-way primary in August.

The endorsement came on Saturday on the second day of the two-day party convention at Mohegan Sun in Unasville.  

On Friday, the GOP endorsed candidates to challenge the state's five incumbent, Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Conn. Governor race
6:35 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Malloy responds to Foley's accusations

Gov. Dannel Malloy speaking at Oxford Airport
Credit Ebong Udoma

Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy dismissed allegations of ethical lapses against his administration on Monday.  The allegations were made by Malloy's 2010 GOP rival, Tom Foley, on the WFSB-TV program "Face the State' on Sunday.

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2014 Conn. Governor race
12:39 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Foley forms exploratory committee

Tom Foley announced he's forming an exploratory committee to run for Governor in Bridgeport on Tuesday
Credit (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Republican Tom Foley, who narrowly lost the race for Connecticut Governor to Democrat Dannel Malloy in 2010, announced in Bridgeport on Tuesday that he’s considering another run at the job.

Foley told reporters that this time, he plans to qualify for public financing for his campaign, and said he'll decide later if he'll use it.