2014 Connecticut Gubenatorial Election

Election 2014
4:00 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Conn. Dems send out re-election mailer for Malloy, despite objections from state election officials

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy speaks at a rally with former President Bill Clinton, Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, in Hartford, Conn.
Credit AP Photo/Jessica Hill

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says he supports state Democrats sending out a mailer for his re-election paid for with funds raised to help federal candidates.

Republicans and Connecticut elections officials object to the move claiming it violates state election laws.

The Connecticut Democratic Party said in a statement on Wednesday that they’ve received conflicting guidance on the matter from state and federal regulators. They said that’s why they’ve decided to proceed with the mailing based on the party’s “good-faith interpretation of federal law.”

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Election 2014
6:51 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

N.J. Gov. Christie gives Republican Foley campaign help

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie stumping for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley in Trumbull, Conn. Behind him are Newtown First Selectman Patricia Llorda and Foley's running mate Heather Somers.
Credit Ebong Udoma

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie campaigned in Connecticut on Monday to rally support for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley. Christie spoke to Foley supporters at Foley’s campaign headquarters in Trumbull.

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Election 2014
2:09 pm
Sun August 24, 2014

In the first debate between Malloy and Foley this week: Guns will be an issue

Tom Foley (on right), the Republican candidate for governor in Connecticut listens to Angel Reyes, a small business owner, while campaigning on the East Side of Bridgeport on August 15th, 2014.
Credit Ebong Udoma

Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy and his Republican challenger Tom Foley are scheduled to meet this week for their first debate before the November election. Connecticut’s stricter gun control law, signed by Malloy after the school shooting in Newtown, is expected to feature prominently in the debate.

Foley has said he would not have signed the gun legislation into law, had he been governor. Foley said he disagrees with the stricter regulation of guns and ammunition contained in the law, in a GOP debate earlier this month.

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Election 2014
5:57 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Malloy rejects Foley's accusation that Conn. is bribing businesses to stay

Conn. Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy, and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman (left) at Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.
Credit Ebong Udoma

Tom Foley, the Republican candidate for governor in Connecticut, has accused his incumbent Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy of bribing businesses to stay in the state. During a visit to Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford on Friday, Malloy rejected Foley’s accusation.

Malloy signed into law a deal with United Technologies Corporation, Sikorsky’s parent company, allowing the company to use $500 million in state tax credits to upgrade and expand its facilities in Connecticut in May.

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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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