Elections

Jessica Hill / AP

The ballot is set for the August 14 gubernatorial primaries in Connecticut, with the Secretary of the State’s office certifying the last two candidates. 

Those are Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim and Greenwich hedge fund manager David Stemermen. 

Frank Franklin II / Hans Pennink / Richard Drew / AP

A Siena college poll finds Governor Andrew Cuomo is securely ahead of his challengers, Democrat Cynthia Nixon and Republican Marc Molinaro, in his re-election bid. Meanwhile, Cuomo is using some of his substantial $30 million campaign war chest to promote an anti-gun violence measure.

Ryan Caron King / WNPR

In Connecticut, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim is likely to qualify for the Democratic Party primary for governor. That’s what state officials are saying following Tuesday’s deadline for petitioning candidates to submit signatures.

Courtesy of WTNH TV and Connecticut Association of Realtors

Four Republicans running for governor of Connecticut were asked in a debate last night if they would invite Republican President Donald Trump to campaign for them. They were pressed several times before they all accepted that they would.

Ann Lopez / WSHU

Three Republicans and one Democrat who would like to be the next governor of Connecticut were given a chance to make their pitch to voters at a televised gubernatorial candidate forum at the University of Hartford on Thursday. The forum was organized by the Governor Jodi Rell Center for Public Service at the University of Hartford.

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