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Price quits, asks SOTS to give Independent line to GOP’s Carter

Rep. Dan Carter. R-Bethel

John R. Price says he is relinquishing his claim to the Independent Party’s nomination for U.S. Senate, a move intended to end an intra-party fight and give Republican Dan Carter the party’s cross-endorsement and a second line on the ballot. But with many ballots printed and optical scanners programmed, is it too late? Continue Reading →

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Feud cost Connecticut’s Independent Party a line in U.S. Senate race

Trial Referee A. Susan Peck  tells the feuding parties the court has no jurisdiction.

An internal fight will leave the Independent Party without a candidate for U.S. Senate in Connecticut this fall, denying Republican Dan Carter a cross-endorsement in his uphill fight to unseat the Democratic incumbent, Richard Blumenthal. Continue Reading →

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Long-shot candidates hope voter discontent gives them a boost

Bill Clyde, a Green Party candidate for congress, is relying on social media like this (and little money) to propel his campaign.

A Green Party candidate, Bll Clyde is one of several minor party and unaffiliated candidates who will be competing for a congressional seat in Connecticut this year. Like Clyde, they may have a liberal bent. Or they may be conservative or libertarian. But they all have one thing in common – contempt for the way the major parties are running things. Continue Reading →

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