Connecticut was vying to move up its presidential primary in 2024. But President Biden and Democrats want Georgia and Michigan to go earlier.
McGee’s race was one of eight primaries for General Assembly nominations Tuesday.
There are statewide primaries for secretary of the state, treasurer and U.S. Senate, a race enlivened by the late interest of Donald J. Trump.
New Hampshire is likely to hold the first primary in 2024, but Democrats from Connecticut and elsewhere in the region hope to vote earlier.
Gov. Ned Lamont signed an order Friday postponing Connecticut’s increasingly irrelevant presidential primary until August 11.
Bernie Sanders quit Wednesday, but he still wants Connecticut to hold a primary in the midst of a pandemic.
Postponed until June 2, will Connecticut’s primary be moot?
On a night when the Democratic presidential race eased to an end, the campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders worked together to uneventfully conclude Connecticut’s delegate selections for the Democratic National Convention, winning ratification by the party’s state central committee for a final group of 19 delegates.
A postscript to Connecticut’s Democratic presidential primary played out Tuesday in caucuses to select 36 delegates to Democratic National Convention on the basis of gender, race, sexual orientation and pledges of loyalty to Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders.
BRIDGEPORT – A hoarse Hillary Clinton closed her Connecticut primary campaign Sunday with an implicit nod to the supporters of her Democratic rival, Bernie Sanders, and a loud repudiation of how she says America has been divided by the anti-immigrant rhetoric of Republicans Donald J. Trump and Ted Cruz.
WATERBURY – One thing was clear Saturday: Donald J. Trump didn’t come to the Center of the Universe, this city’s defiant if ironic slogan, to pivot or go soft. He says it’s still him against Crooked Hillary Clinton, Lyin’ Ted Cruz, a dishonest media and a rigged political system.
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump aims to win most, if not all, of Connecticut’s delegates in the state’s presidential primary Tuesday; and with more to lose than his opponents, his campaign will pick a slate carefully scrutinized for their loyalty.
In a gun-producing state scarred by one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history, Hillary Clinton promised a Hartford audience Thursday she would use the White House to take on what she says is the toughest force in contemporary politics, the gun lobby. Bernie Sanders’ targets of Wall Street and big oil are powerful, Clinton says, but the progressive movement should take aim at the NRA.
Over the air and on the ground, Hillary Clinton is closing her Connecticut primary campaign with an emphasis on gun control, an issue of special resonance here and one on which she appears closer to the Democratic base than her rival for the presidential nomination, Bernie Sanders.
Fresh off decisive wins in neighboring New York, Republican Donald J. Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton each have significant leads among likely voters in next week’s Connecticut primary, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday.