Democrat Ned Lamont and Republican Bob Stefanowski are now battling for Connecticut’s governor’s seat on the airwaves of New York. Both candidates, running neck and neck in the polls, have last-minute ads up in the pricey New York media market hoping to reach more voters in southwestern Connecticut.
WASHINGTON — The Democratic Governors Association on Monday voted to elect Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington state as the new chair of its association, replacing Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy. Malloy has served two consecutive one-year terms, beginning in December of 2015.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was re-elected Monday to a second one-year term as chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, which lost ground in the 2016 elections, at the group’s winter meeting in New Orleans.
WASHINGTON — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proving to be an able fundraiser as chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, but he’s not been in demand as campaigner in a year when many Democrats in hot races have shifted to the right of the Connecticut governor, touting fiscal conservatism, support for welfare reform and even their “A” ratings from the NRA.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy departs Wednesday for Nantucket to attend the Democratic Governors Association’s annual summer fundraising retreat. He will return to Connecticut on Sunday.
He’s already had five years of crisis, conflict and close calls. But 2016 is dawning as a pivotal year for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, a Democrat taking on a leadership role in national politics while trying to solidify a legacy in Connecticut.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, an outspoken Democrat on the hot-button issues of immigration, gun control and gay marriage, began a one-year term Monday as the voice of the Democratic Governors Association — and the target of the Republican Governors Association.
WASHINGTON — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy received a standing ovation from gun safety advocates Tuesday for an impassioned speech on the need for a new push to curb gun violence.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy fanned the flames of a gay-marriage controversy enveloping Indiana Gov. Mike Pence in March. On Wednesday, Pence returned the favor with a Wall Street Journal ad highlighting Malloy’s troubles with business. No reaction from Malloy, who was in Washington.
WASHNGTON – At the National Governor’s Association meeting this weekend, Gov. Dannel Malloy looked out for state interests, including transportation needs and environmental concerns, and began to lay the groundwork for the very political job he will hold in an important election year.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who overcame a GOP tide and tepid job ratings to win re-election last month, will lead the Democratic Governors Association in 2016.
Outside spending on Connecticut’s closely contested race for governor reached a record $18.2 million in 2014, a five-fold increase from 2010 that dwarfed the $6.5 million in public financing allotted to each of the major-party candidates. But fears of heavy independent spending on legislative races went unrealized.
Outside spending on Connecticut’s deadlocked race for governor blew past $10 million Friday night as the Republican and Democratic governors associations reported another $1.4 million in expenditures, mostly for attack ads.
AFT Solidarity gave another $250,000 this week to Connecticut Forward, the super PAC backing the re-election of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, according to a filing Wednesday with the State Elections Enforcement Commission.
The Republican Governors Association has put another $610,020 into its campaign to unseat first-term Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, raising its total spending in Connecticut above $2.1 million for 2014, according to a filing early Saturday with the State Elections Enforcement Commission.