Joe Visconti, who bolted the Republican Party to make an independent run for governor in 2014 and consequently was denied a seat as a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 2016, opened an unconventional campaign for governor Wednesday. He is skipping the GOP’s nominating convention and will petition for a direct primary.
With the last amended results dribbling in Wednesday morning, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill certified the results of the 2014 election: Yes, Dannel P. Malloy is the winner.
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Buoyed by a solidifying Democrat base, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy opened a three-point lead Monday over Republican Tom Foley in a Quinnipiac University poll that’s likely to be the last word on Connecticut’s race for governor until the polls close Tuesday night.
Connecticut’s race for governor is going to the wire with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley tied at 43 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday. Petitioning candidate Joe Visconti was at seven percent.
In the final days of Connecticut’s deadlocked race for governor, two super PACs are making $2.4 million in independent expenditures on advertising praising Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s push for a sweeping gun control law after the Newtown school massacre and criticizing Tom Foley’s support for repeal.
Connecticut’s race for governor remained tight Wednesday as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy opened a one-point lead over Republican Tom Foley in a new Quinnipiac University poll, 43 percent to 42 percent. Petitioning candidate Joe Visconti remained at nine percent.
Ignoring the petitioning candidate who captured nine percent of the vote in other polls, Rasmussen Reports released a poll Sunday showing Republican Tom Foley with a seven-point lead in a two-way race with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, 50 percent to 43 percent.
Republican Tom Foley refused to say Thursday night during a gubernatorial debate with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and petitioning candidate Joe Visconti if he believes mankind contributed to climate change or whether state policy could affect the phenomenon.
Connecticut’s super-heated race for governor has closed again to a 43 percent to 43 percent tie between Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday. Petitioning candidate Joe Visconti was at nine percent.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has an eight-percentage point lead over Republican Tom Foley in a survey by Public Policy Polling, a firm with a reputation for reliability and ties to Democrats. Malloy, the first-term Democrat, led Foley, 43 percent to 35 percent, with petitioning candidate Joe Visconti supported by 9 percent in a poll released Monday afternoon.
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley sharply questioned each other’s character, ability and records Thursday night in the season’s wildest debate, a televised confrontation that resurrected Foley’s long-ago night in jail and Malloy’s brush with a mayoral corruption investigation in which he was cleared.
Republican Tom Foley is unlikely to participate in the three-way gubernatorial debate scheduled for Oct. 23 at the West Hartford studios of NBC Connecticut, a campaign spokesman said Wednesday. Petitioning candidate Joe Visconti was expected to face off with Foley and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican challenger, Tom Foley, will meet tonight at 7 in a debate televised live on WFSB. The petitioning candidate, Joe Visconti, was not invited. The debate is the second of seven.