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Maybe we were wrong about Facebook and elections

A week ago, we posted a story in this space suggesting that there appeared to be a correlation between an increase in a candidate’s Facebook engagement in the last weeks of the campaign and the candidate’s success on Election Day. 474 more words


Somers on Foley Campaign: "I Would Have Done Things Differently"

As a Republican wave swept the nation, Governor Dan Malloy did better than he had in the polls and was re-elected to a second term, besting his margin of victory from 2010. 222 more words

Connecticut gubernatorial election receives low voter turnout from Quinnipiac students

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy defeated Republican challenger Tom Foley in the race for the chair last Tuesday, winning by more than 22,000 votes. While the decisive call was not made until early Wednesday, it is possible a swing could have occurred if a certain segment of the voting population had been more active. 196 more words


Facebook activity sorta maybe points to election success

The nice folks at Facebook have provided some interesting data regarding activity on the social media site around various candidates in the runup to Election Day. 311 more words


Hartford City Council Voting On Proposed Election Probe

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) – The Hartford city council is scheduled to vote on whether to investigate three local registrars of voters in connection with Election Day problems. 260 more words


2014 Connecticut Gubernatorial Election Recap

Eric Urbanowicz General Assignment Reporter 

Seny Riccardi, the manager for the Kim Rose for State Representative campaign, along with his fellow Democratic Party members awaited the results of the 2014 election. 574 more words


Nearly $17M In Outside Cash Spent On Governor Race

Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With outside groups spending nearly $17 million on Connecticut’s tight governor’s race, state lawmakers are considering what can be done to reduce the influence of third party money on future state campaigns. 620 more words