City | 8:27 pm | September 13, 2011 | By Alon Harish

From the polls: Results come in

Results are coming in for ward races and it is not looking good for incumbents. Jeanette Morrison ousted incumbent Greg Morehead in Ward 22, and Jessica Holmes did the same to Matt Smith ’98 in Ward 9. The New Haven Independent reported that Board of Aldermen president Carl Goldfield lost to Brian Wingate. Meanwhile Trumbull »

City | 7:43 pm | September 13, 2011 | By Helen Fang

From the polls: Jeanette Morrison supports drive voters to Ward 22 polls

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A shuttle has been parked in front of Toad’s since early this morning, bringing Yale students to the Wexler-Grant School, where the Ward 22 aldermanic primary is being held. The Jeanette Morrison Ward 22 Shuttle manned by volunteer Mac Herring ’12 — current campaign manager for Ward 1 candidate Sarah Eidelson ’12 — and a »

City | 7:27 pm | September 13, 2011 | By Alon Harish

From the polls: Yalies join Dwight voters in Ward 2

Ward 2 aldermanic candidates Doug Bethea, left, and Frank Douglass posed for a picture outside the polls at the Troup School on Edgewood Avenue.

Crowds of supporters gathered of supporters gathered for Ward 2′s aldermanic candidates at the polls in Dwight. Among them were Yale students who said today’s aldermanic primary, fought intensely by Trumbull dining hall cook Frank Douglass and street outreach worker Doug Bethea, brought more Yalies out to the polls than any election they could remember. »

City | 4:44 pm | September 13, 2011 | By Alon Harish

From the polls: High turnout at Ward 22

Ward 22 Alderman Greg Morehead's three primary opponents camped out near the entrance to Wexler-Grant School to talk to voters as they prepared to cast their ballots.

The polls were busy this afternoon at the Wexler-Grant School, where Yale students joined other Ward 22 voters to cast their ballots in two primaries. While there is no aldermanic primary in Ward 1, home to the majority of Yale students, Democrats in Morse, Stiles, Silliman and Timothy Dwight Colleges picked mayoral candidates and joined »

City | 2:08 pm | September 13, 2011 | By Alon Harish

From the polls: Ward 1 turnout very low so far

Poll worker Shacara Mitchell sat alone at the Ward 1 polling place at the New Haven Public Library.

Only 21 voters in Ward 1 have cast their ballots in today’s mayoral primary since polls opened at 6 a.m. At 1:40, the Ward 1 polling place at the New Haven Public Library was deserted except for a solitary poll worker, Shacara Mitchell, who said she had been there since 6 a.m. Registered Democrats in »