Nov 6th, 2012
9:24 pm
November 6th, 2012 | City
DeLauro takes Conn. third district

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, who represents New Haven in the House of Representatives, retained her congressional seat by a wide margin Tuesday, beating out motivational speaker Wayne Winsley with 9 percent of precincts reporting at 9:05 p.m. DeLauro first arrived in Congress in 1991 after working as the chief of staff for former Senator Chris Dodd […]

Nov 6th, 2012
4:51 pm
November 6th, 2012 | City
UPDATED: Election Day Dispatches

Read some on-the-ground dispatches from Chicago, Ill.; Boston, Mass; and New Haven, Conn. as the News covers Election Day 2012. NEW HAVEN 11:18 p.m. — Students studying in Bass Library hear a message over the loudspeaker: “May I have your attention, please? The president has been re-elected.” CHICAGO 11:18 p.m. — After a bitterly-fought campaign […]

Nov 6th, 2012
12:42 pm
November 6th, 2012 | City
Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown ’74 dances to Jay-Z

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown ’74 was caught on tape Monday dancing to Jay-Z’s “On to the Next One” at a campaign rally for President Barack Obama in the bellwether state of Ohio. The rally, which was one of the president’s last stops before he headed home to Chicago for Election Day, took place at the […]

Nov 6th, 2012
12:20 pm
November 6th, 2012 | City
Number of registered voters in New Haven soars

On Election Day, New Haven voters are stepping up and taking an active part in this historic day. As of Monday night, voter registration in New Haven had reached a record-breaking 71,371, marking the first time in years that there have been more than 70,000 active voters in the Elm City, according to a press […]

Nov 5th, 2012
11:43 pm
November 5th, 2012 | City
Roundup: Conn. Senate Endorsements

With the Connecticut Senate race drawing to a close, U.S. Representative Chris Murphy (D) and former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment Linda McMahon (R) are both looking to fill retiring Senator Joe Lieberman’s ’64 LAW ’67 seat. Here’s a look at some of the endorsements for each candidate as Connecticut prepares for Election Day: For […]

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