Tom Foley

With a race for governor on the ballot, more than 90,000 new voters have registered in Connecticut since January 1. Nearly 2 million people will be eligible to vote in Tuesday's election.

The Republican Party's endorsed candidate for Connecticut lieutenant governor is conceding defeat in the three-way race.

Democrat Petitions Way Into Danbury Mayor's Race

Aug 8, 2013
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Danbury, Connecticut Mayor Mark Boughton, one of the most prominent Republicans in Connecticut, has a challenger in his re-election bid this November.

Danbury resident Paul McAllister, a Democrat, has collected enough signatures to challenge the mayor.

The News-Times reports that the city's town clerk says McAllister needed 539 signatures to enter the mayoral race. He collected 552.