The Clerk’s Office said they need some 55,000 signatures or 10-percent of the registered voters to sign and with over 900,000 residents in Bergen County the Mayor of Paramus has balked at the group’s efforts.
The disgraced former governor stood outside the offices of the Board of Elections on Thursday night and revealed to a throng of reporters he had obtained more than enough signatures to get on the Democratic primary ballot.
148-112. 4.61 ERA. 1,407 strikeouts. Hardly numbers worthy of Cooperstown.
The Election Day troubles in Bridgeport have raised questions about Connecticut’s decentralized voting system, where locally elected officials have control over the elections.
It took days after the November 3 election to determine that Democrat Dan Malloy had defeated Republican Tom Foley in the Connecticut Governor’s race.
If approved, the question, the only one on this year’s ballot, would end the practice of using surpluses in state workers benefits funds to help balance the state budget.
Mayor Bloomberg declared his opposition to term limits when he had the law changed in 2008, but now he’s hesitant to get back into the debate.