In Tuesday’s primary, Foley, a Greenwich businessman and a former U.S. ambassador to Ireland, defeated Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield.
The contest between Greenwich businessman Tom Foley and Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield for the GOP nomination is the marquee race in this year’s primary.
Connecticut Gubernatorial Candidate Hopeful Tom Foley Calls For Fellow Republican McKinney To Drop Out
Schneidau reports Republican candidate Tom Foley is calling on fellow Republican John McKinney to drop out.
The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows Foley in an excellent position as he and other GOP candidates head to the convention next week.
The Democrat made the announcement Friday following a meeting of the State Bond Commission. Malloy previously said he would unveil his decision after the legislative session adjourns in May.
Four years ago, Dannel Malloy defeated Republican candidate Tom Foley by less than a percentage point. The first Quinnipiac University poll of the 2014 race shows the numbers between the two have not budged
The Republican from Greenwich who narrowly lost to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in 2010 announced his decision Wednesday at a VFW post in Waterbury.
Connecticut state Democrats criticized potential Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley and called for an apology Sunday, after he leveled several unsubstantiated conflict-of-interest allegations against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
On Wednesday morning, Mayor Mark Boughton sent out a cryptic, Bruce Springsteen-inspired tweet that said, “Tramps like us — Baby we were born to run.”
John McKinney, the Republican leader of the state Senate, announced Tuesday he is running for governor in 2014, saying he hopes to restore fiscal prosperity to Connecticut.
Poll Director Doug Schwartz told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau that only 44 percent of those questioned said Malloy deserves to be reelected, while 46 said he doesn’t deserve it.
The Connecticut Citizen Election Audit Coalition says counting problems affected about 1,500 of the nearly 6,000 photocopied ballots used when the polls ran out of regular ballots.
A recount of Bridgeport votes that held up the results of Connecticut’s governor’s race on Election Day is set to begin.
The secretary of the state is scheduled to formally certify the Nov. 2 elections at her Capitol office today, a day before the deadline set by state law to do so.
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.