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Election 2018

 • Published Nov. 13, 2018 05:18 p.m.

Likely Record Voter Turnout in Chester, Deep River, and Essex

Despite cold and rain, Essex, Chester, and Deep River all saw a steady flow of voters throughout the entire day on Nov. 6, creating what may have been a record turnout for a mid-term election in...

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 • Published Nov. 13, 2018 05:18 p.m.

Essex 2018 Ballot Numbers

The following election results were sourced from the State of Connecticut Secretary of the State website The results are unofficial.In Essex, 4,006 or 75.50 percent of...

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 • Published Nov. 07, 2018 04:16 p.m.

Needleman Returns 33rd District to Dem Control

Voters from Connecticut’s 33rd State Senate District have elected Democrat Norm Needleman to represent them in Hartford after a heavily contested race.Needleman narrowly defeated...

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 • Published Nov. 07, 2018 08:58 a.m.

33rd Senate District Race is Too Close to Call

The key race between Democrat Norm Needleman and state Rep. Melissa Ziobron for the 33rd Senate District was too close to call late Tuesday night.With nine of the 12 towns in the...

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 • Published Oct. 30, 2018 03:00 p.m.

Essex Ballot Information for the Nov. 6 Elections

Voters heading to the polls in Essex on Tuesday, Nov. 6 will be able to select their candidates for state offices as well as answer two ballot initiatives.Profiles of all candidates...

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 • Published Oct. 16, 2018 11:18 a.m.

Needleman Wins Connecticut League Of Conservation Voters Endorsement

The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV), a leading environmental group in the state, has endorsed Norm Needleman for the State Senate seat from the 33rd District.In selecting...

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 • Published Oct. 16, 2018 12:01 p.m.

Bob Siegrist (R/I): Incumbent Candidate for Assembly District 36

Bob Siegrist graduated from Haddam-Killingworth High School in 2001 and went on to study political science at Quinnipiac University. While he said he has always had an interest in politics, it...

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 • Published Oct. 16, 2018 12:01 p.m.

Christine Palm (D/WF): Candidate for Assembly District 36

Christine Palm is the Democratic/Working Families challenger for the assembly seat in District 36 serving Chester, Deep River, Essex, and Haddam. She’s taking on incumbent Bob Siegrist...

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 • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08:00 a.m.

Melissa Ziobron Running on Legislative Record for 33rd Senate District Seat

State Representative Melissa Ziobron (34) is the Republican challenger for the District 33 State Senate seat. She hopes to replace fellow Republican Art Linares, Jr., who did not seek reelection....

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 • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08:00 a.m.

Norm Needleman Touts Business and Government Experience in State Senate Bid

Norm Needleman, the Democratic candidate for the District 33 State Senate seat, says his experience as Essex first selectman and as the founder and CEO of Centerbrook-based Tower Laboratories will ...

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 • Published Oct. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

NFIB Endorses Ziobron for State Senate

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Connecticut PAC has announced its endorsement of Melissa Ziobron for the Connecticut General Assembly in this November’s election....

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 • Published Oct. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

NARAL Endorses Norm Needleman for State Senate

National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL) Pro-Choice America, a national women’s health advocacy organizations, has announced its endorsement of Norm Needleman for the ...

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 • Published Sep. 19, 2018 08:45 a.m.

Siegrist Receives Independent Party Endorsement

The Independent Party of Connecticut endorsed Republican Bob Siegrist’s candidacy for state representative in the 36th House District on Sept. 4.With the endorsement at a party...

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 • Published Sep. 19, 2018 07:52 a.m.

Needleman Calls for a Real Gender Pay Equity Law

Local businessman and State Senate candidate Norm Needleman has called for Connecticut to adopt a strong gender pay equity law. Needleman pointed to Massachusetts’ law, which Republican...

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 • Published Aug. 15, 2018 09:34 a.m.

Essex Primary Results

 On Aug. 14, Essex Democratic and Republican voters selected their candidates at primary for the Nov. 6 general election. Local race results are listed below:* Denotes party...

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 • Published Aug. 14, 2018 11:51 a.m.

Connecticut Party Primaries on Aug. 14; Find Chester, Deep River, Essex Info

Registered Democrats and Republicans can select their choices of candidates for several state races, including governor, in the Tuesday, Aug. 14 party primaries. New or unaffiliated voters may...

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 • Published Aug. 08, 2018 09:15 a.m.

Rep. Siegrist Hosts School Supply Drive

State Representative Robert Siegrist (R-36) will host a School Supply Drive through Friday, Aug. 24. All items collected will benefit youngsters who attend school in Regional District 4 and 17....

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 • Published July 12, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Rep. Siegrist Earns 100 Percent Voting Record

State Representative Robert Siegrist (R-36) earned a perfect voting record during the 2018 legislative session. There were 317 votes taken this year, according to information released by the House ...

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 • Published June 01, 2018 04:39 p.m.

Siegrist Receives the Endorsement of the 36th District GOP Convention

State Representative Bob Siegrist, III (R-36) received the unanimous endorsement at the 36th District Republican convention held recently in Chester.Siegrist thanked the delegates after...

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 • Published June 01, 2018 04:38 p.m.

Palm Unanimously Chosen as Democratic Candidate for 36th House District

Christine Palm has won the unanimous endorsement of delegates in the four towns comprising the 36th General Assembly District serving Chester, Essex, Deep River, and Haddam. The Democrat running...

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 • Published May 30, 2018 03:30 p.m.

Needleman Wins Democratic Nomination for 33rd District State Senate Seat

Essex First Selectman Norm Needleman has been nominated as the Democratic Party State Senate candidate for the 33rd District. Delegates from Democratic Town Committees in the 12 towns comprising...

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 • Published May 30, 2018 03:30 p.m.

Ziobron Unanimously Endorsed as GOP Candidate for 33rd State Senate Seat

State Representative Melissa Ziobron (R-34) was the unanimous choice for more than 40 Republican delegates at a nominating convention. Delegates from 12 towns gathered at East Haddam’s Old...

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 • Published April 10, 2018 03:14 p.m.

Christine Palm Reaches Public Financing Goal

Christine Palm, Democratic candidate for state representative in the 36th Assembly District (Chester, Deep River, Essex, and Haddam) has qualified for public financing under the voluntary Citizens ...

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 • Published March 07, 2018 12:21 p.m.

State Rep. Siegrist Will Seek Second Term in 36th House District

State Representative Bob Siegrist III (R-36) announced March 6 that he plans to seek re-election for a second term.Siegrist stated, “I am proud to have served the residents of the...

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 • Published Feb. 22, 2018 02:44 p.m.

Palm Announces Campaign for 36th District State Rep

More than 80 citizens turned out on Feb. 18 to hear from Christine Palm (D), who has declared her intention to run for state representative in the 36th Assembly District of Chester, Deep River,...

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 • Published Feb. 13, 2018 03:38 p.m.

Needleman and Ziobron Seeking 33rd District Senate Seat

The vacuum left when State Senator Art Linares, Jr. (R-33) announced he would not seek re-election was filled last week with the announcements by Essex First Selectman Norm Needleman (D) and State ...

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 • Published Feb. 06, 2018 05:01 p.m.

State Rep. Melissa Ziobron to Seek 33rd District Senate Seat

After spending additional time in heartfelt discussions with family, community leaders, and voters, I am announcing a change in course. Instead of running for re-election as state representative,...

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 • Published Feb. 06, 2018 11:33 a.m.

Norm Needleman Announces Campaign for State Senate

Today, Essex first selectman and successful businessman Norm Needleman announced his campaign as a Democratic candidate for the 33rd State Senate District, promising to use his business and small...

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