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Candidates, voters prepare for special mayoral primary election in Bridgeport

Posted on AllSides January 22nd, 2024
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Voters in Bridgeport will once again cast their ballots for incumbent Mayor Joe Ganim or challenger John Gomes. A judge ordered this special primary election after allegations of misconduct for absentee ballot mishandling. Ganim’s camp encourages voters to continue with the city’s momentum, as Gomes’ team said no more second chances. Some voters are eager to see whether the special primary will spark any change for future elections. At Gomes’ headquarters, campaign workers are phone banking late into the night. “This is about restoring democracy,” John Gomes, (D) Bridgeport mayoral...

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