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CT Voters Look to their Pocketbooks ahead of Gov. Race Rematch

"Failing economy" vs. "progress." in Constitution State.
Now that the Republicans have chosen their gubernatorial candidate, expect Connecticut's economy to be the likely theme in this year's rematch between Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican businessman Tom Foley.

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat Concedes House Race Against Incumbent Rep. Charles Rangel

The decision comes amid allegations of voter tampering.

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel's Democratic primary challenger conceded on Monday, almost two weeks after a closely contested race in New York City that included allegations of polling place improprieties and even voter suppression.

NY's Campaign Finance Rules May Discourage Politicians From Getting to Know Their Constituents

All this week, WFUV's Strike a Chord campaign focuses on electoral engagement.

New York City and New York State have different rules for raising political campaign money as State Senator Jose M. Serrano found out.  Rules at the state level may discourage politicians from getting to know their constituents.