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Hayes vs. Santos: The fight for the 5th Congressional District

Award-winning teacher Jahana Hayes and former Meriden Mayor Manny Santos are seeking to fill the 5th Congressional District seat vacated by Rep. Elizabeth Esty.

Ned Lamont: The Business Journal interview

The Democratic gubernatorial candidate talks about how he plans to strengthen the state’s economy, where he differs from his Republican opponent Bob Stefanowski, and why he wants to be Connecticut's 89th governor.

Poll: CT voters support legalized marijuana, oppose tolls

When asked about Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's job performance, 67 percent of respondents disapproved and 25 percent approved.

Lamont and Stefanowski to square off for CT governor

Here's a recap of Tuesday's primary election results, including races for governor and other state and federal offices.

Obsitnik campaign secures state funding on eighth attempt

After issuing seven rejections, the State Elections Enforcement Commission approved a $1.35 million grant from the Citizens' Election Fund for Steve Obsitnik's gubernatorial campaign.

Stemerman files petitions to gain access to GOP primary

Former Greenwich hedge fund manager David Stemerman submitted approximately 20,000 signatures as part of his petition drive to secure a place in the Aug. 14 primary for the Republican nomination for governor.

Business exec Harry Arora takes aim at Jim Himes’ congressional seat

Political newcomer Harry Arora is seeking to become Connecticut's first Republican congressional representative in 10 years.

Tech exec Steve Obsitnik stresses private-sector experience in race for governor

Westport-based tech industry executive Steve Obsitnik is facing Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and former Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst in an Aug. 14 primary to become the GOP nominee for governor.

Ganim states he achieved enough petition signatures for primary challenge

Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim is seeking to force a primary election against Greenwich business executive Ned Lamont, the Democratic Party's endorsed candidate for governor.

Shannon Kula seeks Democratic nomination for Esty’s congressional seat

Shannon Kula, a former U.S. Senate aide and the founding director of the Women’s Leadership Center at the University of St. Joseph’s, is seeking the Democratic nomination for the 5th Congressional District.

Joe Visconti to launch petition drive for GOP Senate bid

In a Facebook video, Visconti said that his decision was based on messaging from supporters urging him to take on the "too weak" candidates in the upcoming GOP primary election.

Democrats to hold primary election for Esty’s seat

Former Simsbury First Selectman Mary Glassman faces 2016 National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes in an August primary election.

Connecticut GOP endorses Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton for governor

Former Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst and Westport-based technology executive Steve Obstinik won enough votes from delegates to enable a primary election on Aug. 14. State Sen. Joe Markley of Southington was endorsed by the convention for lieutenant governor and Hartford pub owner Matthew M. Corey was endorsed to challenge Chris Murphy for the U.S. Senate.

Ganim highlights Bridgeport economy in context of statewide picture

Mayor Joe Ganim addressed the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce in a speech that mixed praise for the private sector with broad hints of themes for his bid to become Connecticut's next governor.

Griebel and Frank launch independent campaign at Fairfield town hall event

Oz Griebel and Monte Frank, independent candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, kicked off a series of town hall event on March 27 at the Fairfield Theatre Company.