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Ansonia Election 2017

Letter: Hunt Is Passionate . . . And Wrong

by Tarek Raslan | GUEST COLUMN | Sep 19, 2017 6:49 pm | Comments (0)

FILE The situation with Ryan Hunt is being reviewed by legal counsel, we still have some unanswered questions.

It’s obvious that Ryan Hunt is passionate about this election. However, his actions reflect an uncomfortable level of malice and obsession toward a fellow Ansonia resident he’s never actually met before, a resident that he may one day be called upon to respond to in an emergency situation, as he is employed as an EMT for ARMS.

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Letter: Raslan Owes Ansonia Money For Unregistered Car

by Ryan Hunt | GUEST COLUMN | Sep 19, 2017 6:49 pm | Comments (0)

Democratic candidate for Mayor Tarek Raslan HAS NOT BEEN PAYING TAXES on his Suzuki Kizashi sedan.

Mr. Raslan, whose campaign signs read “Honesty, Innovation, and Vision” has not been very “honest” with his tax obligations, nor his vehicle registration requirements that the real honest taxpayers of Ansonia are required to keep current.

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Fear, Loathing And Photographs On The Ansonia Campaign Trail

by Eugene Driscoll and Ethan Fry | Sep 19, 2017 6:47 pm | Comments (0)

A “Team Cassetti” supporter called police anonymously to report the mayor’s challenger for driving an unregistered car, then followed the candidate for almost two miles before snapping a photo as a police officer investigated.

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Letter: Keep Ansonia Moving In The Right Direction

by David Papcin | GUEST COLUMN | Sep 19, 2017 5:22 pm | Comments (0)

Mayor Dave Cassetti and his Republican team have truly delivered, giving Ansonia four years of stable taxes and an explosion of economic development activity.

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Norman Concedes Ansonia GOP Primary

by Ethan Fry | Sep 19, 2017 1:02 am | Comments (0)

ethan fry photo Ed Norman, a candidate for Ansonia Fourth Ward Alderman, conceded the Republican primary to incumbent Richard Kaslaitis after a recount confirmed the two had tied with 27 votes apiece.

Kaslaitis will join Martin Dempsey on the Republican party’s line on the election ballot for Fourth Ward Aldermen. But Norman will still be on the ballot as a petitioning candidate for the post.

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Ansonia Fourth Ward Primary Recount Sept. 18

by Nancy Valentine | Head Moderator & Republican Registrar of Voters | Sep 14, 2017 3:25 pm | Comments (0)

A recanvass will be held MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 at 5 PM AT ANSONIA CITY HALL, ERLINGHEUSER ROOM, 253 MAIN STREET, ANSONIA, CT to recanvass the returns of the tabulator machine vote and absentee ballot vote used in the 4th Ward voting district for the office of Aldermen in the City of Ansonia from the Republican Primary held on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

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Blackwell: GOP Primary A Win For Ansonia

by David Blackwell Jr. | GUEST COLUMN | Sep 13, 2017 9:16 pm | Comments (0)

The Valley Indy’s article on the Ansonia Republican Primary missed the key takeaways from the election results. This was a bellwether primary, and the results could not be clearer.

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Video Prompts Political Controversy In Ansonia

by Ethan Fry | Sep 13, 2017 7:18 pm | Comments (0)

A volunteer with Mayor David Cassetti’s re-election campaign apologized Wednesday after a video surfaced showing him pestering a downtown business owner about her political signs.

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Results From The Ansonia Republican Primary

by STAFF | Sep 12, 2017 10:33 pm | Comments (0)

In the Ansonia Republican primary, Fourth Ward Alderman Martin Dempsey beat Richard Kaslaitis and Edward Norman to represent the GOP on the November election ballot.

Kaslaitis and Norman tied with 25 votes apiece, triggering an automatic recount, according to the Ansonia Registrar of Voters.

In the Board of Education Republican primary race, challenger Tracey Ann DeLibero won the GOP endorsement.

Incumbent Vinnie Scarlata came in second, with Aretta Kotalis third — but the slim margin of victory means that race will be recount as well, according to Nancy Valentine and Thomas Maffeo, the city’s registrars of voters.

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Dempsey: I’ll Put Big Picture Over Divisive Politics

by Martin Dempsey | GUEST COLUMN | Sep 9, 2017 9:44 am | Comments (0)

My name is Martin Dempsey and I proudly represent the citizens of Ansonia’s Fourth Ward on the Board of Aldermen. I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and express why I am seeking election this fall.

I have been a resident of this great city for my entire life and currently live on Rutland Street with my wife of 13 years, Keri, and our 5-year-old son, Finn. It has been an honor to raise my family in the same community that I grew up in, and I am eager to give all I can back in return.

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