Thursday, September 24, 2015
By Mark Pazniokaswww.ctmirror.org
Bridgeport – On a jubilant day of door-knocking in the East End, the closest Joe Ganim came to a sour moment was at the end of Wilmot Avenue, where a woman demanded to know how someone convicted of a crime still can participate in electoral politics.
But Tara Albuquerque wasn’t being sarcastic. She wasn’t questioning how Ganim can vote and run for mayor again after spending seven years in prison. On the contrary, she and two friends seemed thrilled to find Ganim on their doorstep.
Her question was, well, practical.
“I’m off parole,” Albuquerque told Ganim, who wore a white golf shirt emblazoned with a crescent of blue letters promoting his candidacy, JOE GANIM FOR MAYOR. “They will not let me vote.”
Click here for more of story
Posted 09/24/15 at 09:10 PM Permalink