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Campaign Notebook: McMahon, Murphy Seek Female Voters

News and updates from the campaign trail in Connecticut.

Senate

The Nov. 6 elections are almost hear, and both Linda McMahon and Chris Murphy are doing what they can to win over female voters.

According to Reuters, McMahon rarely mentions her tenure as CEO for World Wrestling Entertainment. Murphy has described McMahon as anti-abortion, but doesn’t focus on the WWE.

Reuters reports:

A Quinnipiac survey released this week suggests Murphy might be winning the argument. After weeks of polling neck-and-neck with McMahon, he was ahead 49 percent to 43 percent, and taking a double-digit lead among women.
McMahon's campaign pointed to two other polls that called the race a dead heat.

Third District

Rosa DeLauro (D) is planning to visit the Pennslyvania Globe Gaslight Company in North Branford on Monday. She said on Twitter, “Manufacturing is crucial to CT's econ, middle class.”

Wayne Winsley (R) plans to attend a forum on Oct. 30 at 12:30 p.m. at the West Haven Senior Center.

Fourth District

The Hartford Courant called the Fourth District race between Jim Himes and Steve Obsitnik, “largely tame and cordial” compared to the heated race in the Fifth District. The Courant notes that the key differences between the two candidates is pertains to the economy.

Fifth District

Elizabeth Esty doubled down on her support of “Obamacare” in the hopes it will win her the election. According to CT News Junkie, Esty spoke in support of the Affordable Care Act at a press conference.

Her opponent, Andrew Roraback, hopes to repeal the law.

MAC October 27, 2012 at 06:44 PM
If you have not yet met candidate Wayne Winsley, please meet and spread the word about Winsley, running for Congress from the CT 3rd CD. You can meet Winsley at rallies today: 2:00 PM Orange @ at GOP HQ 25 Old Tavern Road. 3:30-4:00 PM New Haven/Woodbridge Whalley Commons where Whalley becomes Amity. Park in Walgreens or your choice. 1471 Whalley Ave. Bring your own sign or we will provide them. T-shirts also available. Please share this information with other voters in the 3rd Congressional District: www.winsleyforcongress.org http://www.facebook.com/wayne.winsley Sun. 10/28, 9 - 11 a.m. at Congregation Mishkan Israel, at 785 Ridge Rd. in Hamden, Wayne will be participating in a Candidate Forum. DeLauro will be there, after snubbing voters in West Haven on Thurs. night at City Hall, choosing to campaign for Elizabeth Warren in MA yesterday. Wayne is the total opposite of career politician Rosa--a Navy vet, who came out of poverty and built a career in radio and then as a motivational speaker. Wayne is extremely personable, articulate, smart and Principled, a true man of Integrity, which is why "We All Win with Winsley"! Wayne is the perfect candidate to send 22 yr. incumbent, "career politician" DeLauro into retirement!
MAC October 28, 2012 at 06:30 AM
Wayne Winsley's Sunday morning speeches/candidate forums: 8:30 a.m. at White Oak Baptist Church, 5344 Main St. Stratford 9:45 a.m. at Congregation Mishkan Israel, at 785 Ridge Rd. in Hamden, Wayne will be participating in a Candidate Forum. DeLauro will be there, after snubbing voters in West Haven on Thurs. night at City Hall, choosing to campaign for Elizabeth Warren in MA yesterday.

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