New May­oral Demo­c­ra­t­ic Pri­ma­ry Ordered After ‘Shock­ing’ Videos Of Bal­lot Drop Box­es Emerge

New Mayoral Democratic Primary Ordered After ‘Shocking’ Videos Of Ballot Drop Boxes Emerge

A judge has ruled that a Demo­c­ra­t­ic may­oral pri­ma­ry in Con­necti­cut be held again after sur­veil­lance videos emerged that cap­tured a city offi­cial and for­mer city coun­cil­woman appear­ing to place numer­ous bal­lots into a drop box in a way that vio­lat­ed state elec­tion law. 
Supe­ri­or Court Judge William F. Clark ordered the new pri­ma­ry after Bridge­port incum­bent Demo­c­ra­t­ic May­or Joe Gan­im won a nar­row vic­to­ry over chal­lenger John Gomes last month. Gomes, who lost by 251 votes after 81,873 were cast, had sued City Clerk Charles Clemons, Jr., alleg­ing elec­tion fraud. 
Clark ruled that footage showed city e …