Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim claims voter intimidation over absentee ballots


BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — As a judge weighs the possibility of throwing-out the results of the Bridgeport mayoral primary over allegations of absentee ballot tampering, Mayor Joe Ganim is out with a statement about what he calls voter intimidation over absentee ballots.

In that statemen, Ganim says some Bridgeport voters have received threatening emails and letters warning them not to vote absentee.

He says he won’t stand for the use of fear and intimidation connected to absentee ballots. Ganim defeated challenger Marilyn Moore in the primary by 270 votes.

The results of those absentee ballots put him over the top.


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