THE DAY’S OPINION

McCarty in 38th

38th District voters must choose among three good candidates.

Mary Stone in 23rd

Contest for high profile vacancy should be a good one.

Return Merrill and Lembo to office

Secretary of State and Comptroller have had strong first terms.

Herbst for treasurer, Jepsen for AG

Change in treasurer's office, staying the course for attorney general.

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CARTOONS

OTHER VOICES

Israel boycott will not help peace process

Call for boycott a one-sided mistake.

Hodges Square revival needs citizen input

Hodges Square is a vital gateway for New London and region.

YOUR OPINION

Linares' policies don't represent his district

For a return to moderation and bi-partisanship support for working families, the environment, women’s health, and the right to be free of government interference in our personal lives, Democrat Emily Bjornberg is the clear choice for State Senate.\n

Elect Bumgardner as New London's advocate

undre Bumgardner is the change we need in Connecticut to add some new thinking and ideas to the state legislature.

Courtney helps drive jobs with sub contract

Joe Courtney has been a great Congressman for Eastern Connecticut. In our region, we are lucky to see one of the strongest examples of his efforts in the thriving work being done at Electric Boat.

Feeling negative

I have to say, I am so disappointed, frustrated, and aggravated with politicians. Instead of all the negative ad campaigns, I would like to hear what they each want to accomplish and how they plan to do it.\n

Outrageous claims boost Democrats

Congressional candidate Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh, as reported in Oct. 14 debate coverage, defended her descriptions of President Obama as a “fascist” for supporting low-income housing initiatives, and “racist” for, as she expressed on her radio program...

Elect GOP governor? He'll pass on that

Voting for Republicans is not voting for change, it is about bringing back the very same people with the same old ideas, who drove us off the cliff in 2008. Remember that when you go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4.

Foley's Iraq record should dissuade voters

Does Connecticut need, as governor, someone with that kind of record?

Stop election excess

Why not spend less money and less time for elections and address hunger? \n

Police union leaders wrong to back Malloy

Perhaps the union should not endorse any candidate?

Some Wright support from childhood friend

Elissa Wright has the experience that we need in Hartford.

Happy with Formica's pro-business agenda

Eastern Connecticut needs experienced, pro-business leaders like Paul in Hartford.

'Hard Day's Night' created a lifelong memory

I had witnessed Beatlemania and I’m proud I was there.

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COLUMNS

An army at dawn in the Middle East

Progress may be slow, but U.S.-backed war plans are gaining steam.

Censorship lives in N.C. and N.Y.C.

North Carolina high school play and New York opera share sting of censorship.

Why so little response to Christian persecution?

U.S. Christians must respond to Islamic State attacks on Mideast believers.

OP-ED

The Senate needs a compromise island

Heard the one about a Democrat and Republican dropped on a deserted island?

An upset in the making?

This Republican knows her stuff and many voters are ready to 'throw the bums out' Nov. 4.