Connecticut Election 2010 Update: Dan Malloy won as Governor in Bridgeport vote tally

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Updated Nov 6, 1:12pm

Read Connecticut Election Official Results 2010: Dan Malloy finally won as Governor, Tom Foley still not conceding

Updated November 6, 12:45am

Read Connecticut Governor Election 2010: Republican candidate Tom Foley issues statement on the vote tally (Video)

While the public is still waiting for the final result for Connecticut Election 2010, Democrat candidate Dan Malloy was reported to have won as governor in the city of Bridgeport.

According to, Dan Malloy received 17,800 votes while Tom Foley had got 4,075 votes, after absentee ballots were tabulated, which resulted a comfortable lead of about 13,000 votes for Malloy.

“I can assure you that every vote was counted,” said Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, in which his area was said to be the largest city in Connecticut.

Before the counting of vote tally for Bridgeport was made, the SOS official website shows that Tom Foley had 556,787 votes, while Dan Malloy had 548,378 votes.

With this result, Republican candidate Tom Foley will unlikely to demand for a recount since the allowed vote difference is only 2,000.

Meanwhile, the vote tally for Bridgeport will be submitted to Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz, who will announced the unofficial winner of the race on Thursday afternoon, according to reports.

This is said to finally end the controversy, after earlier reports said that Ms. Bysiewicz declared Democrat Dan Malloy as governor for Connecticut.

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