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Dear The Connecticut State House, The Connecticut State Senate and Governor Dan Malloy, We are pleased

to present you with this petition affirming one simple statement: "Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Urge the Reapportionment Commission to preserve historical precedent -- not to carve Bridgeport out and put it with New Haven." Attached is a list of individuals who have added their names to this petition, as well as additional comments written by the petition signers themselves. Sincerely, Elsa Peterson Obuchowski

Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Urge the Reapportionment Commission to preserve historical precedent -- not to carve Bridgeport out and put it with New Haven. Judith Berg Cos Cob,, CT Dec 19, 2011 I am temporarily living abroad but my family home is at this address. I lived and voted in the district, and will on my return, and would like to see it remain intact. Christopher Philip Lotz New Canaan, CT Dec 18, 2011 Zachary Eagle Stamford, CT Dec 18, 2011 Alejandra Martinez Old Greenwich, CT Dec 18, 2011 Alonso Martinez Old Greenwich, CT Dec 18, 2011 Adriana Ospina Old Greenwich, CT Dec 18, 2011 Al Shehadi Greenwich, CT Dec 18, 2011 Adam Ramirez New Canaan, CT Dec 18, 2011 john moughty branford, CT Dec 18, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Please do not gerrymander it out of the district where it has historically belonged. Alma Rutgers Greenwich, CT Dec 18, 2011 2

Joseph Burgess Wilton, CT Dec 18, 2011 Keep Bridgeport where it is! No more Gerrymandering! So unethical. Debbie Jantz-Sell Fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 Rebecca A. Hudspeth Wilton, CT Dec 18, 2011 David Sfara Farmington, CT Dec 18, 2011 Bridgeport, for its own benefit should remain part of the fourth Congressional District. The underserved there need a Congressman who will advocate for them. Margaret L. Grosso Fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 Mike Lambton Ridgefield, CT Dec 18, 2011 Diane Adorno BPT, CT Dec 18, 2011 James Chiles Stamford, CT Dec 18, 2011 Please keep Bpt in the 4th Congressional District. andre feinberg fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 Jeanette Wallace Greenwich, CT Dec 18, 2011

Ron lobo Bridgeport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Cecile lobo Bridgeport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Jerri Wiggs Bridgeport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Tara Hixson Redding, CT Dec 18, 2011 Elizabeth Widas New Canaan, CT Dec 18, 2011 Eloise Peterson Westport, CT Dec 18, 2011 keep the original district - more representative of the real CT john caron greenwich, CT Dec 18, 2011 Lorraine Adams Westport, CT Dec 18, 2011 robbie sumberg westport, CT Dec 18, 2011 donna phillips bridgeport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Howard Shimmel New Canaan, CT Dec 18, 2011 Gerri Bulion Fairfield, CT 4

Dec 18, 2011 Jim Cloud Bridgeport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Deborah Stevens Redding, CT Dec 18, 2011 Bolade Akintolayo Fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 The courts may decide but if not then I ask fr your support. Johnandrew Zanzal New Fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 Valerie O'Rourke Danbury, CT Dec 18, 2011 Betty Paull Steuer Wilton, CT Dec 18, 2011 Bill Shortell West Hartford, CT Dec 18, 2011 Virginia Apy New Canaan, CT Dec 18, 2011 Karis miller Wilton, CT Dec 18, 2011 Anne Cushman Schwaikert Woodbury, CT Dec 18, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Urge the Reapportionment Commission to preserve historical precedent -- not to carve Bridgeport out and put it with New Haven. Nancy Schmitt Oxford, CT 5

Dec 18, 2011 I've seen Larry Cafuro in committee hearings. He's partisan to the core. It's clear that he's using his position on the committee in a shameless attempt to gerrymander Democrats out and Republicans in. Put a stop to this brazen attempt. Cindy Moeckel Ashford, CT Dec 18, 2011 Beth Angel East Hampton, CT Dec 18, 2011 Voters do not want to see political gerrymandering of the 4th Congressional District. Bridgeport must not be removed from the 4th. Mary Ann Drayton-Rogers Oxford, CT Dec 18, 2011 Kathy Schwartz Westport, CT Dec 18, 2011 John Maher Enfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 Joseph H. Schachter Westport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Chester Dale old greenwich, CT Dec 18, 2011 Carole Cordes GRANBY, CT Dec 18, 2011 Karen Alfano Bridgeport, CT Dec 18, 2011

The House of Representatives led by the Republicans is damaging our country. Do not destroy this district to bring another obstructionist to congress. Jacquelyn Fuchs Trumbull, CT Dec 18, 2011 Nicole Thompson Bridgeport, CT Dec 18, 2011 jim randel westport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Hey Republicans, suck it. Bruce Elder Bridgeport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Lee Bollert Westport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Polly Perkins Johnson New Canaan, CT Dec 18, 2011 Carey Weber Westport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Elaine Hatcher Hartford, CT Dec 18, 2011 Carolyn Vermont Bridgeport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Ken Horowitz Stamford, CT Dec 18, 2011 Don Geckle Southington, CT Dec 18, 2011 7

Win West Hartford, CT Dec 18, 2011 Mary Kulcsar Fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 Denise Costabile Norwalk, CT Dec 18, 2011 Jermaine Mellers Bridgeport, CT Dec 18, 2011 gene bourne fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 Lynn Abramson Westport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Susan Errichetti Bridgeport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Nancy Crider Woodbury, CT Dec 18, 2011 Bridgeport is part of Fairfield County, and an important part. Let's keep it where it belongs. Rose-Anne Moore Stamford, CT Dec 18, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in it's District, if it's not broken no need to try and fix it!!!! Joe Ann Watts Stamford, CT Dec 18, 2011

I live 5 minutes from Bridgeport. We and it (Bridgeport) have no connection to New Haven County, either presently or historically. Mark Spector Fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 Our goal should be more democracy, less ideology. Letting politicians create voting districts is like letting weasels run the hen house. It's time to change these arcane ways. John Cusano Hartford, CT Dec 18, 2011 Mary Roberts Darien, CT Dec 18, 2011 Laura Fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 janice fields newtown, CT Dec 18, 2011 Ginnie Chase Stratford, CT Dec 18, 2011

As a person that was born in, raised and educated in Bridgeport, I find this redistricting effort to be a deplorable and blatant act of bigotry against the poor and disenfranchised and specifically against the minority groups that make up a large portion of the Bridgeport population. Republicans should not and will not continue to be allowed to perpetrate the marginalization of the middle and lower classes for political or monetary gain. If Republicans want a Republican dominated district in Fairfield County, they should start making huge changes within their party that would embrace these groups and start making efforts to win them over with good policy that serves all people, not just those that can maximize campaign contributions or special interest kickbacks. This war against the 99% has awoken a beast that has been sleeping for 30 years. The state of Bridgeport is the result of bad conservative policy. Policy that Republicans will continue to pay for at the voting booth. Governor Malloy, I deeply suggest that you consider disallowing this gerrymandering effort to pass. Every motion against the poor and middle classes of this country emboldens our resolve. Choose to be on the right side of history, choose the people and the people will carry you on their shoulders. Samantha Spear Austin, TX Dec 18, 2011 Georgina Scholl Redding, CT Dec 18, 2011 Patricia Saddlemire Glastonbury, CT Dec 18, 2011 Marianne Weill Cos Cob, CT Dec 18, 2011 Thaddea Sheridan Stamford, CT Dec 18, 2011 Morgan Smith Westport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Bridgeport is Fairfield County! Steve di Costanzo Redding, CT Dec 18, 2011 myrna salko stamford, CT Dec 18, 2011 kyle Stevens 10

Fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 Jane Himmel New Canaan, CT Dec 18, 2011 Keep Bpt in the 4th!!! Ann E. owens bridgeport, CT Dec 18, 2011 William Hill redding, CT Dec 18, 2011 Laura Selleck Redding, CT Dec 18, 2011 Lewis Robinson Redding, CT Dec 18, 2011 Carol Georgette Oxford, CT Dec 18, 2011 I personally feel along with others in my county that the district of Fairfield county should be kept intact and undisterbed. Let the district represent the people in Bridgeport as it long has been. Taking Bridgeport out of the equasion will only have two large cities in the date of ct competing for money. Please support this cause! Sincerely, John Romero John Romero Bridgeport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Tammy Felenstein Stamford, CT Dec 18, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th! Jenny Ames Shelton, CT Dec 18, 2011

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Hugh Murphy Norwalk, CT Dec 18, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th! joan rosenbaum trumbull, CT Dec 18, 2011 Kathleen Corbet New Canaan, CT Dec 18, 2011 Myron Golomb Westport, CT Dec 18, 2011 William G Selden Westport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Ed Cowden Westport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Jean Schroeder Redding, CT Dec 18, 2011 Leave bridgeport in fairfield county. Do not redistric it. Bridgeport needs to be in same district it has been in for its own sake. Maris cuneo Redding, CT Dec 18, 2011 Richard C Snider Woodbury, CT Dec 18, 2011 keep the 4th district as it is, not putting us with New Haven ann small bridgeport, CT Dec 18, 2011

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Charles Case Fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 I agree that Bridgeport should remain a part of Connecticut's Congressional District #4. Sharon Botelle-Sherman Woodbury, CT Dec 18, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th congressional District Elise Jaeger Danbury, CT Dec 18, 2011 ian h Stamford, CT Dec 18, 2011 I thought the days of racial gerrymandering were over. This is Connecticut, not Alabama. The folks in Bridgeport need to have their voices heard separately, not just lumped in with the other people who are not fortunate enough to live in the wealthy towns of Fairfield County. Shame on the Republicans, although what can you expect from the party of Newt Gingrich? Stewart Pearl Weston, CT Dec 18, 2011 Bridgeport and New Haven should not be gerrynandered into an artificial entity to benefit the GOP which has found a tricky way to thwart democracy. It seems they'll do anything. LEONARD ALBERT Fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 Janet Freedman Weston, CT Dec 18, 2011 Pauline Stamford, CT Dec 18, 2011 Rita Chuma Fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011

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Monica Keady Darien, CT Dec 18, 2011 Stephen J, Murray Weston, CT Dec 18, 2011 stop messing with the districts Sherry Karraker redding, CT Dec 18, 2011 Michelle Schaar Woodbury, CT Dec 18, 2011 There is no reason for this proposed gerrymandering. Historically Bridgeport has received much more clout than it could when subject to New Haven! Han van Oostendorp Redding, CT Dec 18, 2011 Robert Clarke Woodbury, CT Dec 18, 2011 Kevin Conway Moodus, CT Dec 18, 2011 Either way we will not forget this travesty King Dykeman Fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 Stop Bad politics Edward Vollmer New Canaan, CT Dec 18, 2011 Everyone's voice needs to be heard.

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Barbara Packer Woodbury, CT Dec 18, 2011 Alison Jasper Norwalk, CT Dec 18, 2011 William A. Monti Woodbury, CT Dec 18, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the District. Gloria Grant Norwalk, CT Dec 18, 2011 David Peter Arnold Woodbury, CT Dec 18, 2011 Gerrymandering is part of the overall plan by the right to silence dissent and lock this country into totalitarianism. We must resist. Deborah Brody Chen Cheshire, CT Dec 18, 2011 Angela Santiago Monroe, CT Dec 18, 2011 Patricia Q. Kazmierski Woodbury, CT Dec 18, 2011 David Selwyn woodbury, CT Dec 18, 2011 Deb Copes Wethersfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 Another example of racism towards minority voters! Marc Kroll Woodbury, CT 15

Dec 18, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th congressional District. Janet Grey Woodbury, CT Dec 18, 2011 Val Siretsanou Fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 Looks a lot like the gerry mandering for which Texas is famous-don't let it happen in CT. Lesa Peters Woodbury, CT Dec 18, 2011 Bridgeport should remain where it is, it is in Fairfield county, not New Haven. Would not get the representation it deserves if moved. THEREsa Breiman redding, CT Dec 18, 2011 raymond fullerton norwalk, CT Dec 18, 2011 Michael Tucker Stamford, CT Dec 18, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th congressional district. It belongs there. Kim Nabulsi Wilton, CT Dec 18, 2011 Scott Kuhner Rowayton, CT Dec 18, 2011 Denise weber Weston, CT Dec 18, 2011 Rick higgins Fairfield, CT 16

Dec 18, 2011 Fred Cotter Stratford, CT Dec 18, 2011 Francesca jones Fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th! Michael Tetreau Fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011 Judith Kaechele Monroe, CT Dec 18, 2011 Alice Jones Westport, CT Dec 18, 2011 gail bromer easton, CT Dec 18, 2011 Charles E Eichhorn REDDING, CT Dec 18, 2011 Rachel Gurevitz Southport, CT Dec 18, 2011 Mark Lewis Redding, CT Dec 18, 2011 Carol Blauvelt New Canaan, CT Dec 18, 2011 Joseph Benenati Fairfield, CT Dec 18, 2011

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There is no legitimate reason for redistricting Bridgeport out of the 4th District. The move to gerrymander it out of the 4th is blatantly political. It makes no sense and should be absolutely opposed. Mary-Kathryn Harrity Norwalk, CT Dec 17, 2011 lisa feld Bridgeport, CT Dec 17, 2011 Carolyn Bonheim Old Greenwich, CT Dec 17, 2011 I oppose gerrymandering. Districts should be geographically contiguous. Shirley Bernard Redding, CT Dec 17, 2011 Keeping Bridgeport in the 4th District makes sure it is competitive, which is the way all Congressional Districts should be. Kenneth Rietschel Brookfield, CT Dec 17, 2011 Jo-Ann McMaster Fairfield, CT Dec 17, 2011 Hello! Audrey J. Williams Westport, CT Dec 17, 2011 Janet Trager Westport, CT Dec 17, 2011 Carlos E. Escudero Greenwich, CT Dec 17, 2011

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Hi! Arthur Shippee Hamden, CT Dec 17, 2011 Nora Gluck Trumbull, CT Dec 17, 2011 David Bloom Westport, CT Dec 17, 2011 Absolutely let the District 4 lines be preserved as is, including Bridgeport.. Nina Streitfeld Westport, CT Dec 17, 2011 Nancy Bloom Westport, CT Dec 17, 2011 ludwig spinelli shelton, CT Dec 17, 2011 Elizabeth Humphrey New Haven, CT Dec 17, 2011 Lauren Lanham Fairfield, CT Dec 17, 2011 Di Longo Stamford, CT Dec 17, 2011 Stephanie Barnes Bridgeport, CT Dec 17, 2011 IRMA EVANS BPT, CT Dec 17, 2011

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Marian Pierce Norwalk, CT Dec 17, 2011 DIAN VINCE TRUMBULL, CT Dec 17, 2011 Michael K. Geake Norwalk, CT Dec 17, 2011 Naomi Volberg Stamford, CT Dec 17, 2011 Ruth Pepper Escondido, CA Dec 17, 2011 Leslie Frankel Stratford, CT Dec 17, 2011 Robert Fortuna hamden, CT Dec 17, 2011 Brian Pander Fairfield, CT Dec 17, 2011 Susan Walker Monroe, CT Dec 17, 2011 Wendy Lecker Stamford, CT Dec 17, 2011 Bridgeport is in Fairfield county. We need to stop this power grab by the 1 %. Curtis Dryden Wilton, CT Dec 17, 2011 vincent norwalk, CT 20

Dec 17, 2011 Amelia DuBois Straford, CT Dec 17, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in 4th Congressional District!!! Virginia Dean FFLD, CT Dec 17, 2011 Please stop this terrible idea and keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Samarpana Tamm Greenwich, CT Dec 17, 2011 David Findlay New Canaan, CT Dec 17, 2011 Let elections carry out naturally to serve the will of the people! Jarred White New Milford, CT Dec 17, 2011 Anne Marie Wheeler Darien, CT Dec 17, 2011 Baker Mallory Ridgefield, CT Dec 17, 2011 Cindy casper Bridgeport, CT Dec 17, 2011 Important not to marginalize Bridgeport's role in Fairfield county by breaking it out into a different congressional district. jane eyes Westport, CT Dec 17, 2011

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Lets keep some of the 99% in the 4th Congressional District. Leonard Zimmerman New Haven, CT Dec 17, 2011 madeline hart cos cob, CT Dec 17, 2011 Lisa Hall Easton, CT Dec 17, 2011 This proposal by republicans is rediculas & outrageous- a blatant attempt to eliminate fair representation. It has to be defeated Bill McGirr Stamford, CT Dec 17, 2011 marilyn gordon ridgefield, CT Dec 17, 2011 dorothy fox westport, CT Dec 17, 2011 Kristen Nimr Southport, CT Dec 17, 2011 arthur wichman riverside, CT Dec 17, 2011 Fairfield County coastal cities and towns have interdependent problems best served by a unified congressional district. Dorothy E. Curran Westport, CT Dec 17, 2011 Liz-Ann Koos Westport, CT Dec 17, 2011

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sally bordonaro new canaan, CT Dec 17, 2011 Lucie Turrentine New Canaan, CT Dec 17, 2011 I oppose the redistricting plan James M Graves WESTPORT, CT Dec 17, 2011 I strongly am aginst the reapportionment !!! Enough of these games & gerrymandering Keep Bridgeport right where it is. athena ploumis westport, CT Dec 17, 2011 Stefanie Sommerville Bridgeport, CT Dec 17, 2011 Patricia A. Toller Fairfield, CT Dec 17, 2011 We need to keep BPT in the 4th. Susan Barrett Fairfield, CT Dec 17, 2011 Harry Spear Bridgeport, CT Dec 17, 2011 I've got a new name for the Republican[s]...it's called the Bullyism party" R. Mark Stamford, CT Dec 17, 2011 David Patterson Stamford, CT Dec 17, 2011 23

With no sound logic for making this change, it is clearly political. It's time to stand with movements like the 99ers and say, "No more politics for politics sake!" It's time to huddle en mass our huddled masses and take back a government meant for the people - not politicians and lobbyists. Marla J. Cowden Westport, CT Dec 17, 2011 Craig Whitcomb Redding, CT Dec 17, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th District! Gerrymandering for partisan gain is unacceptable and undemocratic. Bridgeport and it's voice belong in the 4th district. Barbara Fortunato Bridgeport, CT Dec 17, 2011 carolyn Downey New Canaan, CT Dec 17, 2011 Sandra Agoes Southport, CT Dec 17, 2011 Gerrymanding has led to extreams on both sides. Keep the 4th competive. Carl Leaman Westport, CT Dec 17, 2011 Whitney Cane Fairfield, CT Dec 17, 2011 Frank Bordonaro New Canaan, CT Dec 17, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Rochelle Ameri greenwich, CT Dec 17, 2011

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Daniel Kail Westport, CT Dec 17, 2011 Margaret fairfield, CT Dec 17, 2011 This is a purely political move to disenfranchise working and poor people. For Shame! John Harrity East Hartland, CT Dec 17, 2011 Bridgeport belongs in the 4th district geographically, and historically. Keep gerrymandering out of Fairfield County. Gary Agoes Southport, CT Dec 17, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Urge the Reapportionment Commission to preserve historical precedent - not to carve Bridgeport out and put it with New Haven. Maureen Granville-Smith Norwalk, CT Dec 17, 2011 It's bad enough what was done in the legislative districts. Independent voters should make the changes to district lines because when you understand the process the committees motivation is clear. As a political person myself I am disappointed in the way this was handled. Kerri rowland Milford, CT Dec 17, 2011 Lillian Mucci Caucasian, CT Dec 17, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th! Len Yannielli Naugatuck, CT Dec 17, 2011 Emily Kelting New Canaan, CT 25

Dec 17, 2011 John Norwalk, CT Dec 17, 2011 Magda lowenberg Trumbull, CT Dec 17, 2011 Janice Schwartz Fairfield, CT Dec 17, 2011 George Blauvelt New Canaan, CT Dec 17, 2011 Patricia Nicholas New Milford, CT Dec 17, 2011 Debbie Orrico Old Greenwich, CT Dec 17, 2011 Sudharmai Sankar Ridgefield, CT Dec 17, 2011 This blatant attempt at gerrymandering the 4th goes against the history of the District and its citizens. Keep the 4th intact! Steven Simon New Canaan, CT Dec 17, 2011 Taber Hamilton Norwalk, CT Dec 17, 2011 James Ezzes Westport, CT Dec 17, 2011 Jean Whitney Southport, CT Dec 16, 2011

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Pete Granville-Smith Norwalk, CT Dec 16, 2011 Debra Mahony Fairfield, CT Dec 16, 2011 The history of Fairfield county has always included Bridgeport, since the early 19th century. To remove Bridgeport now is only pure partisan politics and a symbolic surrender. Louis Bevilacqua trumbull, CT Dec 16, 2011 Richard Regan Fairfield, CT Dec 16, 2011 Larry Reilly Fairfield, CT Dec 16, 2011 Elizabeth White Trumbull, CT Dec 16, 2011 David Bedell New Canaan, CT Dec 16, 2011 Lane Driscoll Fairfield, CT Dec 16, 2011 Gerrymandering stinks! LG Altman Westport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District in Fairfield County. Lisa Softleigh BRIDGEPORT, CT Dec 16, 2011

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wilma kail Westport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Let's keep the 4th CD competitive! Theresa Sutherland Trumbull, CT Dec 16, 2011 Reapportionment of the 4th Congressional District will in effect disenfranchise a substantial number of voters and will render each election a foregone conclusion. Hope Hageman Westport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Maddalena Bonanni Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Estelle Baer Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 No need to make the change. District 4 needs to have the balance provided by the inclusion of Bridgeport. Richard Constable Darien, CT Dec 16, 2011 4th district needs ballence, leave it alone. raymond currytto Fairfield, CT Dec 16, 2011 Jonathan Long Fairfield, CT Dec 16, 2011 Anne Engel Stamford, CT Dec 16, 2011 Heather Files Stratford, CT Dec 16, 2011 28

Emily Titrud Fairfield, CT Dec 16, 2011 No redistributing Bridgeport out of southwest Ct region! Christine O'Sullivan Westport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Jane Ross Westport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Gail Moskow Wilton, CT Dec 16, 2011 mahmoud vaziri stamford, CT Dec 16, 2011 John Fitzpatrick Norwalk, CT Dec 16, 2011 Somebody needs to be checking what such a reapportionment does to the the well established Supreme Court principle of the Baker v.Carr decision enunciating the one person - one vote concept! Edwin Pearson Ridgefield, CT Dec 16, 2011 Bridgeport in the 4th is very important. Katharine Graves WESTPORT, CT Dec 16, 2011 stangia bartholomew bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Alan Goldberg New Canaan, CT Dec 16, 2011

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kenneth bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 We do not need to be gerrymandered! Former Rep. Shays, a Republican, held that seat for years; Rep. Himes appeals to many moderates. We are already known as a moderate, balanced district. Bridgeport has more in common with lower Fairfield County than it does with New Haven County. Anna Duleep Norwalk, CT Dec 16, 2011 Daniel D. Thomas Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Theodore Smith Guilford, CT Dec 16, 2011 clive wilmot bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 dennis. hinds bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Nancy Matthews Greenwich, CT Dec 16, 2011 Ellen McBride Fairfield, CT Dec 16, 2011 janet albert Weston, CT Dec 16, 2011 Do not remove Bridgeport from the 4th Congressional District!! Sharon Dominici Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 John A Fortuna Hamden, CT 30

Dec 16, 2011 Luisa Westport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Dean Kaplan Stamford, CT Dec 16, 2011 leeann glick norwalk, CT Dec 16, 2011 Stay in the 4th Andrew Fardy Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Scott Kuykendall Norwalk, CT Dec 16, 2011 Brennyn norwalk, CT Dec 16, 2011 No way Patric R. McKinley Fairfiled, CT Dec 16, 2011 Marvin Jerome Felsen Fairfield, CT Dec 16, 2011 Kevin Poruban Norwalk, CT Dec 16, 2011 Karen Rankine Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 rachelle tapfar westport, CT Dec 16, 2011 31

Shashi K. Shah New Canaan, CT Dec 16, 2011 The Republicans will do anything underhanded to get elected Susan Finn Shelton, CT Dec 16, 2011 Paul Miller Southport, CT Dec 16, 2011 John Wirzbicki Noank, CT Dec 16, 2011 Laura Lowery Danbury, CT Dec 16, 2011 Richard K. Lewis Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Mary Lamothe Trumbull, CT Dec 16, 2011 Don't get tricky - just be honest about the geography, not the politics of class! Robn Cloud Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 I sign the petition to keep bridgeport in the 4th district! Reverend Lenore Jordan Norwalk, CT Dec 16, 2011 Gertrude S. Goldberg New Canaan, CT Dec 16, 2011 nora king norwalk, CT 32

Dec 16, 2011 Redistricting to give the Republican party political leverage is no different than passing laws to intentionally suppress voters. These actions are the reasons protests are taking place around the country. KEEP BRIDGEPORT IN THE 4TH DISTRICT!!! Diana Black Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th. Everyone deserves a voice. thank you. J. Mottolese Jennifer Mottolese Trumbull, CT Dec 16, 2011 victoria carlquist bethel, CT Dec 16, 2011 Joann Coviello Wilton, CT Dec 16, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District! Do not carve Bridgeport out. Stinceon Dennen Greenwich, CT Dec 16, 2011 Nathan Tinker Trumbull, CT Dec 16, 2011 kay Norwalk, CT Dec 16, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th! Vinny Mangiacopra Norwalk, CT Dec 16, 2011 is there any longer such a thing as an honorable Republican???????? Jane W. Schicke Wilton, CT Dec 16, 2011 33

Leave it alone. Anything that is done will be political. Mary Geake Norwalk, CT Dec 16, 2011 Mary-Jane Foster Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Keep district unbroken! George P Kelly M D Fairfield, CT Dec 16, 2011 I am nearly dumbstruck by this blatant, outrageous move to disenfranchise 4th District Democratic Voters! Kathleen Whelen Norwalk, CT Dec 16, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Debbie Wong Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 We need equal representation of all groups in our communities. Stuart Sachs Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Bridgeport is located in Southwestern Connecticut and that is where is should be represented. Bridgeport has already suffered enough political injustices. Sonia Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in Fairfield County. Don't allow gerrymandering! Andrew Crispino Upper Stepney, CT Dec 16, 2011

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Gerrymandering is undemocratic. Please don't allow this to happen on your watch! Adam Zuckerman Sandy hook, CT Dec 16, 2011 Betti Teel Trumbull, CT Dec 16, 2011 Frances Edwards New Canaan, CT Dec 16, 2011 Julie Rosenbaum Fairfield, CT Dec 16, 2011 Vicki Camacho Greenwich, CT Dec 16, 2011 Peter Danyluk Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Rosin Martinez Shelton, CT Dec 16, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Urge the Reapportionment Commission to preserve historical precedent -- not to carve Bridgeport out and put it with New Haven. Margaret Wetzel Norwalk, CT Dec 16, 2011 Susan Tabachnick Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Carol CGreenberg Rowayton, CT Dec 16, 2011 Mark Naftalin Westport, CT Dec 16, 2011 35

Jo Friedlander Norwalk, CT Dec 16, 2011 Andrew Winston Old Greenwich, CT Dec 16, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Representative should represent all residence of CT , Keep diversitiy in districting!!!! Ruth Laird New Canaan, CT Dec 16, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in its current district. CHARLES N. EDWARDS COS COB, CT Dec 16, 2011 Kevin Doyle Westport, CT Dec 16, 2011 David Evarts Stratford, CT Dec 16, 2011 Lois Schine Westport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Lave our congressional districts alone. Voter suppression is unconsitutional. Lou Ann Giunta Westport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Cynthia Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 No way!!!! annette gelber bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 36

henry huse Norwalk, CT Dec 16, 2011 Yvonne Brown Bridgeport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Keep your hands off the re-districting. Carole Ludwig Huntington, CT Dec 16, 2011 Valerie Rosenson Wilton, CT Dec 16, 2011 JOSEPH S JOHNSON JR Stamford, CT Dec 16, 2011 Absolutely do not take Bridgeport out of the 4th Congressional District in CT. That is a real tinkering of the system. Shame, shame. Thank you. Amy Pines Westport, CT Dec 16, 2011 annette kirban westport, CT Dec 16, 2011 This is ridiculous that you would even consider this. Jerrymandering is anti-American. Representative democracy requires that your vote matters. The ratio of perimeter versus area should be smaller. Can you imagine the voter apathy if this is just guaranteed Democrat, talk about 50% voter turnout. That would be a lot after this. Ed kaine stratfrod, CT Dec 16, 2011 Mary Porterfield Hamden, CT Dec 16, 2011

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Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District Christopher E. Lewis Westport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Please preserve historical precedent and leave Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional district along with Norwalk. Joan Willcox Norwalk, CT Dec 16, 2011 Shonia Monteiro bpt, CT Dec 16, 2011 William Bangser Westport, CT Dec 16, 2011 Enid Norris Stamford, CT Dec 16, 2011 if we fail to draw a line in the sand now all will be lost Larry Robinson bpt,, CT Dec 15, 2011 juliet Stautner Greenwich, CT Dec 15, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Urge the Reapportionment Commission to preserve historical precedent -- not to carve Bridgeport out and put it with New Haven. Adam Ebraham Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Brendon B Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 lois kuperschmid wilton, CT 38

Dec 15, 2011 melissa Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Knock if off, Republican crooks! Shelly Quigley Southampton, PA Dec 15, 2011 Anne Rutherford Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 George LeMoine Trumbull, CT Dec 15, 2011 Stephanie Underhill Redding, CT Dec 15, 2011 DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT MOVING BRIDGEPORT FROM THE 4TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT. Robbie Haack New Fairfiled, CT Dec 15, 2011 Mary Shevis Stratford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Rev. Dr. Paul J. Carling Stratford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Scott C Perlik Weston, CT Dec 15, 2011 Fritz Heimann Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 julia provey Sandyhook, CT 39

Dec 15, 2011 Yes, we definitely need to keep Bridgeport in the 4th. We in Greenwich are well aware of gerrymandering. All three of our state legislative districts are all safe for Republicans, even though we have given the legislature an alternative for a more diverse district. Very frustrating. Elizabeth Bonsal Riverside, CT Dec 15, 2011 Laura OBrien Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District Carole Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 Isabel Chase Ridgefield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District Madeline Selden Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 joel furst stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 susan d'angelo Redding, CT Dec 15, 2011 Holly W. Kotos Bridgeport,, CT Dec 15, 2011 Let the district be unbroken! Janice Calkin cos cob, CT Dec 15, 2011

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Tim Bezler Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Please stop this obvious gerrymandering. Give the electorate credit for knowing what is motivating this, and its nothing defensible. Blake Titrud Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Lynn Mason New Canaan, CT Dec 15, 2011 Diane Kulungian-Halabi Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Susan Eveland Riverside, CT Dec 15, 2011 Bryce Shashinka Shelton, CT Dec 15, 2011 James Lancaster BRIDGEPORT, CT Dec 15, 2011 Kevin Simmons Rowayton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Grace Monahan Shelton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Yvonne Jackson-Fairclough New Haven, CT Dec 15, 2011 Terri Smith Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011

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Stephen Gooss Shelton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Please leave CT CD4 alone! Do not manipulate for political purposes! Lynn Paul Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 This is an outrageous idea and very partisan. marianne pollak Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Katie sterrett Old Greenwich, CT Dec 15, 2011 Abdel Metwally bpt, CT Dec 15, 2011 Mindi Rappoport Trumbull, CT Dec 15, 2011 I am opposed to carving up Bridgeport--it should be kept in the 4th Congressional District. Clearly it is in Fairfield County and not New Haven County. Annette N. Tchelka West Haven, CT Dec 15, 2011 celeste LaCroix Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 This is absolutely asinine to have Bridgeport redistricted to be a part of New Haven. I will petition, walk and do whatever is needed to not make that a reality. Sandy Jenkins Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Robert Reilly Fairfield, CT 42

Dec 15, 2011 J. Peter Sommer Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 Utterly stupid idea to think that Bridgeport voters have anything like the necessities or agendas that New haven has, and this is such an obvious political move on behalf of republicans. Alan Gorrie Springdale, CT Dec 15, 2011 Matthias Blumrich Ridgefield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Herbert Herschlag Danbury, CT Dec 15, 2011 Jane Herschlag Danbury, CT Dec 15, 2011 Eddie Cajigas New Haven, CT Dec 15, 2011 Myrna Robinson West Redding, CT Dec 15, 2011 Ed Milton Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Kathryn DeBlasio Owings Mills, MD Dec 15, 2011 Richard Sheridan Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Do not carve Bridgeport and put it with New Haven. Nessim Denise Maleh Nessim Denise Maleh Bethel, CT 43

Dec 15, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th COngressional District! Linda A. SImard Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Janine Aggott Stratford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Richard Pendergrass Danbury, CT Dec 15, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th congressional district. Joan Feeley Shelton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Brian Winfield Shelton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Carlton A. Byrd Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Stephen Frydrych Weston, CT Dec 15, 2011 keep Bridgeport as a separate District Nilda Paris Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Raymond Sisler Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 william fensterer fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011

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Geraldine R. Byrd Werstport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Richard S. Seclow Easton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Mary inagami Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 LyndaM. Gramigna Trumbull, CT Dec 15, 2011 Want Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District Arline Melzer Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Iris Sanchez Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 William Oravez Newtown, CT Dec 15, 2011 Zelda Yalartai Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Joseph Lowery Danbury, CT Dec 15, 2011 Ellen Rosenberg Bethel, CT Dec 15, 2011 Lori Lancaster Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011

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As a voter I want Bridgeport kept in the 4th district. Janet Krauss Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Stop playing racist games and include all the people. Have you ever heard of democracy? randall enos easton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Claire Safran Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Tracey Jeanbaptiste Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Urge the Reapportionment Commission to preserve historical precedent -- not to carve Bridgeport out and put it with New Haven. Lorraine New Haven, CT Dec 15, 2011 KIM LEE BRIDGEPORT, CT Dec 15, 2011 Jerome Bell Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 marsha williams Bridgeport,CT 06607, CT Dec 15, 2011 Jim Himes is a 4th disctrict treasure and serves our district fairly. Bridgeport is an important member of the fourth district and does not deserve to be lumped in with a different district based on income level. We need to maintain a Democratic hold on the 4th district in order to ensure that our voices are heard and fought for in Congress! Alexis Smith Easton, CT Dec 15, 2011

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Bridgeport belongs where it is with Fairfield County Gloria Sugarman Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Lillian Torres Stratford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Mary Brittenum Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Michele Romaniello FAirfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 stephen de lange norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District Everton Bailey, Jr. Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 jessica Huse Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 do not redistrict Fairfield County! Denise Kolok Greenwich, CT Dec 15, 2011 Keep The City OF Bridgeport IN THE 4th Congressional District Betty L Baldwin Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Deidre Hardison bpt, CT Dec 15, 2011

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Marcia Noonan Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Nirva Demosthene Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Leann Enos Easton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Arlie thompson Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 I'm so disappointed in the country and state I reside in. Diane Rankine Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Please, we don't need anymore Republican control. Elena Bullen Hood Wilton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Lorella Struzzi Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Charles Bordenkircher Ridgefield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Beilla Gans Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Mike Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Steve Hunter Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011

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Gary Wippick Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Leonard Albert Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Richard Ferrucci Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Jim Himes is the best The Republicans have no right to redistrict and silence the voices of Democratic and minority voters in any city. Keep things the same. Everyone has the right to vote. The Republicans should just stop trying to make things difficult for everyone involved just to make sure they win. This is just childish games to make sure 2012 elections or anything else is voted by Republican Americans. Please stand up to them and stop this All Americans have the right to vote. Linda Dalles Ridgefield, CT Dec 15, 2011 David Vita Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 thomas vetter Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 Peggy O'Sullivan Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 Keep Bpt in the 4th Congressional District Timothy Shelton, CT Dec 15, 2011 nicole r. bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 John Effinger Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011

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Marikay Mead Willson Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Teri Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 Sally Kidd Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 The 4th district needs Bridgeport. The fact that a conservative held the seat for so long demonstrates that even with Bridgeport included, a conservative can win by taking his message, his values and his campaign to all corners of the district. There's no need to change the 4th. Leave it as it is, with Bridgeport included. Michael Jones Wilton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Auden Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 mitch giannunzio` Stratford, CT Dec 15, 2011 keep Jim Himes in Bridgeport he is the best that ever happen to us maria BRIDGEPORT, CT Dec 15, 2011 George Markley Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Christina J. Taylor Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Alvin O'Neal Stratford, CT Dec 15, 2011

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Please keep the historic district as it is Guy R Stretton Old Greenwich, CT Dec 15, 2011 Christine Kite Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Tiffany Witmer Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Louise Wang Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 like the voter suppression efforts happening throughout the country, this is just another tool to limit the access of minorities, young people, elderly, and poor residents. don't let them get away with it! sheri norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 Jessica Bromberg bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Brenda Milner Bloomfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 STOP THE GOP POLITICAL MACHINE GOP = Greed for One-Percent! Carrie Mahoney Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Tuckerman Jalet Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Raoul Tschebull Darien, CT Dec 15, 2011

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Margaret Frank Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 Melissa Bernstein Monroe, CT Dec 15, 2011 Faith Villegas Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 This is an absolutely unacceptable and obvious ploy by the Republicans to disenfranchise a large group of voters. No gerrymandering! Jerry Sawyer Stratford, CT Dec 15, 2011 We have so many difficulties in our towns right now, why do you not concentrate your energies on doing something that will benefit the population. This is so middle school, or perhaps I should say Kindergrten. anne king forland Wilton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Mike Gorfinkle West Redding, CT Dec 15, 2011 Mark Leiner Shelton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Audrey Price Danbury, CT Dec 15, 2011

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I am outraged to be informed that Connecticut would consider gerrymandering Bridgeport out of the 4th Congressional District! Bridgeport is part of Fairfield County, and as the lines of the 4th District are presently those of most of Fairfield County to exclude Bridgeport from the 4th Congressional District would be a violation of the principals of constitutionally fair, reasonable and appropriate districting. The only reason for redistricting would be to throw the 4th District into the control of Republicans, and that alone is insufficient basis upon which to redistrict. Do not redistrict Bridgeport! Respectfully, Rick Nepola, Esq. Rick Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 I urge you to keep Bridgeport in the 4th congressional district and not change the character of this important culturally and financially diverse district. ALICE KELLY FAIRFIELD, CT Dec 15, 2011 BPT is part of Fairfield County, and should be represented that way, as they are now!! John Chamberlain Trumbull, CT Dec 15, 2011 WTF!! John Campbell jr Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Carolyn Malmborg Hamden, CT Dec 15, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. That's where it belong. Do not allow this to happen. Margaret Petrone Greenwich, CT Dec 15, 2011 I think that the last thing we need in America today is to draw a line between the relatively affluent and the rest. William Linsley Shelton, CT Dec 15, 2011

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Preserve precedent and ensure Brideport's voters are heard as they have been in the past -keep Bridgeport in the 4th. Kathleen Warner Wilton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Do not allow this to happen..Please keep Bridgeport in its rightful congressional district.. lorraine fitelson Trumbull, CT Dec 15, 2011 Kevin Hoffkins Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Do not put Bridgeport in New Haven County. We are Fairfield Co. and always will be. Rochelle Kovachi Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 L Keim Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Barbara Kasman Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 All to rig an election . You idea sucks,Big time. GO home. James A.Quarford Newtown, CT Dec 15, 2011 Mariann Regan Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Elliott Zivin Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Bill Bower Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 54

Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Maxine Plummer Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 David N Moore Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 kathleen mullins cos cob, CT Dec 15, 2011 Loretta Paulson Wilton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Andrew Politzer Bethel, CT Dec 15, 2011 ira kaplan stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 holly powell greenwich, CT Dec 15, 2011 What a cheap trick! The GOP will stop at nothing! BS Friedson Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 marianne gutierrez darien, CT Dec 15, 2011 Leave Bridgeport alone. It should stay in the 4th Congressional Distruct. Eloise Swenson 30 Valley View Road, CT Dec 15, 2011 Margaret Gallace Trumbull, CT 55

Dec 15, 2011 Therese Stratford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Stop redistricting- spend time fixing inequities instead of creating more! Tim Ryan trumbull, CT Dec 15, 2011 Gloria Sugarman Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 James Smith Stratford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Adam BLank Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 Laura Hurwitz Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Madge Stevenson Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in 4th district Denise McLaughlin Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Let all the voters of Fairfield County be heard. Mary Ellroy Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 steven navarra danbury, CT Dec 15, 2011

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Janet Bates Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Richard Greenwood Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Gillian Zackham Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 I do not want to be redistricted, that is blatant manipulation tactics! Martine Francois Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Michelle Harvey Monroe, CT Dec 15, 2011 Chris Pureka New Canaan, CT Dec 15, 2011 Joy Green-McGann Cos Cob, CT Dec 15, 2011 Veronica Feinstein Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Bill Williams ridgefield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Urge the Reapportionment Commission to preserve historical precedent -- not to carve Bridgeport out and put it with New Haven. Dolores Aziz Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 lorraine yakush trumbull, CT Dec 15, 2011 57

Patricia Eggert Greenwich, CT Dec 15, 2011 Caitlin Schmedlin Monroe, CT Dec 15, 2011 Harvey and Helen Margolin Newtown, CT Dec 15, 2011 Carol Allen Ridgefield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Daniel A. Beltran Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Cynthia Miller Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Don't gerrymander. Keep Bridgeport in the 4th District. Margaret W. Lupton Brookfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Laura DePreta Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Absolutely not! Putting both of largest cities in CT in same Congressional District is a wrong thing to do. CT is a small state with only a few cities with over 250000 populations and a sizeable minority citizens. Maybe they can gerrymander so that they could also put Hartford in the 3rd district too! End this now, please. Gustavo Vazquez Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 If it is not broken, DO NOT fix it. Thank you. AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011

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Thomas Barham Greenwich, CT Dec 15, 2011 Peter McSpadden Riverside, CT Dec 15, 2011 We have enogh issues, just leave things as they are Keneth Danbury, CT Dec 15, 2011 Bridgeport is in the 4th district and MUST stay there. Why move it? Democracy isn't for everyone? Barb Schade Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 CHRISTINE REID Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Jacqueline Ashton Greenwich, CT Dec 15, 2011 Joseph Annino Bethel, CT Dec 15, 2011 Sharyn St Clair Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 robert braunstein ridgefield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Sara Ehrentreu Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011

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As a Blackrock resident who is affected by policy in Fairfield County, I want my voice and those of my neighbors to be counted in the areas we reside, work and enjoy our lives within. Thank you. J Brody Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Diana Insolio Madison, CT Dec 15, 2011 Angeles Dam Darien, CT Dec 15, 2011 Brad Baldwin Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Robert belletzkie Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Arthur Shulman Wilton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Eric M. Chandler Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 Ana M. Jusino Stratford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Ilana Ofgang Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Beverly A. Balaz Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Kelsey Fuller Scotland, CT Dec 15, 2011

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Whether you are a republican or a democrat this would be terrible for our state Karl Soderholm Milford, CT Dec 15, 2011 William Finger Greenwich, CT Dec 15, 2011 Ed Feldheim Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 alice learman ridgefield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Wendy Northup Danbury, CT Dec 15, 2011 george budd new canaan, CT Dec 15, 2011 New Haven is unique in that it has Yale University (tax free) and has advantages that Bridgeport does not. Bridgeport needs representation by Jim Himes to respond to their needs as it has the largest population as a city in Connecticut. Pauline Gamer Wilton, CT Dec 15, 2011 joanne Brookfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 keep it together!!!! nomi silverman Glenville, CT Dec 15, 2011 George Chapar, Ph.D. Old Greenwich, CT Dec 15, 2011

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Betsy Rudden Easton, CT Dec 15, 2011 D. Smith Stratford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Rainy Broomfield Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Christopher C. Burdett Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 Steven Fry New Canaan, CT Dec 15, 2011 Bridgeport is part of Fairfield County, like it or not. David Rosenberg Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 Charleen A Terrell Trumbull, CT Dec 15, 2011 Kacie Riley Prospect, CT Dec 15, 2011 Barbara Royea Colchester, CT Dec 15, 2011 please allow my vote to count for the canidate i really vote for and not for the unintented because of polictial parties trying to get seats for the wrong reasons. Serve the people and leave the districts alone. diana prince wilton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Linda Elder Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 62

Alan Beasley Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Margaret Mahoney Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Candace Clinger Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Do not make any changes to this political divide. Ana M. Jusino Stratford, CT Dec 15, 2011 I do not want to be represented by a Republican! Jon Gallup Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Leave well enough alone. Jeff Munk Trumbull, CT Dec 15, 2011 keep Bridgeport in the 4th district!!!!!!! Richard Duncan Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Bridgeport belongs with the 4th. We have many inter-town interests and connections. Jo Ann Davidson Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Malvin Warshaw Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 sheila o'neill Westport, CT 63

Dec 15, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Marie Honore-Grant BRIDGEPORT, CT Dec 15, 2011 Dave and Shirley Rendleman Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 keep bridgeport in the 4th congressional district--do not put it with new haven joan laspia ridgefield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Eileen Sheridan Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Stuart Coan Greenwich, CT Dec 15, 2011 Diane Vulcano bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Ingram Russell Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Carol Clukies Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Republicans will stop at nothing. Even try to steel thier way in. Again.. Robin Rawls Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Andrea Barge Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011

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Karin Smith Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 betty L. corwin Weston, CT Dec 15, 2011 mark winfield trumbull, CT Dec 15, 2011 Jean Carter Norwalk, CT Dec 15, 2011 Cynthia Mirbach Wilton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Joanne Dobransky Shelton, CT Dec 15, 2011 Jean C. Nimmons Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Maria Ines Valle Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Eileen Anderson Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 epadin@swchc.org Bridgport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Please DO NOT gerrymander Bridgeport out of the 4th District. Thank you. Vicki Hastings Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011

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Susan Breen Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4 district Hina Kidwai Westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Nancy Hammerslough Weston, CT Dec 15, 2011 Craig Rubel Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 vasiliki volkwein Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th! Jim Fox Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Angela Foote Old Greenwich, CT Dec 15, 2011 amy fleishman old greenwich, CT Dec 15, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th -- it's part of Fairfield County! Sandra Soule riverside, CT Dec 15, 2011 Elizabeth Taccogna Fairfield, CT Dec 15, 2011 David Lewey Fairfield, CT 66

Dec 15, 2011 Michael LeMoult Darien, CT Dec 15, 2011 Sue Paoletto Bpt, CT Dec 15, 2011 Jean Rexford Redding, CT Dec 15, 2011 Chris Neubert Easton, CT Dec 15, 2011 linda Green westport, CT Dec 15, 2011 jody ojeda bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 A devious, unacceptable plan. Anne Wichman Riverside, CT Dec 15, 2011 Lisa Fuller Scotland, CT Dec 15, 2011 Kevin Hernandez bridegport, CT Dec 15, 2011 David Satz Stamford, CT Dec 15, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th congressional district. dr. kristine demarco bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 67

Donald White Ridgefield, CT Dec 15, 2011 Frank Basler Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Roger Conway Trumbull, CT Dec 15, 2011 Chinedum V Nnodum Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Patricia Brady Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Doris Latorre Bridgeport, CT Dec 15, 2011 Barry Cohen Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jonathan Tunik Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Allison Spiro-Winn NY, NY Dec 14, 2011 First time I heard of this. Sounds like dirty tricks. B. Bailey Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Kathryn Bache New Canaan, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Bridgeport is clearly part of SW Connecticut and the rest of Fairfield county. Donald Quinlan Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 keep the crew together michael Doyle Bpt, CT Dec 14, 2011 Lloyd W. Stableford Trumbull, CT Dec 14, 2011 Caryl Beatus Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Eric Alicea Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 No More Monkey business. Bridgeport is in Fairfield County. Period.. Geoffrey Reed Bridgeport, ., CT Dec 14, 2011 Maria Bpt, CT Dec 14, 2011 Helen Wasserman Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Tom Behrendt New Haven, CT Dec 14, 2011 Pat Genova Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Matthew Lee New Haven, CT 69

Dec 14, 2011 Jacqueline Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Charles Klein Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 D. William Baker, Jr Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Himes has been a great congressman. This is a very bad move. Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th. Mary Raddock 125 Turner Road Stamford Mary Raddock Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Tracy Sugarman Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Lorraine Van Kirk Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. This dishonest policy of redistricting for political gain is disgusting and unacceptable. Wendy Silver CT, CT Dec 14, 2011 Renae Edge Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jenifer Hardman Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Marilyn Clements Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011

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William Eckerd Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Maura Slattery West Hartford, CT Dec 14, 2011 We have worked for Jim Himes to be our representative, and we refuse to be gerrymandered out of our district! Marcia Eckerd Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Gail Hannan trumbullDriveTrumbull, CT Dec 14, 2011 Gary Munch Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Karaine Holness New Haven, CT Dec 14, 2011 Paul Southport, CT Dec 14, 2011 We need our district to stay as is not be absorbed as if we don't exist. BRIDGEPORT it the largest city of Connnecticut and we need to have better represntation and less political gerrymandering. Shame on the powers that be!!!!! Rosemarie Mason Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Wayne Mazzoni Bridgepory, CT Dec 14, 2011 Erin Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Keli Mazzoni Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Suzanne Clement Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Margo Kirby norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th District, to be fair to the residents of the largest city in the state! David Smith Easton Ct 06612, CT Dec 14, 2011 Samuel Haymann Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Carolyn Levinson West Haven, CT Dec 14, 2011 Laurie Neilsen Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 keep politics out of resdistricting Jonathan Cunitz Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Monica Frate Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Rita Seclow Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th district Linda Jamshidian Stamford, CT 72

Dec 14, 2011 ethelle shatz rowayton, CT Dec 14, 2011 lirio i perez waterbury, CT Dec 14, 2011 Mary Joy Leaper Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Michael Roberts BRIDGEPORT, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jim Goodrich Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Chevonne spinks Bpt, CT Dec 14, 2011 The Republican will do anything to win a election. This is under handed John "Jack" Finn Shelton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Please be wise and preserve the integrity of the 4th Congressional District. Keep Bridgeport in the district. Pauline Dyer Shelton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Aren't there any Democrats on the Commission? Robert Stein Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 sharon conway new canaan, CT Dec 14, 2011

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C M Jenkins Riverside, CT Dec 14, 2011 Arline P.Gertzoff Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Rachel Haymann Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Barbara Conway New Haven, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the District it belongs in for Fairfield County. Dawn Savo Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Dennis Pettway Bpt, CT Dec 14, 2011 The Republican plan is unacceptable and morally corrupt. Agreeing to this plan will be a defeat for democracy and the country. Jay Borden Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Thanks for the heads-up. Amiyra Wiggs Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Sharon Blackburn Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Alexander Woodward Chapman Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Timothy Dalton Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Steven Zamore West Redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in teh 4th District Sheila R. Weiss Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Susan Watson Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Brian Burgess Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Former Norwalk resident, now in Hamden. Hate this idea! Trying to rewrite geography and natural interests for political gain. And water down the interests of our cities in favor of the rich. Another attempt at class warfare. Margaret Sonntag Hamden, CT Dec 14, 2011 William Hammerstein Shelton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Arneta Mayes Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 C BRIDGEPORT, CT Dec 14, 2011 dont combine bridgeport with new haven county Thomas Hickey Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Stephanie Niles Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Rhys Atkinson Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 D.M. LeMoult Darien, CT Dec 14, 2011 mattie alston hamden, CT Dec 14, 2011 keep Bridgeport where it is kevin McNamara wallingford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Eva Lee Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 lindsay roberts norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District!!! Kim Cuniberti Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridge[port in the 4th congressional district. Alberta Cifolelli Westport,, CT Dec 14, 2011 Andrew f. Gol Stamford, CO Dec 14, 2011

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Bridgeport is in Fairfield County and should remain in the 4th Congressional District. Rosalyn Hill Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Laura Olsen Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Janet Luongo Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 elizabeth mitchel Weston, CT Dec 14, 2011 Tricia Tierney Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Joanne Fasciolo Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Thanks for the Bridgeport love :) Matt Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Robert Campbell Trumbull, CT Dec 14, 2011 I ask that the Congressional 4th district remain as it is. linda dolllard easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Robert Runde Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Margery Morrow Bridgeport, CT 77

Dec 14, 2011 Emmett Frank Glick Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Lisa E. Nelson Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Susan Lenci Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Peter Rathbone New Canaan, CT Dec 14, 2011 Maureen Liebergall Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Cindy Baulsir Redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 Emily d'Aulaire Reddomg, CT Dec 14, 2011 For crying out loud... Bridgeport is in Fairfield County, not New Haven County. Do we REALLY have to petition to have common sense carry the day. Come on, people! David Bailey Monroe, CT Dec 14, 2011 Nicholas Halko Oxford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Ken Hudson New Haven, CT Dec 14, 2011 Elena Villarreal New York, NY Dec 14, 2011

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William Baker Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Lindsay J Cleary Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Brian Gaumer Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Suzanne Tanner Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Republicans have become liars and thieves. But the American public deserves what they get, come November '12. Michael BUshell Old Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Lucinda Winslow Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Rachel L Williams Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Michele Kamenetzky Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Abby McElroy Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 William McMunn Windham, CT Dec 14, 2011 Sandra L Jacob Middletown, CT Dec 14, 2011 79

James J Stoughton Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 John R Winfield Rowayton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Vijay Kumar Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Sumitra Shah New Canaan, CT Dec 14, 2011 Alison Martin Weston, CT Dec 14, 2011 Don Buxton Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Kenn Maher Oxford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Rama Kumanduri Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Dan Purdom Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jane Kaplan Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Karen Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Paula Mohamed Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011

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janice calkin cos cob, CT Dec 14, 2011 Brian McDermott Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Randy Pape Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th congressional district. It would not be fair to put it with new haven. That would be discriminating against a poor city. Dana Gips Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Juliana Kenny Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 stephanie hutter New Canaan, CT Dec 14, 2011 Lindy Hennessy Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 As a Republican, I support this petition not for the partisan language stated here. For State Democrats to accuse State Republicans of gerrymandering would be the pot calling the kettle black many times over. Considering there is no republican official elected to higher office in CT, I certainly understand the Republican leaders argument that the current governmental structure is not balanced to represent its populace. However, Bridgeport belongs in the 4th. It's better for the district and both parties that this CD includes Bridgeport. Christopher Russo Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 jennifer Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Joan Herman-London Wilton, CT 81

Dec 14, 2011 Patricia Ginyard Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep district 4 as it is. Dorothy N Freedman Weston, CT Dec 14, 2011 William Pank Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 alma maya bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Sam Baldwin Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jonathan Rosenbaum Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jane Morse Redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 phyllis clamage stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Republicans merely want to win back this seat by carving it out of Jim Himes' district. It's craven and disgusting how this practice is allowed to continue. Kimberly Meuse Stratford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Yes...keep Bridgeport in the 4th congressional district! Betty O'Connor Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011

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We must stop these pathetic Republican ploys for power! Barbara Clifford Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 M. Golomb Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 tara rubano bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 William Hennessy, MD Danbury, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jane Belopolsky Trumbull, CT Dec 14, 2011 joanbrodax Weston, CT Dec 14, 2011 Republicans just think they can try to rearrange districts to THEIR LIKING...because they think it will HELP THEM..they don't care about anyone except themselves. They sure don't care are about any of the 99% because they plain don't care. Anne Maria Donovan Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Carol Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 regina Miolene Stamford,, CT Dec 14, 2011 Moira Craw Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Elizabeth Sollinger Westport, CT 83

Dec 14, 2011 myron glucksman west redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District!!! Thomas Baird norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Margaret Mooney Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Laura Mosedale Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Nanci Winnette Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Matthew Emery Storrs Mansfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Carol Davis Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Deborah Pauls Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 The Federal census Bureau officially recognizes Bridgeport as part of Southwestern Fairfield County SMSA. They arrive at this by very strong methodology. Nothing that the Reapportionment Commission could come up with could possibly negate the way the census arrived at their determination. Bridgeport is part of the Stamford Bridgeport area SMSA. Leave Bridgeport as is. There is no statistical justification to move bridgeport to the new haven congressional district. Nancy Hadley Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Bridgeport belongs in the 4th district and so does Shelton.

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Britta Wittenberg Shelton, CT 06484, CT Dec 14, 2011 Matthew B Leonard Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Bridgeport is Fairfield County and should logically stay in the 4th District. Barbara Cunningham Oxford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Samantha Goldsberry Sandy Hook, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District, DO NOT put it with New Haven. Thanks Catherine Emmanuel Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Tara Smiley Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Sandra Goldsberry Sandy Hook, CT Dec 14, 2011 Mary-Lou Weisman Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the fourth congressional district James Perry Stamford,, CT Dec 14, 2011 andrew milliot stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Debra McKinney Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 85

Robert Greenberger Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Selina Strong Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Do not mess with the people of Bridgeport. I guarantee you that the political backlash will be one that the proponents are not expecting. You're going to wake a sleeping giant in the people of Bridgeport. We will fight it, trust me on this one. Ricardo Perez-Almanzar Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jung Soo Kim Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Frances Russell` Hamden, CT Dec 14, 2011 steven sanzone Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in our district- Jim Himes does something! Monique Long Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Matthew Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 KEEP BRIDGEPORT IN THE 4th C.D. HARRY C LAURIE BRIDGEPORT, CT Dec 14, 2011 Sarah Martin Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011

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susan lipsett westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Alan Morton Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Joan Madison Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Harriette Rauh Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 monica lahiri hoherchak stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 leave our diversified district as it is! Joan Manning South Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 eugene connolly redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 Richard G. Kreitner Oxford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Please do not allow this gerry-mandering. Bridgeport belongs with Norwalk. It's part of Fairfield County. Marjorie Partch Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Aureo Avellanet Milford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep the 4th District intact! David Wilk Weston, CT 87

Dec 14, 2011 Elizabeth Villarreal Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Paul Baumgartel Riverside, CT Dec 14, 2011 ruth-anne ring westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 I am a Resident of the 4th CD and I want Bridgeport's Votes to Count in the 4th CD. Christopher Rosario Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 MAYRA CABANAS BRIDGEPORT, CT Dec 14, 2011 Karen Spencer Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 carol n. gluckman westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 it makes NO sense to take Bridgeport out of the 4th district. Margaret Hiller Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 zoe Brillante Wallingford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Patricia Stoddard New Canaan, CT Dec 14, 2011 keith askin norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 88

We absolutely need to maintain the (relative) diversity we now have. Please PRESERVE the present district! Marjolijn de Jager Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Megan Finlayson Stratford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Redistricting is not in the best interest of a majority of Connecticut residents. Richard Kline Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Patricia Rose Trumbull, CT Dec 14, 2011 jude New Canaan, CT Dec 14, 2011 DIANE CADY WESTPORT, CT Dec 14, 2011 jerome gristina wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Stacy Prince Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Julia Bolton Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Elena L Barnum Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 I urge that Bridgeport continue to be included in Congressional District 4, rather than carved out. Joan Lane Milford, CT 89

Dec 14, 2011 John Zimmerman Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Faye C. Gage Darien, CT Dec 14, 2011 Gary Greens Farms, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jane Crawford Weston, CT Dec 14, 2011 Mary Maynard Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Davis Tisdale Southport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Please leave Bridgeport in the 4th where it belongs in order for CT to have voting districts which will represent ALL the people mary gail gristina Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Michael D. Bromley Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Robert Simms Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Octavia Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 bruce glaser Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Jane Hollis Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Norman Knight Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Good!! denore elliot stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th! Stop the assault on the poor and people of color...our voices will be easier to ignore if we're lumped into the same district as New Haven! If SW CT wants to "go red", then Republicans should GOTV to make that happen instead of gerrymandering their way into Congress! Christina Kazanas Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 I urge the Commission to leave Bridgeport in its' current district. Phyllis Counts Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 William O. Murphy Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Leave Bridgeport where it belongs- in Fairfield Corinne A. Gmuer Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th District. It only makes sense! Milta Feliciano Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Thomas Wagner Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Politically-motivated redistricting is as immoral as it is illegal. Republicans are already trying to disenfranchise voters in manners unseen since the days of segregation. Do not allow them to get away with this! Giuseppina Bonanni Bridgeport, DC Dec 14, 2011 I strongly urge the Commission to keep Bridgeport in its current district. Ogden Morse Redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 Michelle Sharma Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Brien Carboni Woodbury, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District Marie Whitla O'Reilly Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Danbury, Norwalk & Stamford need to have our citizens & residents represented in balance with our strong voters in our suburbs. Please keep Bridgeport with us! Maryteresa&Jeff Conrad Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 I'm a conservative and I sign because people should be free from big government, Democrat or Republican. MoveOn, stop hijacking the word, 'Democratic' to describe the 'Democrat' party, we all own it. Progressive just means liberal, please, come on...we are not stupid. Gareth Noble Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Rick Wetzel Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Barbara M. Walton 92

North Haven, CT Dec 14, 2011 Carol Solheim Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 This is a district split 3 ways and I would hate to see that change. This means a contest every few years and provides Democracy for all of us. p.k.brooks New Canaan, CT Dec 14, 2011 Bridgeport belongs in the fourth congressional district and moving it out of the 4th is plain wrong. Eliot Schickler Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 James Travers Newtown, CT Dec 14, 2011 Preserve historical precedent! Rev. Nicholas G Lang Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Lindsay Dina Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jesse bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jason P Kanzler Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jim Bromer Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Anniessa edina, MN Dec 14, 2011 93

Jennifer Forman Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Concentrating poverty -with New Haven and Bridgeport together- and concentrating wealth with a new 4th: two wrongs don't make a right. Keep it right. Michael Sandifer Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Marjorie Morton Redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 Shirley Gedney-Rubel Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Rick Cruz Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Robert Morton Redding Ridge, CT Dec 14, 2011 Cathy Galligan Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 It is time for the political parties in this nation to be called to task for continuing to engage in...oh, never mind, I had been on the verge of suggesting that Politicians stop engaging in politically motivated ideals, however, I'm old enough to realize that this is a pipe dream. Let's just make it simple: political vermin in the Republican party need to be called to task for their subtle methodologies of control and undisciplined, uncultured barbarism against the population. Furthermore, I would be joining this petition, if the shoe were on the other, proverbial foot and this were being carried out by Democrats. I'm registered as an independent voter, for precisely this reason: power corrupts, and the allure of power is corrosive, precisely because the constituency refuses to become aware of much of the mendacity and mediocrity permeating BOTH political parties in this nation. www.alphaholism.com L. Llewellyn James Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 brooks sumberg Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 94

Keep the districts the same. william greene Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Naomi Bleifeld Weston, CT Dec 14, 2011 We do not want redistricting. Genoveva Miranda-Torres Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jonathan Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Elizabeth Gibbs Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 JoanM.Taylor Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Mary Lou Sewell Milford, CT Dec 14, 2011 greg smith ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 gail dumas greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Yvette Kahn Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Susan Gunn Bromley Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Shawn Neilsen Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 I remember hest time this was attempted. we can let this happen. Fannie M. Muse Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 I signed. So I can be heard. Andrew Coote Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 lakrisha miller stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Antonya Gonzalez Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Carter Hayward East Haddam, CT Dec 14, 2011 Lois R. Nathan Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. To put the 2 largest cities in CT is just plain wrong and political opportunism gone ridiculous. How convienent for Republicans to cry and demand this change believing an alignment with wealthy Fairfield Cty Republicans will be a good move and shoving all the lower classes together in the 3rd district super great for them is such an ugly obvious move. The 4th has had republican reps in Congress many times before so that shouldnt be the desiding reason, Time for the Republicans to see about changing their values so that all people are given opportunities and credits in the future 4th district. Way to ugly and obvious a play for power. Linda Vazquez Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Michele M. Riberdy South Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011

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tom elliott ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Catharine Kempson Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Lola Smith Derby, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Peter Nathan Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Stephanie Ramos Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Not cool guys. Not cool. Efrain Ortega Trumbull, CT Dec 14, 2011 We in Fairfield county have often been isolated from those with other experiences. Breaking the district would isolate us even more. Jacqueline Curtis Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Ben Steber Trumbull, CT Dec 14, 2011 Let us keep historical precedent and remain in the 4th District. C. Guzman-Hoffman Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 steven newman norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 97

Redistricting for polictical gain is a dirty, underhanded way to silence the voters. Keep Bridgeport in the 4th District! Alyssa Martinez Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Howard Furmansky Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Steven Stafstrom Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Let the district be unbroken! Quit gerrymandering and political manipulation! Haris A. Durrani Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Bridgeport belongs geographically to the 4th Congressional District. Please do not gerrymander Connecticut! Barbara van Achterberg Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Lauren stabile Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Laura Hotchkiss Redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 Kiyoko Teed Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 THIS TASK SHOLD BRE DONE FAIRLY FOR BOTH PARTIES J DIGIANDOMENICO PLANTSVILLE, CT Dec 14, 2011 Deborah Slattery East Hartford, CT, CT Dec 14, 2011 98

Meagan Burns-Min Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Elizabeth C Ball Rowayton, CT Dec 14, 2011 David Terrell Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Nancy Prather Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Patricia J. Turner Weston, CT Dec 14, 2011 NO! We need to be as we always have our own district. New Haven and bridgeport recide in separate counties, why merge them now. I STAND FIRM ON NO WAY Dawn Williams Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Linda Knox Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Richard Clymer Danbury, CT Dec 14, 2011 R David Chiappetta Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Denise Baer Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Maura Gallagher-Wilson Darien, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Swing districts are good for the future of our country! John Marshall Lee Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Elise Knapp New Haven, CT Dec 14, 2011 CT should be better than this - we should not manipulate districts for political purposes - Chris Shays won the entire district for 19 years - that says its the person not party Thomas Errichetti Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Mark McWhinney Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Susan Henrique Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Connecticut is not Texas Norman Macbeth Weston, CT Dec 14, 2011 Yes! Robert R. Morris S. Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Judy Fusconi Mystic, CT Dec 14, 2011 diana esteves stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 joanna nichols ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 100

Jane Nordli Jessep Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 ken arenz Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 As an Easton native, it is important to me that my home district consist of rural, suburban, and urban communities. Krystian Boreyko Washington, DC Dec 14, 2011 Chris Kozicki Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Kenneth A. Weisburger Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Lori Cipot Bethel, CT Dec 14, 2011 David L Crawford Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Christina Furniss Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Ben Soreff Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Ceci Maher Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Mary Luongo Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Jonathan Pelto Storrs, CT Dec 14, 2011 Claire L Perkins New Canaan, CT Dec 14, 2011 NO Gerrymandering!!! Amy Kalafa Weston, CT Dec 14, 2011 Hubert Lindsay Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Annie Shiel Pound Ridge, NY Dec 14, 2011 Bridgeport belongs in the 4th District! claudia jepsen stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Diamond Lee Davis Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Daniel Braccio Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Nicole Tomaino Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Greg Brooks Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 John Parker Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Diane Peterson Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 STARLEA CROCKETT stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Carrie Ann Palermo Waterbury, CT Dec 14, 2011 John Barry fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in Jim Himes district!!! Professor Marcie J Patton Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Lois Green Nowralk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jane Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Genevieve Secchi Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Lillian Talbot Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Madelein Schuster Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Frank Egan Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Please do not lump Fairfield in with the rest of the wealthy south western towns here in our state. We need something, Bridgeport, to keep us honest and linked with those in need. Carol Dannhauser Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 We don't need disproportionate districts. Fairfield County needs to incorporate areas that are not as well off. Margaret H. Farnsworth Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 UNITED WE STAND --DIVIDED WE FALL!!!!! APRIL YOUNG NEW HAVEN, CT Dec 14, 2011 Paul D. Garrett Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Maureen Frescott Danbury, CT Dec 14, 2011 Bridgeport is the largest city in Connecticut and firmly located in Fairfield County. To redistrict is blatantly political and discriminatory. Keep Bridgeport in the 4th! Caryn Kaufman Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 George Kaminsky Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Daniel Berliner Weston, CT Dec 14, 2011 democracy with a small d renee kahn Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Lisa Petruzzelli Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Ilene Mirkine westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Melanie Kooris Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 I agree with this petition. Edith Peters Hamden, CT Dec 14, 2011 lewis glenn riverside, CT Dec 14, 2011 L Orjuela Trumbull, CT Dec 14, 2011 John D Calandrelli Hartford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Zachary Butlein Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Bridgeport is part of Fairfield County and should remain in District 4. Our Congressman's office is in Bridgeport so clearly the city is of value to the district. Let us be. J Wible Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Thalia Cokkinos Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Cynthia Robinson Monroe, CT Dec 14, 2011 105

Julia L. Barker Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Just another in a never-ending series of attempts by Republicans to screw with the voting process. Don't let it happen here. We're better than they think we are. Tony Shanahan Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 b harris fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jean Cayer Shelton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District! Donna Thompson-Bennett Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Pedro Montalvo Naugatuck, CT Dec 14, 2011 Stop this ridiculous and obvious gerrymander in its tracks. Robert Lamoureux GREENWICH, CT Dec 14, 2011 Ellen Siff Trumbull, CT Dec 14, 2011 jon otens wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Evan Bieder Southport, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Melissa Harris Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Bridgeport is part of Fairfield County! Don't gerrymander me! Michelle Pelton Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Caroline Williams Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 What ever happened to democracy. this is what the minority does when they stand no chance of having voters believe their bullsh! Mark M. Whelden Broad Brook, CT Dec 14, 2011 James Eaton Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Sharon Geiger Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Stephen Chase Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 gregory bishop old greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Anne Carlson Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 I have been active in campaigns of all kinds for many years. Bridgeport belongs in the 4th CT district, and should remain there. Thank you for your attention. Leslie Weinberg Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Anna Montalvo Naugatuck, CT Dec 14, 2011 I support this petition. Fortunato Stanziale NEW CANAAN, CT Dec 14, 2011 Lisa K. Lowe Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Dr. Gwendoline Alphonso Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 David Lambe Haddam, CT Dec 14, 2011 Steven Ferentzy Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Lesley Govan BRIDGEPORT, CT Dec 14, 2011 Howard Gross Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Trees Whitbeck Monroe, CT Dec 14, 2011 paul leek oxford, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Bridgeport is a significant and historically important part of Fairfield County. There is no justifiable reason to allow this proud city to be coupled with New Haven, which is about 20 miles away except the blatantly partisan goal of making the truncated remains of Fairfield County a solid, impenetrable Republican bunker. We have suffered too much in recent history from blind Republican partisan politics. The Reapportionment Commission should not carve out Bridgeport and pretend its population belongs with New Haven. The two cities are more than 20 miles apart. Fairfield County voters need to speak with a single voice on Election Day as they always have: the voice of the 4th Congressional District.. The proximity of the towns and cities of Fairfield means that our future is irrevocably shared. Thus our votes belong in the same pot so our legislators can properly represent the needs and dreams of all the people in Southwestern Fairfield County. when they go to Washington DC. KEEP BRIDGEPORT IN THE 4th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT. Gerrymandering of the city of Bridgeport cannot be allowed to happen, Doris J. Levinson Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 John Hauter Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Suzanne Jean New York, NY Dec 14, 2011 Connecticut should not be toyed with as Texas is. Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Annette Sloan Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport pin 4th District! Mary Findlay New Canaan, CT Dec 14, 2011 Obviously, Republicans are trying to guarantee another House seat by gerrymandering the 4th District. Bridgeport is part of Fairfield County and should absolutely remain in the 4th. Fight fair with issues not geography. MICHAEL HOHL FAIRFIELD, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Our district was changed in the recent past and as a result many historical relationships changed. It is important to be consistent in the world of policitcs and representation. Its how things get done. Lets not change the 4th jsut to allow one party to control. It has worked well being an indepenedent district swinging both ways based on people not party. keith overland wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Kova Jurn Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 I may not live in the State, but a recent victim of the gerrymandering politics that my State has inflicted, I stand in solidarity with the people of Bridgeport. Don't let them take away your voice! Tom Acker Allentown, PA Dec 14, 2011 Linda Murray Weston, CT Dec 14, 2011 Carmine Picarello Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 James Turner Weston, CT Dec 14, 2011 Michelle Stearns Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Ryan Nally Rowayton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Stop playing politics. Bridgeport is in Fairfield County and should be represented as such. This is nothing more than a partisan effort to disenfranchise a segment of the population. Brooke Burling Monroe, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Daniel Proctor Guilford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Aimee O'Brien Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Nicole Bass Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 dan westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Shirley Fishbach Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 cordia smart Cheshire, CT Dec 14, 2011 Leave my district alone! Deborah Camp Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Cecilia North Haven, CT Dec 14, 2011 Republicans need to stop the madness. The majority of America is middle of the road, not right winged coo coo!! mary grant stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Bridgeport is as much part of New Haven County as Fairfield is to Westchester. county.STOP THE GOP REDISTRICTING EFFORT,NATIONWIDE !! george s taube norwalk,, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Stop the republicans from ruining this country and keep the city of Bridgeport where it is - in Fairfield County! Don't turn your back on Fairfield county please. Barbara Pape Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Bridgeport is too important a part of Fairfield county. New Haven doesn't need Bridgeport. regis benoit Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 I want my vote to count!! Leave Bridgeport alone!!! Andrew Wittenstein Weston, CT Dec 14, 2011 Beverly Salzman Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jessica Kamzik Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport with District 4. Thank you. Heather Dean Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Donna Kemp Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional district. Raymond D'Angelo Redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 K. Hattori Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011

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It also seems to me that Bridgeport, as part of Fairfield County, deserves the same representation as other Fairfield County towns. Stop the Republican gerrymandering. Ray Wilhelm Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Heather Brown Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Thayer Wayne Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 It is imperative that Bridgeport remain in the 4th Congressional district. The effort to make is a permanent Republican district is exactly what threatens our government and it is moves like this that are responsible for the pathetic gridlock we see in Washington. It would be a disaster to take Bridgeport out of the 4th district. Wendy Lindquist BRIDGEPORT, CT Dec 14, 2011 Marilyn Rodwin Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Kenneth Berv Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport a part of the 4th Congressional District. This is a politically motivated plan to silence the voice of minority and Democratic voters in cities like Norwalk, Stamford and Danbury. Anna Washington Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Sean Goldrick Riverside, CT Dec 14, 2011 Victor B. Alfandre Eston, CT Dec 14, 2011 Elizabeth Montgomery Norwalk, CT 113

Dec 14, 2011 Tom McManus Ridgefield, NY Dec 14, 2011 Bridgeport belongs with the other Fairfield County towns in a healthy mix - keep Bridgport in the 4th District! Carl Serbell Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Wendy S Macbeth Weston, CT Dec 14, 2011 susan mccaslin NEW HAVEN, CT Dec 14, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th and keep gerrymandering out of CT! Gregory Marino Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District! Kellianne Frankel Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Has gerrymandering not done enough damage to our country in ensuring that 90% of incumbants return to office? Stop the madness... Daniel Smith Trumbull, CT Dec 14, 2011 Linda Riccobene Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Alexandra Shannon Darien, CT Dec 14, 2011 william morse westport, CT 114

Dec 14, 2011 to rearrange districts for political expediency is not Democracy, much less for the health of Fairfield County culture. sophie barnes westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 The current district has historically produced representatives from both parties but I guess that doesn't satisfy everyone. Bill Nollman Rowayton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Cory Sisterhenm NORWALK, CT Dec 14, 2011 marny smith Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Bernard O Kelly Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Joe Messina Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 margaret Barnett Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Peter Gasparino Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Nicholas Sommerville Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Please keep the historical prescendent intact. This is another clear cut example of the nationwide gerrymandering that is going on around the country to disenfranchise voters prior to the 2012 elections. Otis Davis Nowalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Nan Markel Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 David Downie Southport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th!!! Andres Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Peter Dunay Redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 Carole Liberman Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 It is said that diversity is a strength. Let us have it and be strong. Peter Anderheggen New Hartford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Chris Wilkes Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Pippa Bell Ader Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Ann Mottier Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011

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The 1% already has enough influence in our government. If the republicans want to win, let them find a candidate who has something to offer the middle class. Karen Brodell Trumbull, CT Dec 14, 2011 richard lewis stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 stop economic/racial apartheid maria paoli westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Save competition in the 4th district! Save democracy! Molly Bower Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Very important to keep Bridgeport in the 4th CD. Robert Schrage Shelton, CT Dec 14, 2011 E Claudia Francoeur Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 No concern for minority reprentation for he last 30+ years. Why now, Sen McKinney? dj Douglas A Jones Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Donald Warfield Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Karl Maruyama Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Everybody knows that a diet restricted to white bread is high in carbs, low in fiber, and low in nutrition. Same goes society and Congressional districts. Ralph Adams Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Virginia Semeghini Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Redistricting should be based on geography, not politics, period. Scott Macbeth Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Barbara/Jack Jepson Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Melissa Bontemps Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Tracy Tritchonis Redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 Nancy Mehiel Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Stephen Grasso Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 In the 4th district, economic balance is important - as it is everywhere and with everything. So says Democracy. Marta Wold Darien, CT Dec 14, 2011 Margaret McKitty Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Toya Baldwin Stratford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Richard L Gillespie Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Gerrymandering is wrong, undemocratic and un-American. If one party cannot win in a district, it cannot redraw the "battle lines" to suit their desires. Elections should be based on the merit of the candidates. Not the design of the district. John Smith Jnr Trumbull, CT Dec 14, 2011 Nina Gibson Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Dolores Bacharach Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Nancy Dryden Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 New Haven/Leon Sister City Project Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Daniel Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Alex Harris Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 There are significant numbers of Democrats in every town in Fairfield County. Even in Greenwich, Democrats have sometimes headedd town government. We, too, will feel disenfranchised in any "safe Republican" Congressional District. John Dixon Old Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Michael Flynt Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 This change would be a travesty of equal voting rights. Madlyn Bynum East Hampton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep gerrymandering out of politics. Let the true majority win! Rainer Schrom Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Peggy Holton Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Joan Winokur Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 joyce bishop Old Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Sue Taube Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 David Walker Monroe, CT Dec 14, 2011 Ellen Burns Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Trina Wong Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Ann Gaylin Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Adeline Lesk Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 I oppose moving Bridgeport out of the 4th Congressional District, and hope you will work to keep districts as they are. anne ziff westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Steve Lubin Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Ann Falsh Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Woodson Duncan Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Theresa D'Alton Sharon, CT Dec 14, 2011 Steve Pica Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 martin lang Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Furman Gerald Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Ben Pianka Weston, CT Dec 14, 2011 William Slate Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Gian Andrea Morresi Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Howard ADELMAN Bet,hel, AL Dec 14, 2011 This MUST be stopped. Bridgeport BELONGS as part of the 4th District--always was, is, and should remain. Celeste Champagne Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Charlie Hollis Monroe, CT Dec 14, 2011 Arlene Redmond Stratford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Victor Krouse, Jr. Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District! Philip Hennessey Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Don Parker-Burgard Monroe, CT Dec 14, 2011 It is absolutely ridiculous that Bridgeport would be removed from CD-4! It's a movement from the right wing to prevent urban voices from being heard in our district, and our country. I am appalled. Hilary Blaker Southport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Larry Perlstein Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Joyce Hill Norwalki, CT Dec 14, 2011 This is a very strategic ploy, the impact will be significant and unfairly tip the balance. If you remember, Bridgeport ran out of voting ballots in the last major election and we had to wait until more ballots were printed. The result: Malloy (D) narrowly won over McMahon (R). Sarah O'Brien Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 John Carter Darien, CT Dec 14, 2011 Michael Fetterer Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Charles Miller Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Carol Schulz Middletown, CT Dec 14, 2011 Sheila A. Felsen Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jeffrey Cadwallader Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Apt Lesley Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Bill Lance Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Joy Cline Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011

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patricia lindgren Redding Center, CT Dec 14, 2011 Carol Bronz Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 David Brothers Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Please do not redistrict! Liz Milwe Ilsa Hazlewood Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Anna Loper Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Nikki Colodny MD Cos Cob, CT Dec 14, 2011 Moving Bridgeport out of the 4th Congressional District will diminish minority voters beyond acceptable limits. Richard Koda Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Marc Ciokajlo Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th district represented by Jim Hines! Allen Leath Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Scott A. Wallace New Canaan, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Gary Greene Darien, CT Dec 14, 2011 Katherine Maher Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Marie-Elena Ramos Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Karen Raidt Darien, CT Dec 14, 2011 Please do whatever and all that is necessary to keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. By no means should Bridgeport be carved out and put in with New Haven. There are absolutely no benefits to such a move. Please do not allow them to silence our voices. Margaret M. Todd Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Adam Yates Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Gail Stenger Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 John Whitbeck Monroe, CT Dec 14, 2011 Bridgeport is part of fairfield County Lynn Araujo Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Janet Brothers Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Ken Borsuk Greenwich, CT 125

Dec 14, 2011 Herbert Greenebaum Shelton, CT Dec 14, 2011 It is beyond ridiculous to move Bridgeport to New Haven County! Laurence Weinstein Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 we want to work together with Bridgeport towards a brighter future for all Monique Bosch Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 A thriving democracy must have competitive Congressional districts, so that all voices can be heard. Please make sure this can happen by keeping Bridgeport in District 4 Timothy Lewis Redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 neil cos cob, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th District! Roma Hayda Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Michael Scotti Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Mea Stewart Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Rolla Darlene Woellhof Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Ellen Campbell Wilton, CT 126

Dec 14, 2011 Frank Bateman Jr Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Joe Saponare Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 We have to stop the "Republicans", which they are actually not any longer, they are a bunch of radicals who want to bring America to its knees, and establish a "BANANA REPUBLIC", a country that has not middle class. Good luck. See you in November 2012, we will make you irrelevant in this country. Juergen Kuehn Juergen Kuehn Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Sharyn Skeeter Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Urge the Reapportionment Commission to preserve historical precedent -- not to carve Bridgeport out and put it with New Haven. Joseph Carbonara Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Joe Smith Riverside, CT Dec 14, 2011 Though this does not affect my district, I am very concerned that diversity and representation from our cities is maintained. Anne Eglinton Bloomfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Unbroken! We are partners and neighbors and colleagues with Bridgeport - let's stick together! karen pattani-hason Weston, CT Dec 14, 2011 Joanna Martine Woolfolk Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 127

Bridgeport is in Fairfield county, so it makes sense to leave it where it is Ed Wojtowicz Newtown, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jacqueline Tyson-Wright Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 George Zipparo Redding Center, CT Dec 14, 2011 Karen Kissling Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Is there no end to the shady political deals that are being perpetrated on the American people! First there was a problem in Bridgeport with the casting of their ballots, now there's a move to drop them out of the district all together. Enough is enough! Bridgeport belongs in the 4th congressional district and it should stay that way! Julie Aquan Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jean Gaumer Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Laurie Gross Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Alfred Fressola Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Howard Kamens Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Carving out Bridgeport from its county [Fairfield] and tying it in with New Haven, miles and miles away is an oddity that smacks of segregation efforts. Do not do this! The people of Bridgeport deserve to have a voice in their own county!!! Bethany Johnson Old Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 George Bormes monroe, CT Dec 14, 2011 Sean McDuffee Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Nancy Nish Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 melissa Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Stephanie mancini-stevenson Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Regina Walsh New Canaan, CT Dec 14, 2011 Simon Silverleaf Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Sylvia Johnson Feldman Glastonbury, CT Dec 14, 2011 Allisyn Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 James Cooper Wilton, CT Dec 14, 2011

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Joseph Jaffe Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Carol Spain Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bpt in 4th district Thomas Smith Shelton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Cynthia Gibb-Kramer WEstport, CT Dec 14, 2011 tommy norwalk, AL Dec 14, 2011 Ben Smilowitz West Hartford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Gloria Jasieniecki West Hartford, CT Dec 14, 2011 richard munger new canaan, CT Dec 14, 2011 Terrence E. Murphy Hamden, CT Dec 14, 2011 I strongly urge the CT Reapportionment Commission to keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District to preserve historical precedent -- not to carve Bridgeport out and put it with New Haven. Marcia Powell Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Janet Zaccarelli Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 130

Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th District-we are not part of New Haven Julissa Concepcion Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Do not move Bridgeport out of the 4th Congressional District! Keep things the way they are! Sandra Fowler Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 amy allen stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Hugh Karraker Redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District! Lesley Lambton Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 NO WAY !!! Elsa Stratford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District Carolina Guimarey-Foley bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Stop! Memory Russell Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Let's get real. Thisis a BAD IDEA. Keep the districts as they are. I don't want to be represented by New Haven - it is a totally different area in so many ways. Amy McKeon 131

Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Paul Lindoerfer Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 gregory richard alves Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Jamie Fleming Oxford, CT Dec 14, 2011 A. Reynolds Gordon Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 PaulBluestein Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Ralph R. Ford, Jr. Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Susan V. Green West Redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 Glenda Brooks Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Was disturbed about this plan when I first heard about it on NPR. Thanks for giving me a chance to voice my opposition. Lynne Sewell Ridgefield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Mary Dale Lancaster Redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 Kali DiMarco Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 132

DONALD BOEVINGLOH REDDING, CT Dec 14, 2011 Gilead Lancaster Redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 Sally E. Parker Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Dawn Chiang Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Robert Dean Redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th district. Anita Pfluger TRUMBULL, CT Dec 14, 2011 lorraine ward Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 I may have already signed this, but I think I did it from my phone, which doesn't always work. So.... just in case..... this is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT to me, I am doing it again. Sherri Steeneck Fairfield, CT Dec 14, 2011 Michael Toto Redding, CT Dec 14, 2011 Charles Ainsworth Old Greenwich, CT Dec 14, 2011 Mary Lou Morong Bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 133

Please do not redistrict our area. micaela tiffen Norwalk, CT Dec 14, 2011 Anthony Riggio Westport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Roberta Pantalena Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Again, I see that others are only thinking of themselves or their party and not what is best for the people. Lets keep Bridgeport where it is Debora Ducksworth Stamford, CT Dec 14, 2011 Dana Johnson Easton, CT Dec 14, 2011 Erik Paul bridgeport, CT Dec 14, 2011 Barbara Pisarro Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Dave Engel San Diego, CA Dec 13, 2011 Paul Pureka New Canaan, CT Dec 13, 2011 do not break up that district! jocelyn fainer ridgefield, CT Dec 13, 2011

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Keep Bridgeport in the 4th District Bernard Frank Norwalk,, CT Dec 13, 2011 Ron Kowalski Easton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Taylor Smith Easton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Mario Sussmann Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Susanne Smith Easton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Paul R Sutherland Ridgefield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Bridgeport's voice is an important balance for the rest of Fairfield County. Linda Hudson westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Please Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Urge the Reapportionment Commission to preserve historical precedent -- not to carve Bridgeport out and put it with New Haven. Haroldo V. Williams Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Elizabeth Hartstein BRIDGEPORT, CT Dec 13, 2011 Jan Hersh Wilton, CT Dec 13, 2011

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Barbara Stein Weston, CT Dec 13, 2011 Gail Ostrow Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Jasper Cosmos Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 We need to keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Evelyn Simpson Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Roy Egdall Trumbull, CT Dec 13, 2011 Alice E. Stokes Southport, CT Dec 13, 2011 No need to change this long-standing district. Ken Edgar Weston, CT Dec 13, 2011 Merle Koteen Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Bridgeport has more in common with Fairfield County than it does with New Haven. We need it to stay with us. Dorothy Mobilia Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Boris Katzenberg Trumbull, CT Dec 13, 2011

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Edward Corey Torrington, CT Dec 13, 2011 Doris Munger New Canaan, CT Dec 13, 2011 Keep the 4th district intact. Ann Lundberg Ridgefield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Gayle Weinstein Weston, CT Dec 13, 2011 Catherine Minter Weston, CT Dec 13, 2011 keepbpt in the4th district edith winick bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Marilyn Tyszka Simsbury, CT Dec 13, 2011 Mark Eisenberg Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Linda Keller Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Leslie Blatteau New Haven, CT Dec 13, 2011 george mandler norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011

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pamela joseph westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 christine lodewick ridgefield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Arline B Epstein Greenwich, CT Dec 13, 2011 please stop this malevolent attempt to deprive minoritieso of their voices! Gary Glick Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Mary von Dorster Groton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Bridgeport should be in Fairfield County and not New Haven. Meryl Rosenfeld Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Thomas Hickey Harwinton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Frank Hickey Harwinton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Lucy Katz Easton, CT Dec 13, 2011 We need balance in this district. Keep Bridgeport as part of it. Hollister Sturges Greenwich, CT Dec 13, 2011

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I definitely want Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District kim coyne-lupinacci trumbull, CT Dec 13, 2011 Carolyn Bayne Darien, CT Dec 13, 2011 Barbara Roffe Harvey Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 marilyn interlandi bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Bridgeport is in Fairfield Cty - and NOT in New Haven Cty. Do not allow the 4th Congressional District to be reapportioned. Robb Sauerhoff Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 keep bridgeport district sage silana stein stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Peter Brazaitis Harwinton, CT Dec 13, 2011 don greenberg bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Myrna Watanabe Harwinton, CT Dec 13, 2011 maxine greenberg bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011

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Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. It is the right thing to do and everyone knows it except the Republicans. You wonder why- can you spell the words "rigged elections." Richard Glidden Southport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Keep Bpt. where it is John McDonald Wilton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th district. carol Taney Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Roger Garbow Ridgefield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Josh Bryer Dayville, CT Dec 13, 2011 bridgeport should remain 4th congressional district miriam lopez bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Adam Silver NORWALK, CT Dec 13, 2011 jenn eckart bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Francine Goldstein Weston, CT Dec 13, 2011 Matthew Kalmans Weston, CT Dec 13, 2011 140

This is outrageous. Eileen medvey Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Nancy Bottger Redding, CT Dec 13, 2011 Bradford Bottger Redding, CT Dec 13, 2011 Nicholas Pisarro, Jr. Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Peggy Zamore Redding, CT Dec 13, 2011 Alice Smith Redding, CT Dec 13, 2011 Wende Harper Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 This is unbelievably dishonest and politically motivated. Why can't they leave things alone? THis is too important an issue for them to gerrymander for political gain. DON"T ALLOW THIS TO HAPPEN ! Suzanne M. Sheridan Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Miriam Kliewe Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Patricia Geismar Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Andy Moss Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 141

sophie acheson westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Janice L. Gill Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Jill Birinyi Southport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Susan Curtice Wilton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Dawnya Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Janis Wasserman Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 dave hgoldenbeg ridgefield, CT Dec 13, 2011 David Richard Ridgefield, CO Dec 13, 2011 Prill Meyer Riverside, CT Dec 13, 2011 We like living in a balanced district which would not be the case if Bridgeport moved to New Haven. Jeanne Klinge Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Kate Urbank Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011

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Do not change the fourth district's boundaries. Theresa Castellano Weston, CT Dec 13, 2011 Laura Doig Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District!! Cheryl L. Dixon Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Gay D. Schonbrunn Weston, CT Dec 13, 2011 Benjamin Goossen Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Please don't let this redistricting happen! Lisa Grenadier Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Martha A Wooten Dumas Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Sue yellen Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Jessica Bram Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Lori Hashizume Southport, CT Dec 13, 2011 dave splan norwalk, CT 143

Dec 13, 2011 Do not move Bridgeport to solve some republican power grab. Enough with the politics! Richard Harris Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 christy pugh norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Rosalind Bershatsky Riverside, CT Dec 13, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional district. Betsy Fink Wilton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Darryl Manning Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressisonal District. Thank you. Sari Pearson Sari Pearson Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Absolutely not. Fairfield County may as well secede from Connecticut if this happens. Having Bridgeport in this district is the only thing that keeps things balanced and when we do have a Republican holding the office makes he/she more moderate. Edward Ayres Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 I can't believe there is even consideration of taking Bridgeport out of the 4th Congressional District! Lynda S. Bluestein Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Ann Mandel 144

Darien, CT Dec 13, 2011 Mabel Dudeney Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 esther brodie westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Benjammin Molina-Rey Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 V. Schablin Riverside, CT Dec 13, 2011 MCSPADDEN, BARBARA Riverside, CT Dec 13, 2011 leslie glucksman redding, CT Dec 13, 2011 Bridgeport should remain in Fairfield County Barbara Schwab Weston, CT Dec 13, 2011 What's the point in making the change? Roy Fuchs Trumbull, CT Dec 13, 2011 Ronald Salafia Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Urge the Reapportionment Commission to preserve historical precedent -- not to carve Bridgeport out and put it with New Haven Luis Vidal Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 145

David Muller Weston, CT Dec 13, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in our district. Mary Pugh Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Leona Klerer Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Shamefully obvious gerrymandering. Please do not support this change. Lawrence Kraig Steffen Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Deirdre Basile Ridgefield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Barbara Reynolds Weston, CT Dec 13, 2011 william a. stevens weston, CT Dec 13, 2011 Elizabeth B Gardner Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Quentin Monroe, CT Dec 13, 2011 Melinda L. Weber ridgefield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Maryellen Humes Ridgefield, CT Dec 13, 2011

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keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District ! George Hanze Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Martha Aasen Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Jessica sinha Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Sharon Grace Wilton, CT Dec 13, 2011 How dare anybody want to gerrymander Bridgeport out of the 4th District!!!!! It is such an undemocratic move that is obviously political!!!!! Shirley Binin Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 NO to redistricting Bridgeport! Laura Skutch Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 David Lindsay Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Don't redistrict. I'm a Democrat that wants representation in my district! Helen Wilton, CT Dec 13, 2011 How could Bridgeport, which is in Fairfield County, be placed in a district that's part of New Haven County? No way! That's not fair! Anna Manzo Trumbull, CT Dec 13, 2011

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Jacqueline Carlsen Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 jack medoff weston, CT Dec 13, 2011 Jack Hennessy Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Unconscionable. Rozanne Gates Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Chloe Hartwell Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 keep bridgeport in the 4th congressional district Alison Wachstein Weston, CT Dec 13, 2011 Kimberly Yonkers Redding, CT Dec 13, 2011 The towns and cities in this district are contiguous in more than geography; the political, educational, social, and civic lives of the residents of this district are linked in many ways. When I was a resident of Bridgeport (for 18 years), I found that my orientation, like that of all the other residents I knew, was toward Fairfield, Westport, Norwalk, and Stamford; I rarely went to, or thought of, New Haven or its suburbs. The 4th District has been an entity for as long as we have districted the state. Much as I like and respect Rosa DeLauro, I do not see the concerns of her district as reflecting or representing the concerns of Bridgeport. I am a Democrat, but even if I were not, I would resent any redistricting that has as its clear single purpose to switch a district from one party to another. Ruth Anne Baumgartner Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Doug Fried Southport, CT Dec 13, 2011 148

J Cunningham Easton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Leave Bridgeport as Fairfield County. Courtney Mellers Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 John Disbrow Wilton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Catherine Ednie Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Betsy Sharlach Redding, CT Dec 13, 2011 donald weber ridgefield, CT Dec 13, 2011 aaron goode new haven, CT Dec 13, 2011 allegra harrington norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District! June Getraer Greens Farms, CT Dec 13, 2011 Carol Johnson Wilton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Miguel Frasconi Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011

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There is no reason for redistricting. Jim Himes is doing just fine. Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. It's not hard to do, just do it. Rene R. Garza Monroe, CT Dec 13, 2011 Thanks, ElsaJohn Bromer Easton, CT Dec 13, 2011 I am opposed to any redistricting. We need Bridgeport and the 4th district of Jim Himes to remain separate from New Haven. Penelope Dawson Redding, CT Dec 13, 2011 Perkins, Caroline E. Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Linda Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Tamra Evans Weston, CT Dec 13, 2011 Peter Fraboni Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 It isn't until it's local that the effects of such redistricting elsewhere become so real. There is NO healthy reason that could motivate removing Bridgeport from the 4th Congressional, just a lot of logical reasons why doing so would result in material advantage for the most advantaged in our society. Make no mistake: I'm one of them. I'm just not so selfish or cynical about the political process that I'd wish to jettison Bridgeport. Richard M. Fierberg Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 cheryl Stefani Danbury, CT Dec 13, 2011 150

sonya schopick bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Toby Welles Redding, CT Dec 13, 2011 Laure Dunne Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Stephen Burgess Bethel, CT Dec 13, 2011 Look at the map. Bridgeport is in Fairfield County, not New Haven county and as such should be part of that 4th Congressional District. Do we change the county a city is in because of population shifts? Yes, Fairfield County's Stratford is in New Haven's 3rd Congressional District, but maybe that is wrong too. Christopher Doney Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Maximino Medina, Jr. Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Its been in the Fourth CD forever. Why change this now? Hmmh, could it be an attempt to stack the deck against Jim Himes, the first member of his party to get elected from the 4th in 40 years? Yes it is. William Burke Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 This is the most blatant, prejudicial, manipulative effort yet to undermine the voices of the liberal populace in our district. We MUST stop this subversive and anti-American act. Gerald Manning Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Fred Danowski Hamden, CT Dec 13, 2011 Christopher Hartwell Greenwich, CT 151

Dec 13, 2011 Bridgeport belongs with us! Julie Sharp Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Susanne Miller Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Juliana Chessin Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Lindsay Farrell NEW HAVEN, CT Dec 13, 2011 Jane Dean Southport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Stephan Berecz Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 No gerrymandering. Bridgeport is historically linked to Fairfield, Westport, and Western Fairfield county. joel epstein Greenwich, CT Dec 13, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th District. Don't allow gerrymandering. Galen Wells Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 michael v brown milford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Charles Rattner Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011

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Gregory Rayner Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Tony Imbimbo Darien, CT Dec 13, 2011 How ridiculous to have Bridgeport and New Haven in the same district. We need more balance in the 4th. Jean Chappell Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Lorraine Zygmont Greenwich, CT Dec 13, 2011 Denise T. Davidoff Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 This is wrong for so many reasons. Andy Garfunkel Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Lorraine Kaplan FAIRFIELD, CT Dec 13, 2011 Chris Lyon New Canaan, CT Dec 13, 2011 Elizabeth Hilts Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Don't gerrymander! David Machata Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Damien Langan Bridgeport, CT 153

Dec 13, 2011 Scott Lacy Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Amy Flynn stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 There is no need for redistricting. History has shown this district to be well represented by both Republicans and Democrats over the past century, and there is absolutely no need to tinker with it in order to allow one party to mastermind a short-term - and short-sighted - grab for power that voters such as me WILL remember the next time a perhaps-worthy Republican candidate tosses his or her hat into the ring the next time the seat is open. Please hear this, and hear it well: KEEP BRIDGEPORT IN THE 4TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT!!! Thank you, Dana Hunt Mr. Dana R. Hunt Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Christine Bove stamford, CO Dec 13, 2011 Ward Whipple Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 I am the City Council President in Bridgeport. It is essential that Bridgeport stay in the 4th CD! Thomas McCarthy Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Molly McCarthy bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Polly Kennedy Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Katherine McGerald Ridgefield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Ric Lopez-Fabrega Danbury, CT 154

Dec 13, 2011 joseph Leniado-Chira gREENWICH, CT Dec 13, 2011 Lori Underberger Easton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Alexander Kulcsar Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Ken Staffey Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Margaret Doud Wilton, CT Dec 13, 2011 JOHN SHELTON, CT Dec 13, 2011 Do not remove Bridgeport from the 4th CD; to do so would be the kind of baldfaced gerrymandering that makes a mockery of our republic and its democratic principles/ Anne Gilhuly Cos Cob, CT Dec 13, 2011 Nancy Perlin Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Heather Cameron Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 tom bailey Ridgefield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Do not remove Bridgeport from the 4th CD! Judy Rowley Ridgefield, CT 155

Dec 13, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in Fairfield County's 4th Congressional district. Robert Nixon Old Greenwich, CT Dec 13, 2011 Karen Myers Wilton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Pat Vingo Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Roberta Helling Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Tweaking the 4th district is all that's necessary. Pulling Bridgeport would change the predominant affiliation of this diverse area. Kerry Hunt Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 NO GERRYMANDERING ON OUR WATCH!!!!!!!!!!! Rev. Nettie Spiwack Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th district Edith Cassidy Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 I strongly support maintaining Bridgeport as part of the 4th Congressional District. No Change!! is my message! patricia epifanio Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011

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Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Diistrict. Jim Himes is MY representative and he could never win without support from Bridgeport. Jim Kahweiler Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Andrew P. Ghitsa Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Susan Leigh Babcock Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Jean Bergstresser greenwich,, CT Dec 13, 2011 Adriana Irizarry Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Elyse Brown Riverside, CT Dec 13, 2011 Thomas Grill Oxford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Please do not carve Bridgeport out. Jerelene Robinson Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Susan Crandall Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Peter Fox Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Edith Hersher Easton, CT Dec 13, 2011 157

Marjorie J. Shyavitz Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Bridgeport is part of District 4, let's keep it that way! Frederic Chiu Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Richard Bergstresser Greenwich, CT Dec 13, 2011 Please keep Bridegport in the 4th Congressional District Rosemary Dreher Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Paul Arroyo Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District!! Lynn Eichhorn Redding, CT Dec 13, 2011 Pat Haas Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Michelle Lundstrom Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Mitchel Ray Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Edward Blum Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Robert and Mary Burgess S. Norwalk, CT 158

Dec 13, 2011 Jackie Smith Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 David F. Bayne Darien, CT Dec 13, 2011 Linda Quinet Windham, CT Dec 13, 2011 Mohamed Shibtini Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Olga Shibtini Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 michelle martinez norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Urge the Reapportionment Commission to preserve historical precedent -- not to carve Bridgeport out and put it with New Haven. Elizabeth Helling Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Mark DiRollo Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 This feels that a blatant attempt to make sure that Republicans gain a seat. Janet Simon Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Andrew Tucciarone, Jr. Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011

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The people of Bridgeport are well served by the present structure and it should not be changed. Stewart Farber Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Gail Lehmann Ridgefield,,, CT Dec 13, 2011 Gerrymandering is always wrong and shortsighted. Brenan Bardige Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Sandra Blum Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Sophia Gevas Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Elizabeth Gaynor Southport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Let the 4th stay the 4th and competitive for both parties Eric Fanwick Wilton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Ameen Abdulkareema Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Willem Molesworth Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Susan Schmitt Wilton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Stephen Fogg Ridgefield, CT 160

Dec 13, 2011 REDISTRICTING WOULD AFFECT JIM HIMES WHO HAS BEEN A LONG TERM SUPPORTER OF THE PEOPLE OF BRIDGEPORT. iT IS NOT IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE PEOPLE OF BRIDGEPORT lynne greenwich, CT Dec 13, 2011 Laura Kletter Darien, CT Dec 13, 2011 Bridgeport is meant to be part of Fairfield County! Pam Ross Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Roderick Johnson Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Perry Liu Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Mel Bloomenthal Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Anie Dubosse Greens Farms, CT Dec 13, 2011 patricia tucciarone norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Stop the jerry mandering, leave bridgeport alone! Veronica Ciccarone Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011

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SO UPSET about this! Please protect democratic and independent voters. Fairfield county has enough republican power and money as it is! Katie Morici Mai Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Bridgeport has always been, and should remain a part of Fairfield County. R Munroe Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Catherine Doenges Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Julie Coyne Darien, CT Dec 13, 2011 Amy Irish Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Colin McCarthy Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Alfred Gerteiny Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Liz Anaya Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 P. Michele Sugg Branford, CT Dec 13, 2011 David Snyder Old Greenwich, CT Dec 13, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District.

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L. POIN FAIRFIELD, CT Dec 13, 2011 alexandra Baudouin norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 How dare they even try to redistrict us!! They cannot win fair and square so they cheat and manipulate the system!! What is next...saying that Blacks and Hispanics cannot vote? Shannon Gerrity Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Diana Sisler Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Keep the 4th district as it is now! ann caron greenwich, CT Dec 13, 2011 Lindsay Duggan Weston, CT Dec 13, 2011 David Katz Easton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Zach Dendas Branford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Sharon Lattig Wilton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Cheryl Rothenberg Wilton, CT Dec 13, 2011 RICHARD PILBROW Ridgefield, CT Dec 13, 2011

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Burke Ross Shelton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Do not let them redistrict us - it will NOT represent us better, and will only further limit our democratic rights. Vincent Hayes Bridgeport, CT Dec 13, 2011 These districts need to be kept fair. In a singular plurality system, such as ours, the only way to achieve equal representation is to keep like-minded peoples in the same districts. Please be fair, keep the districts the way they are. Drew J. Mitchell Wilton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Bridgeport belongs in the 4th CD. Denese Deeds Shelton, CT Dec 13, 2011 stephanie kurose norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Linda Kramer Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 mary Bray Stamford, CT Dec 13, 2011 Barbara LaValle Easton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Rebecca Martin Westport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Elizabeth Thompson Ridgefield, CT Dec 13, 2011

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Heather Fogarty Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 Tricia Bauer West Redding, CT Dec 13, 2011 Carol Ball Wilton, CT Dec 13, 2011 Bridgeport in the 4th provides the minorities of this district to have a substantive effect on Congress. Marrying it to the 3rd CD effectively reduces the impact of minority voters in CT. Additionally, Stamford, Norwalk and Bridgeport have been together since the 1800s when districts were formed, permitting a balance between town and country in the 4th CD. susan cocco Darien, CT Dec 13, 2011 Not that any of this really matters...a vote for Jim Himes is a vote for Republican policies anyway. There's no difference between the "left" wing and the "right" wing of the ONE party currently destroying our democracy. This is just more fodder to support the illusion there's a difference. Milton Wakefield Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 Ilene Ginsberg Norwalk, CT Dec 13, 2011 dawn learsy WEstport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Keep Bridgeport with Fairfield= why change it? Linda Snelham-Moore Southport, CT Dec 13, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. It is historical precedent Nina Harkrader Fairfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 165

John Hartwell Greens Farms, CT Dec 13, 2011 liz krebs f25airfield, CT Dec 13, 2011 please keep bridgeport in thr 4th district. andrea gottschall trumbull, CT Dec 13, 2011 ruth bpt, CT Dec 12, 2011 Combining Bridgeport with New Haven will dilute the voice of the people of two of our state's largest cities! Peter McKnight Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 Cheryl Podob Easton, CT Dec 12, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th congressional district! Jane Hillman jane hillman Trumbull, CT Dec 12, 2011 Jennifer Titrud Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 David Ball Easton, CT Dec 12, 2011 Don't give up Bridgeport! Ira Wise Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011

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Kendall Post Westport, CT Dec 12, 2011 Jackie Madwed Trumbull, CT Dec 12, 2011 Jill Elbaum Trumbull, CT Dec 12, 2011 Joanne ORourke Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 I am a registered Republican. "When in the course of human events..." Robert Haydon Jones Westport, CT Dec 12, 2011 Cristie Krauss Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 Sheryl Santiago Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 Wilfred Mellers Bridgeport, CT Dec 12, 2011 Sharon L. Levy Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 Laura Twersky Easton, CT Dec 12, 2011 andrew jones fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011

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I urge you to keep Bridgeport part of the 4th Congressional District. We need to insure that Bridgeport is properly heard and represented and as part of the district that includes the towns that consider it their neighbor it would make sense to leave it with the southern towns where it is rather than lump it into a more northern district with a different set perspective. Bridgeport has enough problems and keeping it as "one of our own" it is better able to receive assistance and work with the more affluent Fairfield county towns that are so active in helping it to survive. Mary Hogue Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 Alan menillo Fairifeld, CT Dec 12, 2011 William Collins Norwalk, CT Dec 12, 2011 Dara Tauss Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 I grew up in Fairfield and now live in Bridgeport, just because I live in an area where my neighbors aren't as rich as they once were, or aren't as republican, doesn't mean that Bridgeport deserves to be shoved to the side. Addie Judd Bridgeport, CT Dec 12, 2011 Absolutely do not move Bridgeport out of district 4. This has worked very well in the past and makes our district in play. richard j. gribko sr. fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 Harvey Kravetz Faifield, CT Dec 12, 2011 Michael Flatto Bridgeport, CT Dec 12, 2011 Penelope Wolff Stamford, CT Dec 12, 2011 168

Keep Jim In Bpt. Joanne Lippman Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 Pamela Jones Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 Richard Jacobs Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 mary cody southport, CT Dec 12, 2011 Stephen Tower Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 Eric Harkrader Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th CD. It is a disservice to the voters to remove Bridgeport for purely political reasons. For shame! Judith E. Ewing Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 James H. Lee Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional Distict Walter James Donne Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 Keene Harkrader fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011

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As one of the faster growing cities in CT with a heavily democratic population, Bridgeport must remain in the 4th Congressional District to preserve a BALANCE in Fairfield County. Darin Meny Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 Jonathan Kantrowitz Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 The right thing to do for the people who actually need others to help them is to Keep Bridgeport with the 4th Congressional District. Maureen Barre Fairfield, CT Dec 12, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th District. We do not want to be lumped in with New Haven. Jim Hines is doing a great job. Republicans have stalled Congress for too long. Michela Griffo Bridgeport, CT Dec 12, 2011 mark anderson bridgeport, CT Dec 12, 2011 Kathleen D. Griffin Fairfield, CT Dec 11, 2011 Sharon L Fischer Westport, CT Dec 11, 2011 Phyllis Hirschfield Westport, CT Dec 11, 2011 We have enough problems with the Republicans lets not add another one. Sydney Abrams Enfield, CT Dec 11, 2011

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Sally Truglia Stamford, CT Dec 11, 2011 I'm signing this document with the belief that our USA and Connecticut government should not be manipulated by bipartisan interest. In this case the repubicans. Darryl Bloomfiled, CT Dec 11, 2011 Bari Dworken Monroe, CT Dec 11, 2011 Mike Tauss FAIRFIELD, CT Dec 10, 2011 This appears to be a political move and an attempt to minimize the impact of the minority vote in the 4th District. E L Smallwood Bridgeport, CT Dec 10, 2011 Barbara Edinberg Fairfield, CT Dec 10, 2011 Bridgeport is NOT in New Haven, please block this obvious ploy. Donna tauss Fairfield, CT Dec 10, 2011 Chris Acevedo Westport, CT Dec 10, 2011 Stephanie Weiner Fairfield, CT Dec 10, 2011 Nancy Yates Westport, CT Dec 10, 2011

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Barrett Kritzmire Westport, CT Dec 10, 2011 KEEP us a MIXED-INCOME area district! pamela ritter fairfield, CT Dec 10, 2011 Elisabeth Ruijter Stamford, CT Dec 10, 2011 Madeleine G. Fox Shelton, CT Dec 10, 2011 mary isaac trumbull, CT Dec 10, 2011 James I. N ixon Stamford, CT Dec 10, 2011 Rose Lodice Trumbull, CT Dec 10, 2011 Elise Harrison Fairfield, CT Dec 10, 2011 Heather Lusebrink Trumbull, CT Dec 10, 2011 Leave Bridgeport in the 4th district!!!! Sheila Shupack Weston, CT Dec 10, 2011 Keep Bpt in the 4th Lois Schoenhorn Bridgeport, CT 172

Dec 10, 2011 The unabashed attempt at a concentration of wealth and power is quite evident here. Fairfield County is one of the bastions of American Royalty; and as such, is the wealthiest county in the Nutmeg State. Severing Bridgeport will favor those factions looking to corral the richest county in the state for reasons hardly beneficial to the mass of voters. Retaining Bridgeport as part of Fairfield County helps to maintain a semblance of the balance of power. Mark Albertson Norwalk, CT Dec 9, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Sandra Howard Westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Debora Goldstein Norwalk, CT Dec 9, 2011 sheila goldfarb stamford, CT Dec 9, 2011 Sabra Gallo Westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Audrey Schechter Stamford, CT Dec 9, 2011 Douglas Sutherland Trumbull, CT Dec 9, 2011 Ted Hoffstatter Wilton, CT Dec 9, 2011 Marianne Schorer Greenwich, CT Dec 9, 2011 Daniel Troph Wilton, CT Dec 9, 2011 173

Harriet Scureman Norwalk, CT Dec 9, 2011 Laura Epstein Norwalk, CT Dec 9, 2011 Sonya Wich Trumbull, CT Dec 9, 2011 CT's Congressional District number four must stay as it is. We have an excellent representative, Jim Himes. Dorothy Blaustein Fairfield, CT Dec 9, 2011 This district is diverse. Keep it that way. Moving Bridgeport is simple gerrymandering. . John Sarsgard Easton, CT Dec 9, 2011 Republicans don't care about minorities, they only care about power. Don't let Republicans take back the 4th!! Scott Kimmich Norwalk, CT Dec 9, 2011 This is a blatent attempt to undermine the voices of minorities and gerrymander the 4th district right back into Republincan hands! Kathleen Tepper Norwalk, CT Dec 9, 2011 Yvonne Senturia Westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Peter R Powell Westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Ann Galloway Stamford, CT Dec 9, 2011 174

Mark Lowenstein Stamford, CT Dec 9, 2011 Judith Lowenstein Stamford, CT Dec 9, 2011 Margaret Feczko Westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Owen Kittle New Canaan, CT Dec 9, 2011 Sally Hill Guilford, CT Dec 9, 2011 Please keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District where it belongs. Jan Fairfield, CT Dec 9, 2011 Marion Gans Stamford, CT Dec 9, 2011 Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District!!! John Harris Westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Nicholas Thiemann Westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Jean Ames Sturges Fairfield, CT Dec 9, 2011 Marcella Williams Jersey City, NJ Dec 9, 2011

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This is nothing more than a crass attempt to Gerrymander the Fourth Congressional District. Mark J. Marcus Westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Tracey Westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Nina Fairfield, CT Dec 9, 2011 Howard J Aibel Weston, CT Dec 9, 2011 A great advance in voter suppression, take the state's biggest city and surgically remove it from Fairfield County. Slick and sleazy. Bob Gardner Weston, CO Dec 9, 2011 We need morecooperation not total devisiveness. Margaret Rendl Fairfield, CT Dec 9, 2011 We don't need our representation any more skewed than it is. MICHELLE ABRUSCATO norwalk, CT Dec 9, 2011 Jeff Howard Milford, CT Dec 9, 2011 Collin Matton Fairfield, CT Dec 9, 2011 Eleanor Lowenstein Westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 176

Richard Lowenstein Westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Wendy F Tyler Westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 barbara levine fairfield, CT Dec 9, 2011 howard kloth ridgefield, CT Dec 9, 2011 James Kittle New Canaan, CT Dec 9, 2011 Marilyn F. Deraney Norwalk, CT Dec 9, 2011 Edie Fishman New Haven, CT Dec 9, 2011 Joseph Wise Stamford, CT Dec 9, 2011 Kevin Sutherland Trumbull, CT Dec 9, 2011 The government has not been by the people for the people in a very long time. Itks has been filled with lies, deceit, and propaganda, THE PEOPLE NEED TO TAKE BACK THEIR GOVERNMENT, whoever came up with the plan to redistrict Bpt definitely does not have the peoples best interest at heart and the people should move immediatly to take this person out of office whoever this person or these people may be it's time to impeach people who are voted into some form of government by the people but do not represent us! Nydia Cardona Bridgeport, CT Dec 9, 2011

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Do the right thing. Not the RIGHT thing. Phil Kann Westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 What a shame that our own Norwalk rep, Larry Cafero, supports this gerrymandering. Daniel V. Obuchowski Norwalk, CT Dec 9, 2011 Debra Emmelman Guilford, CT Dec 9, 2011 Bur Goode Weston, CT Dec 9, 2011 Susan Capparelle Cos Cob, CT Dec 9, 2011 Carving out the largest city in Fairfield County, removing it from the 4th Congressional District and rolling it into the 3rd? This is an outrageous idea, intending to suppress the voices of Democrats and minorities in Fairfield County and therefore disenfranchise voters. It will also have the effect of making the 3rd CD too unwieldy to properly serve. This cannot be allowed to happen. Maintain historical precedent and REJECT, REJECT, REJECT this bad idea. Let the voice of the people be heard, not just the voices of privilege in Fairfield County. Amy Etkind Hamden, CT Dec 9, 2011 PLEASE DO NOT CHANGE THIS DISTRICT - WE NEED JIM HIMES AND WE WANT HIM AND THIS IS DESIGNED TO PREVENT HIS REELECTION WHERE IS THE HONOR IN ANYTHING BETTY KLOTH BETTY KLOTH RIDGEFIELD, CT Dec 9, 2011 Mary Ellen Crawford Wallingford, CT Dec 9, 2011

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It is an effort to silence democratic voters and would put Bridgeport in competition with New Haven for Federal funding. Jackie Heneage Bridgeport, CT Dec 9, 2011 adrienne orlan Ridgefield, CT Dec 9, 2011 The way to win a district is by earning votes James Eckel Fairfield, CT Dec 9, 2011 Maarianne Morton Westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Barbara Harman Southport, CT Dec 9, 2011 What's the matter, cant' convince people in Bridgeport to vote for Republicans that only help those in Greenwich? Weird! justin paglino guilford, CT Dec 9, 2011 Dan Drago Milford, CT Dec 9, 2011 plase keep it there i agree mayor finch and others our town loves bpt we all work toghter if you let peaple larry cafreeo and john mc kiny you need to hartford and prostet them and other sen bob duff sal liccione westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Amy McAndrew Fairfield, CT Dec 9, 2011

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Jackie Heftman Stamford, CT Dec 9, 2011 Kathleen McCarthy Bridgeport, CT Dec 9, 2011 This is an absolutely horrendous, partisan and ridiculous proposal. Amy Shapiro Weston, CT Dec 9, 2011 Lidiya Aliyeva Stamford, CT Dec 9, 2011 Marc Patten Fairfield, CT Dec 9, 2011 moving the goalposts. is just another tactic employed by those who can't win by fair democratic means. This stinks... how undemocratic... how divisive how Republican Peter Ling Fairfield, CT Dec 9, 2011 Brenda Giegerich westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Rosalie Wise Stamford, CT Dec 9, 2011 Why does it seem like Re-PUNK-licans have all the power? Oh I forgot, they got all the money, so of course they should make all the decisions.....NOT!!!! Here's my signature guys! Tiffany Mellers Bridgeport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Cindy Blish Fairfield, CT Dec 9, 2011

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Jennifer Cole Bridgeport, CT Dec 9, 2011 anne fairfield, CT Dec 9, 2011 Kevin J. Lennon Fairfield, CT Dec 9, 2011 DEAR GOV. MALLOY. PLEASE DONT ALLOW THE VOICE OF BRIDGEPORT BE SNUFFED OUT FOR THE BENEFIT ONLY OF REPUBLICANS!!! PETER SIBLEY FAIRFIELD, CT Dec 9, 2011 Amy Ancel Westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Thomas M Fortuna Sr Hamden, CT Dec 9, 2011 No gerrymandering! Ann Weiss Stamford, CT Dec 9, 2011 GOP Stop gerrymandering! Marilyn Miller Southport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Another reprehensible example of Republican allegiance to the 1%. Larry Russick Bridgeport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Byron Kittle New Canaan, CT Dec 9, 2011 181

Keep Bridgeport in the 4th District! franey donovan wilton, CT Dec 9, 2011 The purpose is to create a safe district for the top 1 percent. All across the country in a myriad of ways the Far Right is endeavoring to undermine democracy and thwart thew ill of the majority. Daniel C. Hudson Ridgefield, CT Dec 9, 2011 Judy James Westport, CT Dec 9, 2011 This slice and dice gerrymandering is unfair, unethical, and is theft of our rightful representation. STOP IT NOW! Sean Hannon Weston, CT Dec 9, 2011 Congressional districts should represent the people they serve, not the politicians. Jeff Matson West Hartford, CT Dec 9, 2011 Susan Kueffner Southport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Olia Yelner Trumbull, CT Dec 9, 2011 sara sikes norwalk, CT Dec 9, 2011 Gail Janensch Bridgeport, CT Dec 9, 2011

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Bridgeport is so part of our larger community here in Southport. Friends live there; fellow office workers live there and our connections to America's diversity live there. Please continue to connect us. No carving out Bridgeport. Judith Proctor Southport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Laurie McTeague Wilton, CT Dec 9, 2011 Bridgeport is the largest city in the state of CT, and to move it out of the 4th CD would be a travesty! Please keep it in the district where it is now. Thank you! Jennifer Hochberg Fairfield, CT Dec 9, 2011 Outrageous! Murray B. Darvick Ridgefield, CT Dec 9, 2011 Judith Rudikoff Bridgeport, CT Dec 9, 2011 Beth Jones New Canaan, CT Dec 9, 2011 Sally Brockway Ridgefield, CT Dec 9, 2011 Districts should be neither safe democratic or safe republican. Keep Bridgeport in the same district with Stamford, and Norwalk. John Walters Ridgefield, CT Dec 9, 2011 Gretchen Bishop Ridgefield, CT Dec 9, 2011

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Diane McKenna Stratford, CT Dec 9, 2011 margaret kittle New Canaan, CT Dec 9, 2011 Steven Gottschalk Wilton, CT Dec 8, 2011 There is no population shift that justifies this attempt at gerrymandering. The only motivation is to make the 4th District LESS competitive. Terry Masters Stratford, CT Dec 8, 2011 I originated this petition because I strongly believe Bridgeport needs to stay in the 4th District. Elsa Peterson Obuchowski Norwalk, CT Dec 8, 2011

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