Working Families Poised For Big Election

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\"deFor the Working Families Party, a minor political party with big ambitions, Tuesday\’s elections mark a significant turning point.

A coalition of labor activists and other liberal groups, the Working Families Party is poised to notch a historic gain in New York City, with one of its co-founders, Democrat Bill de Blasio, holding a commanding lead in the mayor\’s race.

But a local election in Connecticut\’s largest city may prove to be an even bigger test for the party. The Working Families Party is backing three candidates for the board of education in Bridgeport in a quest to loosen the grip of the \”Democratic machine\” on the city\’s schools.

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