2023 CT election results: Democrats lead mayoral races in Bridgeport, Hartford, Derby, New Haven

It's an off-year general election, but for some voters in Connecticut, the political landscape is certainly off. 

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Democrats are projected to win mayoral seats in Bridgeport, Hartford, Derby and New Haven.

The people of Bridgeport, Connecticut, cast their ballots for mayor knowing there’s a chance the results won’t actually settle the election. 

In Bridgeport, Democrat Joseph Ganim holds a tight lead over John Gomes who has been cautiously optimistic as he treks through uncharted waters. 

A judge last week tossed out the results of the Democratic mayoral primary and ordered a new one, citing "mishandled" absentee ballots.

Voters in the state's smallest city, Derby, decided whether to return the incumbent Republican mayor to office, replace him with a Democrat, or give the office to a Republican charged in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.

In Hartford, the state's capital city, voters favored Democrat Arunan Arulampalam after incumbent Mayor Luke Bronin chose not to seek a third term. In Hartford.

Local Connecticut Mayoral Election Results: Bridgeport, Hartford, Derby, New Haven

The Associated Press contributed to this report.