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Decision 2018

Full Coverage of the 2018 Elections, Including Local, Statewide and National Races

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 01:28 PM EDT

Stewart Drops Bid for Gov., Will Run for Lieutenant Gov.

Stewart Drops Bid for Gov., Will Run for Lieutenant Gov.

New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart is dropping out of the race for governor and will instead run for lieutenant governor, according to a Connecticut Republican Party official.

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 01:10 PM EDT

Analysis: Stewart Moves from GOP Underdog for Governor to Favorite for Lieutenant Governor

Analysis: Stewart Moves from GOP Underdog for Governor to Favorite for Lieutenant Governor

While there is probably some level of disappointment for Stewart, the three-term Republican mayor of New Britain, there is surely excitement with the prospects of her landing on the top of the ballot as...

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 12:58 PM EDT

Why Toni Harp’s Endorsement of Ned Lamont Matters

Why Toni Harp’s Endorsement of Ned Lamont Matters

Normally, a mayor or a First Selectman announcing and endorsement in a governor’s race isn’t that big of a deal. Most city and town chief executives simply won’t move the needle in the grand scheme of an open...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 06:22 PM EDT

New Haven Mayor Harp Endorses Ned Lamont for Governor

New Haven Mayor Harp Endorses Ned Lamont for Governor

New Haven Mayor Toni Harp may have officially cemented Ned Lamont as the front-runner in the race for the Democratic nomination for governor.

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 06:27 PM EDT

Harris Ends Run for Governor, Endorses Lamont

Harris Ends Run for Governor, Endorses Lamont

Former Consumer Protection Commissioner, Connecticut Democratic Party leader, and State Senator Jonathan Harris announced he would drop his bid for governor, Friday, and threw his support to businessman Ned...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 05:40 PM EDT

Stewart Taps Running Mate as Convention Approaches

Stewart Taps Running Mate as Convention Approaches

New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart, not quite three months into her bid for the state’s highest office, announced Tuesday she had selected Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei as her running mate to serve as...

Monday, Apr 16, 2018 at 06:41 PM EDT

Bronin Will Not Run For Governor

Bronin Will Not Run For Governor

Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin announced Monday that he will not enter the 2018 race for governor.

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018 at 05:00 PM EDT

Susan Bysiewicz Announces Campaign for Governor

Susan Bysiewicz Announces Campaign for Governor

Former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz announced on Thursday that she is pursuing a run for governor, opening an exploratory committee for the office.

Monday, Apr 2, 2018 at 05:54 PM EDT

CT Leaders React to Esty’s Decision Not to Seek Re-Election

CT Leaders React to Esty’s Decision Not to Seek Re-Election

Connecticut leaders are reacting after U.S. Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty announced she will not run for re-election amid criticism after she admitted to keeping her chief of staff on after he threatened another...

Monday, Apr 2, 2018 at 05:14 PM EDT

Esty Will Not Seek Reelection

Esty Will Not Seek Reelection

Rep. Elizabeth Esty announced on Monday that she will not seek reelection amid calls for her resignation over her handling of alleged threats made by her former chief of staff to staff members.

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