• connecticut politics Aug 18, 2020

    Republicans Call for Chairman to Step Down Following Second Congressional District Debacle

    After primary day last Tuesday, we are finally learning the results of one race that was-neck and-neck. Justin Anderson was declared the victor in the race for Second Congressional District in the Republican primary on Tuesday. He beat out Thomas Gilmer, who was arrested on a felony strangulation charge the day before the primary. When it became known that some…

  • Decision 2020 Aug 18, 2020

    Conn. Congressional Candidate Loses Primary After Vote Recount Following Arrest

    A Republican candidate on the primary ballot in the race for Connecticut’s Second Congressional District last week has lost the race after the votes were recounted, according to the official vote count. He was in a neck-and-neck battle in that race despite an arrest last Monday night. Thomas Gilmer, of Madison, was the party’s endorsed candidate running against Justin...

  • Decision 2020 Aug 12, 2020

    Congressional Candidate in Tight Primary Race Despite Arrest

    A Republican candidate on the primary ballot Tuesday in the race for Connecticut’s Second Congressional District is in a neck-and-neck battle in that race despite his arrest on Monday night. Thomas Gilmer, of Madison, was the party’s endorsed candidate running against Justin Anderson, of East Haddam to determine who would take on Democrat Rep. Joe Courtney in November. Gilmer...

  • Decision 2020 Aug 11, 2020

    Connecticut Congressional Candidate Arrested on Eve of Primary

    A candidate for Connecticut’s Second Congressional District was arrested Monday night. Wethersfield police said Thomas Gilmer, of Madison, was placed under arrest Monday night and charged with strangulation in the second degree and unlawful restraint in the first degree. Gilmer is a Republican candidate for the state’s Second Congressional District and the state GOP Twitter account tweeted, “Second Congressional...

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