Press release from Republican Ron Simmons' U.S. Senate campaign:
Former State GOP Chairman and Deputy House GOP Leader
Rep. Bill Hamzy Endorses Rob Simmons
(MYSTIC) - The Simmons for Senate campaign announced today that Deputy House Republican Leader Bill Hamzy, a former Connecticut Republican Party chairman, endorsed Rob Simmons for U.S. Senate.
"Rob Simmons has spent decades supporting the Republican Party and working hard for our local committees and candidates," said Hamzy. "Rob always puts service above self, and his experience, character and vision make him the best choice to be our next U.S. Senator."
"Rep. Hamzy is respected by Republicans and Democrats alike for his integrity and his commitment to service," said Simmons. "He has served our party and state with distinction, and I am honored to welcome him to my growing team."
Rep. Hamzy was first elected to the General Assembly in 1994. He has served as Deputy Republican Leader since 2007, and was Assistant Republican Leader from 2003- 2006. He served as chairman of the Connecticut Republican State Central Committee in 2005. Hamzy is a partner at the law firm Hamzy & Conlin in Bristol.
Hamzy joins House Republican Leader Larry Cafero, Sen. Tony Guglielmo, 20 members of the Republican State Central Committee and former U.S. Senator and GOP presidential candidate Fred Thompson (R-TN) among Rob Simmons' growing list of public endorsements.
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