May 11, 2010

Showdown for the 78th tonight

At this evening's Republican convention for the 78th District, Plymouth's at-large town councilor, Tom Zagurski, is expected to challenge former Bristol city Councilor Whit Betts for the right to claim the GOP line on the November 2 general election ballot.
At the convention, Plymouth has five delegates and Bristol has four, but that may not be decisive.
The decision to step down announced last week by state Rep. Bill Hamzy, a Plymouth Republican, opened the seat to a newcomer in the GOP for the first time since 1994.
The Democrats have several people eyeing the seat, said Elliott Nelson, the party chair in Bristol, but none who are ready to talk to the press about it.
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Anonymous said...

Tom VS Whit, I'd take Tom any day!

Anonymous said...

Well, 10:26, you can't take Tom. But you can join Tom in backing Whit for state rep. Whit wants to cut spending and promote job growth. He wants to get CT out of debt. Tom and I are supporting Whit in attaining these worthy goals, and I hope you will too.