So far, three contenders for the state General Assembly whose districts include at least part of Bristol have qualified for public financing of their campaigns: Republican state Senate hopeful Jason Welch in the 31st District, GOP state House candidate Whit Betts in the 78th District and state Rep. Frank Nicastro, a Democrat from the 79th District.
State Rep. Betty Boukus, a Plainville Democrat from the 22nd District, said she has raised the requisite funds and should qualify soon.
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