August 9, 2010

The biggest primary in state history

Tuesday marks the biggest primary day in Connecticut’s history.
There are more candidates vying for more offices, including governor and U.S. Senate, than the state has ever had before.
“It’s unbelievable,” said retiring state Rep. Bill Hamzy, a Plymouth Republican. He called it “the most dramatic primary day that I can ever remember in Connecticut politics.”
“This is going to be one for the books,” said Whit Betts, the GOP candidate from Bristol who hopes to take Hamzy’s place in the state House.
Even so, city Democratic Party leader Elliott Nelson said he doubts more than 25 to 30 percent of the 13,238 registered Democrats in town will turn out to vote. Click here for the full story.

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