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Skirting race, ethnicity in Hartford’s mayoral primary

Luke Bronin, at left, and Mayor Pedro Segarra, at right, at a arts forum with Republican Ted Cannon and independent Joel Cruz Jr.

Race and ethnicity are, not surprisingly, a subtle undercurrent in the Democratic contest for mayor in Hartford, which pits a white challenger with roots in Greenwich against a Puerto Rican incumbent in a city with the largest percentage of Latinos in the northeastern United States: 43.4 percent of its 125,000 residents. Continue Reading →

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