Geraldo Reyes Jr. declared winner in Waterbury special election

Geraldo Reyes, Jr., was declared the winner Wednesday of a special election to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Rep. Victor Cuevas, D-Waterbury, the secretary of the state’s office said.

Reyes defeated Republican Raymond Work, 960 to 289.  His win returns the Democrats to a majority of 87 to 64 in the House.