Geraldo Reyes Jr.

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.

Mark is the Capitol Bureau Chief and a co-founder of CT Mirror. He is a frequent contributor to WNPR, a former state politics writer for The Hartford Courant and Journal Inquirer, and contributor for The New York Times.

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