Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley said Thursday he has the delegates and dollars he needs on the eve of this weekend’s GOP nominating convention: sufficient delegates to win, and enough dollars to qualify for public financing.
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Tom Foley is raising expectations about delegate support and financial resources in the run up to this weekend’s Republican convention, saying a first-ballot endorsement for governor and his qualifying for public financing are within reach. His GOP rivals say he is grandstanding.
Tom Foley goes to the Republican convention next week as the public favorite for the GOP nomination for governor, tied in the general-election match up with the Democratic incumbent, Dannel P. Malloy, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Friday.
Four of Connecticut’s Republican gubernatorial contenders indicated Wednesday they would ask unionized state employees to grant concessions in 2015 – for the third time in seven years – to help balance the budget.