Gov. Ned Lamont’s adjusted gross income averaged $8.65 million a year in 2018, 2019 and 2020, and his effective tax rate was 29%.
Themis Klarides outraised all GOP rivals in the Connecticut Senate race, but Leora Levy countered with a $750,000 loan to her own campaign.
Connecticut Democrats now have a three-way field for the state treasurer: Erick Russell, Karen Dubois-Walton and Dita Bhargava.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski questioned CT’s permissive policy on transgender athletes without proposing a change.
The “Parents Against Stupid Stuff” PAC is promising to make transgender athletes and critical race theory issues in CT’s race for governor.
Thank you notes are not necessary. As expected, the biggest donors or lenders to Connecticut’s gubernatorial campaigns are the candidates.
The super PAC behind ads attacking Gov. Ned Lamont is primarily funded by two Connecticut businessmen who each contributed $500,000.
Wooden’s decision not to seek a second term creates a third open seat among the six constitutional statewide offices.
The GOP ticket was introduced in Fairfield, a community that embodies the opportunity and challenge facing Bob Stefanowski and Laura Devlin in 2022.
Rep. Laura Devlin, R-Fairfield, was a leading GOP voice of opposition to Gov. Ned Lamont’s ill-fated highway tolls proposal in 2019.
Sean Scanlon’s announcement is another step toward setting the Democratic and Republican lineups ahead of next month’s conventions.
Sen. Mary Daugherty Abrams, D-Meriden, absent from the legislative session due to illness, will not seek reelection in November.
An incumbent buoyed by a surplus, Gov. Ned Lamont’s first TV commercial exploits Connecticut’s newfound political asset — the budget.
The early Republican attacks and immediate Democratic counter are harbingers of an ugly rematch of the Lamont-Stefanowski 2018 campaign.
Republican super PACs have landed in the race for Richard Blumenthal’s U.S. Senate seat. But will GOP mega donors follow to blue Connecticut?