Ganim claimed he defeated opponent John Gomes in the Bridgeport mayoral primary. But Gomes hasn’t conceded, saying the election was ‘stolen.’
The victory makes Arulampalam the overwhelming favorite in November to be elected successor to Luke Bronin as mayor of Connecticut’s capital.
Primary election results are being reported in some of Connecticut’s largest cities, including Hartford, New Haven and Bridgeport.
Elicker’s name will appear on the Working Families Party line as well as the Democratic Party Line in the November election.