Rob Michalik Jr., a former aide to U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, confirmed Friday he is a candidate for the vacant Democratic nomination for the 31st Senate District, the sudden source of great political drama. David A. Roche of Bristol, a building trades union leader, dramatically withdrew as the Democratic nominee in a speech Monday at […]
Sniffing a fight, Bysiewicz opts against state Senate race
Facing the prospect of a nomination fight, former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz abruptly ended a public exploration of an unusual political comeback Thursday, announcing she will not pursue the Democratic nomination for state Senate in a district where she doesn’t live.
Bysiewicz looking at houses in Bristol, seat in Senate
Former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz said Wednesday that her potential run for the state Senate in a district where she doesn’t live is a matter of serendipity: a political vacancy arising in Bristol as she and her husband were hunting there for an antique home.
Bysiewicz explores unlikely comeback — a run for state Senate
Susan Bysiewicz, disqualified as a candidate for attorney general in 2010 and defeated in a primary for U.S. Senate in 2012, is making calls to gauge support for an unlikely political comeback as a candidate for state Senate in a district where she is not a resident.
Candidate quits state Senate race to save marriage
David A. Roche of Bristol, the president of the Connecticut State Building and Construction Trades Council, tearfully told the state AFL-CIO political convention Monday he is ending his state Senate campaign to work on saving his marriage.