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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.