Logan’s announcement comes nearly a year after he challenged Hayes. The three-term congresswoman defeated him by about 2,000 votes.
Rep. Jahana Hayes, D-5th District, said she is ‘very concerned’ by the GOP push in Congress for stricter requirements to access food stamps.
Communities across Connecticut will receive funding, formerly known as earmarks, for infrastructure, housing, education and more.
Election reforms will likely be in a federal funding bill, but prospects for the child tax credit and an online safety bill are uncertain.
With a narrow GOP House majority, CT Democrats will lose committee chairmanships but say they’ll still have leverage in crafting policy.
Logan said it was a “good, hard-fought battle,” but that he could not overcome the congresswoman’s margin of victory.
Hayes has received a high enough percentage of votes to avoid a recount, the CT Secretary of the State’s office said Wednesday night.
Jahana Hayes, George Logan and other candidates fanned out across CT Sunday ahead of an election that could have national significance.
The Hayes-Logan matchup is the most competitive and expensive of the five U.S. House races, with more than $8 million in outside spending.
Rep. Jahana Hayes is running against Republican George Logan in a campaign that has garnered national attention and outside spending.
The second debate between the 5th District candidates highlighted divides on abortion legislation, transgender athletes and federal spending.
The biggest spenders in CT’s most competitive congressional race are outside groups supporting both candidates. See how much they’ve given.
Vice President Kamala Harris’ trip to discuss abortion rights highlights the significance of Rep. Jahana Hayes’ race against George Logan.
The vice president is traveling to CT’s 5th District about a month out from Hayes’ competitive race for a third term to Congress on Nov. 8.
A Republican super PAC is the latest group to release TV ads in Connecticut’s most competitive House race of the 2022 midterm elections.