Bridgeport resident David Walker came up short for the 15 percent delegate support necessary to qualify for a primary. Walker announced he has ended his campaign for governor, declining a labor-intensive petitioning effort to make the ballot.
From Hartford Courant:
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton collected the Republican endorsement at a raucous party convention Saturday, providing him with a key boost for his quest to become Connecticut’s 89th governor.
Boughton beat back a fierce challenge from former Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst and a surprisingly strong showing from tech entrepreneur Steve Obsitnik. Both men plan to challenge Boughton in a primary.
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