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Greenwich natives lead race to become Connecticut's next governor


According to the latest Quinnipiac poll, Ned Lamont and former U.S. ambassador to Ireland Tom Foley lead in the earliest stages in the race for Connecticut’s governorship.
Lamont, most recognized by citizens for his role as David against Senator Joseph Lieberman’s Goliath in the 2006 general election, which led Lieberman farther away from the Democratic Party and into the arms of conservatives. Lamont is holding off charges from fellow Democrats Dannel Malloy, former Stanford mayor, and House Speaker James Amann.
Lamont, a native of Greenwich, acquired his lead after former front-runner Susan Bysiewicz opted to pursue the Attorney General’s job, following Richard Blumenthal’s announcement that he would pursue Jodi Rell’s vacant seat.

Foley, a fellow native of Greenwich, currently holds a nine point lead over Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele from Stamford among the top Republicans in the race.

In an interview Wednesday, Foley posed the possibility of an all-Greenwich election if he and Lamont can maintain their leads.
However, due to the high number of undecided voters polled, the possibility of two other frontrunners to emerge from the political fog is likely if not to be expected.

 

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