Foley To Face Malloy In CT Governor Rematch, After Primary Marked By Low Turnout

Connecticut Republicans have given Greenwich businessman Tom Foley a second opportunity to run against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

The former U.S. ambassador to Ireland defeated state Senate Minority Leader John McKinney in Tuesday’s GOP primary in unofficial returns.

RESULTS:  Connecticut Secretary Of The State’s Office

EARLIER: Turnout Light In Some Conn. Communities For Primary Election

Candidates For 9th Hampden House District Agree On All But Guns

ELECTION 2014

The three candidates vying for the seat now held by retiring Massachusetts state Representative Sean Curran of Springfield saw eye-to-eye on most of the issues discussed at a candidate roundtable. But as New England Public Radio’s Tom Relihan reports, they diverged on gun control.

MORE: New England Public Radio’s voter guide for primary elections in western and central Massachusetts and northern Connecticut

Agreement On Policy, If Not Tone, Among Republicans Vying To Replace Brewer

ELECTION 2014

In a candidate roundtable, both Michael Valanzola and James Ehrhard said they are against the proposed Kinder Morgan gas pipeline that would cut across the district. And both support tax relief and the repeal of the casino law. However, differences arose in how they would represent the district in a legislature dominated by Democrats.