This hour, we meet the candidates.
We learn about their backgrounds and talk about the issues central to their campaigns… and to the residents they hope to represent.
- Manny Santos - Republican endorsed candidate for Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District (@Santos4Congress)
- Ruby Corby O’Neill - Republican candidate for Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District (@rubycorbyoneill)
- Rich DuPont - Republican candidate for Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District (@DuPont4Congress)
Record-Journal: 5th District GOP candidates largely agree on trade, guns, border security - "The candidates agreed for the most part on immigration reform, with DuPont saying a bipartisan solution for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, needs to be one that does not 'make a bad situation worse.'"
CT News Junkie: 5th District Campaign Cash Anticipates Competitive Primaries - "Republicans and Democrats have scrambled to gear up for the open seat in the 5th Congressional District since early April when Esty announced that she would not seek re-election after concerns were raised that she had mishandled a sexual harassment complaint filed against her former chief of staff."
Chion Wolf and Carlos Mejia contributed to this show.