ROUNDUP: Lauretti, Srinivasan, Lumaj, and Boughton Announce EndorsementsFebruary 22, 2018
Four Connecticut gubernatorial candidates on the Republican side announced new endorsements on Wednesday and Thursday.
In the days after Mayor Mark Boughton (R-Danbury) and former First Selectman Tim Herbst (R-Trumbull) announced dozens of endorsements for their Connecticut gubernatorial campaigns, other candidates in the crowded #CTGov race announced their own spate of endorsements.
Rep. Prasad Srinivasan (R-Glastonbury) announced 20 endorsements, including four state representatives and two State Central Committee members.
Prasad Srinivasan, declared Republican candidate for Governor in 2018, announced that more than twenty elected officials and Republican leaders have come forward to endorse his campaign. https://t.co/o8QNvTAJdL #docforgov #ReviveandProsper #ReviveandProsperCT #CTGovernorsRace pic.twitter.com/osZTWlzCrh
— Prasad Srinivasan (@DocForGov) February 21, 2018
Mayor Mark Lauretti (R-Shelton) announced a dozen endorsements, including leaders of Derby, Seymour, and Thomaston, and several leaders from the Shelton area.
Team Lauretti is very proud to release our first list of endorsements! https://t.co/s3DHfojzxf
— Mark Lauretti (@mark_lauretti) February 21, 2018
Mayor Boughton announced a major endorsement on the morning after the GOP’s third gubernatorial debate: Deputy State Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Kevin Witkos (R-Canton).
Deputy State Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Kevin Witkos announced today that he is endorsing @MayorMark for Governor.
As a Republican leader in the state senate, Kevin Witkos has led the way in fighting for principles and policies that can put our state back on track. pic.twitter.com/K6o5KHi7RT
— Team Boughton (@TeamBoughton) February 22, 2018
And Peter Lumaj, a businessman running for governor, announced three new endorsements.
— Peter Lumaj (@PeterLumaj) February 20, 2018
Expect more of these rollouts as the dozen or so major GOP contenders for governor approach what is sure to be a contentious May convention.
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