WESTPORT – Carolanne Curry, a lifelong resident of Connecticut and 25-year resident of Westport, has decided to throw her hat in the ring in the race for the 26th State Senate District.
Comprised of Bethel, New Canaan, Redding, Ridgefield, Weston, Westport and Wilton, the district has historically voted Republican for the seat. 72-year-old Curry, a Democrat, remains unfazed.
“I think one of the reasons that has happened is that Connecticut has a history of electing very moderate Republicans like Chris Shays,” Curry said. “However, I think it’s a very unhealthy thing to do to let a Republican candidate run unopposed.”
Curry is referring to incumbent Sen. Tori Boucher, who she plans to challenge in the Nov. 6 election.
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