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Campaign Notebook: Murphy, McMahon Get New Endorsements

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Senate

  • Linda McMahon (R): Peter Lumaj, who rescinded his own campaign for U.S Senate last week, announced his endorsement of Linda McMahon in a video posted on her website. McMahon wrote, “I am so grateful to have the support of Peter Lumaj.”
  • Chris Murphy (D): On his Twitter, Congressman Chris Murphy posted this update- The Weston DTC - which rarely make endorsements - has joined #TeamMurphy! Thanks for your support! #CTSen.

5th District

  • John Pistone (Unaffiliated) - John Pistone, Independent candidate for the 5th Congressional seat, was recently endorsed by Wayne Winsley, the Republican nominee for the 3rd District seat. According to the Register Citizen, he said, “I have sufficient support behind me and as an unaffiliated candidate I have probably largest voting block in Connecticut — it’s time to represent the people, that’s why I’m running.”

[Editor’s Note: 5th Congressional District towns include Avon, Bethel, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Burlington, Canaan, Canton, Cheshire, Cornwall, Danbury, Farmington, Goshen, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Meriden, Middlebury, Morris, New Britain, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Norfolk, North Canaan, Plainville, Plymouth, Roxbury, Salisbury, Sharon, Sherman, Simsbury, Southbury, Thomaston, Torrington (part), Warren, Washington, Waterbury (part), Watertown, Wolcott and Woodbury.]

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