Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

MA Politics

Candelaria Bows Out Of Senate Race

Juan Candelaria2
State Rep. Juan Candelaria, D-95, announced Thursday night that he will not seek the New Haven Senate seat vacated by Mayor Toni Harp.
Harp recently resigned after 21 years in the state Senate as she assumed office as the city’s 50th mayor.
Several Democrats close to Candelaria confirmed early Thursday he would not fight state Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield, D-94, for the Democratic endorsement, despite a statement from Candelaria’s campaign manager that he was not dropping out. Candelaria made the announcement at the nominating convention at the Hall of Records and said he will support Holder-Winfield in his campaign.
Candelaria met with Harp and Chief of Staff Tomas Reyes on the issue this morning, sources said.
Candelaria didn’t get into the contest for the seat until this past weekend, while Holder-Winfield had made it clear since the summer that he was interested in it as he dropped his own quest for mayor in favor of Harp.
Read full story: http://www.nhregister.com/government-and-politics/20140116/candelaria-leaves-race-for-new-haven-senate-seat

You May Also Like

Sports

“Getting picked up by the Cardinals is a blessing,” said UConn pitcher, Andrew Marrero who was recruited on the final day of the 2021 Major League...

Community

When Angel Ramos played his first organized baseball game at the age of 8 in Cańovanas, Puerto Rico he began a decades-long connection with...

3 Questions With...

June is Pride Month, celebrating the increased visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people. Latino millennials are least likely to identify as traditionally heterosexual compared...