Herbst Announces 16 Endorsements; 65 Total for #CTGov Race

Former First Selectman Tim Herbst (R-Trumbull) announced a new slate of endorsements on Monday morning, as candidates for governor continued what is already a busy endorsement season three months ahead of the state convention.

Top-line endorsements for Herbst included Bob Leach, the chairman of the East Windsor Republican Town Committee (RTC), and Barbara Dimauro, chair of the Tolland RTC. Two former Groton mayors, Bruce Flax and Jane Dauphinais, also endorsed Herbst.

“Our campaign to upend business-as-usual in Hartford and dismantle the job-crushing, tax-hiking status quo continues to gain momentum every day,” Herbst said. “Connecticut Republicans want to get behind a candidate who will take insiders in Hartford head-on and prosecute the case against Gov. Malloy’s chosen successor.”

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