Tim Herbst, Running For Governor, Announces A Half Dozen Endorsements

Tim Herbst’s gubernatorial campaign announced a half dozen new endorsements Monday as candidates continue the all-important task of winning over the delegates who will select the party’s nominee for governor.

The endorsements included one state legislator, Rep. Greg Stokes of Enfield, the Republican chairmen of West Haven, Groton, Trumbull and Putnam and one member of the state Republican Party’s governing body.

“I have been overwhelmed by the support my campaign to upend business-as-usual in Hartford has gained from every corner of our state,” Herbst, a Republican, said in a written statement.

Herbst has received 21 endorsements to date, his campaign said, including seven members of the Republican State Central Committee and 10 current and former municipal leaders.

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