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How The Democratic Primary Race For Governor Went From A Wealth Of Ideas To A Commentary On Wealth

How The Democratic Primary Race For Governor Went From A Wealth Of Ideas To A Commentary On Wealth

To join one elite club as Connecticut’s next governor, Democratic primary foes Ned Lamont and Joe Ganim are distancing themselves from their past memberships in country and yacht clubs that each of their campaigns have termed as exclusionary.

The flap over Lamont’s Round Hill Club tenure in Greenwich and Ganim’s ties to the Black Rock Yacht Club in Bridgeport is the latest confrontation between the two rivals over money, privilege and expensive taste.

It comes with less than a month until their Aug. 14 primary, one in which Ganim has stepped up his criticism that Lamont can’t relate to the plight of middle- and low-income residents, especially those in cities.

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