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Special Election Announced For 2nd State Senate District After Coleman Seeks Judgeship

A special election for the Democratic stronghold 2nd State Senate District seat will be held Feb. 28.

The seat, which includes parts of Bloomfield, Hartford and Windsor, became available last week when longtime incumbent Democrat Eric Coleman resigned from the legislature to pursue a judgeship.

A current and a former elected Democratic official are among those who have expressed interest in running for the seat, including former Bloomfield mayor and state treasurer Joseph Suggs and state Rep. Doug McCrory, 7th District - Hartford.

McCrory, 50 and...