Joe Markley

Race For Governor In Connecticut Is On For 2018

Race For Governor In Connecticut Is On For 2018

With his stunning announcement, Governor Dannel P. Malloy's decision Thursday not to seek reelection paved the way for the next generation of politicians in both political parties to shoot for the state's highest office.

A large field has already been raising money even before Malloy's decision, and those who have not started raising money - including Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim - have made other moves toward starting to gather support.

Immediate speculation on the Democratic side went to Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, who stood next to Malloy at his announcement but has not formed a committee to seek the governorship. When asked if he would endorse Wyman, Malloy responded, "I love...

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