John B. Larson

Hatfield, Tong To Face Off For Attorney General

Hatfield, Tong To Face Off For Attorney General

Voters in Tuesday’s primary backed both the Democratic and Republican endorsed candidates in races for attorney general, treasurer and comptroller.

Democrat William Tong, a state representative and commercial litigator, will face Republican Sue Hatfield, a longtime prosecutor, in the November election for attorney general.

Tong, 45, was declared the winner in a three-way race Tuesday, besting opponents Chris Mattei, a former federal prosecutor, and state Sen. Paul Doyle, a Wethersfield attorney, according to the Associated Press.

Hatfield, 46, easily fended off a challenge from John Shaban, a Redding attorney and former state representative.

Tong is the first...