Len Suzio

Bysiewicz Posts Major Fundraising Haul, Fueling Gubernatorial Speculation

Bysiewicz Posts Major Fundraising Haul, Fueling Gubernatorial Speculation

Susan Bysiewicz, who last year said she planned to return to politics with a run for state Senate, has dramatically ramped up her fundraising efforts, fueling speculation she will enter the race for governor.

Bysiewicz’s exploratory committee raised more than $105,000 in the last two months for a total of $145,000, her campaign said Wednesday, far exceeding fundraising figures for a typical state Senate campaign. And those donations came from 130 cities and towns, also atypical for a legislative race.

“Whether I run for the 13th Senate District or for governor, we have a lot to do,” Bysiewicz told The Courant. She said she has been traveling to Democratic Town Committees...

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