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Luke Bronin Wins Hartford Democrats' Endorsement For Mayor After Pedro Segarra Walks Out

Luke Bronin Wins Hartford Democrats' Endorsement For Mayor After Pedro Segarra Walks Out

HARTFORD — Democrats on Monday endorsed mayoral candidate Luke Bronin, a lawyer and relative newcomer to Hartford, forcing incumbent Pedro Segarra to put his hopes for re-election on a September primary. Before voting opened, Segarra, who had been nominated on the floor, stood before the town committee and hundreds of spectators and declined the nomination. He then walked out of the auditorium at Bulkeley High School with dozens of supporters trailing behind. Segarra said he was taking the fight to the streets. He will have to collect about 1,700 signatures to qualify for a primary Sept. 16. After Segarra left, Bronin won the party's endorsement with 49 votes and said he was...

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