Joe Ganim

Gubernatorial Candidates Share Personal Lives On Twitter, Facebook And Instagram

Gubernatorial Candidates Share Personal Lives On Twitter, Facebook And Instagram

One minute, he’s taming a tiger cub. The next, he’s jumping rope. Then, Joe Ganim is putting in a plug for a protein replacement shake.

“I’m trying to work on a lean body this morning, but have a good Valentine’s Day,” Ganim said Wednesday, staring into his iPhone in the parking lot of a fitness club.

This is life through the lens of Instagram for the second chance mayor of Connecticut’s largest city, Bridgeport, who is also running for governor.

Much the same way that President Donald Trump has used Twitter and Ganim’s Republican mayoral counterparts Mark Boughton of Danbury and Erin Stewart of New Britain have carved out a niche on social media, Ganim is using...

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