And now there are six

Update: 12/29/2009: Interview with Senator Harris <video>

It’s about jobs and democracy

Another Candidate for Secretary of the State: Sen Jonathan Harris.  CTNewsJunkie has the story <read>

Harris, who currently co-chairs the legislature’s Public Health Committee, said in a phone interview Wednesday that he wants to be in the mix during this “game changing moment” and do for the entire state what he was able to accomplish for his constituents in Bloomfield, Farmington, Burlington, and West Hartford…

“I want to be part of the team that will rebuild a strong economy, create good jobs and change the way we’re doing business,” Harris…

Harris, who is in his legislative office five to six days a week, said he hasn’t decided yet whether he will give up his senate seat. At the moment, “I’m just exploring other opportunities,” and will make a decision about the senate seat in the future.

This brings our list up to six candidates and exploratory committees:

Candidate:  Richard Abbate (R)
Candidate:  Corey Brinson (R)
Candidate:  Gerry Garcia (D)

Exploratory: Jonathan Harris (D)
Exploratory: Kevin Roldan (D)
Exploratory: James Spallone (D)

State Elections Enforcement Commission list of candidates and committees.
Our draft list of questions we would ask candidates for Secretary of the State.
For all coverage of the 2010 race for Secretary of the State, click “2010” on our menu.


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