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Bob Stefanowski Officially Seeks a Rematch

Bob Stefanowski speaks with reporters during a rally on July 12, 2021. Photo credit: Hugh McQuaid / CTNewsJunkie

Stefanowski is expected to compete with former House Republican leader Themis Klarides, who has not yet declared her intent to run, and Granby resident Susan Patricelli Regan who has filed paperwork to run for governor.

By Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com 

Madison Republican Bob Stefanowski, a former investment banker who lost to Gov. Ned Lamont in 2018 by 44,372 votes, announced his intent to run for his party’s nomination Wednesday morning on the Chaz & AJ show.

Stefanowski is seeking a rematch against Lamont, who is running for reelection. In 2018 Stefanowski ran on a narrow platform to eliminate the state income tax. This time, he said he will campaign on a broader spectrum of issues. During his radio appearance he continued to paint himself as an outsider.

“I’m not a politician. I had never run for office before,” Stefanowski said. “You learn a lot. Governor Lamont, it took him three tries to run for statewide office.”

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  • One of Stefanowski’s opening salvos on Lamont was related to CT’s COVID situation. He’s clearly as out of touch with reality as the last time he ran since the Republican party has demonstrated contempt for any control of the pandemic since its discovery. The only guarantee that Stefanowski can offer is that he will be worse than Lamont when it comes to our health and safety.

    Someone needs to inform Bob that if he tries to address COVID in a logical way he will be drummed out of his party.


  • Bob Stefanowksi is our great hope for 2022 in Connecticut. No more mandates. No vax passports. No tyrannical government control. We need a new direction

  • Do you think anyone occupying the governors mansion will reign-in the adult jobs program also known as the Connecticut state government employees union? Can anyone provide hard evidence that the general public benefits from their existence? Covid and the next problem will come and go.

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