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Larson Announces Reelection Bid

Congressman John Larson addresses the crowd at a Rally for Humanity in West Hartford. June 23, 2018. Photo credit: Hunter Marotto (we-ha.com file photo)

U.S. Rep. John Larson, a Democrat who represents the 1st District, will face a primary challenger on Aug. 9, and the race for the seat also includes Republican Dr. Larry Lazor of West Hartford.

By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com 

Democratic U.S. Rep. John Larson officially announced Friday his long-expected plan to seek reelection to the 1st District, which he has represented since 1999.

Larson made the announcement on Twitter Friday morning.

“As we face a global pandemic that has increased our worries about the health and well-being of the elderly and our children, I am even more energized and focused on continuing to deliver results for working families in Connecticut and across this nation,” he wrote.

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