The 26th state Senate district includes parts of Bethel, Redding, Ridgefield and Wilton. Two Wilton residents are vying for the post, a three term incumbent, and a businessman.
Two veteran lawmakers are seeking to get out of the state House of Representatives and into the state Senate. With the retirement of Senate Minority John McKinney from the 28th Senate District, there is an open race. Republican Tony Hwang and Democrat Kim Fawcett, both from Fairfield, are looking to fill the role, which represents a part of Newtown.
The 30th State Senate District race features a freshman lawmaker and the man who lost to him in 2012. Republican incumbent Clark Chapin is once again being challenged by Democrat William Riiska for the district which includes New Milford, Kent and part of Brookfield.
The only other State Senate seat in the region is the 24th District currently represented by Republican Mike McLachlan. He is being challenged by Working Families Party candidate Theodore Feng.
A Danbury lawyer is looking to unseat a two-term incumbent in the 2nd House District race. The district includes parts of Bethel, Danbury, Redding and Newtown.
Republican Cecilia Buck-Taylor was elected in 2012 to the 67th district House seat, having prior experience serving as vice-chair of the New Milford Town Council. Democrat Gale Alexander has been on the Board of Finance for the past 12 years, has run mayoral and state senate campaigns and holds a teaching certification.
A freshman lawmaker is being challenged by a political newcomer in the 106th state House District. Mitch Bolinsky is the Republican incumbent. He is being challenged by Matt Cole, a recent Western Connecticut State University graduate and social worker.
A Danbury lawyer is looking to unseat a two-term incumbent in the 2nd House District race. The district includes parts of Bethel, Danbury, Redding and Newtown. - See more at: https://wlad.com/local-headlines/118995#sthash.wnJvCuTK.dpuf
A tax attorney is looking to unseat an 8-term incumbent in the the 107th state House District, which includes Brookfield, the Stony Hill section of Bethel and a portion of Danbury near Candlewood Lake.
Two young men are running to represent Danbury's 109th state House District.
Tn the 138th state House District of Danbury, Ridgefield and New Fairfield, six-term Republican incumbent Jan Giegler is seeking reelection. She is being challenged by Democrat Henry Hall.