Two candidates have announced their intention to run for a state legislative seat in Monroe and part of Newtown, recently vacated by Republican JP Sredzinski. The 112th House District special election is slated for April 13th. The candidates are Republican Town Councilman Tony Scott and Democratic Board of Education member Nick Kapoor. Sredzinski ran unopposed in 2020 and 2018. Scott has served on the Monroe Economic Development Commission and chaired Parks and Recreation before joining the Council. Kapoor, Sacred Heart University graduate, interned for a state representative in Hartford and previously served on the Town Council. Kapoor was appointed a commissioner on the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities in 2017.