Cheeseman endorses Boughton for governor

State Rep. Holly Cheeseman, R-East Lyme, is among a group of elected officials and Republican leaders that have endorsed Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton for governor.

Boughton announced a list of more than 30 officials and leaders that have endorsed his campaign. Those from Southeastern Connecticut include: Cheeseman, Republican State Central Committee member Thomas Torre for the 20th District, Old Lyme Republican Town Committee Chairman David Kelsey and East Lyme Republican Town Committee Chairman Robert Kleinhans.

"I am honored to have the support of such a broad array of Republican leaders from across Connecticut," Boughton said in a statement. "Our campaign to revitalize our state and restore pride in Connecticut by implementing common sense Republican principles will put us back on the winning path. I've done it as the Mayor of Danbury, and I will do it again for the people of the state of Connecticut."

A full list of the announced endorsements is available at


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