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Lieutenant governor candidate Eva Burmudez Zimmerman meets supporters in New London

Eva Bermudez Zimmerman, center, a candidate for lieutenant governor, answered questions and posed for pictures Thursday, June 21, 2018, at a campaign rally at The Social Bar + Kitchen in New London. (Greg Smith/The Day)

Eva Bermudez Zimmerman, a candidate for lieutenant governor, is a millennial. She speaks to issues like child care that impact middle class families. And she is a diverse face in a mostly white state...

Osten backing Bhargava for state treasurer

State Sen. Cathy Osten, D-Sprague, has endorsed Greenwich businesswoman Dita Bhargava for state treasurer.

Trump to visit swing state Nevada to stump for Sen. Heller

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Monday, June 18, 2018. Trump will be in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 23, 2018, to headline the Nevada Republican Party's annual convention and appear at a fundraiser with Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller, Nevada officials confirmed Monday, June 18. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

President Donald Trump will headline the Nevada Republican Party's convention on Saturday and also appear at a fundraiser with Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller

In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford

U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republican nomination for another term in the coastal 1st District around Charleston by state Rep. Katie Arrington.  (Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP)

A second incumbent Republican congressman loses his seat in a primary featuring intense divisions among the GOP in the Trump era

Effects of Supreme Court voter roll decision appear limited

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, people rally outside of the Supreme Court in opposition to Ohio's voter roll purges in Washington. The Supreme Court’s decision upholding Ohio’s method of removing people from voter rolls appears unlikely to have a ripple effect. Ohio followed the most aggressive path among states that have laws targeting inactive voters. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

The Supreme Court's decision upholding Ohio's method of removing people from voter rolls appears unlikely to have a ripple effect

Bipartisan bash in North Stonington to urge voting, raise money for Hewitt Farm

The goal is to register and encourage voters and fundraise for a pavilion on Hewitt Farm.

The maturing of Chris Murphy

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., stands during a media availability on Capitol Hill on June 20, 2016, in Washington. Facing a re-election race in November, he has ramped up his criticism of President Donald Trump in recent days. (Alex Brandon/AP Photo)

Sen. Murphy prepares for the fall election from his anti-Trump bully pulpit.

France receives Republican endorsement for third term in 42nd District House seat

State Rep. Mike France, R-Ledyard, was endorsed for re-election to what would be his third term in the 42nd District House seat.

Marx, Soto earn endorsements from Democrats in runs for state Senate, House seats

Democrats endorsed Martha Marx for the 40th state Senate District and state Rep. Chris Soto, D- New London, in the 39th Assembly District.

Preston Democrats to hold caucus for registrar of voters

The Democratic Town Committee has rescheduled its caucus to endorse a candidate for registrar of voters to Tuesday at Town Hall.

Carney, Pugliese endorsed by respective parties for 23rd state House seat

Rep. Devin Carney, R-Old Lyme, and Democratic challenger Matt Pugliese secured endorsements from their respective parties for the 23rd state House District seat.

Osten endorsed for fourth term in 19th state Senate district

State Sen. Cathy Osten, D-Sprague, was endorsed Monday for re-election to what could be her fourth term in the 19th District seat.

In narrow vote, Democrats endorse Statchen over Kelley for 18th District state Senate run

Democrats on Monday voted 25-21 to endorse Bob Statchen over Dan Kelley for the 18th District state Senate seat.

Voters choose nominees in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas

In this May 21, 2018, photo, a roll of stickers awaiting distribution to early voters sits on a table at the check-in station at the Pulaski County Courthouse Annex in Little Rock, Ark. Voters in four states are casting ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape. Primaries are set in Arkansas, Georgia and Kentucky while voters in Texas settle several primary runoffs from their first round of voting in March. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)

Four states will cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape

Trump to DOJ: Investigate whether FBI infiltrated campaign

FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will

President Donald Trump says he will order that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign

Republicans endorse Heather Somers for re-election to 18th District state Senate seat

Republican delegates to the party's convention unanimously endorsed incumbent Sen. Heather Somers this week for the 18th District state Senate seat.

Republicans endorse Ken Richards to run for 41st District state House seat

Groton and New London Republicans on Wednesday evening unanimously endorsed Ken Richards for the 41st District House seat, currently held by Joe de la Cruz.

Parties endorse candidates for 38th District; primary ahead for Democrats

The parties on Wednesday night endorsed state House candidates for the 38th District, which includes Waterford and part of Montville.

Republicans endorse DeLucia to run for 139th state House district

Republicans on Wednesday endorsed Norwich Republican Nick DeLucia as the party’s candidate in the 139th state House of Representatives district that includes Bozrah, Montville and Norwich.

Parties endorse candidates for 43rd District state House seat

On Wednesday members of the Republican and Democratic parties in Stonington and North Stonington endorsed their respective candidates to vie for the soon to be vacant 43rd District state House seat.

Preston Democrats to caucus to select registrar candidate

The Democratic Town Committee will hold a joint special meeting and caucus at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, in the lower level of Town Hall, 389 Route 2, to endorse a candidate for registrar of...

Attorney general beats ex-con in W. Va. GOP Senate primary

Denise Morrisey stands next to her husband, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, as he speaks at his campaign headquarters Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Kearnesville, W.Va. (Ron Agnir/The Journal via AP)

Ex-convict Don Blankenship falls to West Virginia's attorney general in Senate primary, Indiana voters choose wealthy businessman

Senate candidate Kelley to hold coffee event on Sunday

Dan Kelley of Pawcatuck, who is seeking the Democratic nomination to run for the 18th District state Senate seat, will hold another “Coffee with Kelley!” event on Sunday from 8 to 10...

Statchen qualifies for public campaign financing for 18th District state Senate race

Bob Statchen of Stonington, who is seeking the Democratic nomination to run for the 18th District state Senate seat, has announced that he has met the requirements for public funding from the...

East Lyme Democrats endorse McKenney

The East Lyme Democratic Town Committee has unanimously endorsed Hugh E. McKenney of Salem as candidate for state representative for the 37th District. The district represents East Lyme and Salem.

Three town committees to hold Democratic candidate forum

The Tri-Town Democratic Town Committees, representing Democrats of Lyme, Old Lyme and Old Saybrook, will present a candidate forum at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 30, at Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School.

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