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Connecticut Primary Election | Republican Races

Early returns are in for some races
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HARTFORD, Conn — GOP voters around the state cast their votes for candidates for the November election who will run in races for Congress and the state’s General Assembly. All voters chose President Donald Trump in the presidential primary. 

Here are the results as of Friday: 7:30 a.m. For the latest real-time election results, click here.

The name in bold is the candidate endorsed by the party.

In the First Congressional District, Mary Fay of West Hartford  is leading  Jim Griffin of Bristol to run against U.S. Rep John Larson in November.  Larson has been in Congress since 1999 

In the Second Congressional District, Thomas Gilmer of Madison is tied with Justin Anderson of Salem to be on the ballot running against U.S. Rep Joe Courtney, who has been serving in Congress since 2007. 

However, as of Monday at 9:45 p.m. -- Thomas Gilmer of Madison was arrested in connection with a domestic violence altercation.

Gilmer ended his campaign, but according to the Secretary of the State, he has not notified their office. 

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For the race in the State Senate 26th District Kim Healy of Wilton is leading against William Duff of Bethel. The winner will take on State Sen. Will Haskell in November.

For the race in the State House of Representatives in the 30th district, Donna Veach of Berlin is leading Jim Townsley of Southington. The winner will take on JoAnn Angelico-Stetson in November. State Rep. Joe Aresimowicz, the Democratic house speaker is not seeking re-election.

CALLED: For the race in the State House of Representatives in the 82nd district, Mike Skelps of Middlefield is the projected winner against Meriden's Ernestine Holloway. The winner will take on Michael Quinn in November.

For the race in the State House of Representatives in the 128th, Ethan Book is leading against Joseph J. Borges both of Bridgeport. The winner will take on Christopher Rosario in November.

Sheila N. Hall of Hartford is running for Republican Registrar of Voters in Hartford against Vanessa Garay-Jackson , Jeffrey Rogers and Dana McFee are running for Republican Registrar of Voters in Montville. 

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Watch Live:

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill talks about voting for tomorrow's primary in the state.

Posted by FOX61 on Monday, August 10, 2020