Tuesday, August 12, 2014
By Mark Pazniokas and Keith M. Phaneufwww.ctmirror.org
UPDATE Waterbury—Tom Foley will get a second crack at Dannel P. Malloy.
Foley, 62, who lost to Malloy by half a percentage point in 2010, won the Republican primary for governor today, surviving a late push by state Sen. John P. McKinney of Fairfield, the challenger he ignored until recently.
“Change is on the way!” Foley told supporters at 10 p.m, McKinney conceded 20 minutes earlier, prompting cheers at Foley’s victory party, where the speech was shown live on television.
“Let me tell you, the race does not end tonight. The goal was to elect a new governor. The goal was to make Dan Malloy a one term governor,” McKinney said.
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