Jonathan Harris to Announce Candidacy for Secretary of the State

Senator Jonathan Harris will officially announce his candidacy for Secretary of State tomorrow, April 1st on the steps of the West Hartford Town Hall at 11:00 a.m. according to a campaign press release.

Harris will be joined by Congressman John Larson and West Hartford mayor Scott Slifka who will both endorse Harris’ candidacy.

Harris’ decision now sets a new race in motion for the 5th District State Senate seat he will be vacating. The district covers West Hartford, Bloomfield, Burlington and Farmington.

State Representative Beth Bye has already announced an exploratory committee for the seat, the subject of a story we posted yesterday.

Related Stories:
March 30, 2010: Beth Bye Exploring Run for State Senate
December 23, 2009: Jonathan Harris Exploring Run for Secretary of the State