NORWALK, Conn. – A prominent Norwalk Republican will take on state Sen. Bob Duff, D-Norwalk, in this fall's election, according to a statement from the Republican Town Committee.
Norwalk Board of Education Chairman Jack Chiaramonte will be nominated to run for the 25th state Senate seat Monday night in the first day of the Republican Town Committee convention, with Norwalk and Darien Republicans in attendance at the Norwalk Inn, according to Art Scialabba, committee chairman.
The active week for Republicans will continue as incumbent Republican legislators will be nominated for re-election Wednesday. On Friday, the Republican Town Committee will send 17 delegates and two super delegates to Hartford, where they will select the Republican candidate for the 4th Congressional District as well as U.S. Senate.
State Rep. Larry Cafero Jr. is running for re-election to the 142nd House District and will be nominated at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Norwalk Inn. State Rep. Terrie Wood, R-141st District, will be nominated at a convention in Darien. State Rep. Gail Lavielle, R-143rd, will be nominated at a convention in Wilton.
Republican Common Councilman Joanne Romano is expected to be nominated at 6:30 p.m. May 22 at the Norwalk Inn. Incumbent Registrar of Voters Karen Doyle Lyons and justices of the peace will also be nominated.