18 legislative primaries, 8 incumbents face challenges

The primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 12.
The primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 12.

HARTFORD, Conn. – The Republican primary for governor and lieutenant governor may have garnered the most attention over the past few weeks, but there are 18 legislative primaries on Aug. 12.

Of those 18 legislative primaries 13 are Democratic primaries and five are Republican. At least eight incumbent Democratic lawmakers will face challenges from candidates in their own party.

In Bridgeport, there are four Democratic primaries for two state Senate seats and two House seats.

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