HARTFORD, Conn. — State Comptroller Kevin Lembo has always maintained that he would get out of the governor’s race if Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman decided to run, but he said Thursday that’s not why he decided to end his gubernatorial bid and run for re-election.
In a phone interview, Lembo said his decision had nothing to do with Wyman. It was a “gut-check.”
He said he was always exploring a run for governor and while he was able to find the political and financial support, he decided he really loved doing what he’s doing as state comptroller.
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