Late yesterday afternoon, Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-Cheshire/Waterbury) announced that she will end her quest for a fourth term, succumbing to calls for her to resign. While her announcement only indicated that she won’t run in November, the calls from the media and even a series of Democratic state legislators for her to step aside because she did not immediately take action against her chief of staff who was accused of sexual and physical abuse of a staff member, to the point of a restraining order being issued, became enough to convince her to end her congressional career.
For a detailed report on the impending political situation in the northwest Connecticut CD, see our BIPAC Daily column: https://vote.mmp2.org/syndicated/tag/bipacdaily
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