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Mon Apr 30, 2018, 03:14 AM

Harris Drops Out, Endorses Lamont

HARTFORD, CT — The Democratic field of gubernatorial candidates is narrowing as the convention nears.

Jonathan Harris announced Friday that he would be dropping his bid for governor and endorsing Ned Lamont.

At a state Capitol press conference, Harris said that he felt that this was the time to bow out of the race and start reducing divisions in the party ahead of the November general election. “Now is a time where we all have to get together and we have to be cohesive, as Democrats and beyond,” he said.

Harris felt comfortable with the endorsement after criss-crossing the state with Lamont at various campaign events, and he joked that his wife, someone he felt was a better judge of character, supported his decision to endorse Lamont.

Read more: http://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/20180427_harris_drops_out_endorses_lamont/

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