Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez expected to announce run for mayor on Thursday

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Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez is expected to make an announcement on Thursday regarding a run for mayor again.

Sources say he is expected to make the announcement at a fundraiser in Hartford on Thursday evening.

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The Democrat had served as Hartford’s first Hispanic mayor from 2001 until his resignation in 2010 following his conviction on corruption charges which was later overturned on appeal.

In 2017, Perez pleaded guilty to corruption charges but did not serve jail time.

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