Capitol Report: Race to fill State Senate seat left vacant by Kasser heats up in Fairfield County

Capitol Report

(WTNH) — Down in Fairfield County, we have a hotly contested three-way race for an available State Senate seat going on.

The seat was left open in the 36th district when Democrat Alex Kasser resigned this spring. The special election to fill her seat is Aug. 17.

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So why is this a big deal? News 8’s Chief Political Correspondent Jodi Latina joins us from the Capitol to explain what’s at stake.

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