Capitol Report: Glassman, Hayes to battle in primary for 5th District seat

Capitol Report

The battle for Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District seat is heating up for state Democrats.

Mary Glassman squeaked by with a victory at the 5th District convention in Waterbury last Monday.

Glassman will have a primary battle with former National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes.

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Hayes got into the race with some encouragement from Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy.

She said she was encouraged by the outcome.

On the Republican side, Manny Sanchez will also be on that primary ballot in the 5th District.

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