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Annual picnic draws hundreds to Griswold Point

Sunset on the Sound, the Old Lyme Republicans' annual picnic, drew hundreds of supporters to beautiful Griswold Point on September 11, 2022, for an "all-American barbecue."  Guests enjoyed delicious food, festive music provided by the String of Pearls band, an exciting Silent Auction, and remarks from an array of candidates for statewide office, including gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski, candidate for US Senate Leora Levy, state representative Devin Carney, and state senate hopeful Jerry Labriola.

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August 9 Primary Results

Connecticut Republicans went to the polls on August 9 to choose candidates in two statewide races, for the US Senate seat and for Secretary of the State.

In the Senate primary, Leora Levy won over Themis Klarides and Peter Lumaj.

In the Secretary of the State race, Dominic Rapini emerged as the nominee over Terrie Wood.

Summer Cocktail Party

On June 11, Old Lyme Republicans gathered at the Old Lyme Country Club for a cocktail reception honoring this year's candidates. A number of statewide candidates attended, including Laura Devlin (lieutenant governor candidate), Jessica Kordas (attorney general candidate), Jerry Labriola (running for state senate 20th district), Themis Klarides (then-candidate for US Senate), and Mike France (candidate for the US House, 2nd District).