Wilton Election 2018 Recap: HUGE Voter Turnout, Haskell Tops Boucher, Lavielle/Thomas Nailbiter, & More
GOOD Morning! Here are the main takeaways from yesterday’s election results:
- Wilton had HUGE voter turnout, with 72.27% of the town’s registered voters casting ballots.
- Will Haskell unseated long-time state senator Toni Boucher, helping return a Democratic majority to the state legislature.
- There’s still no official word in the Lavielle-Thomas race for state representative in the 143rd (although one other news outlet is calling it for incumbent Gail Lavielle). A voting machine breakdown in Norwalk has held up official results. UPDATE 6:45 a.m.: Multiple outlets and reports say Lavielle has won…
- Tom O’Dea lost Wilton but won re-election to the 125th state representative district.
- Doug Stern beat Larry Cafero for Judge of Probate.
- It’s still too close to call in the gubernatorial race, although Ned Lamont has a slight lead over Bob Stefanowski, according to media reports.
For our detailed coverage, visit our Election 2018 Results Special Report.