Roraback wins Republican primary - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Roraback wins Republican primary

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NEW HAVEN, CT (AP) -

State Sen. Andrew Roraback has won a four-way Republican primary in Connecticut's hotly contested 5th Congressional District.
    
Roraback, the endorsed Republican candidate, defeated veteran Justin Bernier and business owners Lisa Wilson-Foley and Mark Greenberg.
    
Roraback is considered a moderate Republican in the General Assembly - a designation some of his challengers used as a criticism.
    
Roraback said last week that a liberal super PAC was targeting him in the GOP primary to keep the seat safe for Democratic House Speaker Chris Donovan, whom he called a "potential felon."
    
Donovan's former finance director and campaign manager were arrested for allegedly participating in a scheme to hide the source of $27,500 in campaign contributions. Donovan has denied any knowledge of the alleged conspiracy and has not been charged with any crimes.

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