The mayor of Bridgeport will officially announce a run for governor on Wednesday.
Mayor Joseph Ganim said he'll file papers with the State Elections Enforcement Commission in the morning.
Ganim, a convicted felon, began his political career in 1991.
He was sentenced to prison for corruption and spent 7 years behind bars.
However, he argued that the City of Bridgeport thrived under his watch.
He was re-elected in 2015.
Ganim announced he was was exploring a run for governor back in April.
Middletown Mayor Dan Drew and the state's first transgender candidate, Jacey Wyatt, have officially declared their candidacies in the gubernatorial race.
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