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New Britain alderman announces run for 5th congressional district

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Emmanuel Sanchez announces his run for the 5th district (WFSB) Emmanuel Sanchez announces his run for the 5th district (WFSB)
NEW BRITAIN, CT (WFSB) -

A city politician is looking to become a member of Congress.

New Britain Alderman Emmanuel Sanchez announced he is running in the fifth congressional district to try to replace now Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty.

The 29-year-old Democrat has served the town for more than eight years.

"We need elected officials who are able to bring people together to create unity. I believe I can do that.  I plan to work every single day to ensure to connect with the voters of this district and their concerns and ensure I know what matters most to them,” Sanchez said.

Esty announced she is not seeking re-election after her aide was accused of sexually abusing women in her Washington D.C. office.?

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