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December 11, 2017

State Rep. Bobby Gibson, Jr. Wins Special Election

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Written by: Reggie Hales

Gibson Wins Democratic Special Election for Open General Assembly Seat
in the 15th House District.

BLOOMFIELD, CT – Before a lively crowd of family, friends, and supporters Tuesday night (Jan. 9th, 2018) Bobby Gibson, Jr., a Bloomfield teacher and football coach, won the Democratic Special Election for Open General Assembly Seat for the 15th House District, a seat formerly held by David Baram, who resigned earlier this month after being elected Judge of Probate.

“I’m honored to receive such overwhelming support, especially from the Democratic Party Delegates,” Gibson said in a statement. “I am very happy to have their support and to been endorsed and win the Democratic candidate for the 15th district.”

“Our state is facing challenging times and the road to recovery will not be an easy one. I’ve made the decision to run for State Representative because I believe the people of Bloomfield and Windsor need someone who will continue to fight for them, someone who will put their interests first, and someone who will be their voice in Hartford,” Gibson stated.

Gibson, a graduate of Bloomfield High School and lifelong resident of Bloomfield, attended the Graduate Institute, where he earned his Master’s of Arts degree. In addition to being a teacher for over 20 years, he has served as a Football, Track & Field, and Girls Basketball coach.

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