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Democrat DeLauro wins reelection in Connecticut's 3rd District

Rosa Delauro
Manuel Balce Ceneta

U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro has kept her congressional seat in Connecticut’s 3rd District despite facing three challengers this election.


Around 10: 25 p.m. Tueday night, DeLauro declared victory over her challenger Republican Lesley DeNardis, despite many votes still to be counted.

DeLauro stating in her speech she was victorious.

“59% but you know whatever it is it is there, we’ve got a victory and we’re going forward," DeLauro said. "So, I want to say a thank you. I have to say a thank you to the 3rd District voters one more time. Their continued confidence in what I do, and I promise you and I try to keep my promises I will work for the hard-working people in our district and in our state.”

She serves as the chair of the House Committee on Appropriations and accomplished her long-time mission to expand child tax credits when the American Rescue Plan Act was passed.

An award-winning freelance reporter/host for WSHU, Brian lives in southeastern Connecticut and covers stories for WSHU across the Eastern side of the state.