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State Sen. Kennedy Jr. Will Not Seek Governorship

Jessica Hill
State Sen. Len Suzio, R- Meriden, left, talks to Senate President Pro Tempore Martin M. Looney, D-New Haven, right, as Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr., D-Branford, center, looks on, during opening session at the state Capitol in Hartford, Conn., in January.

Connecticut State Senator Ted Kennedy Jr. will not be a candidate for governor in 2018. Kennedy is a Democrat from Branford.  

On Monday, he issued a brief statement that said he will not run for statewide office next year. Kennedy says he values the contribution he is able to make as a senator from the 12th District.

Governor Dannel Malloy earlier this year announced that he will not seek a third term in 2018.

Bill began his radio journey on Long Island, followed by stops in Schenectady, Bridgeport, Boston and New York City. He’s glad to be back on the air in Fairfield County, where he has lived with his wife and two sons for more than 20 years.