Topics

Bill Finch

Weicker backs Foster for Bridgeport mayor against Ganim

Former Gov. Lowell Weicker has endorsed Mary-Jane Foster for Bridgeport mayor in the race against former Mayor Joe Ganim, a convicted felon.

Weicker told the Connecticut Post Friday (http://bit.ly/1OdmHf2 ) that the "idea of electing a real felon, that's not Bridgeport."

A spokesman for the Ganim campaign did not immediately return a call seeking comment. Ganim defeated Foster and Mayor Bill Finch in the Sept. 16 Democratic primary.

Foster, who calls herself an independent Democrat, said she is honored to receive Weicker's backing.

Weicker was an independent as governor and a Republican representing Connecticut in the U.S. Senate. He said he cannot...

Loading
48°