5th District

Fifth Congressional District

Labor Official Expect To Change Plea In Campaign Finance Probe

A former president of a Connecticut labor union representing prison guards is expected to change his plea in an alleged campaign financing conspiracy surrounding House Speaker Chris Donovan’s one-time congressional campaign.


House Speaker Chris Donovan. File photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Rally Supports Donovan Campaign After Aide’s Arrest

Top leaders of various Connecticut unions are showing their support for House Speaker Chris Donovan, a congressional candidate whose former finance director was arrested on charges he tried to illegally hide the source of campaign contributions.


Delegates keep a running tally, during the second vote in the Republican fifth district congressional convention. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

5th District Drama At GOP State Convention

Republicans from northwestern Connecticut endorsed state Sen. Andrew Roraback on Friday as their candidate to run in state’s hotly contested 5th Congressional District race.


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Clark Ends 5th District Campaign, Supports Roraback

Former FBI agent Mike Clark says he’s dropping out of Connecticut’s 5th congressional district race and throwing his support to Republican state Sen. Andrew Roraback.