08 May It’s Unanimous!
East Haddam, CT – State Representative Melissa Ziobron was the unanimous choice for over forty Republican delegates at a nominating convention held earlier this week.
Delegates from twelve towns gathered at East Haddam’s Old Town Hall on Monday and enthusiastically endorsed Ziobron for the position.
Nominating Ziobron was Current State Senator, Art Linares of Westbrook, “Melissa has been an incredibly effective representative, both in Hartford and in her district; I am honored to place her name into nomination”, said Linares.
Linda Grzeika of Colchester seconded Linares’ motion stating that she resides in a part of Colchester not located in Ziobron’s district. “I’m thrilled that she will finally represent all of Colchester as our State Senator”, said Grzeika.
In her acceptance speech, Representative Ziobron promised that she would be a tireless campaigner. “All of you are going to see a lot of me over the next seven months” stated Ziobron. “I love the Connecticut River Valley and the Shoreline and I can’t wait to be your voice in Hartford.”
State Representative Melissa Ziobron currently represents the towns of Colchester, East Haddam and East Hampton. She is currently serving her third two-year term in the State Legislature.
State Senator Art Linares was first elected in 2010; he is seeking the Republican nomination for State Treasurer.
The 33rd District encompasses the towns of Chester, Clinton, Colchester, Deep River, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Lyme, Old Saybrook (part), Portland, and Westbrook.