August 15, 2022

Republican Thomas Gilmer Drops Out of 2nd Congressional District Race After Arrest, But Was Already on Tuesday’s Ballot

Thomas Gilmer, a Republican candidate who appears on Tuesday’s primary ballot for the 2nd Congressional District, said he has dropped out of the race after police in Wethersfield arrested him on a warrant late Monday night.

Police charged Gilmer with second-degree strangulation and first-degree unlawful restraint. He was arraigned Tuesday in New Britain Superior Court.

Judge Tammy Geathers referred the case to family relations and …

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