August 2, 2021

Trump, Biden Win in Tuesday’s Lyme Primaries, Anderson Defeats (Now Withdrawn) Gilmer by Three Votes in Congressional 2nd District Contest

LYME — Lyme Town Clerk Linda Winzer sent us the final, confirmed results of Tuesday’s Primary Thursday evening. The numbers were as follows:

Republican Presidential Preference Primary

Donald Trump: 102

Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente: 14

Uncommitted: 29

Democratic Presidential Preference Primary

Joe Biden: 306

Bernie Sanders: 47

Tulsi Gabbard: 2

Uncommitted: 3

Republican Representative in Congress, Congressional District 2

Thomas Gilmer 61

Justin Anderson 64

Thomas Gilmer, a Republican candidate who was 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.

Visit this link to access the full article about Gilmer’s arrest by Julia Bergman and published Aug. 11 on

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