September 27, 2022

Lyme, OL Republicans Choose Klarides as Candidate for US Senate, But Levy Wins Statewide in Tuesday’s Primary

LYME/OLD LYME — The unofficial results of the Primary elections in Lyme and Old Lyme were as detailed below.

A majority of Republican voters in both Lyme and Old Lyme chose Themis Klarides over Leora Levy as their candidate for US Senate to face Democrat Richard Blumenthal in November.

Statewide, however, Levy — who received a late endorsement from former President Donald Trump — won 50.54 percent of the vote while Klarides took 40.09 percent. Peter Lumaj was a distant third with 9.36 percent of the vote.

REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES

UNITED STATES SENATOR: 
Themis Klarides: 54
Leora R. Levy: 52
Peter Lumaj: 7

SECRETARY OF THE STATE: 
Dominic Rapini: 51
Terrie E. Wood: 57

DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES:

SECRETARY OF THE STATE:
Stephanie Thomas: 125
Maritza Bond: 20

TREASURER: 
Erick Russell: 85
Dita Bhargava: 39
Karen DuBois-Walton: 22

OLD LYME

REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES

UNITED STATES SENATOR: 
Themis Klarides: 186
Leora R. Levy: 165
Peter Lumaj: 37

SECRETARY OF THE STATE: 
Dominic Rapini: 229
Terrie E. Wood: 149

DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES:

SECRETARY OF THE STATE:
Stephanie Thomas: 277
Maritza Bond: 61

TREASURER: 
Erick Russell: 172
Dita Bhargava:92
Karen DuBois-Walton: 74