Voters return Wilson to legislature for second term
State Rep. David T. Wilson, R-Litchfield, right, is shown shown with John Dasher, the election moderator at the Litchfield firehouse, after Wilson voted on Tuesday. Wilson secured a second term representing the 66th House District by defeating Alex Larsson, a Democrat from Bantam, by an unofficial count of 7,102-5,225.
Wilson won in Litchfield, 2,047-1,604; in Morris, 816-447; in Warren, 417-327; in Bethlehem, 1,264-752; and in Woodbury, 2,558-2,095.
In the other race of local interest, state Sen. Craig Miner, R-Litchfield, is the unofficial winner in the 30th District state Senate race. Miner this morning is holding a lead of about 3,000 votes over David Lawson, a Democrat from New Milford. New Milford and Sharon are the lone municipalities in the district yet to tally their votes. Miner, who defeated Lawson in 2016, has earned a second term.