Former state Sen. Newton plans another bid for office

Former state Sen. Ernie Newton says he plans to run for office again.Newton was released from prison in August after serving four years for corruption

BRIDGEPORT - Former state Sen. Ernie Newton says he plans to run for office again.

Newton was released from prison in August after serving four years for corruption and bribery.

The 54-year-old was at McLevy Hall registering to vote today and says he wants to show voters that he can recover and bounce back from a mistake.

Newton says he may make an official announcement on which office he will run for before the end of the year.

Ernie Newton is now a free man

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