STRATFORD - Republican John Harkins unseated incumbent Stratford Mayor Jim Miron Tuesday.

Despite Miron's last-minute campaigning, Harkins still came out on top with 54 percent of the votes.

Harkins is no stranger to Connecticut politics. He is currently serving his seventh term as a state representative. During his campaign, he said his main goals are to keep property taxes in check and examine the town's hiring process.

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