BRANFORD - Ted Kennedy Jr. is planning to run for the state Senate in Connecticut.

Two sources say the son of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy, of Massachusetts, will announce tomorrow that he intends to seek the Democratic nomination for the 12th District.

Kennedy is a health care lawyer who lives in Branford.

The seat represents the towns of Branford, Durham, Guilford, Killingworth, Madison and North Branford.