Attorney Ben Proto elected to lead Connecticut’s Republican Party

Attorney Ben Proto was elected Tuesday night by members of the party to lead the direction and party strategy for the next two years.

News 12 Staff

Jun 23, 2021, 10:46 AM

Updated 1,064 days ago

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Connecticut's Republican Party has a new leader.
Attorney Ben Proto was elected Tuesday night by members of the party to lead the direction and party strategy for the next two years.
Proto succeeds Susan Hatfield, who was chosen in February to complete the term of J.R. Romano after his abrupt resignation.
Hatfield did not seek a full term.
Hatfield congratulated Proto on his new position on Twitter, writing, "Congratulations to my good friend on his election to Chairman of the Republican Party!”
News 12 will speaking to Proto this weekend on Power & Politics.



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