Democrat Delany wins special election for 144th State House District in Stamford

Democrat Hubert Delany won the special election for the 144th State House District in Stamford.
Delany won against Republican Danny Melchionne, an ICU registered respiratory therapist.
The seat has flipped from blue to red back to blue over the past decade.
Both candidates are Stamford natives who ran for office for the first time.
Delany is a public affairs advisor and a journalist, and he served in the Army as a soldier. He was endorsed by Mayor Simmons.
He has said some of his legislative priorities include investing in education, lowering the cost of living, stimulating the economy, aiding seniors, and supporting veterans and first responders.