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Incumbent Fred Camillo Wins Reelection Bid [UPDATED] [VIDEO]

Two Old Greenwich residents faced off in race for the 151st House District.

 

Updated Nov. 7, 4:00 a.m.

Incumbent Fred Camillo successfully fought a challenge from Democratic Old Greenwich community activist David Rafferty for the state house seat Camillo has held for six years.

Camillo said he was grateful for the bipartisan support he received in defeating Rafferty by a more than 2 to 1 margin: 5,043 to 2,447.

"I am thankful for the support ... maybe I'll covert more of you the next time," Camillo said.

Original story, Nov. 6:

Local community leader David Rafferty is running on the Democratic ticket, seeking to unseat incumbent Republican Fred Camillo as the 151st District state house district.

, works summers at the Raquette Lake (NY) Boys Camp. In the community, he has been president of the Old Greenwich Association for 5 years, is a board member of the Old Greenwich-Riverside Community Center (OGRCC) and Greenwich Parks & Recreation Foundation. He graduated in 1983 with a political science degree from SUNY Fredonia.

with a political science and history degree in 1996, and a teaching degree in 2002, is seeking his fourth term as state representative. He is ranking member of the Commerce Committee of Connecticut General Assembly; and a member of Transportation, Environment, and Commerce committees.

*The timestamp on this story has been updated for layout purposes.

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