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Three candidates vying to win the 55th House District seat — Rep. Robin Green, a Republican; Democrat John Collins, and independent candidate Salvatore V. Sena Jr. — are stepping up their campaigns with two weeks left until Election Day on Nov. 3.
The 55th District includes Andover, Bolton, Hebron, and Marlborough.
Sena, a Marlborough businessman and registered Republican who’s running as an independent, told the JI that he threw his hat into the race when the police accountability bill was signed into law.
“It should have never even passed the House — the last thing any of us want is first responders to second-guess themselves when they are coming to our needs,” Sena said. “We want them to do a job that requires split-second decisions — now you are asking them to put their livelihood at stake and second-guess themselves when it comes to saving your life.”
Sena vowed to do what he can to lower taxes and make the state more fiscally responsible and business friendly.
“The state of Connecticut has a horrible history of not being business friendly,” Sena said. “We need to do things to keep people in Connecticut — we need to do things to make it easier to survive. Raising taxes and creating tolls isn’t the answer.”
Sena’s campaign slogan is “If nothing changes, everything stays the same,” and he said his campaign is being run without taxpayer funding.