Voting is an extremely important activity to take part in, especially now. According to the Harvard Institute of Politics’ most recent national youth poll, “40 percent of 18 to 29-year-olds say they will ‘definitely vote’ in the 2018 midterm elections.”
With overwhelmingly unpopular Dannel Malloy (D) leaving office the Republican Party has a real shot to win back the Governor’s mansion for the first time in eight years. The two major party candidates vying to replace Malloy are Democrat Ned Lamont and Republican Bob Stefanowski. The candidates have vastly different ideas on how to fix the problems Connecticut faces and the values we should hold as a state.