Lamont, Edward M. "Ned" - from United States
Country of meeting: in the year 2004-2005
Is an American businessman and politician serving as the 89th governor of Connecticut since January 9, 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a Greenwich selectman from 1987 to 1989. He ran for the U.S. Senate in 2006, defeating incumbent Senator Joe Lieberman in the state Democratic primary election. In the general election, both he and Republican Alan Schlesinger lost to Lieberman, who had opted to run as a third-party candidate.
Lamont then ran for governor in 2010, but lost the state Democratic primary election to former Stamford mayor Dan Malloy, who went on to win the general election. He ran again in 2018, winning the party nomination and defeating Republican Bob Stefanowski and independent Oz Griebel in the general election. He uses his nickname Ned in his official capacity as governor, as he has done throughout his public life.
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