Ned Lamont is the grandson of Thomas Lamont -- former chairman of the JP Morgan Company. He is the grandnephew of former American Civil Liberties Union Director Corliss Lamont. Ned's father worked for FDR on the Marshall Plan and for Nixon at Housing and Urban Development. In 2006, Ned Lamont beat Joe Lieberman in the Democratic Primary for the Senate -- opposing him because of his support for the Iraq War. Lieberman then ran as an independent and won the general election. Mostly, Ned Lamont went away. He ran for Governor in 2010, but Dan Malloy beat him in the primary. Ned Lamont went away again. To make money. Now he’s back.
The Republican predecessor for Senate CT-32 resigned to join a legislature audit group: The Democratic candidate is:Greg Cava, a 58 year old attorney and school board member who is taking a second shot at Representing CT-32 in the CT senate. He is from Roxbury, CT and has focused on zoning and land use law in his practice.