Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota (left) and challenger Ray Perini
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In Tuesday’s primary election, Suffolk County voters will be choosing candidates for November's general election. The most watched primary is for District Attorney where Tom Spota is being challenged for the first time since he won office in 2001.
Tuesday is primary day in cities and towns across Connecticut and Suffolk County.
In Connecticut, 21 cities and towns are holding primaries. Among them, Democrats have mayoral primaries in New Haven, Stamford, East Haven, West Haven, Stratford, Norwich, and Norwalk. There’s a contentious Democratic primary in Bridgeport for Board of Education. Republicans also have primaries for First Selectman in Bethel, Killingworth, and Woodbury.