The new crop of CT Republican candidates have one thing in common: they come from the radical fringe. See what's happening in towns around the state.

Profane Attacks on the President and Candidates

Profanity
Profane Attacks on the President and Candidates

Inviting Conspiracy Theorist and Jan. 6 Enabler, Marjorie Taylor Greene, to CT

Anti-Vax, January 6 Support
Inviting Conspiracy Theorist and Jan. 6 Enabler, Marjorie Taylor Greene, to CT

Anti-Semitic Comparisons to the Holocaust

Anti-Semitism, Anti-Vax
Anti-Semitic Comparisons to the Holocaust

Extremist School Board Takeover

Anti-Mask, Racism and Dog Whistles
Extremist School Board Takeover

Saying “God Bless” Anti-Mask School Board Meeting Disruptors

Anti-Mask, Profanity
Saying “God Bless” Anti-Mask School Board Meeting Disruptors

Saying School Masks are Like George Floyd’s Murder

Anti-Mask
Saying School Masks are Like George Floyd’s Murder

Profiting off of Town Contracts

Questionable Leadership
Profiting off of Town Contracts

Comparing Vaccination to Nazism

Anti-Semitism, Anti-Vax
Comparing Vaccination to Nazism

Blackface Anti-Masker

Anti-Mask, Racism and Dog Whistles
Blackface Anti-Masker

For Further Reading:

From anti-vaxxers to the Big Lie, Connecticut GOP is carrying baggage
https://www.theday.com/article/20210928/NWS05/210929469

We Cannot Afford Conspiracy Theorists on the Board of Education
https://ctexaminer.com/2021/10/06/we-cannot-afford-conspiracy-theorists-on-the-board-of-education/

Anti-Maskers Disrupt BOE Meeting
https://greenwichfreepress.com/schools/anti-maskers-disrupt-boe-meeting-board-votes-to-approve-staff-vaccination-policy-167421/

Greenwich teachers hold rally, tell school board they feel 'harassed, bullied and threatened'
https://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Greenwich-teachers-hold-rally-tell-school-board-16553605.php

After backlash, Haddam GOP school board candidates exit race
https://www.ctinsider.com/shoreline/article/Haddam-GOP-school-board-candidates-bow-out-of-16496694.php

South Windsor Town Council candidate exits race after offensive Instagram posts
https://www.journalinquirer.com/towns/south_windsor/south-windsor-town-council-candidate-exits-race-after-offensive-instagram-posts/article_af21345e-2b6f-11ec-a925-5f8b00828d0e.html

GOP Campaign Manager Under Fire For 'Racist' Comment
https://patch.com/connecticut/guilford/gop-campaign-manager-under-fire-racist-comment-zoom

East Hartford Republican council candidate ripped for racist post mocking Juneteenth
https://www.courant.com/community/east-hartford/hc-br-east-hartford-candidate-juneteenth-comments-20210930-hkt6bla4jrexbpzuoiu3nflsby-story.html

Parents, Students Speak Out About Racial Hostility in Amity High School at BOE Meeting
https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/region-5-boe-to-hold-meeting-addressing-racial-hostility-in-amity-high-school/2508116/

Protesters yell 'F--k Joe Biden' as president meets with preschoolers at daycare center
https://theweek.com/joe-biden/1006097/protesters-yell-f-k-joe-biden-as-president-meets-with-preschoolers-at-daycare

Mask protests start derailing Connecticut school board meetings
https://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-news-connecticut-anti-mask-activism-20210821-si5lmfo3qbgw7ol3bmfap63jxi-story.html

Anti-mask protesters disrupt Lamont roundtable on new school year
https://www.fox61.com/article/news/local/anti-mask-protesters-disrupt-lamont-roundtable-school-year-connecticut/520-eb6eb1e5-7acc-4a21-b5c1-999e1a027079

'We Need To Call The Police': Details Of Fairfield Mask Dispute
https://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/we-need-call-police-details-fairfield-mask-dispute

[Bristol] Board of Education meeting suspended due to mask noncompliance
http://www.bristolpress.com/BP-Bristol+News/394809/board-of-education-meeting-suspended-due-to-mask-noncompliance

Anti-mask protest prompts police response to Haddam-Killingworth school board meeting
https://www.middletownpress.com/middletown/article/Anti-mask-protest-prompts-police-response-to-16380610.php

Tempers flare on mask wearing at New Canaan school board meeting
https://www.ncadvertiser.com/news/article/Tempers-flare-on-mask-wearing-at-New-Canaan-Board-16394887.php

Hostility grows toward CT school officials amid COVID tensions: 'We're getting so angry'
https://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Hostility-grows-toward-CT-school-officials-amid-16536275.php

Anti-mask disruption leads Brookfield to end school board meeting
https://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Anti-mask-disruption-causes-Brookfield-to-16474355.php

West Hartford Board of Education Meeting Disrupted
https://we-ha.com/west-hartford-board-of-education-meeting-disrupted/