Connecticut News Junkie asked: "Will Second Amendment Supporters Make The Difference In The CT GOP Primary?" The answer, it seems, is yes: Tom Foley wins GOP nomination for governor.
McKinney's role as the lead Republican negotiator of Connecticut's 2013 crackdown on guns, prompted by the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, alienated an untold number of primary voters. "Quite frankly, I didn't want to reward McKinney," said Matthew Bilotta, 37, a registered Republican from Waterbury and diesel mechanic who voted for Foley. "He voted against my gun rights in 2013."