It also means that the GOP are 3 for 3 in special election victories for state legislative seats under the new campaign finance laws that include public financing for races, having retained two Republican open seats, and now having captured an open Democratic seat.
Russo deserves congratulations on an excellent race, and hard-fought victory.
But will we notice the fall of the supermajority? The inept leadership of Don WIlliams in the State Senate, and his constant ego-fueled bickering with House Speaker James Amann have rendered the supermajority useless. No maor "progressive" initiatives have been passed. The veto-override has only been used once since they came to power in January of '07.
Liberals have gotten nothing for their efforts. Although they did just get something...another item on the long laundry list of excuses legislative Democrats have as to why they haven't done a damned thing for Connecticut.