Rep. Kevin DelGobbo (R-Naugatuck) has been named by the governor to be a DPUC commissioner, according to Capitol Watch.
Said Rell on DelGobbo:
“As a lawmaker Kevin has spent more than a decade advocating on behalf of his constituents,” Governor Rell said. “He understands very well the constraints they face, especially when it comes to the costs of basics like heat and lights. His focus, like mine, will be on increasing our generating capacity and increasing our transmission capacity, while balancing the costs with the abilities of people to pay.”
That will set up a special election in Naugatuck sometime early next year. DelGobbo won’t resign, he just won’t be sworn in with the rest of the legislature in January.
Naugatuck is interesting politically–a conservative Democrat could win there–and we could see a close race.