Okay, the deadline for filing petitions to force a primary has passed, and here’s what we know so far.
Waterbury: Board of Aldermen president Paul Vance (D) is facing incumbent mayor Mike Jarjura (D). Jarjura is also running as a Republican.
Griswold: Four Republicans filed petitions to primary for various offices, including that of first selectman. Edward Berdick is challenging endorsed candidate Theresa Madonna.
Old Saybrook: Democrat Velma Thomas is challenging endorsed candidate Carol Manning for the position of selectman. Old Saybrook, like many towns, has a minority party seat reserved on the board of selectmen, and Democrats usually take it.
Ledyard: Robert Burns has filed enough petitions to primary for a seat on the town council.
Bethel: Incumbent first selectman Robert Burke (R) is challenging endorsed candidate Lawrence Craybas, after the GOP did not back him for a third term.
Meriden: Democrat Stephen T. Zerio, who was the council majority leader, will challenge incumbent Mayor Michael Rohde.
New Haven: Seven primaries will take place among Elm City Democrats, all of them for seats on the board of aldermen.
Bridgeport: There will be several city council primaries, check OIB for the complete rundown.
Westport: Republican Joe Arcudi will face endorsed candidate Gavin Anderson for the GOP first selectman nomination. The winner will face incumbent Gordon Joseloff (D).
Morris: Connie Trolle and her running mate, Barbara Bongiolatti, are challenging endorsed candidates Karen Paradis and running mate John Zarrella in a Republican primaty for first selectman and selectman.
Middlebury: First selectman Thomas Gormley will primary endorsed candidate Pat DeAngelis in a Republican primary.
If you know of any primaries that I’ve missed, post them here!