Democratic candidates for 5th District spar in Torrington

From left, Elizabeth Esty, Dan Roberti and Chris Donovan debated and took questions Tuesday, April 10, at Torrington City Hall. Photo by Janet Manko

TORRINGTON — The front steps of City Hall were filled with people waving colorful campaign signs in support of Democratic candidates for U.S. Congress in the 5th District Tuesday evening, April 10.

Inside, at 7 p.m., the candidates faced off in a debate. Outside, one of those on the steps was Lucas Bejarano, a student at the Kent School in Kent who resides in New York City but was learning about the nuts and bolts of American politics by working on the campaign for Dan Roberti.

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