Logan qualifies for CEP grant

George Logan
George Logan

HARTFORD — The State Elections Enforcement Commission has approved a public campaign grant under the Citizens’ Election Program for Republican state Senate candidate George Logan.

Logan, an Ansonia resident, is challenging state Sen. Joseph Crisco, D-Woodbridge, in the 17th District, which represents all or portions of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Derby, Hamden, Naugatuck and Woodbridge.

To qualify for the campaign financing through the voluntary program state representative candidates have to raise $5,000 from at least 150 donors that reside within their district. State senate candidates have to raise $15,000 from at least 300 individuals residing in their district.  Candidates can only accept contributions up to $100 and can’t accept money from state contractors or political action committees.

General election grants are $28,150 for state representative candidates and $95,710 for state senate candidates. For more information, visit seec.compliance@ct.gov.