Democrat Merrill Gay Announces Candidacy for Mayor

One hundred and fifty supporters thronged the Pride of Connecticut Elks lodge on Elm Street to cheer on Democratic Board of Education member Merrill Gay, as he announced his candidacy for Mayor.

Merrill Gay, Democratic Candidate for Mayor. Frank Gerratana photo.

Merrill Gay, Democratic Candidate for Mayor. Frank Gerratana photo.

Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, Sen. Terry Gerratana (D-6), Ald. Shirley Black (D-3), Rep. Bobby Sanchez (D-25), Rep. Peter Tercyak (D-26), Rep. Rick Lopes (D-24), Democratic Chair Bill Shortell and host of other state and local dignitaries joined the filled banquet hall to support Merrill Gay as he kicks off his campaign.