GARY JOHNSON GOES TO CONNECTICUTMarch 23, 2012Posted in Blog, News
Libertarian presidential contender Johnson confirms Norwich, NL stops
Connecticut chairman, congressional candidate Reale traveling with ex-gov
March 23, 2012
Norwich Bulletin .com
By James Mosher
Norwich, Conn. —
Gary Johnson, a leading contender for the Libertarian Party presidential nomination and a former New Mexico governor, has confirmed his schedule of Eastern Connecticut stops next week, according to Dan Reale, a Plainfield resident who is chairman of the Libertarian Party of Connecticut.
Johnson is slated to fly into Bradley International Airport and do a fundraiser in Hartford on Sunday, March 25, Reale said. Johnson will stop at Olde Tymes Restaurant on West Main Street in Norwich at 8:30 a.m. Monday, March 26, to meet voters and have breakfast. Olde Tymes owner Rodney Green wasn’t immediately available for comment.
Reale, who is running for the 2nd District seat in Congress, will be among those traveling with Johnson.
Johnson will meet with The Bulletin’s editorial board in Norwich at 10 a.m. Monday. He will then depart for a “meet-and-greet” event at Dev’s on Bank Street, 345 Bank St., New London from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The Libertarian Party of Connecticut has slated its state convention for April 7 at the Ramada Inn, 50 Morgan St., Hartford. The event is slated to run from noon to 10 p.m. Johnson has been invited to the convention to debate other leading contenders including RJ Harris of Oklahoma, Carl Person of New York, Jim Burns of Nevada, James Ogle of California, and Roger Gary and Lee Wrights, both of Texas, Reale said.