05 December 2007

Rob Kane, Republican Nominee for the 32nd District

Robert J. Kane, of Watertown, was nominated last night to be the Republican candidate for the 32nd Senate seat, now vacated after the resignation of Lou DeLuca. He won the nomination at the 32nd District Convention last night, winning a narrow 34-30 vote over State Representative Art O'Neill (R-69th).

Mr. Kane has been active in his hometown of Watertown for years now, having served on the Town Council for three terms and just elected to his fourth in at the beginning of November. He was the Chairman of the Town Council from 2005-2007. A graduate of Central Connecticut State University, Mr. Kane founded KarTele in 1994 at 511 Wolcott Street, Waterbury. He has been honored with the 1999 Malcolm Baldridge Award for Volunteerism and the Harold Webster Smith Small Business of the Year Award in 2004 by the Waterbury Regional Chamber. He is a former board member of the United Way - Waterbury Association for Retarded Citizens. His wife, Marcy Kane Ph.D., is the 2006 Board of Directors Vice President.

Mr. and Mrs. Kane have two children, Aidan and Deana.

1 comments:

Adam J. Schmidt said...

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