HARTFORD, CT - Matthew Corey won the Connecticut Republican Party’s nomination for U.S. Congress (Connecticut - District 1) and will face Democratic Rep. John Larson in November. Corey was nominated by Lou Spadaccini, former Mayor of Manchester, who praised his commitment and service to his community.
Corey is no stranger to the 1st District Congressional race. He ran against Larson in 2014 as the Republican endorsed candidate and in 2012 as an unaffiliated candidate. During his acceptance speech Monday night, Corey stated "We have the choice this November. Accept the slow decay of a nation - Or believe in me. Believe that Republicans can win the 1st District."
About Matthew Corey
Matthew M. Corey was born and raised in Manchester, CT where continues to reside today. He graduated from Manchester High School in 1982 and immediately following graduation enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Corey was deployed to Beirut in 1983 and served until 1987. Upon completion of his military service, he worked for the U.S. Postal Service and then as a truck driver for the Teamsters (Roadway Corporation). In 1990, Corey launched a high-rise window cleaning company, Advanced Services International, and in 2002 opened McKinnon's Irish Pub in Hartford, CT.To find out more information about Matthew Corey, upcoming events, and ways to get involved in the campaign, please visit www.coreyforcongress.org
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