Friday, February 09, 2018

Gray Endorsed by State Reps. Stokes & Ohler

Candidate Thad Gray
Thad Gray, Republican candidate for State Treasurer, has been endorsed by State Reps. Brian Ohler, R-North Canaan and Greg Stokes, R-Enfield.

“Both Rep. Ohler and Rep. Stokes have made positive contributions almost immediately as members of the General Assembly,” said Gray. “I am most grateful for their confidence.”

Rep. Ohler represents the 64th district which includes the towns of Canaan, Cornwall, Kent, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon and parts of Goshen and Torrington. He won the open seat, long held by a Democrat, in 2016.  

He served with distinction with the U.S. Army during three tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq. Upon returning to civilian life, Ohler founded the Patriot Safety Group, LLC, which offers security and safety consultations to clients in tristate area. Ohler is a member of the Public Safety, Human Services and Appropriations Committees.


Stokes also won his seat in 2016 – the 58th district, which includes part of Enfield – after serving on the Board of Education as Chairman and Town Council. Stokes has served for many years as a member of the state’s Commission for Child Protection.  A Navy veteran, Stokes is a member of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, the Education Committee and the Appropriations Committee.

Since 2001, Stokes has served as Pastor of the Cornerstone Church in East Windsor.

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