"I don't think this is something Dan Drew will want to hear," Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz said when asked directly about the rumor circulating around Middletown that she will run for mayor.
Bysiewicz, who was a candidate for governor before she decided to run for the post of Attorney General, and was disqualified by the Connecticut Supreme Court, is a lifelong Middletown resident.
Dan Drew is the young Democratic candidate who ran for mayor in the last election and lost to Republican incumbent Sebastian Giuliano by a narrow margin.
"I've been considering a lot of options since that fateful day when the legal decision was made," Bysiewicz said while attending the groundbreaking for the Army Reserve Training Center. "And only one person has suggested I run for mayor, but I'm not about to say 'no' to any options at this point.
After which she smiled broadly.
Bysiewicz has committed to a full-length interview with the Eye's Stephan Devoto.