Editor’s Note: Nick Kapoor, a Democratic Party candidate for the 112th District sent the following letter to supporters Tuesday night. It was later shared with The Sun with permission to run as a Letter to the Editor:
This special election was a hard-fought campaign … and it was all compressed into just seven short weeks!
I can’t tell you how grateful I am to all the people of Monroe and Newtown who honored me with their votes today and I promise to continue my efforts to ensure that the 112th District is one of the finest places to live in the state of Connecticut.
Despite tonight’s results, I am proud to have made this effort. There was no way I could have sat by during this election and not fought as hard as possible for the principles and programs that I so firmly believe in.
Of course, I am disappointed.
And, most important to me tonight… my heart is full of gratitude for all the people who worked so hard for me and for my campaign over the past seven weeks.
You organized, you knocked on doors, you made phone calls, you distributed literature, you wrote post cards, you typed letters to the editor, you talked to your friends and you constantly posted positive things about me and my campaign on social media.
Thank you … thank you all!
While I may have lost this election, the past seven weeks have been an amazing time for me – a time of personal growth – a time when I grew as a person, as a businessman, as a teacher and as a concerned and engaged citizen.
Running for this office has been an experience that I would not trade for anything!
I want to congratulate Tony Scott on his election and I hope that he will do his best to represent ALL of his constituents in the 112th District over the next two years.
I am ever hopeful for the future of the State of Connecticut!