Two more names will be on the ballots for governor when Connecticut voters turn out for the primaries in August

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two more names will be on the ballot for governor when Connecticut voters turn out for the primaries in August.

Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, a Democrat, and former hedge fund manager David Stemerman, a Republican, each gathered enough signatures through petition drives to compete in the primaries.

The office of the secretary of the state says both will be on ballots for the Aug. 14 primaries.

Ganim is forging ahead with a political comeback after serving seven years in prison for public corruption. He will face Ned Lamont, the Democrats’ endorsed candidate for governor.

Stemerman will compete in a five-way race with others including the Republicans’ endorsed candidate, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton.