Eric Russell, who is in a three-way race for state treasurer, was about to finish his speech at the Democratic convention on Saturday in May when his volunteers hit the trails with a surprise.
For each of the 2,000 delegates – a cookie. Classic chocolate chips. Plastic wrapped with campaign label. And these weren’t the cookies at Jeff’s supermarket. The poster prominently said: “Baked by Catalina, a woman owns a bakery in New Haven.”