HARTFORD, Conn. — The U.S. Senate race between incumbent Joe Lieberman, running as an independent, against the anti-war Democrat Ned Lamont is posing “a nice dilemma” for the Connecticut Credit Union Association. That’s because “both candidates have strengths and are friends of credit unions,” said Kevin Chandler, president/CEO of CCUA, in commenting on the association’s fence-straddling in the Nov. 7 election. “We got folks in both camps and so we are in the enviable position of having two candidates who support credit unions,” said Chandler. Meanwhile, CCUA is concentrating on state races and leaving national contests like this Senate race to CUNA, which has endorsed Lieberman, one of the original H.R. 1151 signers. National polls in September showed Lieberman ahead by 10% over the anti-war Lamont. The GOP contender, Alan Schlesinger has been running a distant third.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to CUTimes.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited CUTimes.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical CUTimes.com information including comprehensive product and service provider listings via the Marketplace Directory, CU Careers, resources from industry leaders, webcasts, and breaking news, analysis and more with our informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and CU Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including Law.com and GlobeSt.com.

Already have an account?


© 2023 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.


Credit Union Times

Join Credit Union Times

Don’t miss crucial strategic and tactical information necessary to run your institution and better serve your members. Join Credit Union Times now!

  • Free unlimited access to Credit Union Times' trusted and independent team of experts for extensive industry news, conference coverage, people features, statistical analysis, and regulation and technology updates.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Credit Union Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including TreasuryandRisk.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join Credit Union Times

Copyright © 2023 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.