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Shelton mayor will run for state House

Onisko has two years remaining in council term

Shelton Mayor Eric Onisko announced he will run on the August primary ballot for a seat in the state House of Representatives.

Onisko will be running as a Republican in a bid to unseat fellow Republican Travis Couture, who is in his first term in Position 2 representing District 35. Onisko, a 56-year-old retired businessman, last week was unanimously elected for a second term as mayor of Shelton by the other six members of the Shelton City Council.

In an interview with the Journal, Onisko said he's been considering a run for the state House for years.

"I was going to run last year, but the...


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