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Two candidates on the ballot in Tuesday’s election, New Haven State Reps. Cam Staples and Pat Dillon, spent Sunday campaigning for charity, rather than themselves. Is this a trend?

At the Eli Whitney Museum, supporters munched on Modern pizza, drank beer, and paid $50 a head (or more) to support New Haven homeless shelters, at an event sponsored in Staples’ honor.

Like several area state legislators this fall, Staples has no opponent. So he decided to shift his campaign strategy.

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