Dan Malloy expects his opponent, Ned Lamont, to spend twice as much money on their upcoming Democratic gubernatorial primary. Malloy called that good news—evidence that he can win.

Call it the New Math of Connecticut Politics.

Malloy (pictured) broke down that math in an interview during a New Haven stop, in which he discussed what has become a central issue in the upcoming Aug. 10 primaries: the ability of the state’s new “clean elections” systems to level the playing field between millionaire candidates and everyone else.

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