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Justin Farmer, 25, is currently serving on the Hamden Legislative Council. He ran for the District 17 state senate seat this year but lost to Jorge Cabrera in an August primary. Farmer discusses how he became “radicalized” into running for office and what it means to be an “activist” politician.

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