"If I am elected to the state Senate, I will lead the fight to repeal public financing of political campaigns," Bobroske said this week.
She said that public financing "will use our tax dollars to pay for the campaigns of politicians we do not support and it will drain scarce state resources from programs and projects that benefit people throughout Connecticut."
Rell, who is also a Republican, pushed through campaign finance legislation last year that she said made Connecticut "the model for the nation" on the issue. (Collins)
Maybe it's not a smart strategy to so forcefully oppose a plan championed by a popular incumbent governor from your own party... especially if you're hoping she'll come campaign for you.
Collins, Steve. "Bobroske hits public campaign financing." Bristol Press 6 September, 2006.