Yes, Atty. Martha Dean campaigned before for AG in 2002 and in 2010 lost to George Jepsen with a healthy 44% of the vote on a shoe string budget because she did not take public funding.
This time it's for Governor because she feels that she is the best person for the job and she has heard "CT's citizens saying loud and clear that they are taxed too much, the government spends too much and their privacy and their basic rights are interfered with too much." See a full list of her priorities in her Hartford Courant Commentary,
She is taking public funding this time but she is candid on the reasoning and resolute in her objectives...this is your chance as a discerning voter to form your own opinion with this exclusive and insightful interview with CTVV Host, Susan Regan.