was a Republican candidate
for District 18
of the Pennsylvania State Senate
. The primary election
was on May 18, 2010 and the general election was on November 2
- See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2010
Connolly was unopposed in the May 18 Republican primary but lost to incumbent Democrat Lisa Boscola in the November 2 general election.
According to the Express-Times of Lehigh Valley, "Connolly's theme for his campaign was a state doesn't have a revenue problem: it has a spending problem that needs to be fixed."