Ned Lamont’s political timeline
1987 — Elected to the Greenwich Board of Selectmen alongside Republican Paul Hicks III.
1989 — Declines to run for First Selectman. Is elected to the Board of Estimate and Taxation.
1990 — Lamont runs a “spirited” campaign for the state Senate, drawing Republican contributions and votes as a “fiscally conservative Democrat” but falls short in the election.
1991 — Gov. Lowell P. Weicker Jr. attempts to appoint Lamont state ethics chief, but Lamont is deemed ineligible because of his recent political campaign.
1993 — Lamont resigns from his post on the BET.
2006 — Lamont runs for U.S. Senate against incumbent Joe Lieberman. Defeats Lieberman in the Democratic primary, but loses the general election.
2010 — Lamont loses a challenge to Dannel P. Malloy in the Democratic primary for governor.
2018 — Lamont is the Democratic nominee for governor.