Donovan announces candidacy for Gallison's seat

Democrat Susan Donovan says she's a candidate for the House District 69 seat vacated by Ray Gallison Jr. (Susan Donovan campaign)

A Bristol woman says she's in the running to fill the seat left vacant by former state Rep. Raymond Gallison Jr.

Susan Donovan, a Democrat, announced her candidacy in House District 69, which covers parts of Bristol and Portsmouth. She made it official by filing the paperwork Friday.

Donovan is a retired teacher and a longtime resident of Bristol. She's a consultant for Brown University's Institute of Community Health Promotion.

Gallison, a Democrat, resigned under the cloud of a federal investigation.

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