Good riddance: Gov. Dannel Malloy of Connecticut Will Not Seek a Third Term | 13 April 2017 | Gov. Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut, known nationally for seeking stronger gun laws after the [*alleged*] school shooting in Newtown and for welcoming a Syrian refugee family rebuffed by Mike Pence when he was governor of Indiana, announced on Thursday that he would not seek a third term. Mr. Malloy, who is also chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, said he would complete his second term as governor, which ends in January 2019. The list of Republicans and Democrats interested in the position has been growing in recent months.