Join The Effort To Get Out The Vote…Ward 4’s Freeman and Ward 2’s Collins Hold Fundraisers….Dems To Rally 11/6….Blumenthal With NB Dems….

Time to Get Out The Vote….

What you can do:
1. Make calls to voters
2. Send postcards to family, friends and neighbors
3. Put up a lawn sign
4.volunteer to get out the vote on Election Day

WHERE: Democratic Party Headquarters 19 Bassett Street lower level
CONTACT US: Headquarters 860-796-4059

Ward 4’s Tobias Freeman for Alderman TGIF at the Roma – Friday, 10/28

A Tobias Freeman for Alderman fundraiser will be held Friday, October 28th from 5:30 – 7 pm at Roma’s Sports Bar & Grill, 382 Allen Street, New Britain. The Roma reception includes pizza, wings and salad..

Tobias Freeman

Freeman, a certified public accountant, is a newcomer to city politics. He graduated from Central Connecticut State University and serves on several nonprofit boards. He is a Farmington Avenue resident in the ward that includes CCSU, Transfiguration Church and Pulaski Middle School polling places. The suggested donation is $25.

Tonilynn Collins for Ward 2: A Taste of Soul Monday 10/31

Tonilynn Collins seeks Re-Election


The Committee for Tonilynn Collins will hold "A Taste of Soul" fundraiser on Monday, October 31, from 5 to 7 pm at the Pride of Connecticut Lodge of Elks, 24 Elm Street.

Collins, a member of the Common Council since 2004, is seeking re-election to the second ward that includes New Britain High School, Roosevelt School and the Armory polling places. Collins, who works as a bookkeeper in the city Water Department, cites three key issues in her re-election bid: economic development, public safety, services for the elderly.

The suggested donation is $25. The maximum allowable contribution is $250. Alton Brooks is serving as Alderwoman Collins’ Treasurer.

Pre-Election Rally Sunday November 6th at Generale Ameglio Society

A “Row A All The Way” rally and DTC fundraiser will be held Sunday, November 6th, 1-4 pm at the Generale Ameglio Society’s Bianca Ballroom, 13 Beaver Street.

Mayoral Nominee Tim O’Brien and the Democratic slate will be joined by state party leaders and elected officials for the event that will include food, music and mobilizing for election day which is Tuesday, November 8. Tickets to the event are $10 pp. and may be purchased at the door. For tickets and information call headquarters at 860-796-4059 or email

On the campaign trail 2011……

Senator Richard Blumenthal met candidates at the October 22nd event held at the birthplace of New Britain’s first mayor Frederick Stanley and hosted by Bob and Cindy Pleines.

From left John McNamara, Cindy Pleines, John McNamara, Mayoral Nominee Tim O;Brien and State Senator Terry Gerratana

Board of Education Candidate Nicole Sanders, Senator Blumenthal and Ward One Aldermanic Candidate Duane Hinkson

Senator Blumenthal urges Democrats to get out the vote on November 8th

End Quote

“Growing jobs is our top priority. This legislation received bipartisan support proving we can create and retain quality jobs in our state. Passing this bill creates a sense in New Britain and across the state that we are serious about maintaining, attracting and creating jobs.”

Mayoral Nominee and State Rep. Tim O’Brien on passage of a jobs growth package in the legislature this week. “The goal of the legislation is to jump-start job creation and foster long-term economic growth,” said a statement by New Britain lawmakers. “Incentives for small business, cutting red tape, incentives for innovation, economic development tools and workforce development and training are all addressed in the bill.”

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