Tuesday’s Special Election In Council District Five
A special election for the two aldermanic seats in Ward 5 will be held Tuesday, January 7th in a court-ordered re-vote of the November election. Democrats Carlo Carlozzi and Roy Centeno are seeking to sustain the results of the fall election when Ward 2 ballots were mistakenly delivered to the DiLoreto School and used by 17 voters.
Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Polling Places include:
Gaffney School 322 Slater Road, Pulaski Middle School 757 Farmington Avenue and DiLoreto School 732 Slater Road. Voter/Ride information is available by calling 860-505-8901 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
LWV Hosts Legislative Brunch With Lawmakers January 11th: Legislature Opens February 5th
The New Britain Area League of Women Voters (LWV) is holding the 2014 Legislative Brunch on Saturday, January 11th at 10 a.m. at the New Britain Public Library’s Community Room on High Street.
New Britain’s Legislative delegation, including State Reps. Betty Boukus (22), Rick Lopes (24), Robert Sanchez (25), Peter Tercyak (26) and State Senator Terry Gerratana (6), have been invited to speak about their work in the upcoming session. Coffee, tea and brunch foods will be served. There is no charge for the event.
The Connecticut General Assembly is scheduled to convene in a short session on February 5th and conclude business in early May this year when Connecticut will vote for Governor, state constitutional officers, Congress and state legislature.
Board of Assessment Appeals Organizes For New Term
The three-member Board of Assessment Appeals held its organizational meeting on December 18th for a new term and set a schedule for appeals of motor vehicle and real property assessments for the year. Elected for the new term were Democrats Mario Santos and John McNamara and Republican Mary Lou Sanders. McNamara will serve as Chair of the panel that will hold hearings in March (motor vehicles) and September (real property) this year.
The 2014 Political Calendar
January 15-29: Petition period for the 2014-2016 Town Committee Slates
January 29 at 4 p.m. Deadline for Town Committee petitions
March 4, 2014 Primary Date
State Offices – Party Endorsements
May 6-27: Period for Party Endorsements at conventions including Governor/ Lt. Governor, Secretary of the State, Treasurer, Comptroller and Attorney General, Congress and multi town Legislative (State Senate, State Representative Districts 22 and 24) and Judge of Probate candidates.
May 20-27: Endorsements for State Representative Districts 25 and 26.
August 12, 2013: Party Primary Date
November 4, 2014 : Election Day
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