State Delegates Elect New State Central Committee Members
State convention delegates from Berlin, Farmington and New Britain elected representatives to the Democratic State Central Committee for a two-year term at the May 7th State Convention in Hartford.
Elected to the 72-member central committee were Joann Angelico-Stetson of Berlin and John McNamara of New Britain. Angelico-Stetson serves Berlin on the Board of Education and Economic Development Commission. She succeeds DTC member and former State Party Treasurer Emma Pierce.
McNamara, New Britain’s former Town Committee Chair and DTC member, succeeds former Berlin Mayor Adam Salina. The state central committee is composed of an equal number of men and women from 36 State Senatorial districts.
22nd and 24th State Representative Conventions Tuesday May 17th
Two New Britain legislators from multi-town districts will seek re-nomination at district conventions on Tuesday, May 17th. 22nd State Rep. Betty Boukus is seeking a new term for the district that includes New Britain’s DiLoreto School and Plainville. 24th State Rep. Rick Lopes is running in the district that includes a portion of Newington and the Vance, NBHS, Roosevelt and Slade polling places in New Britain.
The 24th District convention will be held at Great Taste Restaurant on West Main Street at 6 p.m.
May 19th Town Committee Meeting To Endorse for Registrar of Voters, 25th and 26th State Rep Districts
The Democratic Town Committee will meet on May 19th at New Britain City Hall at 7 p.m.to endorse a candidate for Registrar of Voters.
DTC members from districts that include the 25th and 26th State Representative Districts will endorse candidates for the legislative seats. 25th State Rep. Bobby Sanchez and 26th State Rep. Peter Tercyak are seeking new terms.
Three candidates have contacted the Town Committee who are interested in running for Registrar of Voters including Larry Hermanowski, Lucian Pawlak and Mike Trueworthy. Hermanowski and Trueworthy previously served on the Common Council. Pawlak is a former Mayor and City Treasurer. Incumbent Registrar Juan Verdu is not running for a new term. The DTC has formed a nominating committee and candidate interviews are underway this week for a possible recommendation to the 48-member Town Committee.
State Senate Convention May 23rd At Angelico’s Restaurant
Delegates from Berlin, New Britain and a portion of Farmington will gather at Angelico’s Restaurant on East Main Street on May 23rd to endorse the 6th District State Senate candidate. Incumbent Terry Bielinski Gerratana, elected to the Senate in a 2011 special election, is seeking a two-year term. Gerratana, the Chair of the Public Health Committee, previously served in the House of Representatives. BOE President Sharon Beloin- Saavedra has announced her candidacy.
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