2020 Presidential Debate Watch Party Thursday 9/12 At Roma Sports Bar & Grill

A Presidential Debate Watch Party will be held Thursday, September 12th, at the Roma Sports Bar & Grill, 382 Allen Street New Britain from 8 to 11 p.m.

Democratic Town Committee members, volunteers and friends are invited to the watch party that will include pizza, appetizers and refreshments for the third nationally televised debate involving the crowded Democratic field.

The suggested donation is $20.20 payable to the New Britain Democratic Town Committee. Proceeds will support the DTC’s Get Out The Vote efforts in the 2019 Municipal Election.

Seating is limited.  Please RSVP to newbritaindemocrat@gmail.com or contact John McNamara, 6th District Democratic State Central Committeeman 860-827-9469. Leave a message.


The third televised debate will involve 10 of the declared candidates seeking to compete in next year’s primaries for the nomination at the national convention in Milwaukee next summer: Joe Biden, Corey Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Julian Castro, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Beto O’Rourke, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Andrew Yang.

There are 10 candidates still in the race who did not qualify for the third debate based on criteria established by the Democratic National Commitee: Tulsi Gabbard, Marianne Williamson, Steve Bullock, Tom Steyer, Tim Ryan, Bill de Blasio, Michael Bennet, John Delaney, Wayne Messam, and Joe Sestak.

The debate next Thursday, September 12th will be held at Texas Southern University, a Historically Black College and University, in Houston, Texas. It will run from 8:00-11:00 p.m. ET and be broadcast live on ABC and Univision. George Stephanopolous, David Muir, Linsey Davis, and Univision anchor Jorge Ramos will be the moderators.

Connecticut Democrats will hold the Presidential Primary next  April 28th and will send 64 delegates (including 15 super (automatic) delegates to the Milwaukee convention.



The Democratic Town Committee (DTC) is holding a Backyard Picnic in support of the Row A municipal slates hosted by DTC members Isabelita and Santos Cancel on Saturday, September 14th from 3 to 6 p.m. at 406 Stanley Street, New Britain.  The suggest donation is $25.

DTC members are asked to contribute pot luck dishes and desserts for the event.  Email: newbritaindemocrat@gmail.com




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Municipal Campaign 2019: Backyard Picnic for Row A Democrats Saturday, September 14th

The Democratic Town Committee (DTC) is holding a Backyard Picnic hosted by DTC members Isabelita and Santos Cancel on Saturday, September 14th from 3 to 6 p.m. at 406 Stanley Street, New Britain.

It’s an opportunity to meet Mayoral Nominee Chris Porcher and members of the Democrats for Change slate and local and state party leaders featuring “Taste of New Britain” picnic fare and beverages. The event will help register voters and help get out the vote for the November 5th election.

The suggested donation for the Backyard Picnic: Individuals $25; Sponsors $100. Link to Online and Printable Contribution Forms.

Information: newbritaindemocrat@gmail.com. Contact John McNamara 850-416-0665.

On Tuesday November 5th voters will go to the polls to elect Mayor, Tax Collector, Treasurer, Common Council (5 at large and 10 by wards), Board of Education, Board of Assessment Appeal and Constable. Tuesday October 29th is mail-in voter registration deadline to vote in your voting district. Same Day Registration (SDR) will be available where resident may register and vote at New Britain City Hall.

A New Britain Democratic Town Committee Event. Contributions are not tax deductible and are accepted in accordance with CT campaign finance laws.

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Upcoming New Britain Democratic Party Events

Please join the New Britain Democratic Party at the following events this week: 

Thursday, August 8, meet and greet Democratic Mayoral candidate Chris Porcher: 

Saturday, August 10, meet Democratic candidates for City Council and the Board of Education at the home of Ward 1 City Council candidate Rich Lacourciere:

Next week, on Saturday, August 17, former State Senator Terry Gerratana is hosting a fundraiser for the Connecticut Citizens Action Group: 

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