Election Day is Tuesday. In Danbury, the Democratic ticket is led by Al Almeida, who is looking to unseat eight-term incumbent Republican Mark Boughton.
The Democratic Town Committee has nominated 43 candidates for positions this election. Chairman Gene Eriquez they are proud of the team that’s been assembled, representing incumbents, veterans and people who are newer to the political process. He called it a ticket of people that represent the mosaic that makes up the city of Danbury.
The Republican Town Committee has a number of incumbents running for reelection in November. Chairman Jack Knapp says the ticket includes Dan Jowdy for treasurer, who Knapp says has maintained fiscal responsibility. Jan Giegler is running as Town Clerk again.
Democrats have nominated Frank Salvatore Jr. for treasurer and Joan Bielizna for town clerk.
All of the incumbent City Council members have opted to seek reelection. Each resident selects two Council members for their specific ward plus seven at-large members. Click on the links below for sample ballots for each district.