The Republican candidate for Danbury mayor technically lives in Brookfield. The Newstimes reports that Dean Esposito owns a home in Brookfield, but plans to move to the City if elected. He currently is reportedly staying with a family friend on Candlewood Lake Road in Danbury.
Esposito is a registered Republican in Danbury, though isn't paying property taxes or rent in the City. The published report says he is helping to pay for utilities at his friend's house. Mayoral candidates are not required to live in the city, but must move there if they win.
Esposito was a five-term city councilman, town clerk, director of consumer protection and sealer of weights and community services coordinator. He has served as the Mayor's Chief of Staff since 2016.