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Democratic Candidates Prevailed in the Mid-Term Elections in CT

Although the Sherman votes for the Governorship and State Senator edged ahead for the Republicans, the margin was narrower than expected based on the mix of registered voters by party line. Sherman’s voting results show a strong shift towards the Democrats as reported in the Town Tribune on November 15, 2018: Ballotpedia identified six of the … Continue reading Democratic Candidates Prevailed in the Mid-Term Elections in CT

Meet and Greet Democratic Party Candidates Jahana Hayes (U.S. Congress) and Julie Kushner (State Senate)

THE SHERMAN DEMOCRATIC TOWN COMMITTEE MEET and GREET Democratic Party Candidates JAHANA HAYES (U.S. Congress) and JULIE KUSHNER (State Senate) The Sherman Democratic Town Committee is sponsoring a Meet and Greet with Jahana Hayes, the Party’s candidate for Congress from the Fifth Congressional District and Julie Kushner, the Party’s candidate for State Senate from the … Continue reading Meet and Greet Democratic Party Candidates Jahana Hayes (U.S. Congress) and Julie Kushner (State Senate)

Interviews with the Democratic Primary Candidates for U.S. Congress: Mary Glassman and Jahana Hayes

Fifth Congressional District  Mary Glassman and Jahana Hayes are competing in the primary election to be the Democratic Party nominee for Congress from the Fifth Congressional District (Sherman, its surrounding towns, New Britain, Waterbury and Torrington). The 5th C.D. is historically Republican, but has been trending Democratic since 2004. It has an unusually high percentage … Continue reading Interviews with the Democratic Primary Candidates for U.S. Congress: Mary Glassman and Jahana Hayes

Wrap-up: Our Campaign Was Like a Duck

We’ve all heard the quote about how we should aspire to be like a duck: calm and smooth on the surface, but paddling like heck underneath. A good political campaign works the same way. Voters (and the opposition!) should see only an organized, powerful message consistently and clearly communicated… but if we want to win, … Continue reading Wrap-up: Our Campaign Was Like a Duck

Supports the Democrat’s Clean Campaign, Not the Republican’s Attacks

From Town Tribune Nov 2, 2017. To the Editor: For the record, I never ‘liked’ or ‘requested to join’ Friends of Sherman Republican Town Committee as they recently posted in Facebook. I saw that several other people experienced the same thing; two are on the Democratic Town Committee! I am registered unaffiliated voter. Are we being hacked? Really? … Continue reading Supports the Democrat’s Clean Campaign, Not the Republican’s Attacks

Don Lowe (D): Volunteerism, Openess, Stopping the Waste of Taxes

From Town Tribune, Nov 2, 2017. The best part of the 2017 campaign has been the opportunity to visit with so many Sherman residents and  business owners, and to hear your concerns. These concerns encompass a broad spectrum and they speak to the challenge of being First Selectman and to the type of leader we need here … Continue reading Don Lowe (D): Volunteerism, Openess, Stopping the Waste of Taxes

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty Endorses Lowe/Keenan

From Town Tribune, Nov 2, 2017. To the Editor: “I’m proud to support Don Lowe and Kevin Keenan for the Board of Selectmen. I know that as First Selectman, Don will work hard to protect Candlewood Lake as a beautiful resource for generations to come. He un-derstands the value of listening to residents, and working collaboratively with others to get … Continue reading Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty Endorses Lowe/Keenan