In the Danbury newstimes…Sherman Democrats endorse Anne Weisberg in 108th House race, challenging incumbent Patrick Callahan

By Kendra Baker, newstimes Staff WriterMay 26, 2024

Anne Weisberg of Sherman was endorsed by local Democrats to challenge for a seat in the state House of Representatives. Contributed photo

SHERMAN — A town resident who says she has a passion for Candlewood Lake and a commitment to fairness and justice is looking to be the next representative in Connecticut’s 108th House District.

Sherman resident Anne Weisberg was unanimously endorsed to run as the Democratic candidate for the House seat, the Sherman Democratic Town Committee recently announced on Facebook

“I know what it takes to win,”  Weisberg said in a video message played during a May 15 nominating convention at the Sherman Senior Center, according to the DTC.

She is the second Democrat from Sherman to challenge incumbent Republican Patrick Callahan for the 108th House District, which includes Sherman, and parts of New Fairfield, Danbury and New Milford.

Callahan, a longtime New Fairfield resident who worked in law enforcement for nearly 30 years, secured a second term after defeating Sherman resident Jeff Ginsburg in the 2022 election. Callahan announced his plans to run for a third term in office earlier this year.