Category Archives: Positions
Taxes in Bolton: A Tale of Two Parties
39.47, 39, 39, 38.86, 39.43. When Sandy Pierog was elected First Selectman in 2017, four months into FY2018, the mill rate in Bolton was 39.47. Today it’s 39.43. The mill rate is lower today than when Sandy took office. During … Continue reading
Increasing Access to the Ballot Box
Exactly 170 years ago this past Sunday (February 21) the electorate in Bolton favored Democrats in the town’s municipal election. The Hartford Courant, which at the time was ardently opposed to the Democratic Party, derogated the Democrats as “Loco-Focos.” By 1851, the … Continue reading
Statement on Black Lives Matter/Antiracism
The Bolton Democratic Town Committee believes Black Lives Matter. Racial prejudice in various forms still remains in Bolton, as documented by those who experience it. We all have a responsibility to understand and combat systemic racism and the structures that … Continue reading
Letters for Tiffany
Over the course of the campaign, all five members of the BDTC executive committee wrote letters endorsing 55th Assembly District candidate Tiffany Thiele. Most were published in either the Journal Inquirer or RiverEast newspaper. All are collected here. First Selectman … Continue reading
At our meeting on July 26, we voted to endorse Ned Lamont, Susan Bysiewicz, and Chris Mattei in their campaigns for governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general respectively. All three face primary challenges on August 14. Ned Lamont, Governor Bolton … Continue reading
For Your Consideration
As Bolton heads to the polls Tuesday, we ask that you consider carefully which party’s candidates are truly #BetterForBolton. On one side is the party that has held the office of First Selectman and enjoyed majorities on BOS, BOF, BOE, … Continue reading
Why Voting in Municipal Elections Is So Important
I bumped into an old friend the other day who I hadn’t seen in quite some time. I mentioned to him that I was running for Board of Selectmen this year, and he confessed that he doesn’t really know what … Continue reading
Here’s First Selectman candidate Sandra Pierog’s presentation from last week’s Bolton Senior Center candidate forum.
Christopher Davey and Alison Romkey
Board of Education candidates Christopher Davey and Alison Romkey also spoke at the October candidate forum at the Bolton Senior Center.
At last week’s candidate forum at the Bolton Senior Center, Board of Selectmen candidate Nicole Sullivan shared what brought her family to Bolton and how she’ll draw on her professional experience as an engineer to help make Bolton better.