Tag Archives: Democrats

Candidate Introductions

At our September 26 and October 3 online candidate Q&As, each participating Democratic candidate had the opportunity to introduce themselves. To make finding these intros a bit easier, we’ve collected them in this blog post. We hope you’ll take the … Continue reading

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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

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Lt. Gov. Bysiewicz Endorses Sandra Pierog

Connecticut’s Lt. Governor, Susan Bysiewicz, today endorsed Sandra Pierog’s reelection campaign for Bolton First Selectman. The Lt. Governor notes that “no one is more qualified than Sandy” to lead Bolton. We agree.

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Bolton DTC Endorses Candidates

At our July 22, 2021, DTC meeting, members of the Bolton Democratic Town Committee (DTC) endorsed the following candidates to run in the November 2021 municipal election. First Selectman: Sandra Pierog (i) Board of Selectmen: Bob DePietro (i), Adam Teller … Continue reading

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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

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On Defending the Work of Republicans

It must be early November, just after municipal elections—or May just after the budget referendum, or February at the start of budget season, or August, or whenever—because the voice of the grumpy taxpayer has again been heard in our fair … Continue reading

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For Your Consideration, 2019

On Tuesday, if history is a guide, about 1,500 of our friends and neighbors will turn out to vote in Bolton’s municipal elections. Will you be one of them? Local elections don’t get as much love as statewide and presidential … Continue reading

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Five Questions with Emily Bradley

Emily Bradley, current cochair of the Board of Finance, is up for reelection on November 5. She brings a wealth of experience from both the corporate and nonprofit worlds. We recently asked her a few questions. What town groups or … Continue reading

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Five Questions with Adam Teller

Adam Teller, a longtime member of Bolton’s Planning and Zoning Commission, was unanimously elected chairman of the commission two years ago. He’s up for reelection this year. Recently, we asked Adam to answer a few of our questions. Here’s what … Continue reading

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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

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