Welcome to
Redding Democrats

The Redding DTC is the official local organization
of the Connecticut Democratic Party.


Our Platform

• Elect great candidates for local, state and federal offices.
• Support responsible town budgets and fiscal policy
• Be responsible stewards of our land, water and air.
• Raise money to support our candidates for election.
• Welcome new residents to Redding!


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Caucus Voting Results for the Democratic Slate:

First Selectman: Julia Pemberton
Selectman: Peg O’Donnell
Town Clerk: Michele Grande*
Treasurer: Wes Higgins*
Tax Collector: Pat Moisio*
Board of Finance: Ed Miller-4 yr, Rob Dean-6 yr, Jamie Barickman-6 yr
Board of Ed: Heather Whaley, Colleen Pilato
Board of Assessment Appeal: Margi Esten
Planning Commission: Toby Welles
Zoning Commission: Amy Atamian
Zoning Board of Appeals: Scott Smith
Zoning alternate: Dan Barrett
Constables: Chuck Mullaney, Jane Ross, Annet Bonfanti, Mary Ann Carman
Reg 9 Board of Ed: Gwen Denny, Cheryl Graziano

* cross endorsed

Caucuses, Signatures and Primaries…Oh My! by Susan Winters of Hello Redding

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Record numbers of Reddingites came out for the recent political caucuses. The wonderful news is that many people are interested in helping choose the slate from those who are willing to serve our town in various elected, mostly volunteer positions. Most of the candidates proposed by the town committees were accepted unanimously but each party had at least one challenge. On the Democratic side, Mark Lewis had been recommended by the DTC for the Board…

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Republican Town Committee Endorses Julia Pemberton

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The Redding Republican Town Committee has just endorsed First Selectman Julia Pemberton for another term in office. In announcing the endorsement, RTC Chair Michael Thompson said, “Julia Pemberton has done a good job as First Selectman and the RTC’s decision to endorse her in the upcoming election reflects our group’s confidence that Julia will continue to work for all of Redding’s citizens, particularly as we head into a difficult fiscal year made all the more…

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Elected Officials

There are currently 28 democrats that hold elected office in Redding. If you are interested in serving on a board or commission, please contact us. View a listing of the current Redding DTC members and elected officials.


The Redding DTC:

  • Nominates candidates for office.
  • Recruits and recommends appointees to town boards and commissions.
  • Organizes campaigning in Redding on behalf of all Democratic candidates.
  • Ensures that our party’s values and positions are a vital part of the governance of the town, state and nation.

Register to Vote!

Get voter registration information and absentee ballots from Michele Grande, Redding’s Town Clerk. Get information on upcoming town meetings and calendars here.


Meet your elected officials! 

Julia Pemberton

Redding First Selectman

Margaret (Peg) O'Donnell

Board of Selectman

Janice Meehan

Redding's Town Treasurer

Michele Grande

Town Clerk

Gwen Denny

Board of Education

Melinda Irwin

Board of Education