A Call to Redding Dems! Join a special GOTV effort for Raghib Allie-Brennan

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  Next week Redding has an opportunity to defeat Trump supporter and State Rep. Will Duff and help elect Raghib Allie-Brennan. We shouldn’t tolerate Trump’s policies representing any part of our community and sadly, Will Duff is the elected official for the State General Assembly, District 2, which includes part of Redding. Raghib has a real chance to take this seat, so let’s do our part to make that happen with a special Get Out The…

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A Call to Committed Democrats

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To My Democratic Colleagues – Since we are approaching an important election for the state of Connecticut this fall, I would like to share some of my thoughts with you about how we can be effective in making sure that Democrats remain in power in Hartford – and, soon, regain control of Congress in Washington too. While the Redding DTC is not endorsing any candidate, we as individual Democrats need to go to the polls…

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Primary VOTE: Tuesday August 14th for the Democratic Candidate of Your Choice

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On Tuesday, August 14, 2018 there will be a Democratic Party Primary for the Offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer and Attorney General.  (There will also be a Republican Party Primary held in town for the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, United States Senator, Treasurer, Comptroller and Attorney General).  Polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Redding Community Center, 37 Lonetown Road, Redding, CT. Absentee Ballots for the August 14,…

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Congratulations to Redding Finance Board Chairman Kim Yonkers on Challenging New Role

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Redding Board of Finance chairman Kim Yonkers has been promoted to director of psychological medicine service at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was previously interim director of psychological medicine service. In her new role, Yonkers supervises the delivery of clinical psychiatric and psychological services at two campuses of the hospital, York Street and St. Raphael. Both are located in New Haven. Yonkers also supervises the clinical and psychiatric services that are provided to the Yale primary…

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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF OUR AWARD RECIPIENTS!!

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The Redding-Georgetown Democratic Town Committee is the proud sponsor of the following scholarships and awards, presented at the 2018 Joel Barlow High School Annual Awards Ceremony this Thursday: ~ Alvin Ruml Environmental Studies Prize — Philip Bard “for a student who, through excellence in the subject area, best demonstrated an interest in, and awareness of, the importance of our natural environment.” ~ Dr. Hugh Claremont Science Award — Julia Kochersperger “for a student who, through…

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DTC Endorses Haskell and Hughes for Senate and House

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Redding voted for the Democratic candidate at the top of the ticket in the last presidential election. According to local Democrats, however, the townspeople have been solely represented by Republicans in the Connecticut State House and Senate for far too long. Democratic Town Committee members have plans to change that outcome in the next election and bring dynamic change to Hartford. To that end, the Redding DTC voted to endorse local candidates before their party…

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Ned Lamont Focussed on CT’s Future

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Spring was in the air on Saturday when Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont arrived in Redding to meet with residents at Town Hall. Outside the meeting room’s windows, unfurling leaves framed the view like new curtains, and a wild turkey sauntered past like a thespian crossing a stage. The scene inside was about new beginnings too, with Mr. Lamont listening and engaging with residents about the future of Connecticut. With the Democratic Convention only two…

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Redding Democrats Back Raghib Allie-Brennan for State Representative

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The Redding Democratic Town Committee voted unanimously to officially endorse Raghib Allie-Brennan for State Representative, District 2, at a recent meeting, in anticipation of the upcoming party conventions. Mr. Allie-Brennan ran as the Democratic candidate for the district in 2016 in a close race, garnering 49% of the total vote in what has been generally considered a Republican stronghold. The 2nd district encompasses parts of Redding, Danbury, and Newtown; and all of Bethel. Will Duff,…

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