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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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The Redding Democratic Town Committee needs your support to help elect Democratic candidates for election. Join us! September 22nd is our annual Century Club event, our once-a-year party and fundraiser.  View your personal invitation here. Together we are the Democratic Party!

The following Democratic candidates will be on the ballot this fall:

First Selectman: Julia Pemberton (cross endorsed)
Selectman: Peg O’Donnell
Town Clerk: Michele Grande (cross endorsed)
Treasurer: Wes Higgins (cross endorsed)
Tax Collector: Pat Moisio (cross endorsed)
Board of Finance: Kim Yonkers
Redding Board of Education: Chris Parkin and Stephanie Oulton
Board of Assessment Appeals: Karen Gifford
Planning Commission: Regina O’Brien and Daniel Barrett
Zoning Board: Paul Scholl and William Whitehead, Jr.
Zoning Board of Appeals: Beth Williams
Constables: Mary Ann Carman, Annet Bonfanti, Charles Mullaney, Lorcan O’Connor
Region 9 Board of Education: Mike D’Agostino and Mary Lee Pampel

For candidate bios visit the Candidates page.

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Century Club Set for September 22nd, 4-7pm

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Municipal elections are as “Grass Roots” as it gets! Help to elect local Democratic candidates, enjoy great wood-fired pizza, drinks, live music, and visits from our elected officials. For more information or to RSVP please contact us at Reddingdems@gmail.com. View the invitation here and plan to bring a friend to the Redding DTC’s annual fundraiser! We look forward to seeing you on September 22nd.

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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

First Selectman

Margaret (Peg) O'Donnell

Board of Selectman

Scott Smith

Zoning Board of Appeals

Michele Grande

Town Clerk

Gwen Denny

Region 9 Board of Education

Tobey Welles

Planning Commission