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GOP Voters Head To The Polls To Decide Party Leadership In Brookfield

Former First Selectman Bill Tinsley lost in the November elections to Democrat Steve Dunn, causing turmoil among the local GOP.
Former First Selectman Bill Tinsley lost in the November elections to Democrat Steve Dunn, causing turmoil among the local GOP. Photo Credit: File
Polls for the Brookfield primary will be open March 1 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Polls for the Brookfield primary will be open March 1 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Photo Credit: Facebook-Brookfield Republicans

BROOKFIELD, Conn. — Republicans will head to the polls in Brookfield on Tuesday, March 1, to decide who will control the local Republican Town Committee.

A total of 49 candidates are running for the 25 seats, half on the caucus-endorsed slate and half running in opposition, according to the News-Times.

The local GOP fractured after an unhappy caucus in January with some party members unhappy with the results of the local elections in November, the News-Times said,

Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 1 at Huckleberry Hill School and Brookfield High School.

Here are the candidates on the caucus-endorsed Rows A & B:

  • Fred Ball
  • Robert Belden
  • George Blass
  • Edward Bossio
  • Rose DeMarco
  • Greg Dembowski
  • Martin Flynn
  • Gerard Friedrich
  • Matthew Grimes
  • Geoffrey Hunton
  • Nelson Malwitz
  • Kevin McCaffrey
  • Matthew Moscatelli
  • Jerome Murphy
  • Ryan Murphy
  • Steve O’Reilly
  • Christy Petriccione
  • Carmine Rositano
  • Austin Samuelson
  • Renee Santiago
  • Harold Shaker
  • Marie Sturdevant
  • Linda Taylor
  • George Walker

Here are the opposition candidates on Rows C & D:

  • Paul Checco
  • Steven Cioffi
  • Amy D’Alessandro
  • Daniel Devorsetz
  • Jim Diezemann
  • Loretta Donovan
  • Andrew Ellis
  • Mark Ferry
  • Victor Katz
  • Christopher Lynch
  • Catherine Malek
  • John Mangold
  • Melissa Marici
  • Scott McCarthy
  • Mike McManus
  • Lawrence Miller
  • Thomas Murphy
  • Paul Sedor
  • Thomas Shevlin
  • Daniel Sturm
  • Steve Villodas
  • Christine Visconti
  • James Vulcano
  • Clara Willey
  • Jeff Willey

Click here to read the story at the News-Times website.

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