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Voter Guide: Race For First Selectman Is At Top Of The Ballot In Brookfield

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Brookfield Town Hall. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

BROOKFIELD, Conn. — “All politics is local:” That's the famous saying from House Speaker Thomas P. "Tip” O'Neill.

And the election Tuesday in Connecticut is all about local races, with voters heading to the polls to vote for their fellow town residents. These are the elected town officials who have a direct impact on property taxes, schools, police, town services and more.

At the top of the ballot in Brookfield is the race for first selectman. Incumbent Democrat Steve Dunn is facing a challenge from Republican Harry Shaker.

Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. To check your polling place, click here .

Here is the ballot:

First Selectman:

  • Steve Dunn - D
  • Harry Shaker - R

Selectman (vote for one):

  • Sue Slater - D
  • Martin E. Flynn Jr. - R
  • Mark J. Ferry - petitioning candidate

Town Clerk:

  • Andrea DiStephan - D
  • Jeffery M. Dunkerman - R

Board of Finance (vote for four):

  • Alan Walp - D
  • Lisa Erman - D
  • Eileen Koch - D
  • John Pitt - D
  • Matthew J. Grimes Jr. - R
  • A. Roger Francoline - R
  • Daniel S. Devorsetz - R
  • Glenn Rooney - R

Board of Finance (to fill vacancy, vote for one):

  • Ricky Ramos - D
  • Mark T. Mulvaney - R

Board of Education (vote for three):

  • Jen Laden - D
  • Rosa Fernandes - D
  • Mary Cappiello - D
  • Austin J. Samuelson - R
  • Chris A. Delia - R
  • Joy Greenstien - R

Board of Education (to fill vacancy, vote for one):

  • Debbie Brooks - D
  • Kevin C. Durkin - R

Board of Assessment Appeals:

  • Julie Blick - D
  • Gerard W. Friedrich - R

Board of Assessment Appeals (to fill vacancy):

  • Julie Kerton - D
  • Jerome T. Murphy - R

Planning and Zoning Commission (vote for three):

  • Paul Barba - D
  • Bruce Macdonald - D
  • Mel Butow - R
  • George W. Blass - R
  • Linda Taylor - R

Zoning Commission (vote for three):

  • Tony Fernandes - D
  • Chris Barnes - D
  • Ryan B. Blessey - R
  • Jeffery J. Cordicso - R
  • Erik T. Kukk - R

Zoning Board of Appeals (vote for :

  • Juliana Zach - D
  • Louise Trojanowski Marconi - D
  • George M. Meyerle - R
  • Curtis B. Timmerman - R
  • Neil S. Coppola - R
Zoning Board of Appeals (to fill vacancy):
  • Joe Fuccillo - D

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