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Petitions for Westport RTM Candidates Available

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WESTPORT, Conn. -- Westport Town Clerk Patty Strauss has announced residents interested in running for the Representative Town Meeting now can pick up a petition at the clerk’s office, 110 Myrtle Ave.

Petitioners must gather 25 signatures from residents in their district to qualify to place their name on the Nov. 3 ballot. The completed petitions must be returned to the clerk's office by Sept. 8.

“My staff will review the full petition packet with the petitioner,” Strauss said in a press release. “A district map and a list of district voters will be supplied to aid each petitioner in gathering the required signatures.”

Members of the 36-member RTM are elected on a nonpartisan basis, with four delegates from each of the town’s nine voting districts. Members are elected for two-year terms.

RTM members vote on town appropriation requests of more than $20,000, approve town ordinances, vote on final approval of the town budget, serve on two or more committees that review and make recommendations regarding appropriations and ordinances and review certain decisions of town boards and commissions.

For more information about this and other election matters, contact Strauss at 203-341-1105 or

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