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Battle For New Selectmen Tops The Ballot In Westport

residents will cast ballots on Tuesday in a number of municipal races. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
residents will cast ballots on Tuesday in a number of municipal races. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Photo Credit: Contributed

WESTPORT, Conn. -- Before you head to your polling place, take a look at the races in Westport and decide how to cast your ballot.

The top race is in town is the battle for a new first and second selectman, with Democrats Helen Garten and Melissa Kane vying against Republicans Jim Marpe and Avi Kaner for the open seats.

Election Day is Tuesday in Connecticut, with the polls open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

You can check for your voter information here by clicking on the "Registered To Vote? Check Now" box on the right side of the home page. To find your polling place, check this town website or call Town Hall.

Below is a list of races in Westport as supplied by the website of Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill:

Probate Judge:

  • Democratic Party candidate Kieran Costello
  • Republican Party candidate Lisa Wexler

First Selectman and Selectman:

  • Democratic Party candidates Helen Garten and Melissa Kane
  • Republican Party candidates Jim Marpe and Avi Kaner

Board of Finance (Vote for three):

  • Democratic Party Candidates Blake Benke, Brian Stern and Lee Caney
  • Republican Party candidate Jennifer Tooker

Board of Education (Vote for four):

  • Democratic Party candidates Brett Aranow and Elaine Whitney
  • Republican Party candidates Michael McGovern, Jeannie Smith and Karen Kleine

Board of Assessment Appeals (Vote for two):

  • Democratic Party candidates Elaine Arnow and Jeffrey Jacobs

Planning and Zoning Commission (Vote for three):

  • Democratic Party candidates Alan Hodge, Andra Vebell and David Lessing
  • Coalition for Westport Party candidates Glenn Payne, David Press and Denise Lassman Torve

Zoning Board of Appeals (Vote for two):

  • Democratic Party candidates Sheri Gordon and Bernard Deverin
  • Republican Party candidate Wally Sutherland

Voters cast ballots only in their district for the Representative Town Meeting. To find your district, check this town website .

Representative Town Meeting District 1 (Vote for four):

  • Matthew Mandell
  • Diane Cady
  • Don Bergmann
  • Chris Tait

Representative Town Meeting District 2 (Vote for four):

  • Joseph Arcudi
  • Catherine Calise
  • Jay Keenan
  • Craig Fisher
  • Neil Phillips
  • Louis Mall

Representative Town Meeting District 3 (Vote for four):

  • Medha Thomas
  • Sylina Levy
  • Lyn Hogan
  • Bill Meyer
  • Jimmy Izzo

Representative Town Meeting District 4 (Vote for four):

  • Kristan Hamlin
  • David Floyd
  • Clarissa Moore
  • Jeff Wieser
  • Jonathan Cunitz

Representative Town Meeting District 5 (Vote for four):

  • Dewey Loselle III
  • Peter Gold
  • John Suggs
  • Seth Braunstein
  • Paul Rossi

Representative Town Meeting District 6 (Vote for four):

  • Brandi Briggs
  • Cathy Talmadge
  • Paul Lebowitz
  • Cornelia Olsen
  • Hope Feller

Representative Town Meeting District 7 (Vote for four):

  • John Klinge
  • Stephen Rubin
  • Allen Bomes
  • Arthur Ashman

Representative Town Meeting District 8 (Vote for four):

  • Lee Arthurs
  • Carla Rea
  • Wendy Batteau
  • Peter Knight
  • Lois Schine

Representative Town Meeting District 9 (Vote for four):

  • Kate Boyle Kirby
  • Velma Heller
  • Sal Liccione
  • Eileen Lavigne Flug
  • Rick Weber
  • Kenneth de Sanctis

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