WESTPORT, Conn. – Brandi Briggs, a candidate for state representative for the 136th District in Westport, has received the endorsement of the Independent Party of Connecticut and will appear on the ballot in the November election on both the Republican and Independent party lines.
“I am honored to receive the endorsement of Connecticut’s Independent Party,” said Briggs.
“As Westport’s next state representative, I will be an independent voice committed to finding solutions to Connecticut’s problems. Our state faces serious challenges that impact the quality of life for all Westport residents. We must fix our transportation infrastructure which affects everyone from commuters on Metro-North to parents driving their children to after-school activities; we must jump-start our state’s economy so recent graduates and long-time residents can find jobs here in Connecticut; and we must lower state taxes and energy costs to make Connecticut more affordable for our seniors and all hardworking taxpayers.”
She is running against Democrat9c incumbent Jonathan Steinberg for the seat in the State House.
Briggs is a member of Westport’s RTM, representing District 6. She is an attorney with expertise in trusts and estates, civil litigation and elder law, and a graduate of Boston College and the University of Colorado School of Law. She also serves on the executive board of the Westport Young Woman’s League, as a board member for the Westport-Weston Family Y’s Water Rats, and as a member of the Long Lots Elementary School PTA. She is also a member of the Westport League of Women Voters and Greens Farms Congregational Church. She and her husband, David, are the parents of three young children.
“We need a new direction for our state, and I am determined to fight on behalf of our town and work across party lines to ensure a bright, prosperous future for this generation of Westporters and the next.”
For more information about Briggs, visit www.brandibriggsforwestport.com .
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