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Redding Voters Cast Ballots In State House, Senate Races

John Shaban is running unopposed for re-election to the State House.
John Shaban is running unopposed for re-election to the State House. Photo Credit: File

REDDING, Conn. -- As Redding voters head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 4, they will cast ballots for close-to-home candidates who represent the town in the state's General Assembly as well as for their congressman in Washington, D.C.

The town of Redding is split between two state House districts:

  • In District 2, Democrat Candace Fay is challenging Republican incumbent Dan Carter. This district includes part of Danbury.
  • In District 135, Republican John Shaban is running unopposed. This district includes part of Weston and Easton.

Redding has only one state Senate district:

  • In Senate District 26, Democrat Philip Sharlach is challenging longtime Republican incumbent Toni Boucher. This district also includes parts of New Canaan, Redding, Ridgefield, Westport and Wilton.

?If you are not certain which House district is yours, check the town website .

Also on the ballot, Republican Joseph A. Egan is running against Democrat Steven Boa DeMoura for probate judge. Democrat Joanne Perlman and Republican Amy Alcott are running unopposed for registrar of voters in their respective parties.

For the U.S. House of Representatives, incumbent Democrat Jim Himes is facing a challenge from Republican Dan Debicella in the 4th District, which stretches across much of Fairfield County.

In the race for governor, Redding residents will join voters statewide in choosing between incumbent Democrat Dannel Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley. Other statewide races include lieutenant governor, comptroller, secretary of the state, attorney general and treasurer.

Check out a sample ballot here at the secretary of the state's website.

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