Easton Voters Head to the Polls

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, registered Easton voters will vote for candidates for governor, the U.S. senate, secretary of the state, state treasurer, Connecticut’s fourth congressional district, State Senate District 28, and either House District 135 or House District 112.

Voting will take place at the Samuel Staples Elementary School Cafetorium from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Candidates

The following candidates will be on the ballot (with links to their respective campaign sites if available):

State Senate District 28: Tony Hwang (R) and Tim Gavin (D).

House District 112*: Sheila Papps (D) and Tony Scott (R).

House District 135*: Alex Burns (R) and Anne Hughes (D)

Easton Registrar of Voters: David Smith (D) and Dori Wollen (R).

4th Congressional District: Jim Himes (D) and Jayme Stevenson (R).

Governor: Bob Stefanowski (R ), Ned Lamont (D) and Rob Hotaling (I).

Note: The candidates running for Lieutenant Governor are Susan Bysiewicz (D), Laura Devlin (R), and Stewart “Chip” Beckett (I)

U.S. Senate: Richard Blumenthal (D) and Leora Levy (R).

Secretary of the State: Dominic Rapini (R), Stephanie Thomas (D) and Cynthia R. Jennings (I)

State Treasurer: Erick Russell (D), Harry Arora (R), Jennifer Baldwin (I), and JoAnna Laiscell (L).

Attorney General William Tong (D) Jessica Kordas (R), A.P. Pascarella (I) Ken Krayeske (G).

State Comptroller: Sean Scanlon (D) and Mary Fay (R).

Candidate bios and platform statements for local seats are also published in the Courier’s Election 2022 section.

A complete list of official statewide candidates can be accessed here.

*Two Districts

An altered Connecticut House of Representatives district map approved in November by the Bipartisan Reapportionment Commission of the Connecticut General Assembly has reshaped the composition of the 112th House District. 

The reconfigured 112th District consists of Monroe and a portion of Trumbull and Easton. This redistricting means that over 3,500 residents from Easton will no longer be part of the 135th District, and Newtown will make up the entire 106th District.

Consequently, Easton residents “moving” to the 112th District will only be able to vote for legislators running for office in that district—and not in the 135th. Easton will have two state representatives when legislators get sworn in on Jan. 4, 2023.

View the district map here.

The complete list of the Easton streets in Connecticut House of Representatives District 135 can be accessed here: https://www.eastonct.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif3071/f/uploads/connecticut_assembly_house_of_representatives_district_135_in_easton.pdf.

The complete list of the Easton streets in Connecticut House of Representatives District 112 can be accessed here: https://www.eastonct.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif3071/f/uploads/connecticut_assembly_house_of_representatives_district_112_in_easton.pdf.

Ballot Question

There will also be one question on the ballot: “Shall the Constitution of the State be amended to permit the General Assembly to provide for early voting?”

Additional information about the proposed amendment can be accessed here.

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