The State House of Representatives district map has been redrawn.
They are posted at the Secretary of the State’s website. The State Democratic Party has released a more interactive map to check out! There are three layers, which you can toggle on and off: The new districts, the new districts showing incumbents, and town boundaries.
So some changes in both spaces. Newtown’s State Representatives will now only be 2 people, one in the 106th district, which holds most of Newtown and then our northern part of town which will be part of the 107th district with Brookfield.
We are no longer a part of the 2nd District, which has been admirably represented by Raghib Allie-Brennan from Bethel and the small part of Newtown by Monroe which was part of the 112th district is now part of the 106th as well.
In the State Senate, for Newtown, nothing changed. The entire town is still part of the 28th Senate District. That district is now all of Fairfield, Easton, Newtown and part of Bethel. We are no longer with a part of Westport and Weston.
If you need to apply for an absentee ballot, do so right now! The forms are available online at the Newtown website. You can mail that form into: Town Clerk, 3 Primrose St, Newtown CT 06470. You can also drop the form off in person in the Town Clerk’s office or the handy ballot drop box right outside the door (on the Community Center side).
You will still be able to vote absentee due to the COVID-19 pandemic for this election. Senate Bill 1202 of the June Special Session 2021, COVID-19 may be used as a valid reason for requesting a ballot for any Primary, Election or Referendum held before November 3, 2021.
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We are cruising right through some great trainings and discussions with experts from across the state on what it takes to mount and win a campaign for your town’s offices!
Week #3 includes a session on local fundraising with Jimmy Tickey, Understanding your WIN number with Eva Bermudez Zimmerman, a Deep Dive into Social Media with Andrew Gausepohl and by popular demand a more expansive foray into the Voter Database with Bill Hopf!