2023 Municipal Election Info and Endorsements

Ready to take action?

As union members, it’s critical we vote on Nov. 7 and engage politically to protect what is worth fighting for — our bargaining rights, fair pay, secure retirement, and quality health care. 

Council 4 has put together this list of resources and information so you can be informed and engaged during this election season. Please share this information with other members of your local.

Council 4 PEOPLE Committee Political Endorsements

Council 4 PEOPLE Committee delegates endorsed the following candidates for the Nov. 7, 2023, municipal general election. An asterisk * signifies that a candidate is an active or retired Council 4 member.

If you would like to get involved, please contact our Legislative & Political Team (Brian Anderson & Zak Leavy) by emailing [email protected]

Endorsed Candidates by Town

Jon O’Neill – Board of Finance*
Mike O’Neill – Board of Finance

James Demetriades – Mayor

Chris Rivers – Board of Education
Michelle Millington – Board of Education*

Jon Hand – Council
Lisa Thomas – Council
Marty Milkovic – Council
Matthew Kyer – Council
Robyn Gallagher – Council

Roberto Alves – Mayor

East Lyme
Esteban Garcia – Board of Education*

East Hartford
Angie Parkinson – Council

East Windsor
Jason Bowsza – First Selectman

Jerald Lentini – Board of Directors
Jessica Muniz Poland – Board of Directors
Sarah Jones – Board of Directors
David Eisenthal – Board of Education

Diadette Hernandez – Board of Education
Maria Scarlett – Board of Education

New Britain
Erin Stewart – Mayor

Annamarie Wellington – Board of Education
Caleb Cowles – Planning and Zoning*
Kevin Beaudoin – Board of Finance
Steve Salerno – Council

West Hartford
Barry Walters – Council
Ben Wenograd – Council
Carol Blanks – Council
Debra Polun – Council
Shari Cantor – Council
Tiffani McGinnis – Council

Voter Registration

Everyone needs to update their voter registration if they changed their name or address, or haven't voted in a while. It only takes a few minutes to check your voter registration status:

Click the pdf link for voter registration flyer that includes QR code to check voter registration status: PDF icon voter_registration_flyer_1.pdf

Click here for additional voter registration information, including talking points for encouraging others to register to vote.


Voting by Mail 

Other Voting Info