DARIEN, Conn. -- Before you head to your polling place, take a look at the races in Darien and decide how to cast your ballot.
The top race in Darien this municipal election is the battle for the Board of Selectmen. Republican candidates Gerald Nielsen Jr. and Susan Marks are taking on Democratic candidates Edward Reilly Tierney and Christopher Patrick Hall in that contest. Voters can select any two, but all four are assured spots on the five-member board.
Election Day is Tuesday in Connecticut, with the polls open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
You can check for your voter registration here by clicking on the "Registered To Vote? Check Now" box on the right side of the home page. You can also check your polling place at this town website or by calling Town Hall.
Below is a list of races in Darien as supplied by the website of Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill:
Republican candidate Jayme Stevenson
Selectmen (Vote for two):
Republican candidates Gerald Nielsen Jr. and Susan Marks
Democratic candidates Edward Reilly Tierney and Christopher Patrick Hall
Republican candidate Donna Rajczewski
Republican candidate Joan Hendrickson
Republican candidate Kathleen Larkins
Democratic candidate Thomas Valentino
Board of Finance (Vote for three):
Republican candidates David Lopiano, Bruce Orr Sr. and Jon Zagrodzky
Democratic candidate L. Francis Huck
Board of Education (Vote for two):
Republican candidates Christa McNamara and David Byron Martens
Democratic candidates Callie Anne Sullivan and Shannon Silsby
Board of Assessment Appeals:
Republican candidate Christopher Peters
Democratic candidate Sharad Samy
Planning and Zoning Commission (Full Term)
(Vote for two):
Republican candidates Stephen Olvany and John Sini Jr.
Democratic candidate Eric Voigt
Planning and Zoning Commission (To Fill Vacancy For Two Years):
Republican candidate Richard Allen DiDonna
Constables (Vote for two):
Republican candidates Louis Calastro and Joseph Tarnowsky Jr.
Candidates for the RTM are nonpartisan. Voters cast ballots only in their district. To find your district, check this town website .
Representative Town Meeting District 1 (Vote for 13):
- Stanley Buchesky,
- Patricia Finn Bumgardner,
- George Dupont,
- Brent Thomas Hayes,
- Peter Kelly,
- Lois Schneider
- Thomas Brady Valentino III
Representative Town Meeting District 2 (Vote for eight):
- Kirk Hoffman
- Kate Keith
- Jeffrey Marston
- Carol Metton
- Monica McNally
- Cecelia Mundt
Representative Town Meeting District 3 (Vote for 10):
- Steven Anderson
- Christopher Camuti
- Adele Conniff
- Eugene Coyle
- Thomas Moore
- Seth Morton
Representative Town Meeting District 4 (Vote for 10):
- Martha Banks
- Angus James Cameron
- Werner Domittner
- Lucy Fiore
- Joseph Hardison III
- Frank Kemp
- Joseph Miceli
- Andrew Miller
- Susan Morrison
- William Peters III
- Sandra Savage
Representative Town Meeting District 5 (Vote for eight):
- Carolyn Golden Bayne
- Michael Burke
- Kenneth Fiveson Jr.
- Susan LeHan
- Harry McLachlin
- James Patrick
- Allison Stolar
- Robert Young Jr.
Representative Town Meeting District 6 (Vote for 10):
- Arden Broecking
- Martha Caroline Luz
- Emily Quinn McDermott
- James Robert Palen Jr.
- S. Lloyd Plehaty
- Debra McGarry Ritchie
- Gary Swenson
- William Van Loan Jr.
- John Whitehead
- David Young
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