Here’s what you need to know about Election Day in West Hartford

View of West Hartford Town Hall in West Hartford, Conn., on Thursday Jan. 7, 2020.

WEST HARTFORD — Voters will be making their choice for town council today among a field more crowded than usual.

With the addition of the A Connecticut Party into the mix, there are a total of 15 candidates vying for town council this year across four parties and one unaffiliated candidate.

The Democratic slate for town council includes Mayor Shari Cantor, Deputy Mayor Leon Davidoff, incumbents Ben Wenograd, Carol Blanks and Liam Sweeney and newcomer Adrienne Billings-Smith. Board of Education candidates for the Democrats include Board of Education chair Debra Polun, Lorna Thomas-Farquharson, Jason Chang and Clare Taylor Neseralla.

The Republican candidates for town council include incumbent Mary Fay, Board of Education member Mark Zydanowicz and Alberto Cortes. Republicans have one candidate for the board of education, Gayle Harris.

The A Connecticut Party’s town council candidates include incumbent Lee Gold, Mark Merritt, Rick Bush and Roni Rodman. For Board of Education, the party is running Ross Jacobs.

Representing the Libertarian party for town council is David deHaas. Petitioning candidate Aaron Sarwar is also on the ballot for town council.

Polls will be open in West Hartford from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Absentee ballots must be placed in election drop boxes by 8 p.m.

Election day registration will be open to West Hartford residents 18 years of age and older at the West Hartford Senior Center from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

West Hartford has nine voting districts. Voters should use the state’s search feature online to find their polling location.

Connecticut Media Group