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Norwalk Voters Re-Elect Local Incumbents In Tuesday's Race

Sen. Bob Duff (D-Norwalk/Darien)
Sen. Bob Duff (D-Norwalk/Darien) Photo Credit: Contributed

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk voters re-elected all local incumbents in Tuesday's election and voted down a number of ballot questions, according to The Hour.

Democratic State Sen. Bob Duff won re-election to the 25th District, defeating Republican challenger Gregory Ehlers.

In State House District 137, Democrat incumbent Chris Perone won re-election against Republican challenger Darline Perpignan.

State Rep. Bruce Morris won re-election in District 140 after running unopposed.

In State House District 141, Republican incumbent Terrie Wood won re-election against Democrat challenger Randy Klein.

In State House District 142, Republican incumbent Fred Wilms won re-election against Working Families Party challenger Anna Duleep.

In State House District 143, Republican incumbent Gail Lavielle won re-election after running unopposed. 

For Registrar of Voters, Democrat Stuart W. Wells III and Republican Karen Doyle Lyons were re-elected.

There were also four "Yes" or "No" questions on the ballot. Here's how residents voted: :

  • Shall the term of Mayor and Town Clerk be changed from 2 to 4 years? NO
  • Shall the offices of City Treasurer, City Sheriff, and Selectman be eliminated? NO
  • Shall the annual salary of each Common Council member be set at two percent (2%) of the base salary of the Mayor? NO
  • Shall all Charter references to members of the Common Council be gender-neutral? YES

For the U.S. House, Rep. Jim Himes, a Democrat, defeated a challenge from Republican John Shaban of Redding, who did not run for re-election to the State House due to his Congressional run.

For the U.S. Senate, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat, won re-election by topping Republican challenger Dan Carter of Bethel. Carter did not seek re-election to the State House due to his Senate run.

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