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Voter Guide: Race For First Selectman Is At Top Of The Ballot In Weston

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WESTON, Conn. -- “All politics is local:” That's the famous saying from House Speaker Thomas P. "Tip” O'Neill.

And the election Tuesday in Connecticut is all about local races, with voters heading to the polls to vote for their fellow town residents. These are the elected town officials who have a direct impact on property taxes, schools, police, town services and more.

At the top of the ballot in Weston is the race for first selectman, with Democrat Chris Spaulding challenging incumbent Republican Nina Daniel.

Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. To check your polling place, click here.  

First Selectman:

  • Chris Spaulding - D
  • Nina Daniel - R


  • Brian Gordon - D
  • Stephan Grozinger - R

Board of Finance (vote for four):

  • Steve Ezzes - D
  • Bob Ferguson - R
  • Bob Machson - R
  • Jerry Sargent - R
  • Rone Baldwin - R
  • Peter McGinnis - Petitioning Candidate
  • Effie Thieme - Petitioning Candidate

Board of Education (vote for three):

  • Tony Pesco - D
  • Samantha Nestor - D
  • Sara Spaulding - D
  • Gina Albert - D
Board of Education (to fill vacancy):
  • Elise Major - R

Board of Assessment Appeals:

  • Denise Maxcy - D
  • Leslie Riback - R

Planning and Zoning Commission (vote for three):

  • Harry Falber - D
  • Sally Korsh - D
  • Tom Failla - R
  • Britta A. Lerner - R

Zoning Board of Appeals (vote for two):

  • W. MacLeod Snaith - D
  • Bob Machson - R
Zoning Board of Appeals (to fill vacancy):
  • Don Scarborough - D

Zoning Board of Appeals Alternate:

  • Jim Low - D
  • John Moran - R

Police Commission:

  • Dawn Egan - D
  • Susan Moch - D
  • Woody Bliss - R
  • Peter J. Ottomano - R

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