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Election 2018 | Candidate Bios & Profiles

Town of Orange, CT 2018 Election Candidate Profiles

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Kathy Kennedy – State Representative 119th District

It would be my honor and privilege to serve as your state representative in Hartford.  I will listen and be a powerful voice for you. I will work to grow small business, look to attract new business to Connecticut, improve schools in Milford and Orange, as well as working to enhance public safety and quality …

Themis Klarides – State Representative 114th District

It has been an honor representing the 114th district, which includes Woodbridge, Orange, and Derby.  In Hartford, I have been an outspoken leader about the need to change the status quo and create better fiscal policies to change the direction of Connecticut and better support our community. For the past eight years of one-party control …

Ellen Russell Beatty – State Representative 119th District

I have been blessed in life with a wonderful husband, three successful sons, three beautiful grandchildren and a career that has included myriad opportunities to serve and to learn. As the first woman to be Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), I believe my proven track record in fiscal …

Charles Ferraro – State Representative 117th District

Representing the communities of West Haven, Milford, and Orange in the state legislature is something that I look forward to every day.  For the past four years, I have been your voice and I have fought for the hard-working families of the 117th district. Four years ago, I was a political outsider, a small business …

Mary Welander – State Representative 114th District

Years ago, when my husband Matt was in graduate school at Yale, our first child was a baby who had decided that sleeping wasn’t really his ‘thing’, so we would drive around trying to lull our son to sleep.  Often, we would end up driving through Orange – surprised to find the fields and quiet …

James Maroney – State Senator 14th District

I was born and raised in Connecticut and it was important to me to stay in our beautiful state.  I attended Jonathan Law High School in Milford and then Yale University.  I wouldn’t trade my childhood experiences in our community for anything, so my wife Jen and I chose to raise our son here.  If …

Cindy Wolf Boynton – State Representative 117th District

My name is Cindy Wolfe Boynton. I live and grew up in Milford, and I’m running for State Representative in the 117th District because I believe residents of Milford, Orange and West Haven deserve a better legislator who will fight for all of us, and because I believe all of us deserve a better Connecticut. …

Pam Staneski – State Senator 14th District

Connecticut is a beautiful state with many extraordinary attributes.  We are also a state with challenges—a looming budget deficit of over $4 billion dollars and growing unfunded liabilities.  Unfortunately, the last several years “fixes” used to address these challenges (negotiated deals with bargaining units, reducing state services, passing two of the largest tax increases, and …

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