A “Meet the Candidates Forum” will be will be held in New Britain on March 15th, allowing people to meet and ask questions of Democratic candidates running for statewide offices, such as governor.
With the 2018 statewide elections drawing closer, candidates across the state from both parties are testing the waters and building campaign organizations in the hopes of running for different offices up for election.
Statewide officers, positions elected by the entire state, include governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of the state, state treasurer, state comptroller and attorney general. Other offices to be elected in 2018 include U.S. senator, U.S. representative, state senator and state representative.
People in New Britain have already been discussing the upcoming statewide elections, as Republican Mayor Erin Stewart is considering running as a Republican candidate for governor. The forum on March 18th will feature candidates on the Democratic side.
The New Britain forum is hosted by the New Britain Democratic Party. The New Britain Democrats say, of the event,
Please join us to meet and mingle with Democratic candidates for governor as well as the other constitutional officers. This is a great opportunity to hear from the candidates and to ask them face-to-face about issues that matter to you.
The candidates forum will be held from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at the Pulaski Club, which is located at 89 Grove Street.