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2021 Election

  • Documents show big success for Independents of Norwalk

    NORWALK, Conn. — Independents for Norwalk didn’t do well at the ballot box but there’s one race the fledgling party won hands down: fundraising. Lisa Brinton’s nascent party, established in June, raised $27,125 ahead of the election, public documents show. The Norwalk Democratic Town Committee raised $5,520 this year; the Norwalk Republican Town Committee raised…

  • Norwalk photos: Swearing in ceremony

    NORWALK, Conn. — Enjoy these photos from Tuesday’s swearing in ceremony at City Hall.

  • Rilling, McQuaid and Norwalk Council members sworn into their two-year terms

    NORWALK, Conn. — The coming two years of Norwalk government began Tuesday morning with the swearing in ceremony for Mayor Harry Rilling, Town Clerk Rick McQuaid and Common Council members. It was a more sweeping ceremony than it’s been in recent years, given the Council members raising right hands, but also smaller as it was…

  • Norwalk election roundup: New girls club; Brinton’s blanks

    NORWALK, Conn. — Some notes about the election: Nine women on the Common Council – wow! Brinton vows to continue Comparing vote counts in city-wide races WFP calls results a mandate   Firsts National news stories tout breakthroughs for women in Tuesday’s election, such as Michelle Wu becoming the first woman and person of color…

  • Norwalk photos: Election Day/Night

    NORWALK — Here’s an assortment of photos from Election Day.

  • Norwalk Democrats make it three in a row, winning across the board

    NORWALK — Norwalk Democrats have again slaughtered their competition in a municipal election. Incumbent Mayor Harry Rilling won reelection Tuesday with more than 63% of the vote, according to preliminary results. In a repeat of the two previous municipal elections, Rilling will again have a 14 to one Democratic majority Common Council; all four available…

  • 2021: Getting out the vote?

    NORWALK, Conn. – Turnout is down as voters go to the polls Tuesday. The total number of voters who have cast ballots at the polls as of 6 p.m. was 11,183, according to Norwalk Democratic Registrar Stuart Wells. In 2019, the 6 p.m. total was 12,929.

  • Slumlords

    As people are electing officials in the town of Norwalk, I ask that you take a look at our public housing, in particular Samuel Roodner Court. As you may or may not know the board that oversees the housing projects is appointed by the Mayor. So the person you put in office needs to be…

  • The ballot has two sides!

    Please make sure that when you vote, either in person or absentee, that you turn your ballot over. Whatever your political affiliation, it is important to remember that the down ticket candidates who may end up on the reverse side of the ballot give up their time and energy when they seek the opportunity to…

  • Joshua Goldstein deserves your vote

    I am a concerned citizen of the City of Norwalk and I will support Joshua Goldstein for Common Council. Joshua Goldstein has a vision for the City of Norwalk that he believes will make our city better now and in the future. He wants to see Norwalk grow but in a responsible and feasible manner.…

  • Support these Dem Council candidates to support Norwalk Public Schools

    On Tuesday, Norwalk residents will head to the polls to vote for a variety of positions throughout our local government. For families like mine, there is one issue that is far more important than the others: which candidate will support funding education. A strong public school system is vital to any city for so many…

  • Livingston and Shanahan deserve reelection

    Council Members Tom Livingston and Lisa Shanahan deserve our support for re-election to serve the residents of Norwalk’s District Neighborhoods, including West Norwalk, Rowayton, Brookside, and Village Creek. Working as a team for the last two years, they have made a tangible difference in our neighborhoods. Their remarkable record of accomplishments is guided by their…

  • Rilling endorsed by building trades council

    NORWALK, Conn. — The Fairfield County Building Trades Council unanimously endorsed Mayor Harry Rilling for reelection Friday, a news release said. “Over his tenure, Mayor Rilling has facilitated unprecedented economic development in Norwalk, and has been a big reason that thousands of good-paying jobs have been created for our residents. When we all faced incredible…

  • A candidate forum for you to watch

    NORWALK — Norwalk’s Mayoral candidates met with the Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship (IMF) this week for an issues-oriented forum. Common Council at Large candidates and Board of Education candidates were also interviewed. Democratic incumbent Mayor Harry Rilling promised to build a South Norwalk school in the upcoming 2-year term and pointed toward Wall Street Place as…

  • An NoN Voter Guide – Common Council District E

    NORWALK, Conn. – NancyOnNorwalk has compiled candidate biographies by summarizing the information provided on their websites. Here you will read about District E Common Council candidates.

  • An NoN Voter Guide – Common Council District D

    NORWALK, Conn. – NancyOnNorwalk has compiled candidate biographies by summarizing the information provided on their websites. Here you will read about District D Common Council candidates.