Education: B.A., Charter Oak State College; M.P.A. California State University.
Platform: Continue to increase transparency; work to lower costs for health care and prescription drugs; be independent voice on State Bond Commission; address unfunded pension liabilities; advocate for social justice awards.
Other: State’s first health care advocate; Connecticut Citizens’ Action Group and GLAD awards for social justice advocacy.
Occupation: First Selectman, Seymour.
Education: B.S., Southern Connecticut State University.
Platform: Push for pension reform to address unfunded liabilities; increase fiscal transparency; more long-term budget planning; conservative approach on State Bond Commission.
Other: Worked in financial sector for 18 years; on the executive committees for the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments and the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities.
Education: M.B.A.; M.S., PhD.
Platform: Public banking; protect retirement and savings; bring “green” jobs back to Hartford; create jobs and support small business; reducing college costs; fully funding pensions; low cost, environmentally friendly energy facilities.
Other: Has run for state Senate; holds six university degrees.
Choose a topic below to see where the candidates stand on each issue.