Scheduled to attend:
10+ years Incumbent 3rd Congressional District U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, a Democrat vs.Republican Wayne Winsley
Incumbent 9th District Democrat State Sen. Paul Doyle, a Democrat vs. Republican Joseph Dinunzio
Incumbent 13th District Republican State Sen. Len Suzio, a Republican vs. Democrat Dante Bartolomeo.
Incumbent 100th House District State Rep. Matt Lesser vs. Republican Deborah Kleckowski,
20+ years Incumbent 33rd District Democrat Rep. Joe Serra vs. Republican Callie Grippo.
The forum format will devote 15 minutes to each race of which candidates will have 3 minutes each to speak; the remaining time will be for audience Q & A. No word on moderator.* Continued:
Mayor Drew will address questions regarding the $37 million referendum question on the ballot that would provide funding to dismantle the city's sewer plant to join the regional Mattabassett District.
Nov. 6th's ballot will also have a second referendum question seeking voter approval to spend up to $4.82 million to renovate Eckersley Hall to become Middletown Senior Center. Grants are available for $1.3 million for this project.
* In the past candidate forums & debates have been moderated by the late Arlene Rich, past President of Westfield Resident Association, and Stephen H. Devoto. We have not confirmed the name of the moderator at the time of this posting.