West Hartford 2021 Town Council and Board of Education Debates

West Hartford 2021 Town Council and Board of Education Debates

2021 West Hartford Debates

The League of Women Voters of Greater Hartford (LWVGH) and West Hartford Community Interactive (WHCI) invited our West Hartford community to participate in debates among the candidates seeking to represent the people of West Hartford on the Town Council and Board of Education. Links to the replays are shown below.

The candidates competing to serve as councilors or BOE members are from several parties, A Connecticut Party, Democratic Party, Libertarian Party, Republican Party and one petitioning candidate. 

Watch the 2021 West Hartford Town Council Debates

  • Town Council Debate 1: 9/27 at 5:00pm
    Shari Cantor (D), Liam Sweeney (D), Mary Fay (R), Lee Gold (ACTP), David deHaas (L)
  • Town Council Debate 2:9/27 at 6:30pm
    Leon Davidoff (D), Adrienne Billings-Smith (D), Mark Zydanowicz (R), Mark Merritt (ACTP)
  • Town Council Debate 3: 9/27 at 8:00pm
    Ben Wenograd (D), Carol Blanks (D), Alberto Cortes (R), Roni Rodman (ACTP), Rick Bush (ACTP) 

Note: An additional debate is being scheduled for Monday, October 25, to include Aaron Sarwar. 

 2021 West Hartford Town Council Candidate Profiles are also available


Watch the West Hartford 2021 Board of Education Debate  9/28 at 6:00pm    

Deb Polun (D), Lorna Thomas-Farquharson (D), Clare Taylor Neseralla (D), Dr. Jason Chan (2-year term) (D), Gayle Harris (R), Ross Jacobs (ACTP)

2021 West Hartford Board Of Education Candidate Profiles are also available. 


Comcast Channel 5   Frontier Channel 6098  or online at whctv.org 



Jennifer Evans, Executive Director, West Hartford Community Interactive Jennifer [at] westhartfordct.gov (); 860-561-7955

Carole Mulready, League of Women Voters of Greater Hartford  caroleannmul [at] gmail.com ()  860-478-5760


Pursuant to Public Act No. 21-2, June 2021 Special Session, COVID-19 may be used as a valid reason for requesting an absentee ballot. Instructions on how to apply for an absentee ballot are available on the Secretary of the State's website. 


 Election Day is Tuesday, November 2, 2021.  Polls will open at 6:00 AM and close at 8:00 PM. Don’t forget to vote! 

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