Even though the Wilton Democratic Town Committee had to delay their caucus to endorse new members by one week, they finally did so Tuesday night, Jan. 16. Tom Dubin, acting DTC chair, reports that 31 registered Democrats were approved unanimously by acclamation and are now the official endorsed members for 2018-2020.
Among the endorsed candidates (listed below) there are five either new or first-time members (in bold font on the list); three DTC members from 2016-2018 did not run for re-election. In total, the DTC gained two new members, up from its previous count of 29 members.
Because the DTC is now eligible to seat 34 members in total, there are still three more open spots, which can be filled at any point after the new session starts.
New members won’t be seated until after March 6. That’s when, like their Republican counterparts, the DTC can call its first meeting and elect new officers.
The endorsed members are:
UPDATE: The story has been updated to reflect that any open seats could be filled after March 6.