Municipal elections don’t receive the same attention as state or national elections, but that doesn’t mean they are any less important.
Tomorrow voters around Connecticut will have a chance to elect candidates for board of education, town council, finance committee, mayor, and many other municipal offices. These elected officials will have a big say in how their town and school district are run in the years ahead.
As New Canaan teacher Kristine Goldhawk says, “What you teach in the classroom is affected by all of our representatives at the federal level, the state level, and at the local level. They will impact what you are teaching, how you are able to teach, and how many tests you have to give.”
Polls will be open tomorrow from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.