See the Oct. 6 Candidate Forum on YouTube


If you missed the #CreateTheVote candidates forum, organized by CAFC as part of the series of forms orchestrated by the CT Arts Alliance (CAA) to can see it on YouTube at

The Forum was moderated by Steve DiCostanzo, General Manager of WPKN radio, and gave us a chance to hear details about these candidates support of arts and culture in our region. Of 78 candidates in our region, 14 responded to the questionnaire created by CAA. Thank you to those who answered: Toni Boucher, Lucy Dathan, Keith Denning, Kimberly Fiorello, Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox, Chris Green, Tony Hwang, Sarah Keitt, Jennifer Leeper, Cece Maher, Don Mastronardi, Cristin McCarthy Vahey, David Michel, and David Rutigliano. Of these, we invited 6 to take part in tonight’s forum (three from each party, two Senate candidates and four House candidates:

Toni Boucher (R) Senate District 26 (Wilton, Westport, Wilton, Ridgefield, Redding)
Lucy Dathan (D) House District 142 (Norwalk, New Canaan)
Kimberly Fiorello (R) House District 149 (Greenwich, Stamford))
Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox (D) House District 123 (Trumbull)
Chris Green (D) Senate District 26 (Shelton, Seymour, Monroe)
Don Mastronardi (R) House District 142 (Norwalk, New Canaan)