Southington flag ordinance needs some work

Southington flag ordinance needs some work

An ordinance about what type of flags can and can’t be flown on town property in Southington was supposed to make things straightforward but instead is making things more complicated.

Take, for example, the upcoming Italian-American Festival. Italian flags have flown on lampposts as part of the celebration, but that is not going to happen any longer. So they were up, along Center Street, and then they were down, as the R-J reported. Down because of the ordinance passed in April.

The Italian-American Festival is as closely …

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Thoughts on the proposed charter revision change

Thoughts on the proposed charter revision change

As I’ve listened to the discussion surrounding the charter changes to the Library board it is interesting how this has evolved since the charter was voted on to be opened after months of secrecy by the republicans on the Town Council.

On its face, it would seem like a harmless proposal to give the Town Manger more control over another department. As I delved into this it was apparent there are other reasons for this charter change.

If it was as simple as giving …

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Flags Across Southington

Flags Across Southington

We are excited to begin year two of Flags Across Southington.

Just as last year we will be offering flag set up for the five patriotic holidays of 2022: Memorial Day, Flag Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, and Veterans Day.

As before, contributions of $60 will get you 25 flags and with a contribution of $100, 50 flags will be delivered to your yard on each of these holidays.

To order your flags, click here.

Questions? Contact SouthingtonDTCChair@gmail.com.

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SDTC Responds to Ongoing SEEC Investigation

SDTC Responds to Ongoing SEEC Investigation

Southington Democratic Town Committee Responds to Southington Police Charge and Ongoing SEEC Investigation

To move forward with the utmost fiscal transparency, the Southington Democratic Town Committee (STDC) filed a SEEC complaint in conjunction with a Southington Police Department investigation to address financial disparities uncovered through an internal audit late last year.

On November 15, 2021, the SDTC voted to investigate reported discrepancies using whatever means necessary to ensure a fair and open process. After failing to comply with the initial SDTC request of treasurer’s report documentation, then-current …

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Want to elect Democrats? Take these THREE simple steps…

Want to elect Democrats? Take these THREE simple steps…

Calling all Southington Democrats!

Supporting our candidates is as easy as “one, two, three.”
Keep reading for THREE ways you can propel us to victory on November 2nd!

Step One: Donate Now – before the 9/30 deadline!
Here’s a behind-the-scenes peak: every quarter, all Town Committees are required to submit reports to the State Elections Enforcement Commission with fundraising totals (hence why you have to fill out those forms!).  When those reports come out on October 10th, our opponents are able to see how much we’ve raised in the last three …

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Calling all Southington Democrats!

Calling all Southington Democrats!

It’s that time of year – and we need all hands on deck!
Keep reading for opportunities to support our slate of candidates and turn Southington blue.

Phone Banking

Elections are won through direct voter engagement. While our candidates are out knocking on doors, we need all DTC members and Southington Democrats to stretch their fingers and start dialing.

Virtual phone banks will be held every Monday night from 6-8:30pm starting on September 20. Training will be offered at the beginning of each session for new phone bankers – no prior experience …

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Sign up to volunteer today!

Sign up to volunteer today!

Calling all Southington Democrats!

As summer winds down, it’s time to move into campaign mode. We are looking to put together teams of phone bankers, door knockers (with COVID precautions, of course!), and other volunteer positions.

Please fill out this form and we’ll be in touch!

Sign up to volunteer today!

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We took the Plunge!

We took the Plunge!

Southington Democrats raised over $2,000 to help send kids to Camp Sloper this summer – and they did so in style!

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Who we elect matters

Who we elect matters

Who we elect matters.

I don’t know about you, but I slept well last night knowing that our country is now in the hands of competent, compassionate people.

Now is our chance to say the same for Southington – but we need your help! We are looking for candidates for local offices who reflect the diversity and strength of the Democratic Party’s values.

Qualifications are a commitment to Southington and a desire to make our community a place where everyone feels welcome and shares in the responsibility of …

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Seeking applicants for the Democratic Assistant Registrar of Voters

Seeking applicants for the Democratic Assistant Registrar of Voters

The Southington Democratic Town Committee is seeking applicants to fill the position of Democratic Assistant Registrar of Voters. This is an hourly, part time position without benefits.

TO APPLY: send Cover Letter and Resume to info@southingtondemocrats.org by December 14th 2020, 11:59pm

HOURS: Part Time, varied as needed (to be discussed at interview)

SELECTION PROCESS: Qualified candidates will be interviewed by a committee who will recommend one (1) person to the Democratic Registrar of Voters for appointment.

EXPECTED START DATE: January 4th, 2021

EXAMPLE OF …

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