October 14, 2019

Polls Open Tuesday for 2010 State Election

Essex Polling at the Town Hall

CHESTER-DEEP RIVER-ESSEX— Polls will open Tuesday in Chester, Deep River, and Essex from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the 2010 state election. Polling locations are Chester Town Hall, the Deep River Public Library community room, and Essex Town Hall.

Along with the high profile contest for governor/Lt. Governor between the Democratic ticket of Daniel Malloy and Nancy Wyman and the Republican ticket of Tom Foley and Mark Boughton, voters will also elect a new state attorney general, comptroller, secretary of the state, and treasurer.

Voters in the three towns will also help pick a U.S. Senator in the contest between Democratic Richard Blumenthal and Republican Linda McMahon, and a congressman from the second district of eastern Connecticut in the contest between incumbent

Deep River Polling Station

Democratic Rep. Joe Courtney and Repuiblican challenger Janet Peckenpaugh. Voters will also elect a state senator in the 33rd District contest between Democratic State Sen. Eileen Daily and Republican challenger Neil Nichols, and a state representative in the 36th District contest between Democratic State Rep. James Spallone and Republican challenger Chet Harris.

Voters in the three towns will also help elect a new regional judge of probate in the contest between Democrat Terrance Lomme and Republican Anselmo Delia. Check ValleyNewsNow.com for results of area races Tuesday evening and Wednesday.

Charles Stannard is a lifelong resident of Essex, and has covered various Middlesex County towns for two daily newspapers over the past 30 years.  He worked for the Middletown Press from 1979 to 1995 and the Hartford Courant from 1997 through last summer, and covered Chester, Deep River, Essex and Killingworth for the past decade.  Charlie lives in the Ivoryton section of Essex.