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We Need Wisdom in Office

 October 1, 2014

I intend to vote for Cindy Cartier in November. Cindy is running to be our state representative for the 98th District representing Guilford and Branford.

The Practical Solutions

 October 1, 2014

I have known Cindy Cartier for years now and write to emphasize her outstanding involvement in and support of the local community she is eagerly trying to represent in the State Legislature.

The Ability to Get Results

 October 1, 2014

I lost my cousin Edwin Hopkins during the attacks on Pearl Harbor. In 1943, his remains were identified and buried-only for him to be reburied in 1949 and placed in an unidentified, co-mingled grave. In 2003, independent research allowed for a new way of...

Takes Initiative, Identifies Problems, and Leads

 October 1, 2014

It's a great pleasure to support Cindy Cartier in her candidacy for state representative from the 98th District. There is much to be admired and valued in the election process of our great democracy. One of the most valuable aspects of our election process is...

Stop the Bleeding

 October 1, 2014

I've read letters commending Sean Scanlon's personability and, after meeting him recently, I concur, having found him a pleasant young man. The question is whether being pleasant qualifies him to hold high elected office. Sean unsuccessfully ran for Guilford's...

Need a New Perspective

 October 1, 2014

I'm writing in support of Cindy Cartier for state representative. Cindy is an experienced public servant who has served on the Board of Selectmen for Guilford for the past seven years, as well as serving on several town committees. She is a woman with boundless...

Intelligent, Articulate, Ethical, and Passionate

 October 1, 2014

I am writing in support of Sean Scanlon for state representative.

Intelligence, High Energy, and Passion

 October 1, 2014

I am writing to endorse Cindy Cartier for state representative for the 98th District.

Energy and Insight into the Process

 October 1, 2014

I have served with Cindy Cartier on the Board of Selectmen for five years. We have worked to keep tax increases to a bare minimum while maintaining services and infrastructure including roads, facilities, and equipment. We have done this despite storms, cutbacks...

Education, Experience, and Personality

 October 1, 2014

I'm writing in strong support of Ted Kennedy, Jr.'s, candidacy for the 12th State Senate District representing the towns of Branford, Durham, Guilford, Killingworth, Madison, and North Branford.

Dignity of Temper and Courage

 October 1, 2014

I'm writing this letter in support of Cindy Cartier. Without a doubt, in the interest of the people, she will add much-needed, positive strength to the state legislative body that is now lacking in the state capital.

Dedicated to Family Issues

 October 1, 2014

I'm writing this letter in support of Cindy Cartier as our state representative. This is the first letter of support for any political candidate that I have ever written. The reason I am writing now is because I know Cindy personally and professionally; I know...

Courage and Determination

 October 1, 2014

I'm writing in support of my daughter, Cindy Cartier, in her bid to become our state representative. Cindy understands the struggles that people of this district are going through. From children to seniors, Cindy wants to make sure that people are secure and...

Commitment and Extraordinary Competence

 October 1, 2014

I am truly excited to be voting for Sean Scanlon in the Nov. 4 election for state representative. Sean is a dedicated public servant with deep experience in issues that face our community. He is community outreach director for U.S. Senator Chris Murphy and sees...

Actions Speak Louder

 October 1, 2014

I'm writing to express my support for Cindy Cartier in the election for state representative. I have known Cindy for more than 14 years and one of the many things I have come to admire about her is her longstanding commitment on behalf of seniors in our...

A Dedicated Volunteer and Advocate

 October 1, 2014

Sean Scanlon is the best choice for state representative in the upcoming election for state representative. I have known Sean for many years and he is a smart, hardworking young man with a passion for public service. He is also a dedicated volunteer and advocate...

Will Provide a Forceful Voice

 September 24, 2014

I am delighted to support Sean Scanlon for state representative on Nov. 4 to fill the seat of retiring State Rep. Pat Widlitz. Sean is a sincere candidate who is prepared to follow the path of Pat, who has served Branford and Guilford with distinction for 20...

To the Strangers on the Beach

 September 24, 2014

On Sept. 5, I was at the Old Saybrook beach. I was the foolish girl spending a sick day at the beach thinking some sun would do me good. Saying it out loud, after the fact, I now understand the foolishness. To say it mildly: I overheated.

The Beauty and the Soul

 September 24, 2014

A tweet last spring exclaimed "I love a town that stops for the ducks." A Buzzfeed article proclaimed Guilford among "Small New England Towns You Absolutely Need to Visit" with a photo of the West River. We of Guilford appreciate nature, our fellow living...

Revved Up and Back on Track

 September 24, 2014

Guilford and Connecticut deserve better, and Cindy Cartier is the woman for the job of state representative for our district.

Proven Knowledge and Commitment

 September 24, 2014

The differences between the two candidates running for state representative are vast. On one hand, you have Cindy Cartier, a wife, mother, lawyer, community volunteer, and public servant who is currently on the Board of Selectmen and a past member of the Board...

Prompt, Effective Action

 September 24, 2014

Those of us in Guilford who have been fortunate enough to enjoy years of superb constituent service provided by our soon-to-retire General Assembly member Pat Widlitz and her wonderfully responsive staff person, the late John Chaput, can look forward to...

Optimistic About the Future

 September 24, 2014

At the end of July, my neighbor and I threw a meet and greet for state representative candidate Sean Scanlon and state senate candidate Ted Kennedy Jr. We had 40 guests attend our party, many of them supporters of the candidates. Sean's and Ted's personalities,...

Morals, Work Ethic, and Integrity

 September 24, 2014

Over the years, I have realized that in order to make change, we must not simply sit back, complain, and hope change magically happens. We must take an active role to form the changes ourselves. Change starts at the town level. Change must happen not with career...

Has Earned Our Trust

 September 24, 2014

I think our Founding Fathers and the first generations of our country had it right. They elected as representatives of the people fellow countrymen who had demonstrated their capabilities by becoming successful at occupations valued by the people.

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