A Dynamic Duo
It’s often said that all politics is local, a saying that highlights the importance of our upcoming local elections. Along with stone walls and town meetings, participatory democracy holds a revered and iconic place in historic Killingworth. This fall’s election cycle is no exception.
The 2021 Democratic slate in Killingworth is one I am proud to endorse. It includes tried and true candidates with years of experience in the positions they are again seeking and several new candidates who bring their own special strengths and work backgrounds to the slate.
Our ticket is headed by a dynamic duo running for selectmen, Lou Annino, Jr., and Jamie Young. Lou is running for his sixth term as selectman after years serving the town on the Planning & Zonins Commission. He is an executive administrator at the University of New Haven and a registered professional engineer. Lou knows the importance of long-term planning, our town’s infrastructure, and the need for fiscal responsibility. Jamie will bring years of legal experience in state government, the environment, and mediation to the position. She has a knack for focusing on the essence of an issue and defusing tense situations. Both Jamie and Lou have volunteered in different capacities over the years as a natural part of living in our community.
From the experienced to those stepping up for the first time, our candidates know that working together works for all. They’re part of the Democratic ticket because they want to solve problems and plan for Killingworth’s future. They are happy to reach out to others to get the job done.
I encourage your readers to join me in voting for Lou and Jamie as selectmen as well as the rest of the Democratic ticket by voting Row A all the way on Nov. 2.