The League of Women Voters of Connecticut (LWVCT) has announced that there will be a debate between Representative Jim Himes (D) and Candidate Harry Arora (R) for the 4th Congressional District on Sunday, October 21st.   The event, free and open to the public, will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., at the Clune Performing Arts Center at Wilton High School, 395 Danbury Road/Route 7 in Wilton CT. The debate will be moderated by Kay Maxwell, who has served as President of both the League of Women Voters of CT and of the League of Women Voters of the United States.  She recently retired as Executive Director of the World Affairs Forum.

The debate will be sponsored by the Connecticut League of Women Voters, and co-sponsored by the Bridgeport LWV, the Darien LWV, the Greenwich LWV, the New Canaan LWV, the Norwalk LWV, the Redding LWV, the Ridgefield LWC, the Stamford LWV, the Weston LWV, and the Westport LWV.

It will be hosted by the Wilton LWV with support from the Wilton High School Model Congress.

Voter registration services will be available prior to the event.

Senate District 26, House Districts 125 and 143
Tuesday Oct. 16, 2018
Brubeck Room, Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton CT

The Wilton League of Women Voters, along with cosponsor Wilton Library, Norwalk League of Women Voters, GOOD Morning Wilton, and student partners from WHS Model Congress, invite the public to their CT State Legislative Candidate Forum. Candidates for Senate District 26- Toni Boucher(R) and Will Haskell(D), House District 125- Tom O’Dea(R) and Ross Tartell(D), and House District 143- Gail Lavielle(R) and Stephanie Thomas(D) are slated to attend. They will engage in a modified town hall style format. The event is free and open to the public. Jean Rabinow, a member of the Steering Committee of the League of Women Voters of the Bridgeport Area, and Director/Outreach for the League of Women Voters of Connecticut, will moderate the evening's event. Questions about the forum please contact Karen R. Silverberg at 914-649-9844 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please preregister at or call 203-762-6334 Wilton Library. Walk-ins will be accepted as space allows.

The forum will allow for written questions from the audience. In addition the WLWV is soliciting questions ahead of the forum via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. from now until midnight October 13th.
Here are some important guidelines for submitting questions via email:
• Anonymous emails will not be accepted. The sender must include his or her name. Only one question can be submitted per email.
• All questions should be applicable to all candidates and pertinent to state issues. Questions targeted at one specific candidate–for example, “Candidate Jane Doe, why did you vote for/against xyz?”–will not be accepted.
• All questions will be screened for legibility, duplication, and may be combined or condensed.

GOOD Morning Wilton has arranged to livestream the forum online. It can be viewed live in real time via the link at In addition, the event will be recorded for re-broadcast on and government access as available.

The LWV is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government. The League neither supports nor opposes any political party or candidate.

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National Voter Registration Day—Voter Registration Drives with Wilton LWV September 25, 2018

It’s a national movement! Hundreds of organizations and businesses are partnering today to encourage voter participation. Register to vote or update your voter registration. Wilton League of Women Voters will hold two voter registration sessions, in cooperation with the Wilton Registrars of Voters. Visit us today at Panera at Walmart Plaza, 12- 3 pm or Wilton Library at 3pm-6 pm.