Standing Quietly for Justice, Equality and Democracy

The silent protest held in front of West Hartford Town Hall last month was so successful that the group “We the People for Democracy and Fight Against Injustice and Inequality” will be holding another one on Saturday, October 3, at Wolcott Park near the bus stop shelter on New Britain Avenue. Weather permitting, the one-hour […]

40 Days to Go!

Campaign season is heating up, and the West Hartford Democrats are working hard to keep voters informed, engaged, and motivated to help wherever and whenever possible. VOTER REGISTRATION: It’s a safe bet that if you’re reading this, you’re already registered to vote. But how about your friends, family and neighbors? Let them know that the […]

Voting by Mail: What’s the Latest?

Dear West Hartford Neighbors: As Democrats, we believe that everyone has the right to vote, especially in these difficult times. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all eligible voters in Connecticut can vote by absentee ballot in this year’s election. The Secretary of the State is mailing Absentee Ballot applications to all registered voters in September. […]

Joe Biden Takes Center Stage in Convention Finale

Last night, Kamala Harris made history with her formal nomination as the first Black woman and person of Asian descent on a major party’s national ticket. Barack Obama delivered an eloquent thrashing of Donald Trump that will haunt the latter for years to come. And Hillary Clinton warned that we cannot allow history to repeat […]

Kamala Harris and Barack Obama Among Tonight’s DNC Speakers

If you watched Tuesday’s coverage of the Democratic National Convention, you saw Jill Biden speak about her husband’s empathy and their joint determination to overcome the loss of their son, Beau, who died in 2015 of brain cancer. That glimpse into Joe Biden’s character was in keeping with the theme of the evening, “Leadership Matters.” […]