Our Candidates

State Representative Jillian Gilchrest (18th State House District): Join her re-election campaign at her website. In her first year as a legislator, Jillian has listened to the concerns of her constituents and fought for policies to improve the lives of women, children and families in West Hartford and throughout Connecticut.

State Representative Tammy Exum (19th State House District): Join her re-election campaign at her website. “I want to continue to deliver the voices of the people of the 19th District to the capitol,” Tammy said, “and use my skills as an advocate to deliver for my constituents. As a state representative, it has been my mission to listen to community concerns, bring people together, and then lead to solve and prevent problems. In the few months I’ve been in the state legislature, we have made real progress in moving our state forward. But we have a lot more work to do. During this campaign, I look forward to connecting with as many of you as possible about the issues important to our district, and I look forward to earning your support on November 3!”

Kate Farrar, candidate for the 20th State House District: To join Kate’s campaign to be a progressive champion for healthcare, education, a fair economy and racial justice, visit her website.

State Senator Derek Slap (5th District): “I’m thrilled to be running for re-election,” Derek said, “because I know there’s so much that we can achieve when we work together.” As our State Senator, Derek is listening and responding to our needs. He is focused on advancing progressive values and he gets results. Derek wrote and passed a law to end pay discrimination against Connecticut women during the hiring process, helped pass much-needed criminal justice reforms, is taking on the pharmaceutical companies to control costs for prescription drugs, cosponsored a law to ban 3D-printed guns, and is following science-based recommendations to control the spread of COVID-19 in Connecticut so we can revive our economy. To learn more, visit SlapForSenate.com.

U.S. Congressman John B. Larson (Connecticut’s 1st District): Join Congressman Larson’s re-election campaign at larsonforcongress.org. John has worked to keep jobs in Connecticut, improve our education system, promote energy independence, and protect Medicare for our seniors. He consistently hears from constituents that their number one priority is job creation. According to John, “manufacturing is an essential part of Connecticut’s DNA.” From Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford to Arcor Manufacturing in Windsor, Connecticut manufacturers are producing complex, quality products that are used around the world. As the Congressman of the First Congressional District, John will continue to work tirelessly to retain and grow these manufacturing jobs for our community.