Democrats honor Manes and the late Edith King
Longtime Litchfield Democratic Town Committee member Joseph Manes displays the citations he was awarded at the town committee's spring social on Saturday. BZ photos
Candidates for state and federal office participated in the Litchfield Democratic Town Committee’s spring social on Saturday.
The social at Kate Orr's home saw longtime Democratic Town Committee member Joseph Manes and the late Democratic Registrar of Voters Edith King recognized. Manes received citations from the state legislature, as did King's husband, Rick, on behalf of his late wife. Edith King was registrar for five years.
Ned Lamont, bidding for the nomination to run for governor as a Democrat, attended as did Secretary of the State Denise Merrill. Two of the Democrats seeking the nomination to run for the seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Elizabeth H. Esty, former Simsbury first selectman Mary Glassman and Waterbury educator Jahanna Hayes, also attended.
David Lawson of New Milford, seeking the nomination to run for State Senate in the 30th District, was on hand as was Alex Larsson of Bantam, a 66th District state representative hopeful. Larsson will seek the nomination to run at a Democratic convention Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at La Cupola Restaurant.
Rick King, husband of the late Edith King, displays the citations he received honoring his late wife.
66th District state representative hopeful Alex Larsson and Jahanna Hayes, the Waterbury teacher seeking the Democratic nomination to run for Congress in the 5th District.
Gubernatorial hopeful Ned Lamont and 5th District hopeful Mary Glassman.