At the South Windsor Democratic Town Committee caucus tonight, town Democrats nominated a slate of experienced candidates to run for office in the November 2019 municipal election.

Nearly all of the 18 candidates are incumbents who want to continue to serve the town and people of South Windsor. The individuals nominated are candidates for the South Windsor Town Council, Board of Education, Town Treasurer, the Planning and Zoning Commission, and for Constable and Selectmen positions.

“It is my honor to seek re-election as a member of our Democratic team. I believe that we have a terrific group of hardworking candidates. I look forward to continuing the progress we have made for our residents, as we work to promote smart economic growth, preserve farmland and open space, stabilize our taxes, support our schools, and improve the quality of life for all residents,” said Mayor Andrew Paterna.

The candidates nominated for Town Council are:

  • Erica Evans, former Board of Education member, Erica Evans, and incumbents
  • Mary Justine Hockenberry (incumbent)
  • Cesar Lopez (incumbent)
  • Karen Lydecker (incumbent)
  • Mayor Andrew Paterna (incumbent)
  • Deputy Mayor Elizabeth Pendleton (incumbent)

The candidates for the Board of Education are former

  • Anitha Elango, former Town Treasurer
  • Michael Gonzalez (incumbent)
  • Michael Paré (incumbent)
  • Board Chairman Craig Zimmerman (incumbent)
  • Board Vice Chair, Jessica Waterhouse (incumbent)

Former mayor John Pelkey is the candidate for Town Treasurer.

Planning and Zoning Commission Chairman Bart Pacekonis is the Democratic candidate for P & Z.

Current Town Constables Sandra Jeski, Joan Walsh, and James Neary are running for re-election, as are the current Selectmen Michael Sanzo and Roger Anderson.

For more information, please contact South Windsor Democratic Town Committee Chairman, Tony Duarte at 860-985-0106