VOTE ROW A November-7th-6am-8pm Polling Locations Below

Please Stop By Westport Democratic HQ, 1757 Post Road East (across the Post Road from Stop & Shop) Monday-Friday 12pm-8pm and Saturday & Sunday 11am-5pm.

Click Here to Volunteer E-mail Our Volunteer Coordinator
Westport Democratic Town Committee

Westport Democratic Candidates. Photo Credit: Dave Matlow for

Congratulations to our Westport Democratic Candidates!

We had over 85 Democrats in Town Hall Auditorium last night to nominate our fantastic slate of candidates!

First Selectman
Melissa Kane

Second Selectman
Rob Simmelkjaer

Board of Education
Candi Savin
Elaine Whitney

Board of Finance
Lee Caney
Brian Stern

Planning & Zoning Commission
Michael Cammeyer
Danielle Dobin
Greg Rutstein

Zoning Board of Appeals
Bernard Deverin
Victoria Gouletas

Board of Assessment Appeals
Elaine Arnow
David Keisman

It was great to see so many of you there and now is the time for us to support these great candidates. Please join us to do whatever you can – host a coffee or cocktail party for voters to meet our candidates, make phone calls, knock on doors – there is plenty to do now and closer to election day. Let us know if you can help by sending us an email at volunteer @ In addition, we always need donations to help our candidates and to get out the vote. If you would like to donate please click here.


Adopt a District for 2018 Elections:

Get involved in elections in communities that are purple with the chance of turning blue, or have economic or support challenges.   Initiative Leader: Andy Nevas.  Please contact Andy at:

Be a part of the Westport Local Action Group:

The group responsible for mobilizing in Westport: creating ads and lawn signs, organizing protests, re-establishing Westport as an open, progressive and politically activist town.  Initiative Leader: Jill Saluck.   Please contact Jill at:

Abolish the Electoral College in CT:

Lobby our state legislators and Governor to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact.  Initiative Leader: Rozanne Gates.   Please contact Rozanne at:


Thanks to everyone who contributed to our Fall Fundraiser

2016 August Pot Luck

Thanks to everyone who joined our party at the Compo marina!

Westport Dem Primary Results

Nomination for President of the United States
  Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente 8 0.21%
  Hillary Clinton 2,661 70.29%
  Bernie Sanders 1,087 28.71%
  Uncommitted 30 0.79%

Click HERE for link to CT State Election Result Website


Democratic Town Committee (DTC) for 2016-2018

Members of the 2016-2018 Westport Democratic Town Committee have been officially selected. Officers and District Leaders were selected at the March 22, 2016 Organizational Meeting.
Click HERE for list of 2016-2018 DTC Members

DTC Executive Committee

Chair: Melissa Kane
VChair: Ellen Lautenberg Email:
Treasurer: Alan Shinbaum
Secretary: Lee Arthurs Email:

District Leaders
District 1 – Kenneth Wirfel
District 2 – Neil Phillips
District 3 – David Krauss
District 4 – Nancy Axthelm
District 5 – Michael Gordon
District 6 – Open
District 7 – Sheri Gordon
District 8 – Karen Driscoll
District 9 – Evan Barr

For further information please contact Melissa Kane, Chair of the Westport Democratic Town Committee at