2019 Southington election results (unofficial)

Southington voters turned out on Tuesday for the 2019 municipal elections. Above, Roger and Renee Bruenn check in to vote with poll volunteer Stephanie Cooperman. (Photo by Janelle Morelli)

The Republicans won big, earning majorities on the town council, the board of education, and the board of finance. Republican candidates topped every board vote with GOP members sweeping Democrats to take the top six spots on the council and the top four spots on the BOF.

These results are unofficial until certified by the Southington Town Clerk.

 

Referendum

There was one charter revision question up for a vote. “Shall the Town of Southington appropriate $2,930,000 for cost related to the acquisition of the John Weichsel Municipal Center property and authorize the issue of bonds and notes, not to exceed $2,930,000, to finance the portion of the appropriation not determined by the Town Council to be defrayed from the Town’s general fund balance?”

The question passed, 4,551 to 3,031.

 

Town Council

Republicans earned a supermajority on the town council by a 6-3 margin. The board will be comprised of the nine candidates with the highest number of votes.

Victoria Triano, Tom Lombardi, Paul Chaplinsky Jr., William Dziedzic, Mike Del Santo, and Jim Morrelli won for the Republicans.

Christopher J. Palmieri, Valerie A. DePaolo, and Christopher J. Poulos won for the Democrats.

 

Town Clerk

Kathy Larkin was re-elected as the Southington Town Clerk. She was endorsed by both the Democratic and Republican parties and ran unopposed.

 

Board of Finance

Republicans earned the majority on the board of finance by a 4-2 margin. The board will be comprised of the six candidates with the highest number of votes.

Edward S. Pocock Jr., John Leary, Tony Morrison and Joseph Labieniec won for the Republicans.

Susan J. Zoni and Kevin Beaudoin won for the Democrats.

 

Board of Education

Republicans earned the supermajority on the board of education by a 6-3 margin. The BOE will be comprised of the nine candidates with the highest number of votes.

Terri Carmody, Colleen Clark, Missy Cipriano, Joe Baczewski and David M. Falvo won for the Republicans.

Zaya G. Oshana, David J. Derynoski and Robert Brown won for the Democrats.

 

Planning and Zoning Committee

Republicans earned the majority on the planning and zoning commission by a 5-2 margin. The PZC will be comprised of seven members, including current board members Michael Del Santo (R), Paul Chaplinsky Jr. (R), Robert Hammersley (R), and Susan Locks (D) whose terms end in 2021, along with the three candidates with the highest number of votes.

Bob Salka and Peter Santago won for the Republicans.

Christina Volpe won for the Democrats.

With their winning campaigns for town council, Del Santo and Chaplinsky will be replaced on the PZC.

 

Board of Water Commissioners

The board of water commissioners will be split, 3-3. The board will be comprised of six members, including current board members Tomas J. Murphy (D), Ralph Warner (R), and Rudolph Cabata (D) whose terms end in 2021, along with the three candidates with the highest number of votes.

Robert Berkmoes won for the Democrats. Ron Lamoreaux Jr. and Erika Pocock won for the Republicans.

Once these results are certified, we will post them on our website. Visit us at www.SouthingtonObserver.com.  

 

Town of Southington

2019 Unofficial Election Results

Town Council (9)
W/L Candidate Party Totals
W Victoria Triano R 5,754
W Tom Lombardi R 5,484
W Paul Chaplinsky Jr. R 5,349
W William Dziedzic R 5,208
W Mike Del Santo R 5,192
W Jim Morrelli R 4,909
W Christopher J. Palmieri D 4,887
W Valerie A. DePaolo D 4,560
W Christopher J. Poulos D 4,225
L John N. Barry D 4,120
L Kelly Morrissey D 3,795
L Anthony Mazzarella D 3,586
Town Clerk (1)
W/L Candidate Party Totals
W Kathy Larkin R/D 7,890
Board of Finance (6)
W/L Candidate Party Totals
W Edward S. Pocock Jr. R 6,334
W John Leary R 5,983
W Tony Morrison R 5,547
W Joseph Labieniec R 5,267
W Susan J. Zoni D 4,320
W Kevin Beaudoin D 4,249
L Ryan Rogers D 3,938
Board of Education (9)
W/L Candidate Party Totals
W Terri Carmody R 5,944
W Colleen Clark R 5,804
W Missy Cipriano R 5,569
W Zaya G. Oshana D 5,046
W Joe Baczewski R 4,805
W David M. Falvo R 4,691
W David J. Derynoski D 4,671
W James Chrzanowski R 4,515
W Robert Brown D 4,324
L Lisa Cammuso D 3,979
L Lauren D. Johns D 3,638
L George Doherty D 3,229
Planning and Zoning Commission (3)
W/L Candidate Party Totals
W Bob Salka R 5,611
W Christina Volpe D 5,513
W Peter Santago R 5,472
L Valentino Guarino D 4,388
L Caleb Cowles D 4,153
Board of Water Commissioners (3)
W/L Candidate Party Totals
W Erika Pocock R 7,351
W Ron Lamoreux Jr. R 7,024
W Robert Berkmoes D 6,272

 

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