2015 Darien Election

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Board of Selectman Candidates Respond to Darien LWV Question

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Four candidates for Board of Selectman are running in the 2015 Darien election on Tuesday. Here’s how they responded (in writing) to a written question posed to them by the Darien League of Women Voters. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Candidates Night Tuesday: A ‘Moderated Discussion’

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An anouncement from the Darien League of Women Voters:

Tuesday, Oct. 20
Darien Candidates Night

Town Hall Auditorium
6:40 p.m. — Reception
7:00 p.m. — Program

The Darien League of Women Voters will once again sponsor this timed and moderated discussion involving our municipal candidates:
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Darien Republican Town Committee Platform: These Are Our Key Priorities

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Keeping local control and using town resources efficiently are among the “key priorities” in the 2015 election platform just issued by the Darien Republican Town Committee. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Decision Time Monday Night for Darien Republicans: Which 2 Selectmen Candidates to Nominate?

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There are four sides to this political contest in the Darien Republican Party, and every registered Republican in town can have a say in it by showing up at tonight’s GOP caucus in Town Hall. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Selectman Susan Marks Says She’s a Team Player on a Successful Board

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A large part of the job of any selectman working with a first selectman in her own party is working cooperatively on the board together, and while other candidates may indicate they want to do that, Selectman Susan Marks has already been doing it for more than 18 months. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Selectman Candidate Kip Koons Says He’s Experienced in Business and a Team Player

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Kip Koons (Charles A. Koons), was recruited to run for selectman by First Selectman Jayme Stevenson and Susan Marks, and all three are supporting each other as a (currently unofficial) ticket for the GOP Caucus on Monday night. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Selectman Candidate Spencer McIlmurray Wants Concerted Effort Against State Interference

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Darien town officials need to counter state interference in local taxing, zoning and housing decisions with strategies that show state lawmakers that Town Hall is addressing problems better than the state can, says Spencer McIlmurray, one of four GOP candidates for selectman. (more…) Continue Reading →

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GOP Selectman Candidate Joe Warren Wants Long-Term Planning

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Joseph Warren, a member of the Board of Selectmen a decade and more ago and well-known in several roles around town, is again running for a seat on the board. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Selectman Candidate Kip Koons’ Statement to the RTC

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On July 8, Kip Koons and three other candidates for the two Darien Board of Selectmen seats up for election this year answered questions and spoke before the Republican Town Committee. He made his application and prepared remarks available to Darienite.com. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: GOP Town Committee Asks Darien Republicans to Get to the Caucus Monday Night

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To the editor:

The Darien Republican Town Committee announced our slate of nominees for endorsement at the July 27 Republican Caucus, including 25+-year resident Spencer McIlmurray, former RTC member currently on the RTM; along with life-long resident Kip Koons as our Republican representatives for Board of Selectmen. (more…) Continue Reading →

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