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Ridgefield Heads To The Polls Today

All three of Ridgefield's polling stations are open and ready for voters.
All three of Ridgefield's polling stations are open and ready for voters. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith, stock photo

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. –  Ridgefield residents head to the polls today while the town continues to recover from Hurricane Sandy.

First Selectman Rudy Marconi has asked that residents be patient with the parking at the polling stations because there will likely be some challenges. Yanity Gym, for instance, will continue acting as the towns the Emergency Operations Center.

On the ballot is the presidential race with incumbent President Barack Obama facing Republican former Governor Mitt Romney. Also on the ballot for president are Independent Rocky Anderson and Libertarian Gary Johnson.

Also on the ballot is the race for state representative in the 111th district, which includes most of Ridgefield. Republican John Frey is seeking his eighth term against challenger Democrat Jeff Bonistalli. In Ridgefield's District 138, Republican incumbent Janice Giegler is running unopposed for her fifth term.

For State Senate, voters will choose between incumbent Republican Toni Boucher and Democratic challenger Caroline Curry in the 26th district.

Incumbent Democrat Jim Himes is seeking his third term in the United States Congress against Republican challenger Steve Obsitnik.

In the U.S. Senate race, Republican Linda McMahon is running against Democrat U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy.

Ridgefield has four voting districts:

  • District One: East Ridge Middle School
  • District Two and Four: Scotts Ridge Middle School
  • District Three: Yanity Gym

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