Elaine MattoContributed photo Elaine Matto Democrat Planning & Zoning Commission Shelton 71 Incumbent: Yes Current job: St. Vincent’s Medical Center Education: Bunnell (Stratford); University of Vermont, Southeastern Massachusetts University; University of Connecticut. The most important issue in this election: Downtown development including parking. Other issues: Transparency in government processes and financing. Family: Widow of Ralph Matto. Large family of siblings, nephews and nieces. Previous elected offices, community group affiliations: Current Planning and Zoning Commission member; board member, St. Vincent de Paul.