Shelton Republicans set date to select candidates for this fall
The Shelton Republican Town Committee will meet on May 22 to nominate candidates for three elected offices covering districts located totally within Shelton.
At the meeting, candidates will be nominated for this fall’s election for the offices of probate judge, Republican registrar of voters, and state representative from the 113th District. The meeting — officially a single-town-district nominating convention — will take place Thursday, May 22 at 7 p.m. at Plumb Memorial Library, 65 Wooster St., Shelton.
Republican Fred J. Anthony is the incumbent probate judge, Republican Peter Pavone is the current GOP Republican registrar, and Republican Jason Perillo is the current state representative from the 113th District.
Other state legislative districts
Separate conventions will take place for Republicans to nominate candidates for offices that also include other towns, such as two other state legislative seats, two congressional seats and the various statewide offices.
The convention for the 21st state Senate seat will he held Monday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Casa Nova Restaurant, 833 River Road, Shelton. Republican Kevin Kelly is the current incumbent. The district also includes parts of Monroe, Seymour and Stratford.
The convention for the 122nd state House of Representatives seat will take place Wednesday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Casa Nova Restaurant, 833 River Road, Shelton. Republican Larry Miller is the current incumbent. The district also includes parts of Stratford and Trumbull.
U.S. Congress, statewide offices
The conventions for U.S. Congress in the Third District and Fourth District, as well as for governor and other statewide offices, will take place at the Republican State Convention on Friday and Saturday, May 16 and 17, at the Mohegan Sun.
Two Shelton Republicans are involved in these races — Mayor Mark Lauretti is running for governor, and Dan Debicella is running for Congress in the Fourth District. Debicella is a former state senator. Shelton is split between the two congressional districts.
Shelton will be sending voting delegations to all the conventions.