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Good Food and Politics: NB Black Democratic Club Hosts Soul Food Fest

Posted in Uncategorized by nbpoliticus on August 19, 2012

A tradition for New Britain Democrats continues…

posted from http://www.newbritaindemocrat.org 
Politics and traditional Southern cuisine were on the agenda at the annual Soul Food Fest sponsored by the New Britain Black Democratic Club on Saturday, August 18th at the Pride of Connecticut Lodge of Elks in New Britain. Club and DTC members also extended birthday wishes to DTC member and community leader Alton Brooks who is celebrating his 91st birthday this week.  Cong. and Senate Nominee Chris Murphy and Attorney General George Jepsen participated.

Friends of DTC Member Alton Brooks (seated in center) presented “Mr. Brooks” with a birthday cake at the August 18th Soul Food Fest. Brooks observed his 91st birthday on August 16th. Standing from left State Rep. Bobby Sanchez, Alderwoman and Black Democratic Club President Shirley Black and DTC Chair John McNamara (photo by F. Gerratana)

Enjoying the New Britain Democratic Black Club’s Soul Food Fest from left DTC Treasurer John Valengavich, Attorney General George Jepsen, State Senate Terry Gerratana, Chef and CT Democratic Party Treasurer Emma Pierce, Rob Blanchard, aide to Jepsen, and New Britain DTC Chair John McNamara (photo by F. Gerratana)

Greeting Cong. and Senate Nominee Chris Murphy (right) were from left Bessie Surratt, Paulette Fox and Ron Davis. (Photo by F. Gerratana)
Cong. and Senate Nominee Chris Murphy chats with participants at the Black Democratic Club’s Soul Food Fest. Murphy received 68% of the vote in New Britain’s Democratic Primary on August 14th. (Photo by F. Gerratana)

Posted in Uncategorized by nbpoliticus on August 19, 2012

New Britain Democratic Town Committee

Town Committee Meets Thursday, 8/30: Fall Campaign To Begin

The Democratic Town Committee will meet Thursday, August 30th, at 7 p.m. at New Britain City Hall.

On the agenda will be Get Out The Vote plans and a schedule for the fall campaign, a voter registration update and an update on downtown revitalization and economic development in the city. All Democrats are welcome to attend.

New Britain Primary Results (20%)

US Senate:  Chris Murphy 2,136 (68%); Susan Bysiewicz 1,005 (32%)

US House: Chris Donovan  1,260 (42%); Elizabeth Esty 936 (32%); Dan Roberti 788 (26%)

Congratulations to Senate Nominee Chris Murphy and House Nominee Elizabeth Esty in the 5th Congressional District.

From Team Murphy:  Get To The “Debate” Tuesday 8/21, at Polish National Home

Linda McMahon’s televised saturation campaign of lies against Chris Murphy, her refusal to meet with editorial boards and her debate-delaying tactics got a quick response from Team Murphy…

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