Waterbury Mayor Mike Jarjura was enthusiastically welcomed by local and state Republican leaders after announcing he had joined the GOP. Jarjura will be nominated tonight to head the Republican ticket for the November municipal elections.
The Waterbury Republican Convention is being staged tonight, July 26th, at the Marriott in downtown Waterbury. The event is open to the public and begins at 6:30. The following candidates are going to be presented to the Republican Town Committee for approval at the convention.
Mayor - Michael Jarjura
City Clerk - Lynette Piombo
Town Clerk - Chick Spinella (cross-endorsement)
Board of Education - Jason Van Stone
Board of Aldermen - Jerry Padula
Mayor Jarjura shakes hands with Republican Town Chairman, Bill Harris, after switching political parties in early June.