Christopher Dodd

West Hartford Democrats, Republicans Announce Town Council Candidates

Town Democrats and Republicans have announced their endorsed candidates for town council, featuring both political newcomers and incumbents.

Democrats currently hold a majority of the town council and board of education. Their slate includes incumbent Mayor Shari Cantor, Deputy Mayor Leon Davidoff, and councilors Beth Kerrigan, Ben Wenograd and Dallas Dodge.

Cantor has served on the council since 2004. In 2012, she was named deputy mayor and in May 2016 was named mayor, as former mayor Scott Slifka had resigned.

Cantor, in a written statement, said it has...

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