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Midterm Elections 2018 an inklings photostory

Layla Wofsy '19

On Tuesday, Nov. 6th Westport citizens, 18 or older, as well as voters around the country headed to the polls to vote in the midterm elections.

In Westport Chris Murphy (D) won reelection for U.S Senate, Jim Himes (D) won reelection for U.S. House of Representatives, Ned Lamont (D) and Susan Bysiewicz (D) won the Governor race, Will Haskell '14 (D) won State Senate for the 26th district, Michelle Lapine McCabe (D) won State Senate for the 28th district, Jonathan Steinberg (D) won State Representative in the 126th district, Stephanie Thomas (D) won State Representative in the 143rd district, Lisa Wexler (R) won Probate Judge, Marla J Cowden (D) won the race for Registrar of Voters, Denise W Merrill (D) won Secretary of State, Shawn Wooden (D) won the State Treasurer, Kevin Lembo (D) won State Comptroller and William Tong (D) won State Attorney General.

The polls in Westport opened at 6:00 am and closed at 8:00 pm.

Voters who usually vote at the Westport Library went to Westport Town Hall to vote due to the construction at the library.
Jan Thronsen stood outside Town Hall campaigning for Haskell for State Senate.
Toni Boucher, the candidate for State Senate who lost to Haskell, stands outside Coleytown Elementary School before the polls closed.
Incumbent Senator Murphy, new State Senator Haskell and incumbent State Representative Steinberg pose with future voters at the Long Lots Elementary polling location prior to winning the election.
Westporters wait in line to vote at Long Lots.
(Left to right) Addison Frankel '27, Haskell and Jade Frankel '29 stand for a photo at Long Lots after their mom voted.
Lauren Karpf and her son Dylan Karpf '29 campaign for Greg Kraut, the candidate for State Representative at Long Lots.
A group of people protest against Steinberg and Lamont in front of Long Lots.
Lydia Donovan '19, who interned for Haskell, stands in front of Coleytown campaigning for him.
Haskell talks to voters and students before they enter the polls.
Mark Friedman and his son Theodore Friedman '25 stand outside Long Lots in support of the Westport democratic candidates.
Signs of the various candidates outside of the polling locations.

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