Hartford, CT – Today, Connecticut Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy DiNardo named five Honorary Co-Chairs for the 2014 Democratic State Convention.
“It is my distinct honor to appoint five great Democrats to these positions,” stated DiNardo. “The Co-Chairs will serve as the local faces of the Convention and will help illuminate the ideals of the Democratic Party while building excitement as the event nears.”
This is the first time in the state Party’s history that such positions have been named. DiNardo was unanimously selected as the Convention’s Temporary Chair by the Democratic State Central Committee – the Party’s governing body – in February.
CD 1: The Honorable M. Saud Anwar (South Windsor) – Mayor, South Windsor
CD 2: The Honorable Chet Morgan (Vernon) – Former Member, Connecticut General Assembly; Retired Member, Connecticut Army National Guard
CD 3: The Honorable Scott Jackson (Hamden) – Mayor, Hamden
CD 4: The Honorable Cristin McCarthy Vahey (Fairfield) – Selectman, Fairfield
CD 5: The Honorable Victor Lopez, Jr. (Waterbury) – Alderman, Waterbury; President, Hispanic Coalition of Greater Waterbury, Inc.
This year’s Convention – where Democratic candidates for the state’s six Constitutional Offices will be nominated for Party endorsement – will be held at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford on May 16 at 4:30 PM.
Information regarding media credentialing and logistics to the 2014 Democratic State Convention, as well as a program line-up, will be announced soon.