Candidates forum set ahead of special election for District 27 Senate seat

The Darien and Stamford League of Women Voters is holding a candidates' night for the March 2 special election.

The Darien and Stamford League of Women Voters is holding a candidates' night for the March 2 special election.

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DARIEN — The Darien and Stamford Leagues of Women Voters will hold a candidates forum on Tuesday ahead of the special election to fill former Sen. Carlo Leone’s seat.

Leone, who was re-elected in November in District 27, was tapped by Gov. Ned Lamont to serve a position in his administration. Darien residents in districts 2 and 4 are in the 27th district along with Stamford residents. Information on which streets are in those districts can be viewed on Darien’s Registrars of Voters webpage.

The three candidates who are running, Democrat Patricia Billie Miller, Republican Joshua Esses and Independent Brian Merlen, will participate.

Darien TV79 will broadcast the candidates’ night live at 7 p.m.

Residents in the district can submit questions to debate@lwvstamford.org.

LWV Darien's 2021 Voters’ Guide can be viewed on the League of Women Voters of Darien's Website.The election is March 2.

Polling location for districts 2 and 4 is at Darien Town Hall Gymnasium, 2 Renshaw Road. Open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan, non-profit organization that encourages the informed and active participation of all citizens in the process of government. The LWV of Darien is a local group of both men and women who strive to improve the quality of democracy by increasing voters’ knowledge of candidates and issues.