Town of Canton 2019 Election Special

November 5 is Election Day. Elemental5Digital/pexels.com

On November 5, the Town of Canton will hold local elections to fill the seat of First Selectman, and seats on the Board of Education, Board of Finance, and the Board of Selectmen.

On October 23, Ms. Kurt’s Journalism class and Ms. Mocarski’s Government class interviewed a total of 14 local candidates who are running for these positions, as part of the Election Simulation Game that started at the beginning of October, and to provide students and the community with information about each candidate.

Students will hold a school-wide mock election on November 4, a day before the real election.

Following are political profiles of each candidate, organized by the position for which they are running.