2017 Candidates

Weston goes to the polls to elect our local officials on November 7, 2017.  If you are not registered to vote, visit Weston Town Hall, Monday – Friday from 9am to 4:30pm, or register online.  Your voice counts!

The Weston Republican Town Committee is excited to present our 2017 State Candidates. Please click on the names of the candidates to read more from their bios.


First Selectman, Nina Daniel - Incumbent

2017 CandidatesRESULTS Matter!
• Stopped the Democrats $12 million Police station / Town Hall building project
• Reduced property taxes in 2016-17 by 0.38%
• Held the Mill Rate to less than a 0.25 cumulative increase over two years
Read more on First Selectman, Nina Daniel - Incumbent

Stephan Grozinger, Selectman

2017 CandidatesAs a 22 year resident of Weston, Stephan has served on the Planning and Zoning Commission for 6 years, with 3 of them as Chair. He was recently named 2017 Weston Citizen of the Year and Firefighter of the Year in 2000 &2014.
Read more on Stephan Grozinger, Selectman

Elise Major - Board of Education - Incumbent

2017 CandidatesExperience Matters!
Elise has served on the Board of Education for 6 years and the Chairman of BOE curriculum committee and Chairman of BOE facilities committee.
Read more on Elise Major - Board of Education - Incumbent

Jerry Sargent, Board of Finance - Incumbent

2017 CandidatesExperience Matters!
As a member of the Board of Finance for 22 years, Jerry has worked to
• Protect and maintain Weston’s fiscal strength and independence
• Minimize impact of the Democrat-induced State budget crisis
• Keep schools strong while working to reduce property taxes
Read more on Jerry Sargent, Board of Finance - Incumbent

Bob Ferguson, Board of Finance - Incumbent

2017 CandidatesExperience Matters!
As a member of the Board of Finance, Bob works hard to eliminate wasteful spending and control property taxes to promote higher home values.
Read more on Bob Ferguson, Board of Finance - Incumbent

Rone Baldwin, Board of Finance - Incumbent

2017 CandidatesResults Matter!
Rone has over 30 years in finance and has lived in town for 24 years. He looks to build upon the accomplishments of the Board of Finance in the coming term. Rone will work to minimize the impact the Democrat-induced State budget crisis on the town of Weston.
Read more on Rone Baldwin, Board of Finance - Incumbent

Bob Machson, Board of Finance

2017 CandidatesAs a 17 year Weston resident, Bob is an outspoken citizen on protecting and maintaining Weston’s fiscal strength and independence. As a co-founder of Weston for Fiscal Responsibility Bob has highlighted wasteful spending and looks forward to keeping schools strong while working to reduce property taxes.
Read more on Bob Machson, Board of Finance

Tom Failla, Planning and Zoning Commission - Incumbent

2017 CandidatesExperience Matters!
Tom has lived in Weston for 29 years and has served on boards within town for 27 of those years. It is important to Tom to uphold the integrity of Weston's 10 year plan and respect Weston's zoning regulations.
Read more on Tom Failla, Planning and Zoning Commission - Incumbent

Britta Lerner, Planning & Zoning Commission - Incumbent

2017 CandidatesExperience Matters!
As a member of the Planning & Zoning Commission for 6 years and a 17 year Weston resident, Britta works hard to respect Weston's zoning regulations while maintaining an open mind to change those regulations as needed and with public input.
Read more on Britta Lerner, Planning & Zoning Commission - Incumbent