The Lancelot

Local State Representative Election

Paige Miller, Reporter

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The presidential election was not the only battle being waged this week. Towns were buzzing with polls for their own officials in office. Republican incumbent Kathleen McCarty won against Democrat Sharon Palmer by a landslide for the position as State Representative for the Waterford and Montville district.

This term will be McCarty’s second as state rep for the district. A state representative’s job is to be apart of the House of representatives. They vote to pass laws and send them to the House of Representatives which then goes to Congress.

McCarty has a ton of background behind her, such as receiving her Bachelor of Arts from Sacred Heart University, Two Master’s of Arts (Medieval Studies and Teaching French) from Fairfield University and Fordham University. The State Rep is not limiting her studies; she is currently taking a Ph.D. Candidate French Course at the University of Connecticut. McCarty has many plans for her second term in office for the upcoming years. A few of her main goals are to focus on the board of education, vocation rehabilitation, Commission on the Arts, libraries, museums, as well as historical/cultural associations.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • Local State Representative Election

    News

    It’s Groundhog Day

  • Local State Representative Election

    News

    Changes in Thanksgiving Holiday

  • Local State Representative Election

    News

    Meet Hillary Clinton

  • Local State Representative Election

    Arts & Entertainment

    REVIEW: Rihanna “Work”s Her New Album

  • Local State Representative Election

    News

    Alan Rickman: The Good Villain

  • Local State Representative Election

    Arts & Entertainment

    REVIEW: Ray Goren’s Debut Album

  • Video

    Meet The Staff!

  • Local State Representative Election

    Academic News

    A Guiding Light for Struggling Students

  • Local State Representative Election

    Arts & Entertainment

    The Magic of Disney Comes to Waterford

  • Local State Representative Election

    Opinion

    Healthy Living

Navigate Right
Home of Waterford High School News
Local State Representative Election