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Dear Members and Tag Sale Visitors,

I want to take a moment and thank you all for making this year's tag sale a success! It's not always easy work, but it is always a pleasure to be surrounded by such dedicated, hard working, and fun members, and to meet so many people from our communities!

Our tag sale proceeds help us to bring the League's Fairfield Voters Guide to Fairfielders and our many free public forums to Connecticut. I am so pleased to be a member of the Fairfield League of Women Voters!

Best regards always,
Bryce Perry


Fairfield League of Women Voters April 2nd Public Information meeting on GE got excellent local news coverage. Read all about it:

From The CT POST: "Kleban `aggressively' pursuing acquisition of GE property"
By Genevieve Reilly Updated 10:23 am, Monday, April 4, 2016

First Selectman MichaelTetreau,
center, talks with Ken Keban,
president of Kleban Properties, left,
and Economic Development Director
Mark Barnhart before the start of a
League of Women Voters forum
Saturday on the future of the General
Electric property.

FAIRFIELD -- A new vision for the General Electric headquarters property, with elements ranging from a software design center to education and recreation facilities to restaurants and hotels, is taking shape for the Easton Turnpike campus after the corporate giant moves to Boston, according to the president of the real estate investment firm "aggressively" trying to acquire the site. Read more at the CT POST You will be leaving this website.

From The MINUTEMAN NEWS CENTER: "Kleban discusses big plans for GE site"
Residents listen to speakers
at the forum. (Minuteman Staff photo)

As town officials and residents continue to be hungry for answers regarding the future of the GE property, the League of Women Voters organized a forum Saturday morning that aimed to answer some of the questions about purchases and plans.

Along with First Selectman Michael Tetreau and Mark Barnhart, Fairfield community and economic development director, Ken Kleban, president of Kleban Properties, which is vying to be the frontrunner in purchasing the property, shared about his company's plans for development. Read more at the MINUTEMAN NEWS CENTER You will be leaving this website.

Yea! Fairfield Wins 2014 "Democracy Cup" as City with Highest Voter Turnout
 Secretary of the State Denise Merrill announced the winners of the 2014 "Democracy Cup" for the highest voter turnout percentage in the 2014 general election with Fairfield being the winning city at 56.96%. The award is given annually to the small, mid-sized, large towns and city with the highest voter turnout on Election Day. This was an improved number for Fairfield in non-Presidential state election year turnout. Small, mid-sized, and large town winners were Cornwall (74.77%), Guilford (71.16%), and Glastonbury (68.96%) respectively. State-wide 55.57% of eligible voters turned out. We modestly think our 2014 Get Out the Vote Fairfield program was a contributor but with a 57% voter turnout there is more work ahead for us.