The We the People Party chose its candidates Tuesday for the November election, including Manny Santos and other Republicans for mayor of Meriden, according to the Record Journal.
We the People stood behind Republican Councilman Daniel Brunet for re-election against Democrat Luke Ford. Santos, new to the political arena, is hoping to unseat Democratic Mayor Michael S. Rohde on Election Day.The Meriden Republicans have chosen the following candidates for the November slate.
Mayor: Manuel "Manny" Santos
City Council Area 2: Josh Broekstra
City Council Area 3: Dan Brunet
City Council Area 4: Bob Williams
City Council At-Large: Lenny Rich
City Council At-Large: John Thorp
Board of Education: Scott Hozebin
Board of Education: Kim Carbone-Pandiani
The We The People Party of Meriden was formed in 2007 to offer voters an alternative to the Democratic and Republican parties. The We The People Party is open to all voters, regardless of affiliation.