Election Edition 2023: West Haven mayoral race
For the next few weeks, The Wheelhouse is hitting the campaign trail! The show will feature interviews with candidates for mayor across the state. Today, West Haven!
There are a lot of great things in West Haven, like Ed McCarthy’s Blue Devils, Savin Rock Park, and Zuppardi’s Apizza. But lately, those things have been overshadowed by turmoil at city hall – including a financial crisis and scandal involving COVID relief dollars. So what will this mean for November's open mayoral election?
This hour, hear from both candidates in West Haven's mayoral race: Democrat Dorinda Borer and Republican Barry Lee Cohen
Plus, hear from experts following this race.
- Dorinda Borer: Democratic nominee for mayor
- Barry Lee Cohen: Republican nominee for mayor
- Christine Stuart: Editor, CT News Junkie
- Jonathan Wharton: Associate professor of political science and urban affairs, Southern Connecticut State University