Get Involved

DTC hq 2016Our Democratic Headquarters is open!
We are located 1757 Post Road East in the Westfair Shopping Center.

Here is how you can help our candidates:

1. Weekday Phone Banking
We will be open Monday through Friday 12:00-8:00pm for phone banking to Westport voters. Bring a friend or family member!

2. Canvas Door to Door
We will be open Monday through Friday 4:00-8:00pm for you to join canvassing drives and knock on doors.  It’s a great way to learn about your community, meet neighbors and help the cause.

3. Write Letters
Thoughtful letters to the local newspapers and blogs in support of our candidates are crucial as well as commenting online where appropriate.  Please contact us if you need help finding resources.

4. Yard Signs
Will be obtained from DTC Headquarters.  Please contact us if you can help put out signs or even better if you have or know a willing friend with a well-trafficked residence.

5. Word of Mouth
Getting up to speed on the issues and our candidates’ positions and communicating with your friends and neighbors is extremely helpful.  In today’s environment, sending out personalized emails to your friends supporting candidates is very effective.  Contact us for talking points or refer to candidate’s website (links are listed on our DTC website:

6. Social Media
Please LIKE our Candidate Facebook pages –  Click HERE for Melissa Kane and Rob Simmelkjaer for Selectmen and LIKE all our candidates’ pages as well.  When you see posts by the DTC and Candidates, it is very helpful to 1) LIKE them, 2) POST them on your own page by SHARING the post and 3) COMMENTING on posts.   Doing ALL these actions will help their impact immensely.

7. Contributions
You can always contribute directly  to help us fund our operations (up to $2,000 per person each year).  CLICK HERE TO CONTRIBUTE.

Together, working as a team, we can help achieve success this fall for our Democratic candidates.

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions on how we can be more effective please email me at the address below.

In the meantime, please periodically check our website for updates on activities, upcoming events and candidates.

Ellen Lautenberg
Westport DTC Chair
Contact : Click here