Message From the Chairman

Welcome! Thank you for visiting the New Canaan Republican Town Committee’s website. Our mission is to recruit and support qualified Republicans to serve in the best interest of all New Canaan residents. The New Canaan Republican Town Committee has been instrumental in identifying candidates who have helped shape our town to what it is today.

Despite the Democrat-led state government handing us two of the largest tax increases in Connecticut’s history, our Republican leadership in New Canaan has continued to maintain low taxes and provide one of the best school systems in Connecticut while supporting our seniors.

We have a track record of tremendous success, and we could not have achieved this success without our many volunteers. There are plenty of ways to volunteer and keep New Canaan a great place to raise a family and retire. Please let us know if you have an interest in serving on one of the town’s Boards or Commissions or supporting our Republican candidates who will represent New Canaan in the Connecticut General Assembly.

Patrick Donovan, Chair

Get involved!

The RTC Chairman is always looking for new volunteers for endorsement by the Committee to serve in appointed positions on various town boards and commissions, and also volunteers who may wish to serve as a member of the RTC. Email Pat Donovan at

Join Our Mailing List

Stay on top of local elections and political events.


Support Your Local Republican Party

Notice of Republican Caucus

(November 21, 2019) The New Canaan Republican Town Committee (RTC) hereby gives notice that New Canaan Republicans will hold a caucus on a date from January 7 through January 14, 2020 for the purpose of endorsing members of the RTC for the March 2020 to March 2022 term.

Beginning on December 2, registered New Canaan Republicans interested in being candidates for membership on the RTC may obtain their petition forms by sending an email request to to make an appointment with Town Clerk Claudia A. Weber. Please do not phone or visit Claudia A. Weber without an appointment. Petitions must be signed by at least twenty-five registered New Canaan Republicans and submitted by hand-delivering them to Town Clerk Claudia A. Weber at the New Canaan Town Hall, 77 Main Street, New Canaan, Connecticut by no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 13, 2019.

Next Monthly Meeting, December 9, 2019 at 7:30 PM at the New Canaan Town Hall

The New Canaan Republican Town Committee will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 PM on November 11 at Town Hall.  The RTC usually meets the second Monday of every month at Town Hall. The meeting is open to the public.

The RTC Congratulates Our Candidates 

Republicans have won all the seats in the local November 2019 election that they were eligible to win. We are pleased to congratulate the following winners.

First Selectman
Kevin J. Moynihan

Nick Williams

Town Clerk
Claudia A. Weber

Town Treasurer
Andrew Brooks

Town Council
Cristina Aguirre-Ross
Stephen J. Karl
Michael J. Mauro
Maria Naughton

Board of Education
Carl W. Gardiner
Bob Naughton
Julie Reeves

Board of Assessment Appeals
Jennifer Donovan
David L. Hunt

Arvind Bajaj
Darren Bruno
Mary Anne Mercogliano
Gregory Pepe