Clinton Democratic Town Committee

Christine Goupil – First Selectman

This is a pivotal point for Clinton’s future and it requires a strong leader ready to take action. Christine Goupil is committed to realizing Clinton’s potential by making it the place to do business on the Shoreline. After years of fighting for long-term, sustainable growth as a two-term elected official on the Planning and Zoning Commission, Christine will build pride in our community by actively pursuing opportunities in sites such as Unilever and the Downtown. She will lower taxes and fight for the vitality of Clinton by encouraging appropriate economic development while protecting our small town character.

Christine has distinguished herself as a public servant, volunteer, and advocate for the Town of Clinton. She is respected for her ability to communicate her passion and vision for the Town and to build the bi-partisan support necessary to move projects forward. She looks forward to working with both residents and business owners seeking to create a more vibrant, positive, and proactive Clinton and to make our town the jewel of the Shoreline.

Learn more about Christine, and help support her campaign for First Selectman!

Christine answers questions on a variety of topics:

Letters in support of Christine:

  • Moran for Christine Goupil – First Selectman A New Dynamic – By Maria Moran – Published October 25, 2017 Clinton voters who value education and appreciate the positive impact of great schools on property values are lucky to have an excellent choice available to them on Nov. 7, first selectman candidate Christine Goupil. She’s an educated mom of two young boys and she knows what ... read more...
  • Borgnis letter for Christine Goupil – First Selectman This is the Opportunity – By Gary Borgnis – Published October 25, 2017 On Sept. 12, the people of Clinton used their vote as their voice to declare it is time for a change in how our town is governed. As the person to create and lead that change, Democrats overwhelmingly chose Christine Goupil as the primary candidate ... read more...
  • Sullivan letter for Goupil – First Selectman A Lot to Lose – By Vicki Sullivan – Published October 18, 2017 As a retiree, a wife, a mother and grandmother, I care about the town of Clinton, but I do not get involved in politics. However, this coming election has me stepping up and writing this letter. I think we have a lot to lose or ... read more...
  • Knight’s Letter for Goupil-Guerra-Scherban, Board of Selectmen The Stakes Are High – By Bethany Knight – Published October 18, 2017 In less than a month, voters in Clinton have a chance to direct the future of our town for the better. For me, this opportunity means I am voting for the professional, highly experienced slate of Democrats whose names appear on Row A on the ... read more...
  • McGrath Letter for Christine Goupil – First Selectman Candidate Economic Development the Linchpin – By Phyllis McGrath – Published October 04, 2017 I am writing to encourage Clinton residents to vote for Christine Goupil for first selectman in November. We’ve been going through a period of stagnation, even regression, in Clinton these past few years. When we built the new high school, we were assured that the town ... read more...
  • Skoczen’s Letter for Goupil-Guerra-Scherban, DTC Endorsed Candidates for Board of Selectmen Time to Implement – By Kathleen Skoczen – Published September 06, 2017 Complete Streets is a nationwide policy and design approach focused on building safe, healthy, connected communities. The movement focuses on improving street connectivity to allow people walking, biking, or taking public transportation to reach key community points such as schools, shops, and community centers. By adopting a ... read more...
  • Moran’s Letter for Christine Goupil, DTC Endorsed Candidate for First Selectman Step in the Right Direction – By Aidan Moran – Published September 06, 2017 Like so many others here in town, I still have a bitter taste in my mouth at how the lawyers for CVS were able to railroad their application through the so-called planning process and against the objection of an overwhelming majority of concerned ... read more...
  • Gebauer’s Letter for Christine Goupil, DTC Endorsed Candidate for First Selectman Taken the Time and Effort – By Paul Gebauer – Published September 06, 2017 Back in January 2015, the Clinton Board of Selectmen passed a resolution to be fully sustainable in terms of energy consumption by 2030. While good progress has been made with solar panels on the schools and on the Department of Public Works offices and ... read more...
  • Linder’s Letter for Christine Goupil, DTC Endorsed Candidate for First Selectman Taxpayers Deserve True Leaders – By Karen Linder – Published September 06, 2017 When I vote in the primary on Sept. 12, I will vote based upon Democratic values. I will vote for Christine Goupil and her team. For me, Democratic values matter greatly. Democratic values in local politics equate to operating ethically, with transparency and serving the ... read more...
  • Hidek’s Letter for Goupil-Guerra-Scherban, DTC Endorsed Candidates for Board of Selectmen Integrity, Transparency, and Success – By Lynn R. Hidek – Published September 06, 2017 In the Tuesday, Sept. 12 primary, I encourage Clinton Democrats to make voting the priority of the day by marking their calendars, positioning a Post-It on their steering wheels, and setting a reminder on their phones. This primary is crucial for the future of ... read more...