Sunday, May 26, 2024


Young Republicans Launch 4th Congressional District Branch

A new branch of the Hartford-based Connecticut Young Republicans has been established in Connecticuts 4th Congressional District, it was announced today.

Connecticut Young Republicans 4th Congressional District (CTYR 4th) will oversee and organize the formation of young Republican organizations in each of the 17 towns spanning the district, the announcement said.

The district encompasses the towns and cities of Fairfield, Easton, Monroe, Trumbull, Bridgeport, Shelton, Oxford Westport, Weston, Wilton, Redding, Ridgefield, New Canaan, Norwalk, Darien, Stamford, and Greenwich.

Felix Rodriguez, chairman of Connecticut Young Republicans, appointed Christopher W. Tymniak, a Fairfield Republican Town Committee (RTC) member in District 8, and legislative assistant for Sen. Judith Freedman (R-26), to serve as chairman of the CTYR 4th.

Tymniak also serves on the executive committee of the Connecticut Young Republicans.

Tymniak named James Millington as the organizations executive director. Millington, currently a member of the Fairfield RTC in District 1, served as RTC chairman from March 2002 to March 2004. Millington is a Shelton police officer.

Other appointments to CTYR 4th include: Michael Hahn, a Fairfield Republican and pharmaceutical sales specialist with Sepracor, will serve as membership chairman; Robert Leiphart, a Fairfield Republican and business development and financial consultant with the Westport-based Investment Consulting Group (ICG), has been named treasurer; and Eric Johnson, who is employed by Citigroup, will serve as deputy treasurer.

Johnson is a member of the Fairfield RTC in District 9, and serves as treasurer of BridgePAC.

ғI commend the Connecticut Young Republicans of the 4th Congressional District for their vision and commitment to Republican ideals. said Rep. Christopher Shays, who faces Westport Democratic First Selectwoman Diane G. Farrell in the November election.

ԓYoung people are the next generation of political leaders and Connecticut Young Republicans of the 4th Congressional District will be an important opportunity for those who are interested in getting involved in local politics.

CTYR 4th will host a meet and greet cocktail party at the Sky Box Cafԩ, 1494 Post Road, Fairfield, on Wednesday, Aug. 18 from 6-9 p.m.

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  1. We have looked into the concerns of a writer in regard to Michael Hahn’s participation with the CTYR 4th. His employer has no policy that prohibits his membership and/or participation.

    James Millington
    Executive Director
    CTYR 4th

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