The vibe off of both of these guys is pretty interesting, focused, and eager, without the naive wonderment (I am sure they are plenty naive, who isn’t at 20?) of most young people in politics. They’ve got their work cut out for them in Connecticut that is for sure. Watch out for the cronies guys.
Ford won a seat on the Middletown school board, the same district where he attended public schools. “When the results came in I was absolutely euphoric,” he remarked.
Brown was elected to the Middletown Planning and Zoning Commission. “When I found out I won I said okay, time to get to work.”
Both freely admit some of their friends and family question if they are ready for rough and tumble Connecticut politics.
“If you have the will to do it, if you have the passion to do it, go do it now,” Ford said.
They also routinely get the side eye for belonging to the GOP.
I definitely love Christmas and Thanksgiving at my house because it always gets interesting,” Brown chuckled.