Philip Young, State Representative for the 120th District

Phil has served Stratford as Councilperson in the Sixth District, elected in November of 2015. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Phil has lived in Connecticut for 37 years. He has been a member of the Stratford Democratic Town Committee, and is a proud Stratford resident with his wife Jen. Phil is a career chef, well known for his cooking and business management of the highly touted Bridge House in Devon.

While serving on Town Council, he was the Majority Leader and was a consistent advocate for fiscal responsibility. In his younger days, he was the statewide director of the Connecticut Citizen’s Action Group, working on consumer and environmental issues. He was also a director in the Storrs based CT Public Interest Research Group. Caring for people and known for his commitment to fiscal responsibility, Phil is an active and talented consensus developer; he took a stand suing Stratford's Mayor, and won, causing the Town-wide vote on the Water Pollution Control plant issue.

Now, Phil wants to take his love for his home town and his commitment to effective governance and represent Stratford in Hartford.  As your state rep, Phil will bring an fresh voice to represent Stratford's 120th District in Hartford.  He pledges to work across the aisle, to hold Hartford accountable, and make sure Stratford gets its fair share.

Phil will hold Hartford accountable, and eliminate wasteful spending.

Phil will fight to make sure Stratford schools get a better share of state funds.

Phil will work to preserve and protect our environment.

Phil will make it a priority to bring more development and good paying jobs the 120th District.

Come out and Vote on February 27!  Polls are open at 6AM to 8PM.