Poll: Which Democrat deserves to be new namesake for state party dinner?

Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson have gone from immortals in the Connecticut Democratic Party to mothballs.

Party leaders have voted out the presidents as two of the namesakes of the party’s annual fundraising dinner because they owned slaves and because of Jackson’s mistreatment of Native Americans.

A rebranding campaign is underway, which gives Hearst Connecticut Media the perfect excuse to hold an election.

So make your picks and we’ll announce the results.

Which Democrat is most deserving of becoming the new namesake of the state party's annual fundraising dinner?

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Neil Vigdor