Senator Rob Sampson Welcomes the 2021 CT Kid Governor

June 8, 2021

Front Row (L-R): Sandra Chavez (Oshana Elementary Teacher); State Representative Donna Veach (R-30); Reese Naughton (CT Kid Governor); State Representative Liz Linehan (D-103) Back Row (L-R): State Senator Robert C. Sampson (R-16);  State Representative Gale Mastrofrancesco (R-80); Patrick Naughton (father); Allyson Naughton (mother); State Representative John Fusco (R-81) posed for a photo after the introduction on the House Floor.


Senator Rob Sampson (R-16) shared, “I was delighted to meet Connecticut’s Outstanding Kid Governor, Reese Naughton. We talked about her summer plans and how Covid has affected her life this past year. Also, we spoke about her goals to keep people’s minds and bodies healthy, even through this horrendous year. I admire her focus on the silver linings of Covid and I wish her continued success!”

The Connecticut Democracy Center coordinates the CT Kid Governor Program through the Old State House. This annual, statewide project is open to all fifth-grade students – who then participate in an election process to choose the next Kid Governor, who is sworn in each January. The CT Kid Governor’s 2021 Platform is “Be Positive: Pandemic Perseverance,” spreading positivity and helping those still struggling from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Southington delegation encourages everyone to take a moment and learn more about this free, public program: