Democrats will continue to lead the Mansfield Town Council in 2017 thanks to a successful election night on November 7. Joining them on the council will be a familiar face: Caitlin Briody (POLS ’17) won an unexpected seat on the Council as an unaffiliated petitioning candidate. Briody became the first petitioning candidate to win a council seat since the town began its current council-manager government form in 1973. Briody graduated from UConn this past May with honors and a double major in sociology and political science. Read more in our latest edition of POLS News and Notes!