Candidate Lea Powers has called Bristol home for more than 30 years. She's a former schoolteacher and now a small business owner.

She tells us it's time for change. "[I'd like to] see where we are as far as finances and to see what we can do to reduce the tax rate for local businesses," she said. "Right now we have one of the highest tax rates and that's discouraging to new jobs in our area. I would then want to pursue an active and aggressive marketing plan."