Scott Slifka at West Hartford library opening
|Mayor of West Hartford|
2004 – May 16, 2016
|Preceded by||Jonathan Harris|
|Succeeded by||Shari Cantor|
|West Hartford Town Councilor|
2001 – May 16, 2016
March 5, 1974 |
|Spouse(s)||Noelle Simpson Slifka|
|Residence||West Hartford, Connecticut|
Scott Slifka (born Robert Scott Slifka, March 5, 1974 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American politician and the former mayor of West Hartford, Connecticut. A Democrat, Slifka was first elected to the West Hartford Town Council in 2001. He served as mayor from 2004 to 2016.
Slifka was raised in West Hartford and attended George Washington University and the George Washington University Law School. He served as chief-of-staff for Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz. In 2006 he ran unsuccessfully for Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut on a ticket with John DeStefano, Jr., losing in the Democratic primary.