State Rep. Themis Klarides attended the 2009 Democracy Cup Award ceremony honoring the town of Orange, Wednesday morning, January 6 in the Town Hall. The award is given annually to small, medium and large towns and cities with the highest voter turn out. With a 58.9% voter turnout rate in 2009, Orange won the honor for the mid-size town category. Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz presented the trophy to First Selectman Jim Zeoli. Also in attendance were Rep. Paul Davis and Sen. Gayle Slossberg.