Elected and Appointed Officials In Connecticut
List of Elected and Appointed Officials
Connecticut Current Partisan Composition
- Governor Dan Malloy
- Lieutenant Governor
- Nancy Wyman
- Attorney General
- George Jepsen,
- Secretary of State - Elected
- Hon. Denise Merrill
A Senator from Connecticut; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., February 13,1946; graduated Harvard University, B.A., 1967; attended Cambridge University,1967-1968; graduated Yale University, J.D., 1973; editor-in-chief of the YaleLaw Journal; served in the United States Marine Corps Reserves 1970-1976; WhiteHouse aide 1969-1970; law clerk to United States Supreme Court Justice Harry A.Blackmun 1974-1975; administrative assistant to Senator Abraham Ribicoff1975-1976; United States Attorney for Connecticut 1977-1981; lawyer; member ofthe Connecticut state house of representatives 1984-1987; member of theConnecticut state senate 1987-1990; attorney general of Connecticut 1991-2010;elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2010; reelected in 2016 for the term ending January 3, 2023.
A Senator and a Representative from Connecticut; born in WhitePlains, Westchester County, N.Y., August 3, 1973; B.A., Williams College,Williamstown, Mass., 1996; attended Exeter College, Oxford, England, 1994-1995;J.D., University of Connecticut, Hartford, Conn., 2002; lawyer, privatepractice; Southington, Conn., planning and zoning commission, 1997-1999; memberof the Connecticut state house of representatives, 1999-2003; member of theConnecticut state senate, 2003-2006; elected as a Democrat to the One HundredTenth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2007-January 3, 2013);was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but waselected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2012 for the term endingJanuary 3, 2019.
|Congressional District : 1||Democratic|
Representative Larson, John B.
A Representative from Connecticut; born in Hartford, HartfordCounty, Conn., July 22, 1948; graduated East Hartford High School, Hartford,Conn., 1967; B.A., Central Connecticut University, New Britain, Conn., 1971;member of the East Hartford, Conn., board of education, 1977-1979; member ofthe East Hartford, Conn., town council, 1979-1983; senior fellow at the YaleBush Center for Child Development and Social Policy, New Haven, Conn.; teacher;businessman; member of the Connecticut state senate, 1986-1998, President ProTempore of the Connecticut state senate, 1990-1998; elected as a Democrat tothe One Hundred Sixth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3,1999-present); chair, House Democratic Caucus (One Hundred Eleventh and OneHundred Twelfth Congresses).
|Congressional District : 2||Democratic|
Representative Courtney, Joe
A Representative from Connecticut; born in West Hartford, TollandCounty, Conn., April 6, 1953; B.A., Tufts University, Medford, Mass, 1975;J.D., University of Connecticut, Storrs, Conn., 1978; lawyer, private practice;member of the Connecticut state house of representatives, 1987-1994; elected asa Democrat to the One Hundred Tenth and to the four succeeding Congresses(January 3, 2007-present).
|Congressional District : 3||Democratic|
Representative DeLauro, Rosa L.
A Representative from Connecticut; born in New Haven, New HavenCounty, Conn., March 2, 1943; graduated Laurelton Hall High School, West Haven,Conn.; B.A., Marymount College, Tarrytown, N.Y., 1964; attended the LondonSchool of Economics, London, England, 1962-1963; M.A., Columbia University, NewYork, N.Y., 1966; staff to Mayor Frank Logue of New Haven, Conn., 1976-1977;campaign manager, Mayor Frank Logue, 1978; staff, New Haven, Conn., developmentadministrator, 1977-1979; campaign manager for United States SenatorChristopher J. Dodd of Connecticut, 1979-1980; staff, United States SenatorChristopher J. Dodd of Connecticut, 1981-1987; executive director, Countdown‘87, 1987-1988; executive director, EMILY’S List, 1989-1990;elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Second and to the twelve succeedingCongresses (January 3, 1991-present).
|Congressional District : 4||Democratic|
Representative Himes, James A.
A Representative from Connecticut; born in Lima, Peru, July 5, 1966;graduated from Hopewell Valley Central High School, Pennington, N.J.; A.B.,Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1988; M. Phil., Oxford University,Oxford, England, 1990; banking executive; non-profit executive; member of theGreenwich, Conn., housing authority, 2003-2006; chairman of the Greenwich,Conn., housing authority, 2003-2006; member of the Greenwich, Conn., board ofestimate and taxation, 2006-2007; elected as a Democrat to the One HundredEleventh and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3,2009-present).
|Congressional District : 5||Democratic|
Representative Esty, Elizabeth H.
A Representative from Connecticut; born in Oak Park, Cook County,Ill., August 25, 1959; graduated from Winona High School, Winona, Minn., 1977;A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1981; J.D., Yale University, NewHaven, Conn., 1985; law clerk; lawyer, private practice; professor; member ofthe Cheshire, Conn., town council, 2005-2008; member of the Connecticut stategeneral assembly, 2008-2010; elected as a Democrat to the One HundredThirteenth Congress and to the succeeding Congress (January 3,2013-present).