|Connecticut House of Representatives, District 71|
|1997 - Present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||16|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||January 23, 1996|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Place of birth||Waterbury, CT|
D'Amelio is the Owner of Five Capital Realty, a licensed realtor with the Covino Agency, and Co-Owner of Paisano's Restaurant and Bar. He previously was Owner of the Pond View Cafe, a realtor with Advantage Realty, and Co-Owner of the Three of a Kind Family Restaurant.
He served as an Alderman of the Waterbury City Council from 1994-1996, and was a Commissioner with the Waterbury Board of Education from 1990-1994.
D'Amelio is a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Town Plot Neighborhood Association, National Association of Realtors, Waterbury Board of Realtors, and the Holy Names Society of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, D'Amelio served on the following committees:
|Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• General Law|
|• Public Safety and Security|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, D'Amelio served on these committees:
|Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• General Law|
|• Insurance and Real Estate|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, D'Amelio served on these committees:
|Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• General Law|
|• Insurance and Real Estate, Ranking Member|
|• Public Safety and Security|
D'Amelio ran in the 2012 election for Connecticut House of Representatives District 71. D'Amelio ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012. He defeated Ernest Brunelli (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012. 
|Connecticut House of Representatives, District 71, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Anthony J. D'Amelio Incumbent||60%||5,410|
D'Amelio ran for re-election to the 71st District seat in 2010. D'Amelio defeated Luis M. Quinche, Jr. (I) in the November 2 general election.
|Connecticut House of Representatives, District 71 General Election (2010)|
|Anthony D'Amelio (R)||5,583|
|Luis M. Quinche, Jr. (Ind)||943|
On November 4, 2008, D'Amelio won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives from Connecticut's 71st District, defeating Stephen Ferrucci, III (D and WF) and Arthur Denze, Sr. (I). D'Amelio received 5,563 votes in the election while Ferrucci received 3,778 votes, and Denze received 1,271 votes. D'Amelio raised $28,701 for his campaign; Ferrucci raised $30,771, and Denze raised $32,165.
|Anthony D'Amelio (R)||5,563|
|Stephen Ferrucci, III (D and WF)||3,778|
|Arthur Denze, Sr. (I)||1,271|
Comprehensive donor information for D'Amelio is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, D'Amelio raised a total of $185,627 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 23, 2013.
|Anthony D'Amelio's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Connecticut State House, District 71||$32,145|
|2010||Connecticut State House, District 71||$17,246|
|2008||Connecticut State House, District 71||$28,701|
|2006||Connecticut State House, District 71||$15,945|
|2004||Connecticut State House, District 71||$15,655|
|2002||Connecticut State House, District 71||$17,401|
|2000||Connecticut State House, District 71||$30,742|
|1998||Connecticut State House, District 71||$27,792|
|Grand Total Raised||$185,627|
2012D'Amelio won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, D'Amelio raised a total of $32,145.
|Connecticut House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Anthony D'Amelio's campaign in 2012|
|Monti, Ralph A.||$100|
|Total Raised in 2012||$32,145|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, D'Amelio raised $17,246 in contributions. 
His largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $12,246 to his campaign.
Listed below is the largest contributor to Anthony D'Amelio's 2008 campaign.
Yankee Institute's Voter Guide
- See also: Yankee Institute's Voter Guide
The Yankee Institute, a pro-market think tank, releases its Voter Guide after each two-year legislative term. Each member of the Connecticut General Assembly receives a score from 0 to 10 based on how he or she voted in ten key votes. The Institute selects key votes which "reveal the differences between those legislators that would harness the power of individual liberty and the market to improve lives, and those that prefer a centrally-planned approach." A legislator with a 10 voted in agreement with the Yankee Institute on all 10 votes, while a legislator with a 0 voted against the Yankee Institute's views or was absent for all 10 votes.
D'Amelio received a score of 6 on the Yankee Institute's Voter Guide for 2011-12, tied for the 40th highest score among the 152 scored members of the Connecticut House of Representatives. This score was 3 lower than his score of 9 for the 2009-10 term.
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- Connecticut House Republicans - Rep. Anthony D'Amelio
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Anthony D'Amelio on Facebook
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. D'Amelio
- ↑ Connecticut Secretary of State "Candidate list" Accessed June 19, 2012
- ↑ Connecticut Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- ↑ Connecticut Secretary of State "Election Results 2012" Accessed November 21, 2012
- ↑ Connecticut House official election results for 2008
- ↑ District 71 Connecticut House candidate funds, 2008
- ↑ "Follow the Money", "D'Amelio, Anthony J.", Accessed September 23, 2013
- ↑ 2010 contributions
- ↑ 9.0 9.1 Yankee Institute for Public Policy, Yankee Institute Voter Guide for 2011-12, October 19, 2012
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