|Connecticut State Senate District 22|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||5|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2008|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Trumbull Town Council|
|Bachelor's||American University (1991)|
|J.D.||Emory University (1995)|
|Birthday||October 13, 1968|
|Place of birth||New York, NY|
Musto worked on the Land Acquisition Committee/Treasurer/Pension Board/Capital Improvements Committee for Trumbull Town Government. He was a member of the Town Council of Trumbull in 2003. He was a candidate for the Connecticut State House of Representatives in 2004 but was not elected.
Musto earned his BSBA in Accounting from American University in 1991. He went on to receive his J.D. from Emory University in 1995.
Musto worked for the Office of the Georgia Attorney General. He has also worked as a Tax Attorney and as an attorney for Trumbull Housing Authority.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Musto served on the following committees:
|Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Finance, Revenue and Bonding|
|• Government Administration and Elections, Chair|
|• Public Health|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Musto served on these committees:
|Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Children, Vice Chair|
|• General Law|
|• Human Services, Co-Chair|
|• Regulations Review|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Musto served on these committees:
|Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• General Law|
|• Higher Education and Employment Advancement|
- See also: Connecticut State Senate elections, 2012
Musto ran in the 2012 election for Connecticut State Senate District 22. Musto ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012. He defeated Chadwick Ciocci (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Connecticut State Senate, District 22, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Anthony Musto Incumbent||67.3%||24,512|
- See also: Connecticut State Senate elections, 2010
Musto ran for re-election to the 22nd District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition and defeated David R. Pia (R) in the November 2 general election.
|Connecticut State Senate, District 22 General Election (2010)|
|Anthony Musto (D)||14,861|
|David R. Pia (R)||12,899|
|Connecticut State Senate, District 22 (2008)|
|Anthony Musto (D)||20,707|
|Robert Russo (R)||17,994|
Comprehensive donor information for Musto is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Musto raised a total of $402,787 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 17, 2013.
|Anthony Musto's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Connecticut State Senate, District 22||$110,010|
|2010||Connecticut State Senate, District 22||$121,941|
|2008||Connecticut State House, District 22||$157,511|
|2004||Connecticut State House, District 123||$13,325|
|Grand Total Raised||$402,787|
2012Musto won re-election to the Connecticut State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Musto raised a total of $110,010.
|Connecticut State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Anthony Musto's campaign in 2012|
|Total Raised in 2012||$110,010|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Musto raised $121,941 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Democrats For New Leadership||$10,000|
|Democratic Sanate Majority PAC||$5,000|
|Working Families Party||$3,250|
In 2008, Musto collected $157,511 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Democrats for New Leadership||$9,371|
|Democratic Senate Majority||$6,937|
|Bridgeport Democratic Town Committee||$4,580|
|Senate Democrats Victory PAC||$4,559|
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.
Musto received a score of 0 on the Yankee Institute's Voter Guide for 2011-12, tied with 15 others for the lowest score among the 36 scored members of the Connecticut Senate. This score was 2 lower than his score of 2 for the 2009-10 term.
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Musto and his wife, Katherine, have three children.
- Official Connecticut State Senate website of Senator Anthony Musto
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008 2004
- Anthony Musto on Facebook
- Connecticut Secretary of State "Candidate List" Accessed June 18, 2012
- Connecticut Secretary of State, Official Primary Results
- Connecticut Secretary of State "Election Results 2012" Accessed November 17, 2012
- Connecticut Secretary of State - 2008 General Election Results
- followthemoney.org, "Anthony Musto," Accessed September 17, 2013
- followthemoney.org, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- 2008 contributions to Anthony Musto
- Yankee Institute for Public Policy, Yankee Institute Voter Guide for 2011-12, October 19, 2012
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