Ben McGorty

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Ben McGorty
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Connecticut House of Representatives, District 122
Incumbent
In office
July 25, 2014 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 0
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$28,000/year
Per diemNone
Elections and appointments
First electedJuly 22, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
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Ben McGorty is a Republican member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing District 122. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on July 22, 2014.

Elections

2014

General election

See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Connecticut House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 12, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 10, 2014. Incumbent Ben McGorty defeated Michael C. Vickerelli in the Republican primary and will face Kelly Hanna (G) and Cheryl S. Jansen (Nonpartisan) in the general election.[1][2]

Special election

See also: Connecticut state legislative special elections, 2014

Ben McGorty (R) defeated Arlene Liscinsky (D) in the special election.[3][4]

The seat was vacant following Lawrence Miller's (R) death.[3]

A special election for the position of Connecticut House of Representatives District 122 has been called for July 22. Candidates were nominated by their party rather than chosen through a primary.[3]

Connecticut House of Representatives, District 122, Special Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBen McGorty 75.3% 1,403
     Democratic Arlene Liscinsky 24.7% 459
Total Votes 1,862

Note: Results provided here are unofficial returns.[5]

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2014

In 2014, the Connecticut General Assembly was in session from February 5 to May 7.[6]

Legislators are scored on their votes on "issues important to Connecticut's working men and women."
Legislators are scored on their votes on "key environmental bills."

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Political offices
Preceded by
Lawrence Miller (R)
Connecticut State House District 122
July 2014-Present
Succeeded by
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