Christie Carpino

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Christie Carpino
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Connecticut House of Representatives, District 32
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$28,000/year
Per diemNone
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of New Hampshire
J.D.Northeastern University
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Christie M. Carpino is a Republican member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing District 32. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Carpino earned her B.A. from the University of New Hampshire and J.D. from Northeastern University. She works for Connecticut Legal Services as a pro bono attorney.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Carpino served on the following committees:

Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Judiciary
Program Review and Investigations, Ranking Member

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Carpino served on these committees:

Elections

2014

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. Kathleen G. Richards defeated Anthony "Tony" Salvatore in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Christie Carpino was unopposed in the Republican primary. Richards will face Carpino in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2012

Carpino ran in the 2012 election for Connecticut House of Representatives District 32. Carpino ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012. She defeated Christopher Phelps (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5][6]

Connecticut House of Representatives, District 32, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChristie M. Carpino Incumbent 54% 6,256
     Democratic Christopher Phelps 46% 5,323
Total Votes 11,579

2010

See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2010

Carpino defeated Carl Chudzik in the August 10 primary. She defeated incumbent Democrat James O'Rourke in the November 2 general election.

Connecticut House of Representatives, District 32 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Christie Carpino (R) 5,440
Jim O'Rourke (D) 3,994

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Carpino is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Carpino raised a total of $89,616 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 17, 2013.[7]

Christie Carpino's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Connecticut State House, District 32 Won $59,429
2010 Connecticut State House, District 32 Won $30,187
Grand Total Raised $89,616

2012

Carpino won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Carpino raised a total of $59,429.
Connecticut House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Christie Carpino's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$53,700
Artioli, Joseph$100
Faienza, Antonio$100
Shaw, Steven$100
Paradiso, Chris$100
Total Raised in 2012$59,429
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Carpino raised $30,182 in contributions.[8]

Her largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $24,536 to her campaign.

Scorecards

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2014

In 2014, the Connecticut General Assembly was in session from February 5 to May 7.[9]

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."

2012

In 2012, the Connecticut General Assembly was in session from February 8 to May 9.[10]

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."

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.[11]

2012

Carpino received a score of 8 on the Yankee Institute's Voter Guide for 2011-12, tied for the 8th highest score among the 152 scored members of the Connecticut House of Representatives. She did not receive a score for the 2009-10 term because she was not yet in the legislature.[11]

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Personal

Carpino and her husband Joe have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jim O'Rourke
Connecticut House District 32
2011–present
Succeeded by
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