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Denise L. Nappier

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Denise L. Nappier
Denise L. Nappier.jpg
Connecticut Treasurer
In office
January 1999 - Present
Term ends
January 2019
Years in position 16
PredecessorPaul J. Silvester (R)
Base salary$110,000
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 3, 1998
Next generalNovember 6, 2018
Campaign $$2,075,749
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sVirginia State University
Master'sUniversity of Cincinnati
Office website
Denise L. Nappier is the current Democratic Treasurer of Connecticut. She was first elected in 1998, and was sworn into office the following January. Nappier has been re-elected every four years since, most recently in 2014.[1]

Nappier won a fifth term as state treasurer in the 2014 elections.[2] She was uncontested in the August 12 Democratic primary and narrowly overcame Republican challenger Tim Herbst in the November 4 general election.


Nappier previously served as Hartford City Treasurer for nearly ten years, and as Executive Director of Hartford’s Riverfront Recapture.[1]

She attended Virginia State University for her undergraduate degree, and went on to earn her master's from the University of Cincinnati.


  • Virginia State University, B.A.
  • University of Cincinnati, Master’s degree
  • Teikyo Post University, Honorary degree
  • Trinity College, Honorary degree
  • Briarwood College, Honorary degree
  • University of Hartford, Honorary degree
  • Saint Joseph College, Honorary degree[1]

Political career

Connecticut Treasurer (1999-Present)

Nappier has served in this position since January 1999, after her election in November 1998. She was re-elected in 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014.[1]



See also: Connecticut down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Nappier ran for re-election as Connecticut Treasurer in 2014.[2] Denise L. Nappier won the general election on November 4, 2014.


Connecticut Treasurer, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDenise Nappier Incumbent 50.9% 533,182
     Republican Tim Herbst 49.1% 514,402
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 0% 119
Total Votes 1,047,703
Election Results via Connecticut Secretary of State.


Nappier won re-election as Connecticut Treasurer on November 2, 2010.[3]

Connecticut Treasurer, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDenise L. Nappier Incumbent 54.3% 600,270
     Republican Jeff Wright 43.5% 480,623
     Independent Andrew Grant White 1.4% 15,611
     Green S. David Bue 0.9% 9,600
Total Votes 1,106,104
Election Results via Follow the Money

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Nappier is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Nappier raised a total of $2,075,749 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 8, 2013.[4]

Denise L. Nappier's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2010 Connecticut Treasurer Won $780,095
2006 Connecticut Treasurer Won $356,199
2004 Connecticut Treasurer Not up for election $9,574
2002 Connecticut Treasurer Won $581,751
2000 Connecticut Treasurer Not up for election $50
1998 Connecticut Treasurer Won $348,080
Grand Total Raised $2,075,749

2002, 2006, 2010

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Preceded by
Paul J. Silvester (R)
Connecticut Treasurer
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