Gregory Haddad

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Gregory Haddad
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Connecticut House of Representatives, District 54
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$28,000/year
Per diemNone
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Connecticut
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Gregory Haddad is a Democratic member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing District 54. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. He formerly served in the following positions: deputy mayor for the Mansfield Town Council, member of Mansfield Planning and Zoning, member of Mansfield Inland Wetland Agency, and chairman of the local Democratic Party.

Biography

Haddad earned his bachelor's degree in Physics from the University of Connecticut in 1989. He has worked as legislative aide for State Senator Mary Ann Handley. He has also been assistant chief of staff for State Senator/President Pro Tempore Donald E. Williams, Jr..

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Commerce, Vice Chair
Higher Education and Employment Advancement

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Connecticut House of Representatives consisted 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 Gregory Haddad was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Ray Haddad was unopposed in the Republican primary. Gregory Haddad defeated Ray Haddad in the general election.[1][2]

Connecticut House of Representatives District 54, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGregory Haddad Incumbent 68.1% 2,945
     Republican Ray Haddad 26.2% 1,134
     Working Families Green check mark transparent.pngGregory Haddad Incumbent 5.7% 247
Total Votes 4,326

2012

See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2012

Haddad ran in the 2012 election for Connecticut House of Representatives District 54. Haddad ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and also ran unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

Connecticut House of Representatives, District 54, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGregory Haddad 100% 6,219
Total Votes 6,219

2010

See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2010

Haddad was unopposed in the August 10 primary. He defeated Republican Christopher R. Paulhus and Buckman for Connecticut candidate Brien T. Buckman in the November 2 general election.

Connecticut House of Representatives, District 54 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gregory Haddad (D) 3,737
Christopher R. Paulhus (R) 1,461
Jason J. Ortiz (PEC) 909
Brien T. Buckman (BFC) 98

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Haddad is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Haddad raised a total of $46,535 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 17, 2013.[6]

Gregory Haddad's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Connecticut State House, District 54 Won $14,573
2010 Connecticut State House, District 54 Won $31,962
Grand Total Raised $46,535

2012

Haddad won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Haddad raised a total of $14,573.
Connecticut House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Gregory Haddad's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$8,055
Facchinetti, Katherine A$100
Schaefer, Carl W$100
Loffredo, Vincent$100
Rasicot, Jospeh P$100
Total Raised in 2012$14,573
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Haddad raised $31,962 in contributions.[7]

His largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $25,426 to his campaign.

Scorecards

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2014

In 2014, the Connecticut General Assembly was in session from February 5 to May 7.[8]

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.[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."

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.[10]

2012

Haddad received a score of 0 on the Yankee Institute's Voter Guide for 2011-12, tied with 72 others for the lowest score among the 152 scored members of the Connecticut House of Representatives. He did not receive a score for the 2009-10 term because he was not yet in the legislature.[10]

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Personal

Haddad has a wife, Donna Becotte.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Denise Merrill
Connecticut House District 54
2011–present
Succeeded by
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