|Connecticut State Senate District 5|
Harris has been the Mayor of the Town of West Hartford. He was a candidate for the Connecticut State House of Representatives in 2000 but was not elected. He then served on the West Hartford Town Council from 2001 to 2004.
Harris earned his BA from Brandeis University in 1986. He went on to receive his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1990.
Harris was a Legislative Aide for former Congresswoman Barbara Kennelly. He worked as an attorney for Slavitt, Connery and Vardamis from 1992 to 1994. He then worked for Hebb and Gitlin from 1994 to 1997. He was a self-employed Political Consultant for 2 Statewide Campaigns from 1997 to 1998. He also worked as Counsel for the Democratic Caucus of the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1999 to 2000. He has been an attorney for London and London since 1997.
Harris is divorced.
State Senator Harris currently serves on the following legislative committees:
- Appropriations (Member) 
- Higher Education and Employment Advancement (Member)
- Planning and Development (Vice Chair)
- Public Health (Co-Chair)
- Regulation Review (Member)
|Connecticut State Senate, District 5 (2008)|
|Jonathan Harris (D)||33,302|
|Joseph Merritt (R)||14,807|
According to Follow the Money, Harris raised $98,669 in 2008 for his state senatorial campaign. 
Listed below are the top five contributors:
- Jonathan Harris's Facebook profile
- Jonathan Harris's Twitter account
- State Senate Campaign contributions: 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008
- Project Vote Smart - Jonathan Harris biography
- Harris2010.com 2010 Campaign website
The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine was used to recall this version of the website from May 28, 2010.
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