Richard G. Covello

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Richard G. Covello
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Candidate for
Connecticut House of Representatives, District 78
Bachelor'sUniversity of New Haven
Master'sUniversity of New Haven
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Navy
Years of service1960-1964
Date of birthNovember 11, 1942
Place of birthWaterbury, Connecticut
ProfessionAdjunct professor
ReligionRoman Catholic
Richard G. Covello was a Democratic candidate for District 78 of the Connecticut House of Representatives. The primary election was on August 10, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010.


Covello earned a B.S. for the University of New Haven in 1978 and an M.A. in Public Administration from the University of New Haven in 1984. His professional experience includes working as a major for the Connecticut State Police from 1967 to 1997 and as an adjunct professor at Connecticut Community College from 1990 to 2002. Covello also served as a petty officer in the U.S. Navy from 1960 to 1964.[1]


See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2010

Covello was unopposed in the August 10 primary. He was defeated by Republican Whit Betts in the November 2 general election.[2][3]


Covello and his wife, Kathy, have four children. They reside in Plymouth, Connecticut.[1]

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Project Vote Smart," "Richard Covello's Biography," accessed October 18, 2013
  2. [ "Connecticut Secretary of State," "2010 General Election Results," accessed October 11, 2013
  3. [ "Connecticut Secretary of State," "2010 Primary Election Results," accessed October 11, 2013