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Thomas Colapietro

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Thomas Colapietro
Connecticut State Senate District 31
Former member
In office
1993 - 2011
Thomas Colapietro was a Democratic member of the Connecticut State Senate, representing District 31 from 1993 to 2011. He served as Assistant Minority Leader in 1995 and as Senate Deputy Majority Leader during his final term.


Colapietro attended Bristol Technical High School. His professional experience includes working as a Set-Up Operator for Delco Chassis, General Motors Corporation and as a union official. He served in the United States Navy from 1957 to 1961.

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See also: Connecticut State Senate elections, 2010

Colapietro lost re-election to the 31st District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He was defeated by Jason Welch (R) in the November 2 general election.


On November 4, 2008, Colapietro won re-election to the 31st District Seat in the Connecticut State Senate unopposed.[1]

Connecticut State Senate, District 31 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Colapietro (D) 25,710

Campaign donors


In 2008, Colapietro collected $42,277 in donations.[2]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $28,138
Mark Dziubek $100
Marianne Metcalfe $100
Carol Knox $100
Edward Downes $100


Colapietro and his wife, Sue, have three children.

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Preceded by
Connecticut State Senate - District 31
Succeeded by
Jason Welch