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Dan Debicella

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Dan Debicella
Candidate for
U.S. House, Connecticut, District 4
Elections and appointments
Next primaryAugust 12, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Connecticut State Senate District 21
Campaign website
Dan Debicella is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Connecticut.[1]

Debicella was a Republican member of the Connecticut State Senate, representing District 21. Debicella joined the Connecticut State Senate in 2007 and served in that position until 2011. He served as Senate Deputy Minority Leader during his final term.

He previously ran for Congress in 2010.[2]


Debicella earned his BA in Finance from Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1996. He went on to receive his MBA from Harvard Business School in 2000.


Debicella was the owner of Textbooks Online. He has also worked as a Management Consult for McKinsey and Company and as Director of Strategy for Pepsi. He is currently Assistant Vice President of Marketing for The Hartford.

Committee assignments



See also: Connecticut's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

Debicella plans to run in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Connecticut's 4th District. Debicella will seek the nomination on the Republican ticket.[1] The general election will take place on November 4, 2014.

The National Republican Congressional Committee added Debicella to their "On the Radar" list in November 2013. According to the NRCC, candidates that make this list receive "...the tools they need to run successful, winning campaigns against their Democratic opponents."[3]


On November 4, 2008, Debicella won re-election to the 21st District Seat in the Connecticut State Senate, defeating Janice Andersen (D).[4]

Connecticut State Senate, District 21 (2008)
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png Dan Debicella (R) 24,925
Janice Andersen (D) 19,794

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Debicella's reports.[5]

Dan Debicella (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
October Quarterly[6]October 13, 2013$0.00$0.00$(0.00)$0.00
Year-End[7]January 31, 2014$0$302,808$(30,209)$272,598
Running totals


In 2008, Debicella collected $100,714 in donations.[8]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $84,349
Additional Contributions Not Recorded upon Receipt $330
Gary Montano $200
Fred Anthony $100
John Dalton $100


Debicella has a wife, Alexandra.

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Preceded by
Connecticut State Senate - District 21
Succeeded by
Kevin C. Kelley