Joan Hartley

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Joan Hartley
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Connecticut State Senate District 15
Incumbent
In office
2001-Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 13
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Assistant President Pro Tempore, Connecticut State Senate
Present
Assistant Majority Leader, Connecticut State House
1989
Compensation
Base salary$28,000/year
Per diemNone
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Connecticut House of Representatives
1985-2000
Education
Bachelor'sElms College
Master'sTrinity College
Personal
Place of birthWaterbury, MA
ProfessionEducator
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joan V. Hartley is a Democratic member of the Connecticut State Senate, representing District 15. She was first elected to the chamber in 2000. She is currently Assistant President Pro Tempore.

Hartley served in the Connecticut State House of Representatives from 1985 to 2000. In 1989 she was House Assistant Majority Leader.

Hartley earned her B.A. from Elms College. She went on to receive her M.A. from Trinity College. Hartley is an Educator.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations, Vice Chair
Executive and Legislative Nominations, Vice Chair
Insurance and Real Estate
Public Safety and Security, Chair
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hartley served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Connecticut State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Connecticut State Senate will consist 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.

2012

See also: Connecticut State Senate elections, 2012

Hartley ran in the 2012 election for Connecticut State Senate District 15. Hartley ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012. She defeated Blair Bertaccini (WF) and Andrew "Andy" Larsen (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag

Connecticut State Senate, District 15, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoan V. Hartley Incumbent 85.2% 19,927
     Independent Andrew "Andy" Larsen 10% 2,334
     Working Families Blair Bertaccini 4.9% 1,140
Total Votes 23,401

2010

See also: Connecticut State Senate elections, 2010

Hartley ran for re-election to the 15th District seat in 2010. She had no opposition in the primary or general election.

Connecticut State Senate, District 15 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joan Hartley (D) 14,178
Theodore Derouin (Ind) 1,871
Blair Bertaccini (Working Families Party) 675

2008

On November 4, 2008, Hartley won re-election to the 15th District Seat in the Connecticut State Senate, defeating Cicero Booker, Jr. (I).[2]

Connecticut State Senate, District 15 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joan Hartley (D) 21,839
Cicero Booker, Jr. (I) 2,878

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hartley is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Hartley raised a total of $457,874 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 17, 2013.[3]

Joan Hartley's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Connecticut State Senate, District 15 Won $24,291
2010 Connecticut State Senate, District 15 Won $26,665
2008 Connecticut State Senate, District 15 Won $100,303
2006 Connecticut State Senate, District 15 Won $51,301
2004 Connecticut State Senate, District 15 Won $40,504
2002 Connecticut State Senate, District 15 Won $43,375
2000 Connecticut State Senate, District 15 Won $144,655
1998 Connecticut State House, District 73 Won $26,780
Grand Total Raised $457,874

2012

Hartley won re-election to the Connecticut State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Hartley raised a total of $24,291.
Connecticut State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joan Hartley's campaign in 2012
Connecticut Association of Realtors$1,500
Desena, Karen$1,000
Desena, Allen$1,000
Webster Bank$500
Willow Cedar PAC$300
Total Raised in 2012$24,291
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Hartley raised $26,665 in contributions.[4]

Her largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $1,000 to her campaign.

2008

In 2008, Hartley collected $100,303 in donations.[5]

Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $83,313
CT Democratic State Central Committee $303
Joseph Anthony $100
Joseph Mengacci $100
Carmen Vacalebre $100

Scorecards

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.[6]

2012

Hartley received a score of 2 on the Yankee Institute's Voter Guide for 2011-12, tied for the 15th highest score among the 36 scored members of the Connecticut Senate. This score was 2 lower than her score of 4 for the 2009-10 term.[6]

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Personal

Hartley and her husband, Jim, have two children.

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Connecticut State Senate - District 15
2001–present
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