|Connecticut House of Representatives, District 127|
|2005 - Present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||9|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Place of birth||Norwalk, CT|
Hennessy's professional experience includes working for FedEx and as a licensed massage therapist. He served as a Sergeant in the United States Army from 1974-1977.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hennessy served on the following committees:
|Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Finance, Revenue and Bonding|
|• Veterans' Affairs, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hennessy served on these committees:
|Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Finance, Revenue and Bonding|
|• Veterans' Affairs, Co-Chair|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hennessy served on these committees:
|Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Finance, Revenue, and Bonding|
|• Planning and Development|
Hennessy ran in the 2012 election for Connecticut House of Representatives District 127. Hennessy ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012. He defeated Anthony Minutolo (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Connecticut House of Representatives, District 127, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||John Hennessy Incumbent||79.5%||4,992|
Hennessy ran for re-election to the 127th District seat in 2010. Hennessy ran unopposed in the primary and general election.
On November 4, 2008, Hennessy won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives from Connecticut's 127th District. Hennessy ran unopposed in the general election, and he received 5,611 votes. He raised $12,480 for his campaign.
Comprehensive donor information for Hennessy is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Hennessy raised a total of $95,817 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 23, 2013.
|John Hennessy's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Connecticut State House, District 127||$32,350|
|2010||Connecticut State House, District 127||$4,982|
|2008||Connecticut State House, District 127||$12,480|
|2006||Connecticut State House, District 127||$25,208|
|2004||Connecticut State House, District 127||$20,797|
|Grand Total Raised||$95,817|
2012Hennessy won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hennessy raised a total of $32,350.
|Connecticut House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to John Hennessy's campaign in 2012|
|Pesyna, Gail M.||$100|
|Schiller, Mary Ann H.||$100|
|Total Raised in 2012||$32,350|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Hennessy raised $4,982 in contributions.
No contributions to his campaign were of $1,000 or more.
Listed below is the largest contributor to John Hennessy's 2008 campaign.
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.
Hennessy received a score of 0 on the Yankee Institute's Voter Guide for 2011-12, tied with 72 others for the lowest score among the 152 scored members of the Connecticut House of Representatives. This score was 2 lower than his score of 2 for the 2009-10 term.
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- Connecticut House Democrats - Rep. John Hennessy
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Hennessy
- Connecticut Secretary of State "Candidate list" Accessed June 19, 2012
- Connecticut Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- Connecticut Secretary of State "Election Results 2012" Accessed November 21, 2012
- Connecticut House official election results for 2008
- District 127 Connecticut House candidate funds, 2008
- "Follow the Money," "Hennessy, John F.," Accessed September 23, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Yankee Institute for Public Policy, Yankee Institute Voter Guide for 2011-12, October 19, 2012
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