Monique Thomas

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Monique Thomas
Connecticut House District 148
Political party Independent
Profession Catering, Financial Services
Monique Thomas was an Independent candidate in the special election for the Connecticut House of Representatives, District 64. Thomas ran to fill the vacancy created when Carlo Leone (D) won election to the Connecticut State Senate, District 27 in a February 22, 2010, special election.


Thomas is the former owner of a successful catering business and is self-employed in the financial service industry. Prior to her self-employment, she worked as a bookkeeper and fiscal advisor for several Connecticut businesses. She has also volunteered with The Laurel House, New Covenant House, and several political campaigns. She has two children.


Campaign themes


Thomas' campaign site detailed the following platform:

  • "Fight to lower taxes, not raise them"
  • "Cut wasteful government spending"
  • "Improve our failing school system"
  • "Stop the tax and spend policies that plague Hartford"
  • "Help to create needed jobs, not drive them away"
  • "Honor my Taxpayer Commitment Pledge"
  • "Create a business friendly environment"
  • "Represent all of our citizens and not the special interests'
  • "See that government lives within its means"
  • "Tell the powers in Hartford that 'Enough is enough.'"
  • "Be your strong Independent voice"



See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

Thomas was defeated by Dan Fox (D) in the April 12, 2011, special election. John Mallozi (D), Charles Pia Jr. (R) and Rolf Maurer (G) also ran for the seat.[1][2]

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