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Steve Fontana

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Steve Fontana
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Candidate for
Connecticut State Senate District 34
Prior offices
Connecticut House of Representatives District 87
ProfessionLegal Associate
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Steve Fontana is a former Democratic member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing District 87 from 1997 to 2011. Fontana ran in the 2012 election for Connecticut State Senate District 34.


Fontana's professional experience includes working as a Legal Associate with Coltect Industries Incorporated, Consultant with Arthur Andersen and Company from 1989 to 1993 and a Production Manager with Queue Incorporated from 1985 to 1987.

He is Secretary of the Montowese Volunteer Fire Association, member of the North Haven Peter's Rock Park Association Board of Directors and member of the Sons and Daughters of Italy.[1]

Committee assignments



See also: Connecticut State Senate elections, 2012

Fontana ran in the 2012 election for Connecticut State Senate District 34. Fontana ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012. He was defeated by incumbent Leonard Fasano (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Connecticut State Senate, District 34, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLen Fasano Incumbent 58.1% 24,359
     Democratic Steve Fontana 41.9% 17,601
Total Votes 41,960


See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2010

Fontana ran for re-election to the 87th District seat in 2010. He was defeated by Dave Yaccarino (R) in the November 2 general election.


On November 4, 2008, Fontana won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives from Connecticut's 87th District, defeating Veronica Kivela (R). Fontana received 7,898 votes in the election while Kivela received 4,836 votes.[5] Fontana raised $30,050 for his campaign; Kivela raised $30,502.[6]

Connecticut House of Representatives, District 87
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Fontana (D and WF) 7,898
Veronica Kivela (R) 4,836

Campaign donors


Listed below is the largest contributor to Steve Fontana's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $21,085

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Preceded by
Connecticut State House District 87
Succeeded by
Dave Yaccarino