|Connecticut House of Representatives, District 141|
|2009 - Present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||5|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Committee assignments
- 3 Issues
- 4 Elections
- 5 Campaign donors
- 6 Scorecards
- 7 Recent news
- 8 See also
- 9 External links
- 10 References
Wood's professional experience includes working as the President of the Darien Land Trust from 2003-2007, was member of the Community Fund Allocations Panel in 2006, Co-Foundeded the Darien Environmental Group in 1990, and is a member of the Darien Library and Republican Town Committee.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Wood served on the following committees:
|Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Human Services, Ranking Member|
|• Regulations Review|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wood served on these committees:
|Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Children, Ranking Member|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Wood served on these committees:
|Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2009|
Elections for the office of Connecticut House of Representatives 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. Incumbent Terrie Wood is unopposed in the Republican primary.
Wood ran in the 2012 election for Connecticut House of Representatives District 141. Wood ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012. She defeated Rob Werner (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Connecticut House of Representatives, District 141, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Terrie E. Wood Incumbent||67.7%||7,992|
Wood ran for re-election to the 141st District seat in 2010. Wood ran unopposed in the primary and general election.
On November 4, 2008, Wood won election to the Connecticut House of Representatives from Connecticut's 141st District. Wood ran unopposed in the general election, and she received 9,304 votes. Wood raised $19,602 for her campaign.
Comprehensive donor information for Wood is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Wood raised a total of $44,670 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 23, 2013.
|Terrie Wood's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Connecticut House of Representatives, District 141||$21,074|
|2010||Connecticut House of Representatives, District 141||$3,994|
|2008||Connecticut House of Representatives, District 141||$19,602|
|Grand Total Raised||$44,670|
2012Wood won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Wood raised a total of $21,074.
|Connecticut House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Terrie Wood's campaign in 2012|
|Darien Republican Town Committee||$1,000|
|Stevenson, Jayme J.||$250|
|Joyce, Thomas M.||$250|
|Maker, Carolyn P. Schoon||$250|
|Total Raised in 2012||$21,074|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Wood raised $3,994 in contributions.
No contributions to her campaign were of $1,000 or more.
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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.
Wood received a score of 7 on the Yankee Institute's Voter Guide for 2011-12, tied for the 24th highest score among the 152 scored members of the Connecticut House of Representatives. This score was 3 lower than her score of 10 for the 2009-10 term.
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- Connecticut House of Representatives
- House Committees
- Connecticut State Legislature
- Connecticut state legislative districts
- Official Website
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008
- Terrie Wood on Facebook
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Wood
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Connecticut Campaign Team," September 29, 2011
- Connecticut Secretary of State, "Official candidate list," accessed July 15, 2014
- Connecticut Secretary of State, "Candidate list," accessed June 19, 2012
- CBS Connecticut, "2012 Primary Results," August 14, 2012
- Connecticut Secretary of State, "Election Results 2012," accessed November 21, 2012
- Connecticut Secretary of State, "CT House official election results for 2008," November 5, 2008
- District 141 Connecticut House candidate funds, 2008
- Follow the Money, "Wood, Terrie E.," accessed September 23, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed July 17, 2014
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed July 17, 2014
- Yankee Institute for Public Policy, "Yankee Institute Voter Guide for 2011-12," October 19, 2012
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