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Daniel S. Rovero
|Daniel S. Rovero|
|Connecticut House of Representatives, District 51|
|2011 - Present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Rovero is the former owner of the following businesses: a liquor store, laundromat, car wash, car dealership, bicycle retail and repair shop, and Amoco service station and repair shop. He is an honorably discharged specialist in the United States Army. He has also worked as director of both Hometown Bank and Cargill Bancorp and Day Kimball Hospital.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Rovero served on the following committees:
|Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Aging, Vice Chair|
|• General Law|
|• Public Safety and Security|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rovero served on these committees:
|Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Higher Education and Employment Advancement|
|• Public Safety and Security|
Rovero ran in the 2012 election for Connecticut House of Representatives District 51. Rovero ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012 and he was also unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Connecticut House of Representatives, District 51, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Daniel S. Rovero Incumbent||100%||6,649|
|Connecticut House of Representatives, District 51 General Election (2010)|
|Daniel S. Rovero (D)||4,034|
|Robert S. Jeniski (R)||2,656|
Comprehensive donor information for Rovero is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Rovero raised a total of $70,524 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 17, 2013.
|Daniel Rovero's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Connecticut State House, District 51||$33,030|
|2010||Connecticut State House, District 51||$37,494|
|Grand Total Raised||$70,524|
2012Rovero won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Rovero raised a total of $33,030.
|Connecticut House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Daniel S. Rovero's campaign in 2012|
|Newth, Kelly A||$100|
|Rovero, Judith K||$100|
|Beausoliel, Gerard M||$100|
|Mead, Sherry A||$100|
|Total Raised in 2012||$33,030|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Rovero raised $37,494 in contributions.
His largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $31,661 to his 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.
Rovero received a score of 3 on the Yankee Institute's Voter Guide for 2011-12, tied for the 53rd highest score among the 152 scored members of the Connecticut House of Representatives. Rovero did not receive a score for the 2009-10 term because he was not yet in the legislature.
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Rovero and his wife Judith have four children.
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions 2010
- 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
- followthemoney.org, "Daniel Rovero," Accessed September 18, 2013
- followthemoney.org, "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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