Elizabeth Esty

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Elizabeth Esty
Elizabeth Esty.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Connecticut, District 5
Prior offices
Connecticut House of Representatives, representing the 103rd District
Campaign website
Elizabeth Esty campaign logo
Elizabeth Esty is a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 5th Congressional District of Connecticut.


Esty previously served in the Connecticut House of Representatives from 2009-2011.[1] Esty has been a law clerk for a federal judge, private attorney, and Professor at American University.

She is a member of the Cheshire Public Library Board, Legal Advisor to the Connecticut League of Women Voters Consensus Project, Chair of the Board of Trustees for the First Congregational Cheshire, lay member of the Committee on Ministry New Haven Association of the United Church of Christ, and a member of the Parent-Teacher Association.[2]

Committee assignments


While a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, Esty served on the following committees.



See also: Connecticut's 5th congressional district elections, 2012

Esty is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Connecticut's 5th District. Esty is seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket.[3] [4] The signature filing deadline was June 12, 2012. The primary date is August 14, 2012.


See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2010

Esty ran for re-election to the 103rd District seat in 2010. She was defeated by Al Adinolfi (R) in the November 2 general election.


On November 4, 2008, Esty won election to the Connecticut House of Representatives from Connecticut's 103rd District, defeating Al Adinolfi (R). Esty received 6,088 votes in the election while Adinolfi received 5,867 votes.[5] Esty raised $30,525 for her campaign; Adinolfi raised $30,000.[6]

Connecticut House of Representatives, District 103
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Elizabeth Esty (D) 6,088
Al Adinolfi (R) 5,867

Campaign donors


Listed below is the largest contributor to Elizabeth Esty's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $25,000


Campaign Themes


  • Job creation and economic growth
  • Clean and affordable energy
  • Fiscal responsibility and protecting taxpayers
  • Protecting seniors
  • Affordable, quality health care
  • Clean environment
  • Quality education
  • Foreign policy and national security
  • Veterans
  • Marriage equality and equal rights
  • Women's rights


Esty lives in Cheshire, Connecticut with her husband of 26 years, Dan Esty. They have three children, Sarah, Thomas, and Jonathan. [7]

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Connecticut State House District 103
Succeeded by
Al Adinolfi