Joan Walker

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Joan Walker
Candidate for
Connecticut House District 101

Political party Democratic
Profession Small Business Owner
Website Facebook page
Joan Walker is a Democratic candidate in the 2011 special election for District 101 of the Connecticut House of Representatives. The special election takes place on February 22, 2011. Walker is running to fill the vacancy created after Deborah Heinrich (D) resigned to serve as an advocate for social service agencies.[1]

Walker is a small business owner.

Campaign themes

2011

Walker's 2011 special election Facebook page emphasizes several key policy positions and campaign themes:

  • "When the economy collapsed in 2008, Joan's company suffered as her business's cash flow disappeared almost overnight. Faced with the realistic possibility of her company becoming a casuality of the recession, she drafted a successful recovery plan that included the termination of her own position with the company. Two years later, her plan proved successful as Joan's company is growing once again. Joan promises to bring the same business sense, intelligence and determination to Hartford as she fights to bring us back from the edge of a financial breaking point. She will fight to eliminate government waste and inefficiency, create tax incentives for employers who both create and maintain jobs in Connecticut, and work with industry to reduce our energy and healthcare costs. She will work to protect our natural environment and strengthen businesses and growth in our state."

Elections

2011

See also: State legislative special elections, 2011; Connecticut state legislative special elections, 2011

Walker was defeated by Noreen Kokoruda (R) in the February 22, 2011 special election.[2]

Contact

Email: joanwalker2011@gmail.com

Phone: (203) 779-0220

Endorsements

Walker was endorsed by outgoing incumbent Deborah Heinrich (D).[3]

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