|Connecticut State Senate District 11|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
January 5, 2013
Looney was Treasurer for the New Haven Democratic Town Committee from 1976 to 1978. He served in the Connecticut State House of Representatives from 1980 to 1992.
Looney earned his BA in English and Theology from Fairfield University in 1970. He went on to receive his MA in English from the University of Connecticut in 1972. He then earned his JD from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 1985.
Looney worked as a Practitioner in Residence for the Department of Public Safety and Criminal Justice Program at the University of New Haven. He was a Public Information Aide for the City of New Haven from 1976 to 1980. He has been an attorney for Keyes, Looney, and Murphy from 1985 to the present. He has also been Adjunct Faculty for the University of New Haven since 1998 and for Quinnipiac College since 2001.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Looney has been appointed to these committees:
- Executive and Legislative Nominations Committee, Connecticut General Assembly, Co-Chair
- Legislative Management Committee, Connecticut General Assembly, Vice Chair
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Looney served on these committees:
- See also: Connecticut State Senate elections, 2010
Looney ran for re-election to the 11th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Matthew J. Corcoran (R) in the November 2 general election.
|Connecticut State Senate, District 11 General Election (2010)|
|Martin Looney (D)||19,438|
|Matthew J. Corcoran (R)||5,597|
|Connecticut State Senate, District 11 (2008)|
|Martin Looney (D)||27,320|
In 2010, Looney raised $103,499 in contributions. 
His largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $84,606 to his campaign.
In 2008, Looney collected $41,993 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Connecticut Working Families Party||$630|
|CT State Democratic Central Committee||$303|
Looney and his wife, Ellen, have one child.
- Official Connecticut State Senate website of Senator Martin Looney
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008 2006 2004 2002 2000 1998 1996
|Connecticut State Senate - District 11
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