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Minnie Gonzalez
Minnie Gonzalez.jpg
Connecticut House of Representatives, District 3
Incumbent
In office
1997 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 18
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$28,000/year
Per diemNone
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Minnie Gonzalez is a Democratic member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing District 3. She was first elected to the chamber in 1996. She currently serves as Majority Whip At-Large.

Biography

Gonzalez's professional experience includes working as an Assistant Registrar of Voters, and Special Deputy Sheriff of West Hartford Superior Court.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Gonzalez served on the following committees:

Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Judiciary
Public Safety and Security

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gonzalez served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gonzalez served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Connecticut House of Representatives consisted 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 Minnie Gonzalez was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Sweets Wilson was unopposed in the Republican primary. Gonzalez defeated Wilson and Victor M. Luna, Jr. (Nonpartisan) in the general election.[2][3]

Connecticut House of Representatives District 3, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMinnie Gonzalez Incumbent 85.9% 2,171
     Republican Sweets Wilson 9.1% 230
     Independent Victor M. Luna, Jr. 5% 126
Total Votes 2,527

2012

See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gonzalez ran in the 2012 election for Connecticut House of Representatives District 3. Gonzalez defeated Victor Luna in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012. She ran unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Connecticut House of Representatives, District 3, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMinnie Gonzalez Incumbent 100% 4,061
Total Votes 4,061
Connecticut House of Representatives, District 3 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMinnie Gonzalez Incumbent 75.6% 778
Victor Luna 24.4% 251
Total Votes 1,029

2010

See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2010

Gonzalez ran for re-election to the 3rd District seat in 2010. Gonzalez had no opposition in the primary or general election.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Gonzalez won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives from Connecticut's 3rd District. Gonzalez ran unopposed in the general election, and she received 3,628 votes.[7] She raised $5,691 for her campaign.[8]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gonzalez is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Gonzalez raised a total of $168,091 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 16, 2013.[9]

Minnie Gonzalez's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Connecticut State House, District 3 Won $40,425
2010 Connecticut State House, District 3 Won $2,285
2008 Connecticut State House, District 3 Won $5,691
2006 Connecticut State House, District 3 Won $35,705
2004 Connecticut State House, District 3 Won $23,805
2002 Connecticut State House, District 3 Won $14,196
2000 Connecticut State House, District 3 Won $20,825
1998 Connecticut State House, District 3 Won $25,159
Grand Total Raised $168,091

2012

Gonzalez won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Gonzalez raised a total of $40,425.
Connecticut House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Minnie Gonzalez's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$
Carbone, Nicholas R$
Cooney, David W$
Ramos, Ivan A$
Crecencio, Custodio$
Total Raised in 2012$40,425
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Gonzalez won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Gonzalez raised a total of $2,285.

2008

Gonzalez won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Gonzalez raised a total of $5,691.

2006

Gonzalez won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Gonzalez raised a total of $35,705.

2004

Gonzalez won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Gonzalez raised a total of $23,805.

2002

Gonzalez won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Gonzalez raised a total of $14,196.

2000

Gonzalez won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Gonzalez raised a total of $20,825.

1998

Gonzalez won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Gonzalez raised a total of $25,159.

Scorecards

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.[10]

2012

Gonzalez received a score of 1 on the Yankee Institute's Voter Guide for 2011-12, tied for the 65th highest score of the 152 members of the Connecticut House of Representatives. This score was the same as her score for the 2009-10 term.[10]

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Connecticut State House District 3
1997–present
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