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Peter Tercyak
Peter Tercyak.jpg
Connecticut House of Representatives, District 26
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$28,000/year
Per diemNone
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Connecticut
Personal
Birthday12/27/1954
Place of birthWaterville, ME
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Peter A. Tercyak is a Democratic member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing District 26. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He serves as Deputy Majority Leader.

Biography

Tercyak's professional experience includes working as a Registered Nurse with Interim Healthcare, 2003-present. He previously was Nursing Supervisor for the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services from 1985-2003.

He is a member of the Connecticut Virtuosi Orchestra Board, Polish American Foundation Board, Connecticut Citizens Action Group Board, and the New England Healthcare Workers Union, District 1199 Executive Board.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Labor and Public Employees, Chair
Public Health

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Tercyak 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 Peter A. Tercyak was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Piotr S. Ceglarz was unopposed in the Republican primary. Tercyak defeated Ceglarz in the general election.[2][3]

Connecticut House of Representatives District 26, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter A. Tercyak Incumbent 55.3% 2,301
     Republican Piotr S. Ceglarz 35.9% 1,494
     Independent Piotr S. Ceglarz 4.5% 187
     Working Families Green check mark transparent.pngPeter A. Tercyak Incumbent 4.3% 179
Total Votes 4,161

2012

See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2012

Tercyak ran in the 2012 election for Connecticut House of Representatives District 26. Tercyak ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012. He defeated Daniel Davis (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6][7] David P. Kramer ran as a petitioning candidate.

Connecticut House of Representatives, District 26, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter A. Tercyak Incumbent 67.5% 4,044
     Republican Daniel Davis 27.7% 1,660
     Independent David P. Kramer 4.9% 291
Total Votes 5,995

2010

See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2010

Tercyak ran for re-election to the 26th District seat in 2010. He defeated James P. Griffin (R) in the November 2 general election.

Connecticut House of Representatives, District 26 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Tercyak (D) 3,318
James P. Griffin (R) 1,276

2008

On November 4, 2008, Tercyak won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives from Connecticut's 26th District, defeating Nicholas Paonessa (R). Tercyak received 5,283 votes in the election while Paonessa received 1,254 votes.[8] Tercyak raised $29,975 for his campaign.[9]

Connecticut House of Representatives, District 26
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Tercyak (D and WF) 5,283
Nicholas Paonessa (R) 1,254

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Tercyak is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Tercyak raised a total of $113,505 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 17, 2013.[10]

Peter Tercyak's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Connecticut State House, District 26 Won $32,525
2010 Connecticut State House, District 26 Won $32,989
2008 Connecticut State House, District 26 Won $29,975
2006 Connecticut State House, District 26 Won $8,766
2004 Connecticut State House, District 26 Won $9,250
Grand Total Raised $113,505

2012

Tercyak won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Tercyak raised a total of $32,525.
Connecticut House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Peter Tercyak's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$26,850
Rosa, Peter M$100
Weeks, Karen K$100
Emerick, Geoffrey$100
Thornton, Stephen R$100
Total Raised in 2012$32,525
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Tercyak raised $32,989 in contributions.[11]

His largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $25,900 to his campaign.

2008

Listed below is the largest contributor to Peter Tercyak's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $24,544

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.[12]

2012

Tercyak received a score of 0 on the Yankee Institute's Voter Guide for 2011-12, tied with 72 others for the lowest score among the 152 scored members of the Connecticut House of Representatives. This score was 2 lower than his score of 2 for the 2009-10 term.[12]

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