Tony Hwang

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 15:46, 18 March 2013 by JoelW (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Tony Hwang
Tony Hwang.jpg
Connecticut House of Representatives, District 134
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$28,000/year
Per diemNone
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCornell University
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Tony Hwang is a Republican member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing the 134th District since 2009.

Hwang is a Relator and was in the Corporate Training Program of United Technologies.

He is a member of the Fairfield Rotary Club, and Assistant Tennis Coach at Greens Farms Academy.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Connecticut Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Administration and Elections, Ranking Member
Insurance and Real Estate
Public Safety and Security

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hwang ran in the 2012 election for Connecticut House of Representatives District 134. Hwang ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012. He defeated Heather Dean (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012. [2][3][4]

Connecticut House of Representatives, District 134, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTony Hwang Incumbent 65.5% 7,621
     Democratic Heather Dean 34.5% 4,016
Total Votes 11,637

2010

See also: Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hwang ran for re-election to the 134th District seat in 2010. He defeated Debbie Blanchard (D) in the November 2 general election.

Connecticut House of Representatives, District 134 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tony Hwang (R) 6,364
Michael Murren (D) 3,141

2008

On November 4, 2008, Hwang won election to the Connecticut House of Representatives from Connecticut's 134th District, defeating Tom Christiano (D). Hwang received 6,425 votes in the election while Christiano received 5,757 votes.[5] Hwang raised $29,676 for his campaign; Christiano raised $30,155.[6]

Connecticut House of Representatives, District 134
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tony Hwang (R) 6,425
Tom Christiano (D) 5,757

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Hwang raised $30,927 in contributions. [7]

His two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $24,940
Tony Hwang 2010 $1,440

2008

Listed below is the largest contributor to Tony Hwang's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $25,000

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.[8]

2012

Hwang received a score of 6 on the Yankee Institute's Voter Guide for 2011-12, tied for the 40th highest score among the 152 scored members of the Connecticut House of Representatives. This score was 3 lower than his score of 9 for the 2009-10 term.[8]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Tony + Hwang + Connecticut + House

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

  • Loading...

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
'
Connecticut State House District 134
2009–present
Succeeded by
NA