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Heather Somers
PLEDGED! REBUILDING CT

Heather Somers

Senate District 18
Republican
Incumbent
2019 LEGISLATIVE SCORE: 100%


 
    • District Towns
      Griswold, Groton, North Stonington, Plainfield, Preston, Sterling, Stonington, Voluntown
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    • Home Town
      Mystic
    • Government Experience
      SENATE, 2017-present; Republican Majority Whip (2017-18), Assistant Republican Leader (2019-present); mayor, Town of Groton, 2012-14; member, CT Commission for Economic Development
    • Community Experience
      Councilor, Groton Town Council, 2000-03; chairwoman, Economic Development Committee, 03-09; Finance & Public Safety Committees, 03-09; Utilities Expansion Steering Committee, 03-09; chairwoman, Flanders Road Expansion Committee; National Women's Leadership Summit; delegate, State of CT; chairwoman, CT United Nations Day; Silver Award Winner, CT Women of Innovations, 2007; Medical Device Excellence Award, 2000;
    • Occupation
      Business owner
    • Education
      B.A., UConn
    • Birthplace
      Groton, CT
 
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