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Derek Slap


Connecticut Senate District 5
  • District Towns
    Bloomfield, Burlington, Farmington, West Hartford
  • Committees
    Aging, Higher Education and Employment Advancement, Human Services, Commerce
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  • Capitol Phone
  • Home Town
    West Hartford
  • Other Phone
  • Government Experience
    HOUSE, 2017-2019; SENATE, 2019-present, Deputy Majority Leader (2019); chief of staff, CT State Democrats 2007-14; CT General Assembly, 2011-14; communications director, Mayor John DeStefano, City of New Haven, 2003-06
  • Community Experience
  • Occupation
    Trade association executive
  • Education
    B.A, Syracuse University; M.B.A., UConn
  • Birthplace
    Davis, CA

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