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34th Senate District Candidates

Aili McKeen (D)

Party: Democratic.
Age: 53.
Residence: Wallingford.
Occupation: Personal property specialist for a public adjuster.
Education: Lyman Hall High School graduate. Studied at Southern Connecticut State University.
Platform: Economic growth through quality of life. Invest in economy by helping small business with low interest loans. Equitable and relevant pre-K to graduate degree education. Infrastructure, environmental protection, affordable health care.
Other: Endorsed by Our Revolution-CT, Progressive Change Campaign Committee, Planned Parenthood, the CT Women’s March, CT Chapter of the National Organization for Women, the Sierra Club, LEAP Forward and public and private unions. First time running for legislative office. Member of the Wallingford’s Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission. Married with two daughters.

Len Fasano (R)*

Party: Republican.
Age: 60.
Residence: North Haven.
Occupation: Attorney, president and founder of Fasano, Ippolito, Lee, & Florentine law firm, New Haven and Branford; Owner of Silver Sands Beach and Tennis Club, East Haven.
Education: Yale University, B.S.,1981; Quinnipiac University Law School, J.D., 1984, Boston University Law, L.L.M. degree in taxation, 1985.
Platform: Reducing the tax burden, bringing businesses and jobs back to Connecticut, turning in a balanced budget, growing the state economy.
Other: Endorsed by Independent Party, NFIB Connecticut PAC, CEA - Honor Roll, Police Officers Association of Connecticut, Connecticut Realtors, CBIA. Fasano was elected state senator in 2003. He became Senate Republican President Pro Tempore in January 2017. Served as Senate Minority Leader after being elected to the position by his colleagues in 2014. Married to Jill Fasano.


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