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  McKinney, John
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameJohn McKinney
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Southport, Connecticut , United States
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Born March 06, 1964
Died Still Living (50 years)
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Nov 21, 2006 02:54pm
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InfoJohn McKinney was born in Fairfield, Connecticut on March 6, 1964. He is the youngest of five children of the late Congressman Stewart and Lucie McKinney. John graduated from Fairfield Prep in 1982, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University in 1986 and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Law, with honors, in 1994. John was a law clerk to Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Richard N. Palmer, and later practiced law with the firm of Cummings and Lockwood.

John was first elected to represent the people of the 28th District in November 1998. Now serving his forth term, he serves as the ranking member of the Environment, Transportation, and Housing Committees. He is also a member of the Committees on Legislative Management and Internship. The 2005 session will mark the beginning of his first term as Minority Leader Pro Tempore. Senator McKinney has also served one term as Assistant Minority Leader.

In the Senate, John has worked tirelessly to protect our environment. He championed legislation to protect over 18,000 acres of land for open space, and to clean up Long Island Sound. John has also been an outspoken advocate for the homeless, believing that every citizen in Connecticut deserves a home.

John is actively involved in numerous local nonprofit organizations as well. He serves on the Board of the Center for Women and Families in Bridgeport, and the Fairfield Theatre Foundation. John and his family help provide housing and care for people with AIDS through the Stewart B. McKinney Foundation.

John, 41, lives in Fairfield with his wife, Megen, and their three children, Matthew, Graysen, and Kate.

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Father Stewart B. McKinney 1931-1987

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  08/12/2014 CT Governor - R Primary ???
  01/09/2013 CT State Senate Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 CT State Senate 28 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/05/2011 CT State Senate Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2010 CT State Senate 28 Won 67.40% (+34.81%)
  01/03/2009 CT State Senate Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 CT State Senate 28 Won 61.55% (+23.10%)
  11/07/2006 CT State Senate 28 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 CT State Senate 28 Won 65.18% (+30.36%)
  11/05/2002 CT State Senate 28 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2000 CT State Senate 28 Won 64.29% (+28.57%)
  11/03/1998 CT State Senate 28 Won 61.63% (+23.27%)
ENDORSEMENTS
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