McCrory, Douglas

District town: Hartford

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Election history: McCrory won a Democratic primary with 68 percent of the vote in 2004, ending the political career of Rep. Annette W. Carter, then the city’s longest-serving House member. He was unopposed in 2008.

2008 general election

Douglas McCrory (D) 5,049 100 percent


Public financing: Once he was unopposed, McCrory did not pursue public financing under the Citizens’ Election Program.

Background: McCrory helped found an all-male academy at Lewis Middle School in Hartford.

Committees: Appropriations, Education, Higher Education and Employment Advancement

Education: B.A., M.B.A., University of Hartford; M.A., Sacred Heart University

Occupation: Vice principal, Hartford schools

2008 Financial Disclosure: He reported income from the Hartford schools. His official biography lists his wife, Foye Smith, as a public defender, but he did not report any income earned by her in 2008, nor did he report any securities or debts. They own a home in Hartford.

A note on financial disclosure: Every spring, officials are required to disclose the ownership of real estate, the source of any income exceeding $1,000 in the previous calendar year and securities worth more than $5,000.