District towns: Naugatuck
Election history: Rebimbas won a special election by 78 votes on March 2, 2009 to succeed Republican Kevin M. DelGobbo, who resigned to take a seat on the Department of Public Utilities Control.
2009 special election
|Rose C. Rebimbas (R)||1,043||52 percent|
|Kevin H. McSherry (D)||965||48 percent|
Background: She is the president of Habitat for Humanity, Greater Waterbury. She formerly servied on the Naugatuck Finance Board and Water Pollution Board.
Committees: Appropriations, Energy and Technology, Public Safety
Education: B.A., Fairfield University; J.D., University of Utah’s S.J. Quiney College of Law
Occupation: Lawyer, private practice.
2008 Financial Disclosure: Rebimbas reported outside income from her law practice. Her husband, Ever Linares, is employed by The Apt Foundation, a non-profit provider of substance abuse programs.
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.