District town: Waterbury
Election history: Noujaim won a special election in February 2002, succeeding Democrat Michael J. Jarjura, who resigned to become mayor of Waterbury.
2008 general election
|Selim G. Noujaim (R)||4,834||80 percent|
|Frank A. Burgio Sr. (I)||1,224||20 percent|
2008 Republican primary
|Selim G. Noujaim||462||92 percent|
|Jason A. Carlascio||42||8 percent|
Public financing: Noujaim qualified for $10,000 in public financing for his primary and $24,300 for his general election under the Citizens’ Election Program. Burgio qualified for $12,206.75. Each returned to the state a surplus: Noujaim, $245.55; Burgio, $3.48.
Background: His family’s manufacturing company was a backdrop for a Republican meeting last summer to denounce the impact of Democratic tax increases on business.
Committees: Commerce, Higher Education and Employment Advancement, Labor (ranking member)
Education: A.S., Post University; B.S., Central Connecticut State University; MBA, University of New Haven.
Occupation: Executive vice president, Noujaim Tool Co
2008 Financial Disclosure: Noujaim reported outside from his family-owned machining business and from Post University, where he is a trustee. His wife, Linda Noujaim, is a retired Waterbury teacher. They own a home in Waterbury.
They reported having an account with Merrill Lynch, but did not identify specific holdings.
Noujaim reported no debts in excess of $10,000.
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.