Miller, Lawrence G.

District towns: Shelton, Stratford

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Election history: Miller was elected in 1990.

2008 general election

Lawrence G. Miller (R) 6,467 55 percent
Cheryl Jansen (D) 5,354 45 percent

Public financing: Miller and Jansen each received $25,000 in public financing for their campaigns under the Citizens’ Election Program.

Each returned a surplus: Miller, $4,284.54; Jansen, $3,763.65

Background: Miller was a high-profile advocate of stem-cell research legislation passed in 2005, publicly crediting adult stem-cell therapy for putting his multiple myeloma into remission in 1998.

Committees: Energy and Technology, Environment, Housing (ranking member)

Education: B.S., University of Bridgeport

Occupation: Legislator

2008 Financial Disclosure: Miller, a retired business executive, reported no wages other than his legislative salary. He and his wife, Mildred P. Miller, own a home in Stratford.

They own three mutual funds,

They have 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.