District towns: Canton, Avon
Election history: Tim LeGeyt won an open seat in 2008, succeeding three-term Republican Kevin Witkos, who ran for the state Senate. The Democrat was cross-endorsed by the Working Families Party.
2008 general election
|Timothy B. LeGeyt (R)||7,331||54 percent|
|Brett Eisenlohr (D)||6,306||46 percent|
|Brett Eisenlohr (WF)||145||1 percent|
2008 Republican primary
|Timothy B. LeGeyt||625||53 percent|
|Thomas F. Harrison||554||47 percent|
Public financing: LeGeyt qualified for public financing: $9,409.02, primary; $25,000, general. He returned $3,468.10 to the state. His primary and general-election opponents also received public financing.
Noted: A teacher in Canton since 1977, LeGeyt entered elective politics in 2005, winning a seat on the Board of Selectman. After earning a law degree in 1988, he became a director and secretary of a local bank, the Collinsville Savings Society.
Committees: Education, Finance, Public Health
Education: University of Hartford; B.S., Central Connecticut State University; J.D., Western New England College
Occupation: Teacher, Canton schools; lawyer and bank secretary, Collinsville Savings Bank
2008 Financial Disclosure: LeGeyt reported outside income from the Canton schools and Collinsville Savings Society.
He and his wife, Carolyn LeGeyt, owned no securities worth more than $5,000.
They reported owing more than $10,000 to Simsbury Bank and Trust.
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.