LeGeyt, Timothy B.

District towns: Canton, Avon

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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.