District towns: Griswold, Lisbon, Plainfield, Voluntown
Election history: Mikutel won an open seat in 1992, succeeding Republican David Anderson.
2008 general election
|Steven Mikutel (D)||6,455||65 percent|
|Steven Mikutel (WF)||1,012||10 percent|
|Ed Berdick (R)||2,489||25 percent|
Public financing: Mikutel did not seek public financing for his campaign.
Background: For much of Mikutel’s tenure in the General Assembly, he has held two elective jobs: legislator and Griswold selectman.
Committees: Education, Public Safety, Transportation
Education: B.S., Central Connecticut State University; M.P.A., University of Hartford
2008 Financial Disclosure: Mikutel reported outside income from the town of Griswold, where he is a selectman. He and his wife, Paula Mikutel, own a home in Griswold.
He owned one stock, Pengrowth Energy Trust.
Mikutel filed a confidential addendum listing any debts exceeding $10,000. He declined to waive confidentiality, as allowed by law.
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.