District towns: East Windsor, Ellington
Election history: Graziani was elected in 1998 to the seat formerly held by his brother, Ed Graziani. In 2008, he was cross-endorsed by the Working Families Party.
2008 general election
|Ted C. Graziani (D)||5,985||50 percent|
|Ted C. Graziani (WF)||647||5 percent|
|Christopher Davis (R)||5,289||46 percent|
Public financing: Graziani and Davis each qualified for $25,000 in public financing under the Citizens’ Election Program. Graziani returned $3,926.54 in surplus funds to the state. Davis returned $4,067.64.
Background: Graziani is an Army veteran of Vietnam who chairs the Select Committee on Veterans Affairs
Committees: Banks, Execuive and Legislative Nominations, Veterans (co-chair).
Education: A.S., Manchester Community College.
Occupation: Senior buyer, Hamilton Sunstrand
2008 Financial Disclosure: Graziani reported outside income from Hamilton Sundstrand. His wife, Erin Graziani, is employed by the town of Ellington. They own a home in Ellington.
They each own retirement funds through their employers.
Graziani filed a confidential addendum listing any debts exceeding $10,000. He declined to release the addendum, as is his choice under the 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.