Graziani, Ted C.

District towns: East Windsor, Ellington

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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.