District town: West Haven
Election history: Dargan was elected in 1990. He was cross-endorsed by the Working Families Party and unopposed by Republicans in 2008
2008 general election
|Stephen D. Dargan (D)||6,158||87 percent|
|Stephen D. Dargan (WF)||901||13 percent|
Public financing: Dargan did not seek public financing for his campaign under the Citizens’ Election Program.
Background: Dargan is a former fire commissioner and city council member in West Haven. He has been co-chair of the legislature’s Public Safety Committee since 1995.
Committees: Executive and Legislative Nominations, Insurance, Public Safety (co-chair)
Education: Quinnipiac University
2008 Financial Disclosure: Dargan reported income from the West Haven Board of Education and Captain’s Galley, a restaurant in West Haven. He owns a home in West Haven and shares in the ownership of a second home in West Haven with family members.
He owned no securities worth more than $5,000.
He had no debts in excess of $10,000.
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.