District towns: Shelton, Stratford
Election history: Miller was elected in 1990.
2008 general election
|Lawrence G. Miller (R)||6,467||55 percent|
|Cheryl Jansen (D)||5,354||45 percent|
Public financing: Miller and Jansen each received $25,000 in public financing for their campaigns under the Citizens’ Election Program.
Each returned a surplus: Miller, $4,284.54; Jansen, $3,763.65
Background: Miller was a high-profile advocate of stem-cell research legislation passed in 2005, publicly crediting adult stem-cell therapy for putting his multiple myeloma into remission in 1998.
Committees: Energy and Technology, Environment, Housing (ranking member)
Education: B.S., University of Bridgeport
2008 Financial Disclosure: Miller, a retired business executive, reported no wages other than his legislative salary. He and his wife, Mildred P. Miller, own a home in Stratford.
They own three mutual funds,
They have 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.