Wood, Terrie E.

District towns: Darien, Norwalk

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Election history: Wood won an open seat in 2008, succeeding seven-term Republican John J. Ryan. She was unopposed.

2008 general election

Terrie E. Wood (R) 9,304 100 percent


Public financing: Wood did not seek public financing for her campaign.

Background: Wood is a former president of the Darien Land Trust and the Representative Town Meeting. She lives in Darien with her husband and three children.

Committees: Appropriations, Education, Environment

Education: B.A., Rollins College

Occupation: Legislator

2008 Financial Disclosure: Wood reported no income. Her husband, John Wood Jr., had income from his job as a financial advisor for Morgan Stanley. They own a home in Darien.

Their investments include stock in Merrill Lynch, General Electric, Exxon Mobil and British Petroleum.

Wood voluntary disclosed an addendum she filed listing a mortgage debt exceeding $10,000 to Merrill Lynch.

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. They also are required to file an addendum in which they report any debt of more than $10,000; this may by law be kept confidential.