District towns: Greenwich, Stamford
Election history: Floren won an open seat in 2000, succeeding Republican Janet K. Lockton.
2008 general election
|Livvy R. Floren (R)
Public financing: Floren did not seek public financing for her campaign.
Background: Floren, a former ranking member of the Government Administration and Elections Committee, was the only House Republican to vote in 2009 for same-day voter registration.
Her district is one of the wealthiest in the United States, and the Florens seem to fit in. Their family foundation gave $10 million to Dartmouth College in 2006 to construct an athletic facility, the Floren Varsity House.
They live in Greenwich.
Committees: Aging, Finance, Government Administration and Elections.
Education: A.B., Vassar; M.B.A., Adelphi; M.A.T., Manhattanville College.
Occupation: PR consultant.
2008 Financial Disclosure: Floren reported no outside income. Her husband, Douglas C. Floren, is the co-founder and managing partner of DCF Capital, a hedge fund. They own homes in Greenwich and Steamboat Springs, Colo.
She reported owning no securities worth more than $5,000 and that her husband owns only three: Petrohawk Energy Corporation, Merck and General Electric.
They have no debts exceeding $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. 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.