3rd Congressional District Race

Rosa DeLauro*

Party: Democratic
Age: 77
Occupation: Member of Congress
Education: B.A., Marymount College; M.A., Columbia University
Platform: We are in the middle of a pandemic, a health and economic crisis requiring the boldest possible efforts to create jobs, help families recover, and increase access to affordable health care. We are also grappling with deep racial disparities and need bold policies and leadership. I am leading the fight in Congress for working families.
Other: Cross-endorsed by Working Families Party. Served as first executive director of EMILY’s List, dedicated to increasing number of women in elected office; I am the daughter of an Italian immigrant and a garment worker, Ted and Luisa DeLauro. Born and raised in New Haven. Married to Stanley Greenberg with three grown children and six grandchildren.
Contact info:203-497-8034; rosa@rosadelauro.com

Margaret Streicker

Party: Republican
Age: 45
Occupation: Real estate development
Education: Columbia University, master of architecture; master of science, real estate development
Platform: We must replace special-interest-controlled career politicians with a real leader who will get things done for Connecticut families. I am an accomplished businesswoman and mother of four with the experience and pragmatic approach CT-3 needs to bring back jobs, cut taxes, and provide us all with quality, affordable healthcare.
Other: Endorsed by the CT GOP, Independent Party of CT, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, CT Fraternal Order of Police, Police Departments of New Haven and several other towns and cities, and a plethora of local leaders and community groups. Single mother of four children.
Contact info: contact@streicker2020.com

Justin Paglino

Party: Green
Age: 47
Occupation: Former medical researcher, current piano teacher
Education: B.A., Brown University; M.D., Brown University School of Medicine; Ph.D., Yale University Graduate School
Platform: Medicare for All: save money with single-payer universal comprehensive free health care. Ranked Choice Voting: eliminate the spoiler effect. Green New Deal, with a price on carbon and a fracking ban to preserve our climate. Federal jobs guarantee. Reduce Pentagon spending at home and overseas, instead help the bottom 50%.
Other: Married with two children and two cats. Originally from Shelton. Registered Democrat until this year.
Contact info:info@justin4all.org


Where they stand

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Pandemic response

Housing insecurity/homelessness