80th District House Candidates

John “Corky” Mazurek

Party: Democratic
Age: 67
Occupation: Retired engineer after 47 years at Pratt & Whitney
Education: A.S. Waterbury State Technical College; B.S. Manufacturing, CCSU; M.S. Organizational Management, CCSU
Platform: Bring state grant money back to Wolcott and Southington, support public education, lower drug prices and energy prices.
Other: I was the state representative for Wolcott and Southington from 2003 to 2010. During that time I secured millions of dollars in state grants. This is taxpayer dollars sent to Hartford. I helped return some of our money. Since 2010 we have received virtually nothing. I received all that grant money by working with the “other side of the aisle.”
Contact info:Corky Mazurek for State Representative on Facebook, Home Phone: 203-879-3202

Gale Mastrofrancesco*

Party: Republican
Age: 59
Occupation: State representative, owner and editor of the Wolcott Community News
Education: Some college, previously a sales manager for ATT advertising.
Platform: My work has always focused on what matters most — the people I represent and I do not let partisan politics influence my decisions. My priorities have been to reduce the tax burden on citizens and business, control state spending, reduce the size of government and ensure Southington and Wolcott receive their fair share of funding. I believe in American traditions of limited government, freedom, liberty, fiscal responsibility and preserving and protecting the constitutional principles this country was built upon.
Other: Elected to General Assembly in 2018. Serve on the Appropriations, Government Administration and Elections and Human Services committees and a member of the CT General Assembly Conservative Caucus. Married to Angelo Mastrofrancesco for 37 years and have two children, Michael, 34, and Danielle, 32. Served 10 years on Wolcott Town Council. Endorsed by CCDL, NRA, CT Realtors, Southington Police Union, Connecticut State Fraternal Order of Police, National Federation of Independent Business. I have never missed a vote at the state house.
Contact info: galemastrofrancesco@gmail.com. Phone: 203-525-3589


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