90th District House Candidates

Jim Jinks

Party: Democratic
Age: 49
Occupation: Vice president of business development at Mediabids
Education: B.A., History, UConn; M.A., Public Policy, Trinity College
Platform: The single most pressing issue facing our state is our stagnant economic growth. In Wallingford, in particular, the new train station presents an opportunity to build on the present and make progress. We have a bright future if we work toward it.
Other: I've been married 21 years and have four kids. Since 2002, I’ve held leadership positions in Connecticut-based advertising businesses. I'm currently a vice president at Mediabids, the leading direct-response, print advertising firm in the country. I’m a Cheshire Town Councilor. I'm the founder and executive director of Bike Cheshire, a non-profit devoted to improving and encouraging biking in Cheshire. I previously served on the Cheshire Planning and Zoning Commission and our Youth Services Committee. I've also been active in my church and school community, including coaching the girls basketball team for four years. Also endorsed by Working Families Party.
Contact info: jim@vote4jinks.com

Craig Fishbein*

Party: Republican
Age: 55
Occupation: Attorney at Fishbein Law Firm practicing civil rights, domestic violence, family law and general civil litigation
Education: Sheehan High School graduate; B.A., Business Studies, Quinnipiac University; J.D., Quinnipiac University School of Law
Platform: Smaller government, lower taxes, and less interference in the day-to-day affairs of our law-abiding citizens.
Other: Endorsed by both the Republican Party and the Independent Party of Connecticut. 100% Voting Score from the Connecticut Business and Industry Association 100% Voting Score from the National Federation of Independent Business. Endorsed by the Connecticut Fraternal Order of Police. Member of the Wallingford Town Council since 2010. Married to Rhonda B. Fishbein for 28 years.
Contact info: Fishbein4ct@gmail.com


Where they stand

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State pension crisis