Kevin Lembo

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Kevin Lembo
Comptroller of Connecticut
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 5, 2011
Governor Dan Malloy
Preceded by Nancy Wyman
Personal details
Born (1963-09-06) September 6, 1963 (age 51)
Paterson, New Jersey, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Charles Frey
Children 3
Alma mater Charter Oak State College
California State University
Website Government website

Kevin P. Lembo is the Connecticut State Comptroller. He first took office on January 5, 2011. He won the endorsement of the Connecticut Democratic Party at their state convention, and later defeated Michael Jarjura in the August 10, 2010 Democratic primary. In the November 2 general election, he defeated Republican candidate Jack Orchulli.

In 2004, Lembo became Connecticut's first State Healthcare Advocate, and was reconfirmed to the position in 2008. Along with Nancy Wyman, his predecessor in the Comptroller's office, he was co-chair of the state SustiNet healthcare plan.[1]

Lembo is married to Charles Frey and lives in Guilford, Connecticut with their three children. Lembo is the first openly gay individual to be elected to statewide office in Connecticut.[2]

Kevin earned a B.A. at Charter Oak State College in 2002, and a Master's in Public Administration from California State University in 2004.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ State of Connecticut. "Information about the Board". Ct.gov. Retrieved 2013-12-05. 
  2. ^ "ELECTION RESULTS: Kevin Lembo will be first openly gay man to hold statewide office in Connecticut". Registercitizen.com. Retrieved 2013-12-05. 
  3. ^ August 07, 2010 (2010-08-07). "Just The Facts: Kevin Lembo, Michael Jarjura". Articles.courant.com. Retrieved 2013-12-05. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Nancy Wyman
Comptroller of Connecticut
2011–present
Incumbent