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Full Name Elizabeth Esty
Date of Birth August 25, 1959
Age 64 years, 6 months, 26 days
Birthplace Oak Park
Birth City Illinois
Country United States
Horoscope Leo

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Elizabeth Esty Biography

Elizabeth Esty is one of the most popular and richest Politician who was born on August 25, 1959 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Democrat who was elected his U.S. Representative for Connecticut’s 5th district in 2013 following her time as an elected Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives.

When campaigning to run for Congress New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg channeled over one million dollars through his PAC to his opponent.

Elizabeth Esty (née Henderson; born August 25, 1959) is an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative from Connecticut’s 5th congressional district from 2013 to 2019. A Democrat, she previously was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing the 103rd Assembly District, which consisted of Cheshire and parts of Hamden and Wallingford. She also served two terms on the Cheshire Town Council. The 5th congressional district spans central and northwest Connecticut, including Waterbury, Danbury, New Britain, Meriden, Torrington, Litchfield County, the Farmington Valley, Newtown, and Esty’s hometown of Cheshire.

Esty was ranked as the 62nd most bipartisan member of the U.S. House of Representatives during the 114th United States Congress (and the most bipartisan member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut) in the Bipartisan Index created by The Lugar Center and the McCourt School of Public Policy that ranks members of the United States Congress by their degree of bipartisanship (by measuring the frequency each member’s bills attract co-sponsors from the opposite party and each member’s co-sponsorship of bills by members of the opposite party).

They have a daughter named Sarah and her partner Daniel C. Esty, whom she got married in 1984.

NameElizabeth Esty
First NameElizabeth
Last NameEsty
OccupationPolitician
BirthdayAugust 25
Birth Year1959
Place of BirthOak Park
Home TownIllinois
Birth CountryUnited States
Birth SignLeo
Full/Birth Name
FatherNot Available
MotherNot Available
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseDaniel C. Esty
Children(s)Sarah Esty, Thomas Esty, Jonathan Esty

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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In 2008, she challenged Republican State Representative Al Adinolfi of Connecticut’s 103rd Assembly District. She defeated him 51%-49%. In 2010, Adinolfi challenged her in a rematch and defeated her 51%–49%.

Elizabeth Esty Net Worth

Elizabeth Esty is one of the richest Politician from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Elizabeth Esty's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

She was a volunteer with Planned Parenthood while earning her A.B. in Harvard College, where she graduated in 1981.

In 2013, she voted in favor of repealing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that is called Obamacare.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomePolitician
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
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She opposed Governor Jodi Rell’s proposal to eliminate the state’s Office of Consumer Counsel. She cut her own pay by 10%. When aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney closed its Cheshire plant in 2009, Esty was among several politicians who fought to get workers new job placements or early retirement packages. She opposes the death penalty.

Connecticut’s Fifth District includes Newtown, Connecticut, which was the site of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. Esty serves as a vice-chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. She is an original cosponsor of the Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act, which would require background checks on all commercial firearm sales. On May 29, 2014, Esty and a bipartisan group of House lawmakers introduced an amendment to increase funding to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. The amendment passed the House by a vote of 260-145. On June 22, 2016, Esty and several Democrats held a 26-hour sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives to protest Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s refusal to allow the House to vote on legislation related to gun violence prevention.

Elizabeth Esty's Height & Physical Stats

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Elizabeth Henderson married Daniel C. Esty in 1984. Several years later, their first child, Sarah, was born while they were working in Washington, D.C. Elizabeth became a stay-at-home mother. The family moved to Connecticut in 1994 when Dan Esty started the environmental law and policy program at Yale, before accepting appointment as Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection from Governor Dannel P. Malloy in March 2011.

Esty defeated two challengers in the August 14, 2012, Democratic primary to become the Democratic nominee in Connecticut’s 5th congressional district, and on November 6, 2012, she defeated challenger Andrew Roraback. Esty defeated Mark Greenberg on November 4, 2014, in the state’s most competitive district to win her first re-election. On November 8, 2016, Esty defeated Sherman First Selectman Clay Cope by a margin of 58%–42% to win re-election a second time.

Who is Elizabeth Esty Dating?

According to our records, Elizabeth Esty married to Daniel C. Esty. As of February 1, 2024, Elizabeth Esty’s is not dating anyone.

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In 2012, Democratic U.S. Congressman Chris Murphy of Connecticut’s 5th congressional district decided to retire in order to run for the U.S. Senate. Esty decided to run. She was endorsed by EMILY’s List. She also won the newspaper endorsements from The New York Times, Hartford Courant and the Torrington Register-Citizen. She defeated Daniel Roberti and State House Speaker Chris Donovan in the primary.

Interesting Facts about Elizabeth Esty

  1. Elizabeth Esty is an American politician born in 1959.
  2. She served as a U.S. Representative for Connecticut’s 5th congressional district from 2013-2019.
  3. Esty was the first woman to represent her district in Congress.
  4. She graduated from Harvard Law School and worked as an attorney before entering politics.
  5. During her time in Congress, she focused on issues such as gun control and women’s rights.
  6. In 2018, it was revealed that Esty mishandled allegations of sexual harassment by her former chief of staff.
  7. As a result, she announced that she would not seek re-election and left office in January 2019.
  8. Esty has since become a vocal advocate for workplace harassment reform.
  9. She currently serves on the board of directors for several organizations, including Vital Voices Global Partnership and the National Women’s Law Center.
  10. Throughout her career, Esty has been recognized for her leadership and advocacy work by numerous organizations and publications.

Facts & Trivia

Elizabeth Ranked on the list of most popular Politician. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Elizabeth Esty celebrates birthday on August 25 of every year.

According to Esty’s office, Esty reclaimed more than $10,000,000 in government benefits – including overdue veterans’ benefits, Social Security payments, Medicare payments, and delayed tax refunds – for residents of Connecticut’s Fifth District through her first two terms in office.

Key Events

  1. Elizabeth Esty (née Henderson; born August 25, 1959) is an American lawyer and politician who served as a U..

  2. Elizabeth Henderson was born in 1959 in Oak Park, Illinois..

  3. A. from Harvard College in 1981 and a J..

  4. Esty in 1984..

  5. D. from Yale Law School in 1985..

  6. The family moved to Connecticut in 1994 when Dan Esty started the environmental law and policy program at Yale, before accepting appointment as Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection from Governor Dannel Malloy in March 2011..

  7. In 2008, she challenged Republican State Representative Al Adinolfi of Connecticut's 103rd Assembly District..

  8. When aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney closed its Cheshire plant in 2009, Esty was among several politicians who fought to get workers new job placements or early retirement packages..

  9. In 2010, Adinolfi challenged her in a rematch and defeated her 51%–49%..

  10. Connecticut's Fifth District includes Newtown, Connecticut, which was the site of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012..

  11. Esty defeated two challengers in the August 14, 2012, Democratic primary to become the Democratic nominee in Connecticut's 5th congressional district, and on November 6, 2012, she defeated challenger Andrew Roraback..

  12. In 2012, Democratic U..

  13. In May 2013, Esty voted against repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act..

  14. Representative from Connecticut's 5th congressional district from 2013 to 2019..

  15. Esty introduced the Collinsville Renewable Energy Promotion Act in February 2013 allow the town of Canton, Connecticut, to take over two lapsed licenses from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in order to refurbish two old local dams..

  16. On May 29, 2014, Esty and a bipartisan group of House lawmakers introduced an amendment to increase funding to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System..

  17. Esty defeated Mark Greenberg on November 4, 2014, in the state's most competitive district to win her first re-election..

  18. In 2014, Esty defeated her Republican opponent, Mark Greenberg, earning 53.2% of the vote to Greenberg's 45.8%, despite Greenberg spending more than $1,600,000 of his own money on the campaign..

  19. She said that "STEM education is critical to preparing our students for high-demand careers in engineering, manufacturing, and information technology." According to Esty, she frequently hears from "manufactures and small business owners that it's increasingly difficult to find workers with the right skill sets to fill the jobs in demand." The House easily approved this bill with a vote of 412-8 and it was signed into law in October 2015..

  20. The bill passed both chambers of Congress, and it was signed into law by Barack Obama on October 8, 2015. .

  21. Through her role on the Committee and Transportation and Infrastructure, Esty helped craft the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, which was passed by Congress on December 3, 2015, and signed into law by then-President Obama on December 4, 2015..

  22. On June 22, 2016, Esty and several Democrats held a 26-hour sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives to protest Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's refusal to allow the House to vote on legislation related to gun violence prevention..

  23. The final legislation, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, was signed into law on July 22, 2016..

  24. On November 8, 2016, Esty defeated Sherman First Selectman Clay Cope by a margin of 58%–42% to win re-election a second time..

  25. In May 2016, Esty served on the conference committee charged with crafting legislation to combat opioid addiction..

  26. On March 3, 2016, she introduced the Prevent Drug Addiction Act, which calls for new consumer education campaigns on the risks of opioid addiction, strengthen training requirements for medical practitioners eligible to prescribe opioids or participate in opioid treatment programs, require opioid treatment programs to make acceptable arrangements for patients to receive needed medications on days when the program is closed for business to reduce the risk of relapse for patients in recovery, and create a new drug management program under the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan to prevent high-risk Medicare beneficiaries from becoming addicted to prescription drugs..

  27. In 2016, Esty defeated Republican Clay Cope, the First Selectman of Sherman, Connecticut, earning 58% of the vote to Cope's 42%..

  28. Shortly after the 115th Congress convened in January 2017, Esty was named the Vice Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure..

  29. In early 2018, Esty faced public criticism after news reports revealed that her former chief of staff had been accused of sexual harassment and threats of violence against staff but that she kept him on the payroll for another three months and wrote him a positive letter of reference..

  30. Esty announced on April 2, 2018, that, contrary to earlier declarations, she would not seek re-election in the 2018 midterm election..

  31. She served out her term and left office on January 3, 2019..

  32. After leaving office, she became involved in political reform efforts, including joining nine other former members of Congress to co-author a 2021 opinion editorial advocating reforms of Congress..