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Ernest Newton II's Biography


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190 Read Street
Bridgeport, CT 06607

Full Name:

Ernest 'Ernie' E. Newton II




Wife: Pamela; 4 Children: Ernest III, Chad, Enrico, Kayla

Birth Place:

Fort-bel-Voir, VA

Home City:

Bridgeport, CT



BS, Music Education, Winston-Salem University, 1978

Deputy President Pro Tempore

Former Presidnet/Member, Bridgeport City Council

Candidate, Connecticut State House of Representatives, District 124, 2014

Candidate, Connecticut State Senate, District 23, 2012

Senator, Connecticut State Senate, 2003-2006

Representative, Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1988-2003

Won Special Election, Senator, Connecticut State Senate, April 2003

Majority Whip, Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1997-1998

Assistant Majority Leader, Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1995-1996

Member/President, Bridgeport Board of Aldermen, 1981-1985

Member, Bridgeport Democratic Town Committee, 1982-1984

President, National Black Caucus of State Legislators, 1995

Chair, Connecticut Legislative Black and Puerto Rican Caucus, 1991-1992

Teacher, Bridgeport School System

Owner, Consulting Company

Member, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated

Member, Bridgeport Chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Member, Fire Sprinkler System Commission

Member, Mount Airy Baptist Church

Member, Prince Hall Masons