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Eva Zimmerman

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Member, Newtown Legislative Council, District 2 (2014 - 2015)

Quick Facts
Personal Details

Eva Zimmerman (Democrat) was a candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut. Zimmerman lost the primary on August 14, 2018.

Zimmerman was a 2016 Democratic candidate for District 106 of the Connecticut House of Representatives.

Before working as an organizer for the Service Employees International Union,, Bermudez Zimmerman served on the Newtown legislative council. She unsuccessfully ran for the Connecticut House of Representatives in 2016. Her parents came to the mainland United States from Puerto Rico. When she was 2 years old, she was a plaintiff in Sheff v. O'Neill, a Connecticut Supreme Court decision that said the state's school districting plan discriminated against racial and ethnic minorities.

Personal

Full Name:

Eva B. Zimmerman

Gender:

Female

Family:

Spouse:Stacey Zimmerman;

Birth Date:

06/09/1987

Birth Place:

Hartford , CT

Home City:

Newton, CT

Education

Certificate, Women's Campaigns, Yale, 2014

BA, Pre-Law Studies/Political Science, Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, 2005-2009

Political Experience

Member, Newtown Legislative Council, District 2, 2014-2015

Field Lead, Barack Obama's Presidential Campaign, 2012

Field Coordinator/Office Manager, Dan Malloy for Governor, 2010

Campaign Manager, Edwin Vargas for State Senate, 2010

Professional Experience

Assister, Access Health Connecticut, 2014-present

Organizer, Child Care Director, Local 2001, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), 2012-present

Employee, Local 1199, New England Health Care Employees Union (NEHCU), 2010-2012

Organizer, Local 1199, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), 2010-2012

Legislative Aide/Intern, United States Congress, 2009-2010

Legislative Aide/Intern, Congressman Charles Rangel, 2008-2009

Organizer, United States Special Interest Research Group (PIRG), 2004-2005

Religious, Civic, and other Memberships

Member, Democratic Town Committee of Hartford & Newtown, 2011-present

Secretary, Hearbeat Ensemble, 2011-present

Board Member/Treasurer, Coalition to Strengthen the Sheldon/Charter Oak Neighborhood (CSS/CON), 2009-present

Activist, Connecticut Center for a New Economy, 2010-2012

Member, Connecticut Citizen Action Group, 2010-2012

Additional Information

Awards:

Connecticut General Assembly Latino/a Citizen of the year award winner 2015; Ella T. Grasso Womens Leadership Award; Connecticut General Assembly LPRAC Citizenship Award

Elections

2018

General election
General election for Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut

Susan Bysiewicz (D) defeated Joe Markley (R), Monte Frank (Independent), Jeffrey Thibeault (L), and John Demitrus (Amigo Constitution Party) in the general election for Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut on November 6, 2018.

Candidate
%
Votes

Susan Bysiewicz (D)
49.4
694,510

Joe Markley (R)
46.2
650,138

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Monte Frank (Independent)
3.9
54,741

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Jeffrey Thibeault (L)
0.4
6,086

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John Demitrus (Amigo Constitution Party)
0.1
1,254
Other/Write-in votes
0.0
66

Total votes: 1,406,795
(95% precincts reporting)
Democratic primary election

The primary elections were canceled.

Republican primary election

The primary elections were canceled.

2016

Elections for the Connecticut House of Representatives took place in 2016. The primary election took place on August 9, 2016, and the general election was held on November 8, 2016. The candidate filing deadline was June 7, 2016.

Incumbent Mitch Bolinsky defeated Eva Zimmerman in the Connecticut House of Representatives District 106 general election.
Connecticut House of Representatives, District 106 General Election, 2016
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
Republican Green check mark transparent.png Mitch Bolinsky Incumbent 57.44% 7,185
Democratic Eva Zimmerman 42.56% 5,323
Total Votes 12,508
Source: Connecticut Secretary of the State

Eva Zimmerman ran unopposed in the Connecticut House of Representatives District 106 Democratic primary.
Connecticut House of Representatives, District 106 Democratic Primary, 2016
Party Candidate
Democratic Green check mark transparent.png Eva Zimmerman (unopposed)
Incumbent Mitch Bolinsky ran unopposed in the Connecticut House of Representatives District 106 Republican primary.
Connecticut House of Representatives, District 106 Republican Primary, 2016
Party Candidate
Republican Green check mark transparent.png Mitch Bolinsky Incumbent (unopposed)
Events

2019

Oct. 5
S’more Women in Office

Sat 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

47 Alpine Drive Sandy Hook CT