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Quick Facts
Personal Details

Gennaro Bizzarro (Republican) is a member of the Connecticut State Senate, representing District 6. Bizzarro was elected to the office on February 26, 2019.

Bizzarro was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 24 of the Connecticut House of Representatives.

Personal

Full Name:

Gennaro Bizzarro

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Kara; 3 Children: Cecelia, Victoria, Gigi

Home City:

New Britain, CT

Education

JD, Quinnipiac University School of Law, 1997-2000

BA, American Studies/Italian, Fordham University, 1993-1997

Political Experience

Senator, Connecticut State Senate, District 6, 2019-present

Candidate, Connecticut State Senate, District 6, 2019

Candidate, Connecticut State House of Representatives, District 24, 2014

Current Legislative Committees

Member, Education

Member, Insurance and Real Estate

Member, Judiciary

Professional Experience

Attorney, GB Law Group, Limited Liability Company, 2010-present

Chief Legal Counsel, City of New Britain, present

Former President/Former Chief Legal Counsel, Premier Basketball, Limited Liability Company

Former Litigation Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell, Limited Liability Partnership

Former Law Clerk, The Honorable Dominic J. Squatrito, United States District Court Judge for the District of Connecticut

Religious, Civic, and other Memberships

Chair, Board of Directors, Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce, present

Corporation Counsel, City of New Britain, present

Former Chair, City of New Britain Board of Finance and Taxation

Member, Connecticut Bar Association

Member, Elks Club

Member, Generale Ameglio Civic Association

Member, New Britain Bar Association

Former Board Member, New Britain Chamber of Commerce

Former Corporator, New Britain General Hospital

Member, New Britain Lions Club

Member, New Britain Republican Town Committee

Member, New York City Bar Association

Member, New York State Bar Association

Member, Saint Jean Baptiste Club

Former Board Member, Salvation Army

Additional Information

Awards:

Named to Hartford Business Journal's 40 under 40 List for 2006.
Recognized as a Corporate Achiever by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Elections

2019

General election
Special general election for Connecticut State Senate District 6

Gennaro Bizzarro (R) defeated Rick Lopes (D) in the special general election for Connecticut State Senate District 6 on February 26, 2019.

Candidate
%
Votes

Gennaro Bizzarro (R)
53.1
3,884

Rick Lopes (D)
46.9
3,431

Total votes: 7,315


2014

Elections for the Connecticut House of Representatives consisted of a primary election on August 12, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 10, 2014. Incumbent Rick Lopes was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Gennaro Bizzarro was unopposed in the Republican primary. Lopes defeated Bizzarro in the general election.

Connecticut House of Representatives District 24, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRick Lopes Incumbent 49.5% 2,680
Republican Gennaro Bizzarro 46% 2,489
Working Families Green check mark transparent.pngRick Lopes Incumbent 4.5% 245
Total Votes 5,414