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Saud Anwar

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Connecticut State Senate, District 3 (2019 - Present)

Deputy President Pro Tempore, Connecticut State Senate (2019 - Present)

Mayor, Town of South Windsor, Connecticut (2013 - Present)

Quick Facts
Personal Details

Saud Anwar (Democrat) is a member of the Connecticut State Senate, representing District 3. Anwar was elected to the office on February 26, 2019.

Anwar was a 2016 Democratic candidate for District 14 of the Connecticut House of Representatives.

Personal

Full Name:

Saud Anwar

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Yusra; 2 Children: Taha, Taseen

Home City:

South Windsor, CT

Education

MPH, Yale University, 1996-1998

Occupational Medicine Fellowship, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Yale University, 1996-1998

Critical Care Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, Yale University, 1995-1997

Attended, Pulmonary Medicine, Yale University, 1995-1996

Internship/Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Illinois, 1992-1995

MD, Aga Khan University, 1986-1991

Political Experience

Senator, Connecticut State Senate, District 3, 2019-present

Mayor, Town of South Windsor, Connecticut, 2013-present

Candidate, Connecticut State Senate, District 3, 2019

Deputy President Pro Tempore, Connecticut State Senate, 2019

Candidate, Connecticut State House of Representatives, District 14, 2016

Council Member, Town of South Windsor, Connecticut, 2011-2013

Current Legislative Committees

Co-Chair, Housing

Member, Insurance and Real Estate

Vice Chair, Public Health

Member, Veterans' Affairs

Professional Experience

Partner, Northeastern Pulmonary Associates, 1999-present

Consultant, British Department of Communities and Local Government

Chief Coordinator, Conference on Understanding Radicalization and DeRadicalization Strategies, Hartford, CT

Consultant, Multi Cultural Advisory Committee, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Conference Speaker, Office of Secretary Janet Napolitano, United States Department of Homeland Security

Chair, Department of Medicine, Eastern Connecticut Health Network, 2005-2010

Religious, Civic, and other Memberships

Former Commissioner, Asian Pacific American Affairs

Member, Connecticut Safe School Climate Coalition

Conference Speaker, Department of Homeland Security

Conference Speaker, Friends of Europe-Brussels

Medical Mission, Haiti Disaster Relief

Member, Health Equity Leadership Council of Connecticut

Medical Mission, Pakistan Earthquake Response

Founding Member, South Windsor Alliance for Progress

Board Member, South Windsor Community Foundation

Former President, South Windsor Haiti Schools Incorporated

Member, South Windsor Human Relations Commission

Founding Member, South Windsor Hunger Action Team

Founder, South Windsor United in Diversity

Commissioner, State Emergency Response Commission

Diplomatic Mission, United States - Pakistan Relations

Conference Speaker, US Mission to the European Union

Founding Member, Zero Waste South Windsor

Additional Information

Awards:

-Recognition by the American Red Cross for September 11th response
-Recipient of the Director FBI-Robert Mueller III Award for Community Leadership and Alliance Building.
-Anti Defamation League Torch of Liberty Award
-Human Relations Award- National Council of Community and Justice
-Community Service Award -- United States Department of Justice -- US Attorney's Office
-Trailblazer Award- South Asian Bar Association of CT
-Citizen for the Law Award - Connecticut Bar Association

Elections

2019

General election
Special general election for Connecticut State Senate District 3

Saud Anwar (D) defeated Sarah Muska (R) in the special general election for Connecticut State Senate District 3 on February 26, 2019.

Candidate
%
Votes

Saud Anwar (D)
58.8
4,737

Sarah Muska (R)
41.2
3,317

Total votes: 8,054


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 Bill Aman (R) did not seek re-election.

Tom Delnicki defeated Saud Anwar in the Connecticut House of Representatives District 14 general election.
Connecticut House of Representatives, District 14 General Election, 2016
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
Republican Green check mark transparent.png Tom Delnicki 52.62% 6,852
Democratic Saud Anwar 47.38% 6,170
Total Votes 13,022
Source: Connecticut Secretary of the State

Saud Anwar ran unopposed in the Connecticut House of Representatives District 14 Democratic primary.
Connecticut House of Representatives, District 14 Democratic Primary, 2016
Party Candidate
Democratic Green check mark transparent.png Saud Anwar (unopposed)
Tom Delnicki ran unopposed in the Connecticut House of Representatives District 14 Republican primary.
Connecticut House of Representatives, District 14 Republican Primary, 2016
Party Candidate
Republican Green check mark transparent.png Tom Delnicki (unopposed)