Doug McCrory


Doug McCrory



March 8, 2017

McCrory Sworn-In to State Senate, Receives New Committee Assignments

photo of Senator McCrory.

Doug McCrory is sworn in as a member of the Connecticut State Senate by Secretary of the State Denise Merrill as Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff and Senate President Martin Looney look on.

State Senator Douglas McCrory (D-Hartford) has been sworn-in as the new state senator representing the 2nd State Senate towns of Bloomfield, Windsor, and a portion of Hartford, and he has received his new legislative committee assignments as well.

“I want to thank the people of Bloomfield, Windsor and Hartford for their support during the special election of February 28, and I want you to know that I am committed to representing your hopes and wishes in the General Assembly,” Sen. McCrory said. “As tough as the upcoming budget battle is going to be, I am going to be working every day on behalf of the 100,000 residents of the 2nd State Senate District.”

Sen. McCrory was officially sworn-in as a state senator at 11:15 a.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017 in the State Capitol Senate Chamber by Secretary of the State Denise Merrill.

photo of Senator McCrory.

On Saturday afternoon, March 4, Sen. McCrory conducted a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony at his church, The Hopewell Baptist Church in Windsor, with the Rev. Dr. David L. Massey officiating and Sen. McCrory’s wife, Dr. Foye Smith and their son, Cairo, attending.

Sen. McCrory has been appointed as Senate Co-Chairman of the Aging Committee, Vice-Chairman of the Banking and Children’s committees, and as a member of the Judiciary and Finance, Revenue & Bonding committees.

Sen. McCrory had previously served since 2004 as the state representative from Hartford’s 7th State House District. Sen. McCrory was just elected to the 2nd Senate District with 75 percent of the popular vote, and he replaces former Democratic state Senator Eric Coleman of Bloomfield, who stepped down to be considered for a judicial appointment.

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More photos of Senator McCroy’s swearing in can be viewed on his Flickr gallery.