CRISTIN MCCARTHY VAHEY
Cristin McCarthy Vahey has represented Fairfield’s 133rd Assembly District since 2014. She is House Chair of the Planning and Development Committee, Coastal Caucus Co-Chair, and has served as the Majority Caucus Chair. She is a member of the legislature's Government Administration & Elections and Transportation committees. Cristin is a social worker and community advocate, previously serving in local government from 2005-2014 as a Selectperson and Representative Town Meeting member. During her tenure in the legislature, Cristin has championed access to health and mental health, expanded voting rights and supports for the seniors and working families of Connecticut. She has worked to retain small and large businesses, serving on the Commission on Economic Competitiveness. Working with fellow legislators both here in Connecticut and throughout the region, Cristin has worked on carbon pricing legislation, increased support for transit and the creation of walkable, bikeable communities.