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Gerry Connolly Bio, Wiki, Wife, Congressman, Politician, and Net Worth

Gerry Connolly Biography and Wiki

Gerry Connolly who was born as Gerald Edward Connolly is an American politician. He currently serves as the United States Representative from Virginia’s 11th congressional district. He was first elected in the year 2008. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

Gerry Connolly Age and Birthday

Gerry was born March 30, 1950, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. He is 70 years as of 2020. He celebrates his birth on March 30.

Gerry Connolly Height and Weight

Gerry stands at an average height and moderate weight. He appears to be quite tall in stature of his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.

Gerry Connolly Education

Gerry attended Maryknoll College in Glen Ellyn, Illinois where he graduated in 1971 with a B.A. in literature. He joined Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government where he graduated in 1979 with a Master of Public Administration. He worked with the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations from the one-year this 1979 to 1989.

There he managed international narcotics control, published reports on U.S. policy in El Salvador, Central America, Israel, and the Persian Gulf region, committee oversight of international economic issues, international narcotics control as well as United Nations and Middle East policies. Gerry was Vice President of the Washington Office of SRI International from 1989 to 1997.

Connolly was as well a Director of Community Relations for SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation). Gerry was elected Providence District Supervisor. He served for nine years. He as well served on the Fairfax Government Reorganization Commission from 1992 to 1993.

Gerry Connolly Family

After doing our research, details about his parents are not known to the public and it is also not known if he has any siblings. However, this section is still under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.

Gerry Connolly Wife, Cathy Connolly

Gerry is a married man. He is married to Cathy Connolly. The couple resides in Mantua since 1979. The couple has one child who goes by the name, Caitlin Rose Connolly.

Gerry Connolly Net Worth

Following his professional career as a politician, Gerry has been able to accumulate an estimated net worth of $1 million-$5 million.

Gerry Connolly Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Gerry.

Gerry Connolly Bio and Wiki

  • Full Names: Gerald Edward Connolly
  • Popular As: Gerry Connolly
  • Gender: Male
  • Occupation / Profession: Politician
  • Nationality: American
  • Race / Ethnicity: White
  • Religion: To be Updated
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight

Gerry Connolly Birthday

  • Age / How Old?: 70 years
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Date of Birth: March 30, 1950
  • Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S
  • Birthday: March 30

Gerry Connolly Body Measurements

  • Body Measurements: To be Updated
  • Height / How Tall?: Average
  • Weight: Moderate
  • Eye Color: To be Updated
  • Hair Color: To be Updated
  • Shoe Size: To be Updated

Gerry Connolly Family and Relationship

  • Father (Dad): To be Updated
  • Mother: To be Updated
  • Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): To be Updated
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife/Spouse: Cathy Connolly
  • Children: Caitlin Rose Connolly

Gerry Connolly Net Worth and Salary

  • Net Worth: $1 million-$5 million.
  • Salary: Under Review
  • Source of Income: His professional career as a politician

Gerry Connolly Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Congressman

Gerry began his career as a public official on March 28, 1995. He won a special election for the Providence District seat on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. He defeated Republican Jeannemarie A. Devolites. He was y reelected to a full four-year term on the Board against Devolites in November, the same year. In November 1999, Gerry ran unopposed for reelection. In the year 2003, he was elected Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. He was then reelected in 2007.

He balanced a $4.5 billion budget working as a chairman of the ten-member board. He as well managed a county that would be the nation’s 13th-largest city, 12th-largest school district, and sixth-largest office market. Gerry served as Chairman of the County’s Legislative Committee. He as well served as a Vice-Chair of the Economic Advisory Committee. He also served as Chairman of the Board of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC). He also served as the Chairman of the Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC).

He was chairman of the Board of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG). Gerry chaired the region’s Emergency Preparedness Taskforce. He as well represented Fairfax County on the Board of the Virginia Association of Counties (VaCo), where he also served as president.

Gerry Connolly U.S House Representative

Committee assignments

  • Committee on Foreign Affairs (2009–present)
    Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia
    Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
  • Committee on Oversight and Reform (2009–present)
    Subcommittee on Government Operations
    Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs
  • U.S. Delegation to NATO Parliamentary Assembly (Chairman; 2013-present)

Past committee assignments

  • Committee on the Budget (2009-2011)
  • Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade
  • Oversight Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Post Office, and the District of Columbia
  • Oversight Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement

Caucus memberships

  • American Sikh Congressional Caucus
  • Congressional Arts Caucus
  • Congressional Taiwan Caucus (Co-Chair)
  • Congressional Cloud Computing Caucus
  • Congressional Cement Caucus
  • New Democrat Coalition
  • House Baltic Caucus
  • Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
  • U.S.-Japan Caucus

Gerry Connolly Legislation Sponsored

  • Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (H.R. 1232; 113th Congress):

He was the ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight as well as the Government Reform. He co-sponsored this bill with Darrell Issa. It was a proposed bill. The main aim was to make changes and reforms to the current framework. This would manage how the federal government buys new technology. The government was required to develop a streamlined plan for its acquisitions. The bill would as well increase the power CIO (Chief Information Officers) within federal agencies.

The agencies would be more effective. This would mean that each and every agency would be reduced to having only one CIO in the agency. The CIO would be responsible for the success and failure of all IT projects in that agency. The bill would as well require the federal government to make use of private-sector best practices. It was intended to reduce IT procurement related waste.

In explaining the bill Gerry said that there were more than 250 Chief Information Officers in the federal government, yet none possess the necessary authority to effectively manage IT investments. He said that this resulted in duplicative and wasteful IT spending. The bill was on February 25, 2014, passed bt the House in a voice vote.

  • Government Reports Elimination Act of 2014 (H.R. 4194; 113th Congress)

Gerry being, the ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight as well as the Government Reform co-sponsored this bill with Darrell Issa.

Gerry Connolly Political Positions

Gerry Connolly Abortion

Gerry is pro-choice. Connolly voted to the Affordable Care Act against the Stupak Amendment. It placed stringent limits on health insurance companies offering abortion services. Gerry voted against an amendment in the year 2011, during the budget amendments process. The amendment was about preventing taxpayer funds from going to Planned Parenthood

Gerry Connolly Trump Impeachment

He voted in favor of the articles of impeachment of Donald J. Trump. Gerry during the debate on the articles sais that extorting foreign countries to investigate their political opponents in an unconstitutional abuse of power and that it is an unconstitutional abuse of power to solicit foreign interference in an American election

Gerry Connolly Civil Liberties

He was voted for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012. He was voted on the regard to funding the US Armed Forces. This included the paychecks delivered to soldiers. However, it included a controversial provision. A provision that would allow the government as well as the military to detain anyone “who was part of or substantially supported al-Qaeda, any association that engaged in hostilities against the United States or its coalition partners as well as the Taliban. It as well included anyone who commits a “belligerent act” against the United States. The law would as well not grant new powers to the President. It, however, did codify federal court rulings on this issue and the detainment of unlawful combatants.

Gerry Connolly Economics

Gerry voted for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the Cash for Clunkers Extension., the Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009, as well as the supplemental appropriations bill that established Cash for Clunkers. He also voted for all of the 2010 governmental appropriations bills. He did vote for the Continuing Appropriations Act for 2011. However, he also voted against some large spending bills.

This included the release of $350 billion in bank bailout funds as well as a $154 billion spending bill because of concerns these would add to the federal deficit. He was as well a cosponsor of pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) budget legislation. It was signed in February 2010. Gerry voted in May 2011 to increase the debt ceiling. The measure, however, failed by a significant margin. It was his third such vote.

Gerry Connolly Energy

He voted in favor of the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009. He said that it would strengthen national security while spurring innovation in the energy industry. Gerry in the year 2010, voted in favor of ending a moratorium on deepwater drilling rigs that met certain safety standards. He is one of the thirty-five congressmen who founded the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition.

Gerry Connolly LGBT Issues

Gerry does support gay rights. He campaigned against the Marshall-Newman Amendment to the Virginia Constitution. The amendment banned all gay unions from being performed or recognized in Virginia. Gerry, in the Congress, voted in favor of repealing the contentious “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law that prohibited gays from serving openly in the military. He has as well co-sponsored a few bills that repeal portions of the Federal Defense of Marriage Act.

Gerry Connolly Guns

Gerry sponsored, while on While on the Board of Supervisors for Fairfax County, the ordinance that would have made it illegal to transport a loaded shotgun in the back of one’s car. He signed, in Congress, on to a measure that would have closed the gun show loophole. This required private sellers of firearms at a gun show to engages in the same background check as well as reporting requirements as registered firearms dealers. He does oppose allowing concealed weapons in schools and on college campuses. He voted in November 2011 voted against the National Right to Carry Reciprocity Act. It would have exempted non-residents of states that prohibit concealed weapons from those restrictions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Gerry Connolly

Who is Gerry Connolly?

Gerry Connolly who was born as Gerald Edward Connolly is an American politician. He currently serves as the United States Representative from Virginia’s 11th congressional district.

How old is Gerry Connolly?

Gerry was born March 30, 1950, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. He is 70 years as of 2020. He celebrates his birth on March 30.

How tall is Gerry Connolly?

Gerry stands at an average height, he has not shared his height with the public. His height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.

Where did Gerry Connolly attend college?

Gerry attended Maryknoll College in Glen Ellyn, Illinois where he graduated in 1971 with a B.A. in literature. He joined Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government where he graduated in 1979 with a Master of Public Administration. He worked with the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations from the one-year this 1979 to 1989.

How many siblings does Gerry Connolly have?

After doing our research, details about his parents are not known to the public and it is also not known if he has any siblings. However, this section is still under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.

What nationality is Gerry Connolly?

Gerry is an American national.

Is Gerry Connolly married?

Gerry is a married man. He is married to Cathy Connolly. The couple resides in Mantua since 1979. The couple has one child who goes by the name, Caitlin Rose Connolly.

How much is Gerry Connolly worth?

Following his professional career as a politician, Gerry has been able to accumulate an estimated net worth of $1 million-$5 million.

Is Gerry Connolly dead or alive?

Gerry is still alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.

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