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Mae Flexer is a member of the Connecticut Senate representing the state’s 29th district, which includes the towns of Brooklyn, Canterbury, Killingly, Mansfield, Putnam, Scotland, Thompson, and Windham. A Democrat, Flexer previously served three terms in the Connecticut House of Representatives representing the state’s 44th assembly district.
Early life and education
Flexer is a native of Killingly, Connecticut, where she graduated from Killingly High School. She earned an Associate’s degree from Quinebaug Valley Community College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Connecticut.
Flexer joined her Democratic Town Committee when she was 18. At 23, she was one of the youngest persons in the state ever elected Town Committee Chairwoman.
Flexer worked as a legislative aide for Connecticut Senate President Donald E. Williams Jr for three years.
Flexer was elected a state representative in 2008, defeating Republican Angeline Kwasny by 3,136 votes. She is currently one of the youngest state senators in Connecticut.