State Rep. Christie Carpino proudly represents the 32nd district. The residents of Cromwell and Portland re-elected her to a 7th term in November 2022. Carpino has been appointed to continue her service as the House Republican Caucus Chair. She currently serves as the Ranking Member to the Regulation Review committee. Additionally, she serves on the Government Administration & Elections, Public Health, and Legislative Management committees.

Christie believes in community service. She's focused on the initiatives that matter most to the people in her district and across Connecticut. She’s advocated for increased employment opportunities and resources for those with disabilities, improving veterans’ services, supporting our first responders, protecting our children, and making Connecticut more affordable. She is also a strong advocate for women’s rights. In 2023, Carpino was appointed to the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls.


Rep. Carpino has been recognized by the following organizations:

  • National Foundation of Women Legislators, Women of Excellence Award winner
  • The Hartford Business Journal “40 Under Forty”
  • Radiological Society of Connecticut, Recognized for Expanding Insurance Coverage of Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnostic Testing
  • American Red Cross, 5-Gallon Milestone Award for Blood Donations
  • Women In Government named her to their national Executive Committee as a result of her dedication to promoting the role of women within government
  • National Conference of Legislators from Gaming States elected her as their Vice President 
  • CT State Medical Society for her advocacy against the deterioration of the practice of medicine
  • Cromwell Fire Department for her work to promote and advocate for the department
  • CT Marine Trades Association named “Honorary Crew Member Award” for her support of the recreational boating industry and related businesses along the state’s shoreline
  • CT Respiratory Society’s 2020 “Legislative Champion”
  • The Portland Air Line Trail Steering Committee for her legislative efforts to extend the Air Line Trail

Christie holds leadership roles with 2 national non-partisan legislative organizations.

Christie recently completed a 3 year term on the Board of Directors for a local non-profit that provides services to those with disabilities. She currently serves as a member of an institution-wide patient and family advisory committee at the local children’s hospital. She’s also a frequent volunteer with local organizations. In the past, she provided pro bono assistance for low income families in need through the Legal Services School Expulsion Project and served on both the Cromwell Zoning Board of Appeals and the Board of Assessment Appeals.

Christie is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She also holds a law degree from Northeastern University. She has worked for large and small private corporations where she routinely navigates all aspects of the business world – from litigation and human resources, customer service and community involvement, to regulations and contract law. She currently teaches as an adjunct Professor of Law, Ethics, and Policy at an online higher education institution.

Christie and her husband have two children in the public school system. When not serving her constituents, Christie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and being outside.