|Governor of Connecticut|
From: July 1, 2004 - January 5, 2011
|Predecessor||John G. Rowland|
M. Jodi Rell was Governor of Connecticut from 2004 to 2011. She was sworn in for her first full term as elected Governor of the state of Connecticut on January 3, 2007. She was the state’s 87th Governor and its first woman Republican Governor. She did not seek re-election in the 2010 election.
Governor Rell has held elected office in Connecticut for more than two decades. She holds the state’s highest office after serving as the 105th Lieutenant Governor for over nine years. Governor Rell also represented the 107th House District of Brookfield as State Representative in the Connecticut General Assembly, where she held key leadership posts including Deputy House Minority Leader and Assistant House Minority Leader.