David McCluskey (D-West Hartford) served in the Connecticut House of Representative from the 20th Assembly District in 1999 to 2011.
He grew up in West Hartford and attended local public and parochial schools, graduating in 1978 from Conard High School. McCluskey received his Bachelors of Arts Degree with Honors in Political Science from the University of Chicago. He received his Masters Degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University. From 1986-1988, he was the District Office Manager for New York State Senator Martin Connor. McCluskey was the Director of Public & Political Affairs for the Connecticut State Police Union from 1989-1997. He was the Staff Representative for the University Health Professionals, representing the nurses at UCONN Health Center from 1997-2001.