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Connecticut: 2006 Elections
Edited on Tue Oct-24-06 09:23 AM by Eugene


Connecticut

2006 Elections: Governor, US Senator, Other Statewide Offices, US House, State Senate, State House, Ballot initiatives/Referendums

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State Politics At-A-Glance


Population (2000 Census): 3,405,565
Electoral Votes: 7

:bluebox: 2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 54%, Bush (R) 44%, Nader (I) 1%
:bluebox: 2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 56%, Bush (R) 38%, Nader (I) 4%
:bluebox: 1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 52%, Dole (R) 35%, Perot (I) 10%

:redbox: Governor: M. Jodi Rell (R) Elected Lt. Governor: 1994, Succeeded to Governership: 2004 (Next Election: 2006)
:bluebox: Senior US Senator: Chris Dodd (D) Elected: 1980, 1986, 1992, 1998, 2004 (Next Election: 2010)
:bluebox: Junior US Senator: Joe Lieberman (D) Elected: 1988, 1994, 2000 (Next Election: 2006)
:redbox: US House (5 seats): D-2, R-3
:bluebox: State Senate (36 seats): D-24, R-12
:bluebox: State House (151 seats): D-99, R-52

Election Information


Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election: August 03, 2006
State/Local Primary Date: August 08, 2006

General Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election: October 24, 2006
General Election Date (all states): November 07, 2006

State Office in charge of Elections
Legislation and Elections Administration
Michael Kozik, Managing Attorney
30 Trinity Street
PO Box 150470
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: (860) 509-6100
Fax: (860) 509-6127
EMail: lead@po.state.ct.us
http://www.sots.ct.gov/LEAD/LeadIndex.htm

State Democratic Party
Democratic State Central Committee
179 Allyn Street, Suite 301
Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: (860) 560-1775
Fax: (860) 560-1522
http://dems.info

State Republican Party
Connecticut Republican Party
97 Elm Street, Rear
Hartford, Connecticut 06106
Phone: 860-547-0589
Fax: 860-278-8563
http://www.ctgop.org

Governor's Race 2006


Candidates

John DeStefano (D)
Running Mate: Scott Slifka (D)
New Haven Mayor
Campaign Website: http://www.destefanoforct.com

M. Jodi Rell (R) Incumbent
Running Mate: Michael Fedele (R)
Governor
Campaign Website: http://www.jodirell06.com

Joseph Zdonczyk (Concerned Citizens)
Running Mate: Jose Garcia (Concerned Citizens)
Former State Party Chair and Retired Repairman
Campaign Website: ?

Cliff Thornton (G)
Running Mate: Jean de Smet (G)
Non-Profit Group Founder, Retired Businessman and Drug Reform Activist
Campaign Website: http://www.votethornton.com

Scott Merrell (Independent Party)
Running Mate: Michael Telesca (Independent Party)
Veterinarian and Anti-Tax Activist
Campaign Website: http://independentpartyct.com/gov.html

Joel Schweidel (I)
State Employee
Campaign Website: ?

US Senate Race 2006


Ned Lamont (D)
Businessman
Campaign Website: http://www.nedlamont.com

Alan Schlesinger (R)
Former State Representative and Attorney
Campaign Website: http://www.schlesinger2006.com

Timothy Knibbs (Concerned Citizens)
Former Teacher
Campaign Website: ?

Joe Lieberman (Conn. for Lieberman) Incumbent
US Senator
Campaign Website: http://www.joe2006.com

Ralph Ferrucci (G)
Artist and Truck Driver
Campaign Website: http://ferrucciforsenate.org

John Mertens (Independent Party)
College Professor and Mechanical Engineer
Campaign Website: http://www.mertens2006.com

Other Statewide Races 2006


Secretary of State

Susan Bysiewicz (D) Incumbent
Secretary of State
Campaign Website: http://www.bysiewicz.org

Richard Abbate (R)
Cheshire Town Registrar of Voters
Campaign Website: http://abbateforstate.com

Mike DeRosa (G)
Computer Networking Consultant
Campaign Website: http://www.mikederosa.org

Robert Gonzalez (Independent Party)
Correctional Officer
Campaign Website: http://www.independentpartyct.com/secstate.html

State Treasurer

Denise Nappier (D) Incumbent
State Treasurer
Campaign Website: ?

Linda Roberts (R)
East Windsor First Selectwoman and Businesswoman
Campaign Website: http://www.lindarobertsfortreasurer.com

David Bue (G)
Financial Consultant
Campaign Website: http://ctgreens.org/candidates/bue2006.html

James Shine (Independent Party)
Campaign Website: ?

State Comptroller

Nancy Wyman (D), Incumbent
State Comptroller
Campaign Website: http://www.nancywyman.com

Cathy Cook (R)
State Senator
Campaign Website: http://www.cathycook06.com

Attorney General

Richard Blumenthal (D) Incumbent
Attorney General
Campaign Website: ?

Bob Farr (R)
State Representative and Attorney
Campaign Website: http://www.bobfarr.com

Nancy Burton (G)
Attorney and Anti-Nuclear Activist
Campaign Website: http://voteburton.org

US House of Representatives Races 2006


US House Districts: 5

Key Races:
  02 Rob Simmons (R) (incumbent) v. Joe Courtney (D)
  04 Christopher Shays (R) (incumbent) v. Diane Farrell (D)
  05 Nancy Johnson (R) (incumbent) v. Chris Murphy (D)

Candidates, by Congressional District

CT-01
John Larson (D) Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.larsonforcongress.org
Scott MacLean (R), Campaign Website: http://gomacgo.net

CT-02
Joe Courtney (D), Campaign Website: http://www.joecourtney.com
Rob Simmons (R) Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.simmonsforcongress.com

CT-03
Rosa DeLauro (D) Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.rosadelauro.com
Joseph Vollano (R), Campaign Website: http://www.vollanoforcongress2006.com
Daniel Sumrall (G), Campaign Website: http://www.sumrallforcongress.politicalgateway.com

CT-04
Diane Farrell (D), Campaign Website: http://www.farrellforcongress.com
Christopher Shays (R) Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.shaysforcongress.org
Phil Maymin (L), Campaign Website: http://www.mayminforcongress.com

CT-05
Chris Murphy (D), Campaign Website: http://www.murphyforcongress.org
Nancy Johnson (R) Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.johnsonforcongress.com

State Senate Races 2006


State Senate Districts: 36

Seats at stake in 2006: 36

Key Races: ?

State House Races 2006


State House Districts: 151

Seats at stake in 2006: 151

Key Races: ?

Ballot initiatives/Referendums


No Referendum Questions on Ballot

Links


Blogs
Democratic Underground Connecticut Forum
LeftyBlogs.com Connecticut
Almost Connecticut
ConnecticutBLOG
Connecticut Bob
Connecticut Local Politics
Connecticut Young Democrats
CT Blue
Democracy for Connecticut
Fifth Congressional District Watch
Hat City Blog
My Left Nutmeg
Second Congressional District Watch
Shays Watch

Demographic Links
U.S. Census Bureau Connecticut Quick Facts


Useful Links

Campaign Underground 2006
Campaign Underground Tips and Tricks

Note: Joe Lieberman is posted under the Connecticut for Lieberman Party as listed by the state election office. - Eugene
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