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


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

This page was edited by: Eugene

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

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

State Republican Party
Connecticut Republican Party
97 Elm Street, Rear
Hartford, Connecticut 06106
Phone: 860-547-0589
Fax: 860-278-8563

Governor's Race 2006


John DeStefano (D)
Running Mate: Scott Slifka (D)
New Haven Mayor
Campaign Website:

M. Jodi Rell (R) Incumbent
Running Mate: Michael Fedele (R)
Campaign Website:

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:

Scott Merrell (Independent Party)
Running Mate: Michael Telesca (Independent Party)
Veterinarian and Anti-Tax Activist
Campaign Website:

Joel Schweidel (I)
State Employee
Campaign Website: ?

US Senate Race 2006

Ned Lamont (D)
Campaign Website:

Alan Schlesinger (R)
Former State Representative and Attorney
Campaign Website:

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

Joe Lieberman (Conn. for Lieberman) Incumbent
US Senator
Campaign Website:

Ralph Ferrucci (G)
Artist and Truck Driver
Campaign Website:

John Mertens (Independent Party)
College Professor and Mechanical Engineer
Campaign Website:

Other Statewide Races 2006

Secretary of State

Susan Bysiewicz (D) Incumbent
Secretary of State
Campaign Website:

Richard Abbate (R)
Cheshire Town Registrar of Voters
Campaign Website:

Mike DeRosa (G)
Computer Networking Consultant
Campaign Website:

Robert Gonzalez (Independent Party)
Correctional Officer
Campaign Website:

State Treasurer

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

Linda Roberts (R)
East Windsor First Selectwoman and Businesswoman
Campaign Website:

David Bue (G)
Financial Consultant
Campaign Website:

James Shine (Independent Party)
Campaign Website: ?

State Comptroller

Nancy Wyman (D), Incumbent
State Comptroller
Campaign Website:

Cathy Cook (R)
State Senator
Campaign Website:

Attorney General

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

Bob Farr (R)
State Representative and Attorney
Campaign Website:

Nancy Burton (G)
Attorney and Anti-Nuclear Activist
Campaign Website:

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

John Larson (D) Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Scott MacLean (R), Campaign Website:

Joe Courtney (D), Campaign Website:
Rob Simmons (R) Incumbent, Campaign Website:

Rosa DeLauro (D) Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Joseph Vollano (R), Campaign Website:
Daniel Sumrall (G), Campaign Website:

Diane Farrell (D), Campaign Website:
Christopher Shays (R) Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Phil Maymin (L), Campaign Website:

Chris Murphy (D), Campaign Website:
Nancy Johnson (R) Incumbent, Campaign Website:

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


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