The Green Papers: Connecticut 2007 Off Year Election
This page is for offices up for election in 2007. Find 2008 elections here.
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Electoral Votes:7(1.30% of 538)
Governor:1 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
2002-2010 Representatives:5(1.15% of 435)
2000 Census:3,409,535 (1.21% of 281,998,273)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000):2,499,000
Registered Voters (November 2000):1,874,245
Capital:Hartford
 

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Connecticut State and Local Government

           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 110th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Independent Democrat Senator Joseph I. "Joe" Lieberman
First elected: 1988 (as a Democrat); re-elected: 1994, 2000, 2006 (as an Independent)
Seat up for election: Tuesday 6 November 2012
  
Senator Lieberman, elected as an Independent on 7 November 2006, caucuses with the Democrats. He has chosen to officially list his party as "Independent Democrat".

Class 3 Democratic Senator Christopher J. Dodd
First elected: 1980; re-elected: 1986, 1992, 1998, 2004.
[also served in U.S. House: elected 1974, 1976, 1978]
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
Open Seat - On 10 January 2007, Senator Dodd announced that he is running for President in 2008. He has stated that he will not be a candidate for re-election to the Senate in 2010.

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: None, All Governors

  Republican Governor M. Jodi Rell
succeeded to the Governorship, 1 July 2004, upon the resignation of Governor John Rowland who had announced said resignation on 21 June 2004; First elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Elected on a ticket with- but nominated separately from- the Governor;

  Republican Lieutenant Governor Michael Fedele
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

110th U.S. House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle 2006, 2008. No Term Limit. 110th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
4 Democratic (4 Undetermined);
1 Republican (1 Undetermined)

CD 1
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Democratic Congressman John B. Larson
First elected: 1998
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 2
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Democratic Congressman Joseph D. "Joe" Courtney
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 3
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Democratic Congressman Rosa L. DeLauro
First elected: 1990
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 4
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Republican Congressman Christopher Shays
First elected: 18 August 1987- in Special Election re: death of Congressman Stewart McKinney, 7 May 1987
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

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Democratic Congressman Christopher Scott "Chris" Murphy
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Democratic Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz
First elected: 1998; re-elected: 2002, 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Democratic Treasurer Denise L. Nappier
First elected: 1998; re-elected: 2002, 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Comptroller  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Democratic Comptroller Nancy Wyman
First elected: 1994; re-elected: 1998, 2002, 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Democratic Attorney General Richard Blumenthal
First elected: 1990; re-elected: 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic (affiliates): 9 incumbents
  Republican: 3 incumbents
Independents
  Independent Democrat: 1 incumbent
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from an election authority that the person so listed will actually appear on the ballot.
 
FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.

 


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  Gubernatorial Popular Vote by Party  
  U.S. House Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less  
  Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority  
 
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  Gubernatorial Primaries at a Glance  
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  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with no incumbent running for them  
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  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with only one major party candidate running for office  
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  2007 Partisan Composition by State  
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  Political Parties  
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  Senate Electoral Classes  
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  Statewide Political Party Strength  


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