Connecticut State Profile

Election Schedule

State Primary:2014-8-12

Election Vitals

Governor:Dan Malloy (D) re-election in 2014
Senator:Dick Blumenthal (D) re-election 2016
Senator:Chris Murphy (D) re-election 2018

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Past Presidential Elections

Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1976 46.9%
Percentage of Votes for Gerald Ford in 1976 52.1%
Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1980 38.5%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1980 48.2%
Percentage of Votes for Walter Mondale in 1984 38.8%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1984 60.7%
Percentage of Votes for Michael Dukakis in 1988 46.9%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1988 52.0%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1992 42.2%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1992 35.8%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1996 52.8%
Percentage of Votes for Bob Dole in 1996 34.7%
Percentage of Votes for Al Gore in 2000 55.9%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2000 38.4%
Percentage of Votes for John Kerry in 2004 54.3%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2004 44.0%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2008 60.6%
Percentage of Votes for John McCain in 2008 38.2%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2012 58.1%
Percentage of Votes for Mitt Romney in 2012 40.7%

Previous Election Results, other races

1998 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Rowland Republican 628,707 62.9%
Barbara Kennelly Democratic 354,187 35.4%
Joseph Zdonczyk Concern citiz 8,792 0.9%
Ned Vare Libertarian 5,637 0.6%
Roberta Scaglione Term limits 2,212 0.2%
1998 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Christopher Dodd Democratic 628,306 65.1%
Gary Franks Republican 312,177 32.4%
William Kozak Concern citiz 12,261 1.3%
Lois Grasso Term limits 6,517 0.7%
Wildey Moore Libertarian 5,196 0.5%
2000 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Joe Lieberman Democratic 828,902 63.2%
Phil Giordano Republican 448,077 34.2%
William Kozak Jr. Concern citiz 25,509 1.9%
Wildey Moore Libertarian 8,773 0.7%
2002 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Rowland Republican 573,958 56.1%
Bill Curry Democratic 448,984 43.9%
2004 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chris Dodd Democratic 945,347 66.4%
Jack Orchulli Republican 457,749 32.1%
Timothy Knibbs Concern citiz 12,442 0.9%
Leonard Rasch Libertarian 9,188 0.6%
2006 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
M. Jodi Rell Republican 710,048 63.2%
John DeStefano Democratic 398,220 35.4%
Cliff Thornton Green 9,584 0.9%
Joseph Zdonczyk Concern citiz 5,560 0.5%
2006 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John DeStefano Democratic 135,431 50.8%
Dan Malloy Democratic 131,258 49.2%
2006 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Joe Lieberman Ct for lieberman 564,095 49.7%
Ned Lamont Democratic 450,844 39.7%
Alan Schlesinger Republican 109,198 9.6%
Ralph Ferrucci Green 5,922 0.5%
Timothy Knibbs Concern citiz 4,638 0.4%
2006 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ned Lamont Democratic 146,404 51.8%
Joe Lieberman Democratic 136,490 48.2%
2010 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dan Malloy Democrat 567,278 49.5%
Tom Foley Republican 560,874 49.0%
Thomas Marsh Independent 17,629 1.5%
2010 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dan Malloy Democratic 103,154 57.0%
Ned Lamont Democratic 77,772 43.0%
2010 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Foley Republican 50,792 42.3%
Michael Fedele Republican 46,989 39.1%
Oz Griebel Republican 22,390 18.6%
2010 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Richard Blumenthal Democrat 636,040 55.2%
Linda McMahon Republican 498,341 43.2%
Warren Mosler Independent 11,275 1.0%
John Mertens Ct for lieberman 6,735 0.6%
2010 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Linda McMahon Republican 60,479 49.4%
Rob Simmons Republican 34,011 27.8%
Peter Schiff Republican 27,831 22.8%
2012 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chris Murphy Democrat 828,770 55.3%
Linda McMahon Republican 645,141 43.0%
Paul Passarelli Libertarian 25,045 1.7%

State Demographics

Population 3,590,347
Percentage White 78.1%
Percentage Black 10.2%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.3%
Percentage Asian 4.1%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race 2.6%
Percentage Other Race 4.6%
 
Percentage Hispanic 14.2%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 70.0%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 9.4%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 2.1%
 
Median Household Income $67,276
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 43.0%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 10.7%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 6.2%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 15.7%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 35.8%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 45.3%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 14.8%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 49.0%
Percentage with a College Degree 37.1%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 41.5%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 23.7%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 9.7%
 
Unemployment rate 6.4%
Unemployment figures as of 2014-9
Unemployment Monthly Change -0.2%
 
Percentage Married Couples 48.7%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 20.1%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.3%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.3%

Last updated 2:16pm October 21, 2014