Connecticut Senate election, 2006

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The Connecticut Senate election, 2006 was held on November 7, 2006 to elect Senators to the Connecticut State Senate for the term which began in January 2007 and ended in January 2009. It occurred on the same date as other federal and state elections, including the state's gubernatorial election.

The election saw the election or re-election of 24 Democrats and 12 Republicans to fill the Senate's 36 seats. The incumbent party in each district held onto control of their respective seats in the election, except for two seats which changed control – one from Democratic to Republican, and one from Republican to Democratic.

Results[edit]

Results of the 2006 Connecticut Senate election.[1] Party shading denotes winner of Senate seat.

District Constituency Incumbent Senator Republican candidate
(percent won)
Democratic candidate
(percent won)
1 Hartford (part), Wethersfield (part) John W. Fonfara (D)
No nomination
0%
John W. Fonfara
94.1%WF
TP
2 Bloomfield (part), Hartford (part), Windsor (part) Eric D. Coleman (D)
Asim A. Hanif
15.2%
Eric D. Coleman
84.8%WF
3 East Hartford, East Windsor, Ellington, South Windsor Gary LeBeau (D)
Eric A. Thompson Sr.
28.2%
Gary D. LeBeau
71.8%WF
4 Bolton, Glastonbury, Manchester, Marlborough Mary Ann Handley (D)
Stewart "Chip" Beckett III
38.9%
Mary Ann Handley
61.1%WF
5 Bloomfield (part), Burlington, Farmington (part), West Hartford Jonathan A. Harris (D)
Kimberly E. Ryder
29.3%
Jonathan A. Harris
70.7%WF
6 Berlin, Farmington (part), New Britain Donald J. DeFronzo (D)
Vacancy in nomination
0%
Donald J. DeFronzo
100%WF
RWI
7 East Granby, Enfield, Granby (part), Somers, Suffield, Windsor (part), Windsor Locks John A. Kissel (R)
John A. Kissel
52.7%
William A. Kiner
47.3%
8 Avon, Barkhamsted, Canton, Colebrook, Granby (part), Hartland, Harwinton (part), New Hartford, Norfolk, Simsbury, Torrington (part) Thomas J. Herlihy, Jr. (R)
Thomas J. Herlihy, Jr.
50.5%
Steve Berry
49.5%WF
9 Cromwell, Middletown (part), Newington, Rocky Hill, Wethersfield (part) Biagio "Billy" Ciotto (D)
Ralph Capenera
40.3%
Paul R. Doyle
58.4%
TP
10 New Haven (part), West Haven (part) Toni N. Harp (D)
Melissa Papantones
12.3%
Toni N. Harp
87.7%
11 Hamden (part), New Haven (part) Martin M. Looney (D)
No nomination
0%
Martin M. Looney
100%
12 Branford, Durham, Gilford, Killingworth, Madison, North Branford Edward Meyer (D)
Gregg Hannan
35.7%
Edward Meyer
64.3%
13 Cheshire (part), Meriden, Middlefield, Middletown (part) Thomas P. Gaffey (D)
Tod O. Dixon
23.3%
Thomas P. Gaffey
76.7%WF
14 Milford, Orange, West Haven (part) Gayle Slossberg (D)
Barbara L. Lisman
35.9%
Gayle Slossberg
64.1%
15 Naugatuck (part), Prospect, Waterbury (part) Joan V. Hartley (D)
No candidate
0%
Joan V. Hartley
88.2%
TP
16 Cheshire (part), Southington, Waterbury (part), Wolcott Christopher S. Murphy (D)
Sam S.F. Caligiuri
54.8%
David Zoni
45.2%I
17 Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Derby, Hamden (part), Naugatuck (part), Woodbridge Joe Crisco (D)
Boaz Itshaky
22.7%
Joe Crisco
77.3%WF
18 Griswold, Groton, North Stonington, Plainfield, Preston, Sterling, Stonington, Voluntown Cathy W. Cook (R)
Lenny T. Winkler
48.6%
Andrew M. Maynard
51.4%
19 Andover, Bozrah, Columbia, Franklin, Hebron, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Montville (part), Norwich, Sprague Edith G. Prague (D)
Matthew Daly
30.4%
Edith G. Prague
69.6%
20 East Lyme, Montville (part), New London, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook (part), Salem, Waterford Andrea L. Stillman (D)
Christopher F. Oliveira
39.4%
Andrea L. Stillman
60.6%
21 Monroe (part), Shelton, Stratford (part) George L. "Doc" Gunther (R)
Dan Debicella
52.2%
Christopher Jones
47.8%WF
22 Bridgeport (part), Monroe (part), Trumbull Bill A. Finch (D)
Robert D. Russo
45.6%
Bill Finch
54.4%
RWI
23 Bridgeport (part), Stratford (part) Ed A. Gomes (D)
Jerry Blackwell
13.1%
Edwin A. Gomes
86.9%WF
24 Bethel (part), Danbury, New Fairfield, Sherman David J. Cappiello (R)
David J. Cappiello
100%
No nomination
0%
25 Darien (part), Norwalk Bob Duff (D)
Friedrich Wilms
34.3%
Bob Duff
65.7%WF
26 Bethel (part), New Canaan (part), Redding, Ridgefield, Weston (part), Westport, Wilton Judith G. Freedman (R)
Judith G. Freedman
55.6%
Craig Rebecca Schiavone
44.4%
27 Darien (part), Stamford (part) Andrew J. McDonald (D)
Rick Giordano
37.7%
Andrew J. McDonald
62.3%
28 Easton, Fairfield, Newtown, Weston (part) John P. McKinney (R)
John P. McKinney
100%
No nomination
0%
29 Brooklyn, Canterbury, Killingly, Mansfield, Putnam, Scotland, Thompson, Windham Donald E. Williams, Jr. (D)
David R. Lyon
24.2%
Donald E. Williams, Jr.
75.8%
30 Brookfield, Canaan, Cornwall, Goshen, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Milford, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington (part), Warren, Washington, Winchester Andrew W. Roraback (R)
Andrew Roraback
67%
Matthew F. Brennan
33%WF
31 Bristol, Harwinton (part), Plainville, Plymouth Thomas A. Colapietro (D)
Beverly R. Bobroske
41.5%
Tom Colapietro
58.5%
32 Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Middlebury, Oxford, Roxbury, Seymour (part), Southbury, Thomaston, Watertown, Woodbury Louis C. DeLuca (R)
Louis C. DeLuca
89.3%
TP
RWI
No candidate
0%
33 Chester, Clinton, Colechester, Deep River, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Lyme, Old Saybrook (part), Portland, Westbrook Eileen M. Daily (D)
Salvatore Nucifora
26.4%
Eileen M. Daily
71.6%
TP
34 East Haven, North Haven, Wallingford Len Fasano (R)
Leonard A. Fasano
85.6%
TP
Vacancy in nomination
0%
35 Ashford, Chaplin, Coventry, Eastford, Ellington (part), Hampton, Pomfret, Stafford, Tolland, Union, Vernon, Willington, Woodstock Tony Guglielmo (R)
Tony Guglielmo
99.95%WF
RWI
Vacancy in nomination
0%
36 Greenwich, New Canaan (part), Stamford (part) William H. Nickerson (R)
William H. Nickerson
58.6%
TP
Frank A. Farricker
40.1%
Notes

TP Denotes that a minor, third party candidate also ran in this district's election.

RWI Denotes that a registered write-in candidate was also present in this district's election. However, all write-ins received no votes in their respective district’s election, except for 13 received in the 35th District.

WF Denotes that this candidate also ran on the line of the Connecticut Working Families Party. The vote percentage won by this candidate includes both their Working Families and their party of affiliation figures combined.

I Denotes that this candidate also ran on the independent line. The vote percentage won by this candidate includes both their independent and their party of affiliation figures combined.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vote for State Senators – November 7, 2006". Secretary of the State of Connecticut. Retrieved May 30, 2010.