Connecticut Senate election, 2010

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The 2010 Connecticut Senate election was held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 to elect members to the Connecticut Senate, one from each of the state's 36 Senatorial districts. The date of this the election corresponded with other elections in the state, including ones for governor, U.S. Senate, and the Connecticut House of Representatives.

Senators elected are serving a two-year term, which began in January 2011.

The 2010 election cycle saw the election or re-election of 23 Democrats and 13 Republicans to fill the Senate's 36 seats. The only change in party representation occurred in the 31st District, where the incumbent Democrat was defeated, yielding a gain by the Republican Party. Three re-elected senators, all Democrats, resigned following the election, creating vacancies later filled by special elections on February 22, 2011.[1]

Results[edit]

Results of the 2010 Connecticut Senate election.[2] Party shading denotes winner of Senate seat.

District Constituency Incumbent Votes for Republican candidate Votes for Democratic candidate
1 Hartford (part), Wethersfield (part) John W. Fonfara (D)
Barbara Rhue
3,478
John W. Fonfara
11,980WF
TP
2 Bloomfield (part), Hartford (part), Windsor (part) Eric D. Coleman (D)
None
Eric D. Coleman
20,918WF
3 East Hartford, East Windsor, Ellington, South Windsor Gary LeBeau (D)
Robert L. Gonzalez
10,782
Gary D. LeBeau
19,159WF
4 Bolton, Glastonbury, Manchester, Marlborough Mary Ann Handley (D)
Stewart "Chip" Beckett
18,488
Steve Cassano
18,561WF
5 Bloomfield (part), Burlington, Farmington (part), West Hartford Jonathan A. Harris (D)
Joseph Merritt
15,183
Beth Bye
25,085WF
6 Berlin, Farmington (part), New Britain Donald J. DeFronzo (D)
Henry Zembko
7,307
Donald J. DeFronzo
15,556WF
7 East Granby, Enfield, Granby (part), Somers, Suffield, Windsor (part), Windsor Locks John A. Kissel (R)
John A. Kissel
17,272
RWI
Karen M. Jarmoc
16,286
8 Avon, Barkhamsted, Canton, Colebrook, Granby (part), Hartland, Harwinton (part), New Hartford, Norfolk, Simsbury, Torrington (part) Kevin Witkos (R)
Kevin Witkos
26,417
Donald J. O'Brien
14,026WF
9 Cromwell, Middletown (part), Newington, Rocky Hill, Wethersfield (part) Paul R. Doyle (D)
Dom Mazzoccoli
13,727
Paul R. Doyle
21,582
10 New Haven (part), West Haven (part) Toni N. Harp (D)
None
Toni N. Harp
16,294
11 Hamden (part), New Haven (part) Martin M. Looney (D)
Matthew J. Corcoran
5,597
Martin M. Looney
19,438WF
12 Branford, Durham, Gilford, Killingworth, Madison, North Branford Edward Meyer (D)
Lisa Davenport
19,567
Edward Meyer
21,311
13 Cheshire (part), Meriden, Middlefield, Middletown (part) Thomas P. Gaffey (D)
Len Suzio
13,238
Thomas P. Gaffey
18,369WF
14 Milford, Orange, West Haven (part) Gayle Slossberg (D)
Vincent Marino
14,339
Gayle Slossberg
19,420I
15 Naugatuck (part), Prospect, Waterbury (part) Joan V. Hartley (D)
None
Joan V. Hartley
14,178
TP
16 Cheshire (part), Southington, Waterbury (part), Wolcott Sam S.F. Caligiuri (R)
Joe Markley
16,861
TP
John N. Barry
14,607WF
17 Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Derby, Hamden (part), Naugatuck (part), Woodbridge Joe Crisco (D)
Tamath K. Rossi
12,292
Joe Crisco
16,666WF
18 Griswold, Groton, North Stonington, Plainfield, Preston, Sterling, Stonington, Voluntown Andrew M. Maynard (D)
Stuart R. Norman, Jr.
12,126
Andrew M. Maynard
17,972
19 Andover, Bozrah, Columbia, Franklin, Hebron, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Montville (part), Norwich, Sprague Edith G. Prague (D)
Sean Sullivan
14,795
Edith G. Prague
15,597WF
20 East Lyme, Montville (part), New London, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook (part), Salem, Waterford Andrea L. Stillman (D)
Daniel Docker
11,003
Andrea L. Stillman
20,340
TP
21 Monroe (part), Shelton, Stratford (part) Dan Debicella (R)
Kevin C. Kelly
22,455
James R. Miron
10,864
22 Bridgeport (part), Monroe (part), Trumbull Anthony Musto (D)
David R. Pia
12,899
Anthony J. Musto
14,861WF
23 Bridgeport (part), Stratford (part) Ed A. Gomes (D)
Milton Johnson
275
Edwin A. Gomes
10,797WF
24 Bethel (part), Danbury, New Fairfield, Sherman Michael McLachlan (R)
Michael A. McLachlan
15,649I
Alice M. Hutchinson
10,956WF
25 Darien (part), Norwalk Bob Duff (D)
Artie Kassimis
10,358
Bob Duff
18,767
26 Bethel (part), New Canaan (part), Redding, Ridgefield, Weston (part), Westport, Wilton Toni Boucher (R)
Toni Boucher
25,417
John Hartwell
16,262WF
27 Darien (part), Stamford (part) Andrew J. McDonald (D)
Bob Kolenberg
10,321
Andrew J. McDonald
14,750
28 Easton, Fairfield, Newtown, Weston (part) John P. McKinney (R)
John McKinney
26,249
Mitchell Fuchs
12,694
29 Brooklyn, Canterbury, Killingly, Mansfield, Putnam, Scotland, Thompson, Windham Donald E. Williams, Jr. (D)
None
Donald E. Williams
17,214
TP
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
27,379
TP
RWI
None
31 Bristol, Harwinton (part), Plainville, Plymouth Thomas A. Colapietro (D)
Jason Welch
14,717
Tom Colapietro
13,944WF
32 Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Middlebury, Oxford, Roxbury, Seymour (part), Southbury, Thomaston, Watertown, Woodbury Rob Kane (R)
Robert J. Kane
28,909
None
33 Chester, Clinton, Colechester, Deep River, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Lyme, Old Saybrook (part), Portland, Westbrook Eileen M. Daily (D)
Neil Nichols
17,851
Eileen M. Daily
21,069
TP
34 East Haven, North Haven, Wallingford Len Fasano (R)
Leonard A. Fasano
23,454WF
None
35 Ashford, Chaplin, Coventry, Eastford, Ellington (part), Hampton, Pomfret, Stafford, Tolland, Union, Vernon, Willington, Woodstock Tony Guglielmo (R)
Tony Guglielmo
23,996
Susan Eastwood
13,889WF
36 Greenwich, New Canaan (part), Stamford (part) L. Scott Frantz (R)
L. Scott Frantz
21,926
TP
Nancy E. Barton
13,001
Notes

† Denotes resignation after election. Vacancy later filled by a special election on February 22, 2011.[1]

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

RWI Denotes that a registered write-in candidate was also present in this district's election.

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

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of Candidates – February 22, 2011 Special Elections" (PDF). Secretary of the State of Connecticut. Retrieved February 10, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Election results for State Senator". Secretary of the State of Connecticut. Retrieved February 10, 2011.