Connecticut's 62nd assembly district

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The Sixty-Second Connecticut House of Representatives district elects one member of the Connecticut House of Representatives. Its current representative is Republican Bill Simanski, who defeated one-term Representative Maryanne "Annie" Hornish in the 2010 election. The district consists of the towns of Barkhamsted, Granby, Hartland, and New Hartford.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
Russell L. Post, Jr. Republican 1973–1979 Canton Did not seek reelection to House; elected to State Senate (8th district).
Otto C. Neumann Republican 1979–1987 Granby Appointed to Public Utility Control Commission
Joel Gordes Democratic 1987–1991 Colebrook Won special election; did not seek reelection
Richard Ferrari Republican 1991–2009 East Granby Defeated for reelection
Maryanne "Annie" Hornish Democratic 2009–2011 Granby Defeated for reelection
William Simanski Republican 2011–present Granby Incumbent

Recent elections[edit]

State Election 2010: House District 62
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican William Simanski 5,320 50.3 +2.6
Democratic Maryanne "Annie" Hornish 5,050 47.7 +0.4
Working Families Maryanne "Annie" Hornish 209 2.0 -3.0
Majority 61 0.6 -4.0
Turnout 10,579
Republican gain from Democratic Swing +2.6
State Election 2008: House District 62
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Richard Ferrari 6,239 47.7 -44.5
Democratic Maryanne "Annie" Hornish 6,190 47.3 +47.3
Working Families Maryanne "Annie" Hornish 652 5.0 -2.6
Majority 603 4.6 -89.4
Turnout 13,081
Democratic gain from Republican Swing +45.9
State Election 2006: House District 62
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Richard Ferrari 6,082 92.4 +1.0
Working Families Adam Martinez 499 7.6 -1.0
Majority 5,583 84.8 +2.0
Turnout 6,581
Republican hold Swing +1.0
State Election 2004: House District 62
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Richard Ferrari 7,695 91.4 -2.4
Working Families Paul J. Nyerick 726 8.6 +2.4
Majority 6,969 82.8 -4.8
Turnout 8,421
Republican hold Swing -2.4
State Election 2002: House District 62
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Richard Ferrari 5,816 93.8 -6.2
Working Families Paul J. Nyerick 385 6.2 +6.2
Majority 5,431 87.6 -12.4
Turnout 6,201
Republican hold Swing -6.2
State Election 2000: House District 62
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Richard Ferrari 8,174 100.0 +27.8
Majority 8,174 100.0 +55.4
Turnout 8,174
Republican hold Swing +27.8
State Election 1998: House District 62
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Richard Ferrari 6,095 72.2 +15.4
Democratic Bill Rocks 2,338 27.8 -15.4
Majority 3,757 44.6 +30.9
Turnout 8,433
Republican hold Swing +15.4
State Election 1996: House District 62
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Richard Ferrari 6,401 56.8 -43.2
Democratic Carmella Lattizori 4,862 43.2 +43.2
Majority 1,539 13.7 -86.3
Turnout 11,263
Republican hold Swing -43.2
State Election 1994: House District 62
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Richard Ferrari 6,399 100.0 +55.5
Majority 6,399 100.0 +91.4
Turnout 6,399
Republican hold Swing +55.5
State Election 1992: House District 62
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Richard Ferrari 5,298 44.5 -15.1
Democratic Francis P. Lynch 4,273 35.9 -4.5
A Connecticut Party Louise Hull 2,338 19.6 +19.6
Majority 1,025 8.6 -10.5
Turnout 11,909
Republican hold Swing -12.3
State Election 1990: House District 62
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Richard Ferrari 5,334 59.6 +21.9
Democratic Andrew W. Bray 3,623 40.4 -18.8
Majority 1,711 19.1 -2.4
Turnout 8,957
Republican gain from Democratic Swing
State Election 1988: House District 62[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Joel Gordes 6,701 59.2
Republican Richard L. Calder 4,265 37.7
Independent Mary A. Walsche 348 3.1
Majority 2,436 21.5 -5.3
Turnout 11,314
Democratic hold Swing
State Election 1986: House District 62
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Otto C. Neumann 4,901 63.4 -36.6
Democratic Carol A. Grenier 2,830 36.6 +36.6
Majority 2,071 26.8 -73.2
Turnout 7,731
Republican hold Swing -36.6
State Election 1984: House District 62
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Otto C. Neumann 7,752 100.0
Majority 7,752 100.0
Turnout 7,752
Republican hold Swing

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Election Results and Related Data. Secretary of the State of Connecticut. Updated 8/18/10. Accessed 9/27/10.