Democratic Party of Connecticut
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|Senate leader||Martin Looney|
|House leader||Brendan Sharkey|
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The Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee is the affiliate of the Democratic Party in the state of Connecticut. The state chair of the party is Nick Balletto, and the Vice Chair is Nancy DiNardo. The Democratic Party controls both chambers of the state legislature, all constitutional state offices and all five of Connecticut's seats in the House and both of its Senate seats.
In Connecticut, there are Democratic Town Committees in many of the towns and cities. They consist of an elected Chairperson, Co-Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer. The Town Committees have the ability to endorse a particular candidate in a primary election. According to 10 CS 210, court has no power concerning political party policies or organization.
Current elected officials
Members of Congress
- Governor: Dan Malloy
- Lieutenant Governor: Nancy Wyman
- Secretary of the State: Denise Merrill
- Attorney General: George Jepsen
- State Treasurer: Denise Nappier
- State Comptroller: Kevin Lembo
- "Local Committees | Democratic Party of Connecticut". Ctdems.org. Retrieved 2012-08-06.
- "CHAPTER 153* NOMINATIONS AND POLITICAL PARTIES". Cga.ct.gov. Retrieved 2012-08-06.
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