Political party strength in Connecticut

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The following table indicates the party of elected officials in the U.S. state of Connecticut:

The table also indicates the historical party composition in the:

For years in which a presidential election was held, the table indicates which party's nominees received the state's electoral votes.

The parties are as follows:   American (A),   American Republican (AR),   A Connecticut Party (C),   Democratic (D),   Democratic-Republican (DR),   Federalist (F),   Free Soil (FS),   Independent Democrat (ID),   Jackson (J),   no party (N),   National Republican including both Adams Faction (Adams) and Anti-Jacksonian (Anti-J) (NR),   National Union (NU),   Opposition (O),   Republican (R),   Toleration Republican (TR),   Whig (W), and   a tie or coalition within a group of elected officials.

Year Executive offices General Assembly United States Congress Electoral College votes
Governor Lieutenant Governor Secretary of the State Attorney General Treasurer Comptroller State Senate State House U.S. Senator (Class I) U.S. Senator (Class III) U.S. House
1639 John Haynes[1] Theophilus Eaton[2] Roger Ludlow[3] Edward Hopkins no such office Thomas Welles
1640 Edward Hopkins[1] John Haynes[3]
1641 John Haynes[1] George Wyllys[3] Thomas Welles William Whiting
1642 George Wyllys[1] Roger Ludlow[3]
1643 John Haynes[1] Edward Hopkins[3]
1644 Edward Hopkins[1] John Haynes[3]
1645 John Haynes[1] Edward Hopkins[3]
1646 Edward Hopkins[1] John Haynes[3]
1647 John Haynes[1] Edward Hopkins[3]
1648 Edward Hopkins[1] Roger Ludlow[3] John Cullick Thomas Welles
1649 John Haynes[1] Edward Hopkins[3]
1650 Edward Hopkins[1] John Haynes[3]
1651 John Haynes[1] Edward Hopkins[3]
1652 Edward Hopkins[1] John Haynes[3] John Talcott, Sr.
1653 John Haynes[1] Edward Hopkins[3]
1654 Edward Hopkins[1] Thomas Welles[3]
1655 Thomas Welles[1] John Webster[3]
1656 John Webster[1] Thomas Welles[3]
1657 John Winthrop, Jr.[1]
1658 Thomas Welles[1] Francis Newman[2] John Winthrop, Jr.[3] Daniel Clark
1659 John Winthrop, Jr.[1]
1660 John Mason[3] John Talcott, Jr.
1661 William Leete[2][4]
1664 John Allyn
1665 Daniel Clark
1666 John Winthrop, Jr.[1][5]
1667 John Allyn
1669 William Leete[3]
1676 William Leete[1] Robert Treat[3] William Pitkin
1679 Joseph Whiting
1683 Robert Treat[1][6] James Bishop[3]
1687 Robert Treat[1][6] Edmund Andros[1][7]
1689 Robert Treat[1][6]
1692 William Jones[3]
1696 Eleazer Kimberly
1698 Fitz-John Winthrop[1] Robert Treat[3]
1708 Gurdon Saltonstall[1] Nathan Gold[3]
1709 William Whiting
Caleb Stanly
1712 Richard Lord
Hezekiah Wyllys
1718 John Whiting
1724 Joseph Talcott[1] Joseph Talcott[3]
1725 Jonathan Law[3]
1735 George Wyllys
1741 Jonathan Law[1] Roger Wolcott[3]
1750 Roger Wolcott[1] Thomas Fitch[3] Nathaniel Stanly
1754 Thomas Fitch[1] William Pitkin[3]
1756 Joseph Talcott
1766 William Pitkin[1] Jonathan Trumbull[3]
1769 Jonathan Trumbull[1] Matthew Griswold[3] John Lawrence
1776 Jonathan Trumbull (N)[8] Matthew Griswold (F)
1784 Matthew Griswold (F) Samuel Huntington (F)
1786 Samuel Huntington (F)[9] Oliver Wolcott (F)
1788 George Washington and John Adams (N) Green tickY
1789 Jedediah Huntington F Majority F Majority William S. Johnson (Pro-Admin) Oliver Ellsworth (Pro-Admin) 5 Pro-Admin
1790 Peter Colt
1792 Roger Sherman (F) George Washington and John Adams (N) Green tickY
1793 4Pro-Admin, 3F
1794 Andrew Kingsbury Stephen M. Mitchell (F)
1795 Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. (F) 7F
1796 Oliver Wolcott (F)[9][10] Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. (F) Samuel Wyllys Uriah Tracy (F) John Adams Green tickY and Thomas Pinckney (F) Red XN[11]
Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. (F)[9][10] John Treadwell (F) James Hillhouse (F)
1800 12F F Majority[12] John Adams and Charles C. Pinckney (F) Red XN
1801 153F, 36DR[13]
1802 136F, 55DR[14]
1803 145F, 48DR[15]
1804 117F, 78DR[16] Charles C. Pinckney and Rufus King (F) Red XN
1805 127F, 68DR[17]
1806 Elisha Colt 123F, 72DR[18]
1807 131F, 63DR, 3 vac.[19]
1808 136F, 61DR, 1 vac.[20] Chauncey Goodrich (F) Charles C. Pinckney and Rufus King (F) Red XN
1809 156F, 43DR
John Treadwell (F)[10] Roger Griswold (F) 148F, 50DR, 1 vac.
1810 Thomas Day 143F, 56DR[21] Samuel W. Dana (F)
1811 Roger Griswold (F)[9] John Cotton Smith (F) 139F, 60DR[22]
1812 147F, 52DR
John Cotton Smith (F)[10] vacant 161F, 38DR DeWitt Clinton and Jared Ingersoll (F) Red XN
1813 Chauncey Goodrich (F)[9] 163F, 37DR[23]
1814 F Majority[24] David Daggett (F)
1815 140F, 60DR[25]
1816 Jonathan Ingersoll (TR)[9] 116F, 90TR[26] Rufus King and John Eager Howard (F) Red XN
1817 Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (TR) 105TR, 96F[27]
1818 Isaac Spencer 7TR, 5F 129TR, 72F[28] 6F, 1DR
1819 James Thomas 12TR 119TR, 82F[29] James Lanman (DR) 5DR, 2F
1820 129TR, 73F James Monroe and Daniel D. Tompkins (DR) Green tickY
1821 TR Majority Elijah Boardman (DR) 7 DR
1822 TR Majority
1823 David Plant (NR) TR Majority 6 Anti-J
1824 NR Majority Henry W. Edwards (DR) John Quincy Adams and John C. Calhoun (DR) Green tickY
1825 NR Majority NR Majority Calvin Willey (Adams)
1826 NR Majority NR Majority
1827 Gideon Tomlinson (NR)[30] John Samuel Peters (NR) NR Majority NR Majority Samuel A. Foot (Anti-J)
1828 NR Majority NR Majority John Quincy Adams and Richard Rush (NR) Red XN
1829 NR Majority NR Majority
1830 Elisha Phelps (NR) NR Majority J Majority
1831 NR Majority NR Majority
John Samuel Peters (NR) [10] vacant Gideon Tomlinson (Anti-J)
1832 NR Majority NR Majority Henry Clay and John Sergeant (NR) Red XN
1833 Henry W. Edwards (D) Ebenezer Stoddard (D) 17J, 4NR 129J, 35NR, 24AM, 14? Nathan Smith (W)
1834 Samuel A. Foot (W) Thaddeus Betts (W) Roger Huntington (W) 16NR, 5J 82NR, 80J, 30AM, 9I[31]
1835 Henry W. Edwards (D) Ebenezer Stoddard (D) Royal R. Hinman (W) Jeremiah Brown Gideon Welles (D) 16D, 5W 126D, 80W 6J, 1D
1836 William Field (D) 17D, 4W 130D, 71W John M. Niles (DR) Martin Van Buren and Richard M. Johnson (D) Green tickY
1837 14D, 7W 110D, 79W Perry Smith (D) 6D
1838 William W. Ellsworth (W) Charles Hawley (W) Hiram Ryder (W) Henry Kilbourn (W) 20W, 1D 158W, 42D, 6 Cnsvr.
1839 13W, 8D 107W, 87D, 2 Cnsvr. Thaddeus Betts (W) 6W
1840 18W, 3D 143W, 63D, 8? William Henry Harrison and John Tyler (W) Green tickY
1841 20W, 1D 116W, 57D, 41 vac. Jabez W. Huntington (W)
1842 Chauncey Fitch Cleveland (D) William S. Holabird (D) Noah A. Phelps (D) Jabez L. White, Jr. (D) Gideon Welles (D) 14D, 7W 124D, 55W
1843 16D, 5W 113D, 75W John M. Niles (D) 4D
1844 Roger Sherman Baldwin (W) Reuben Booth (W) Daniel P. Tyler (W) Joseph B. Gilbert (W) Abijah Carrington (W) 16W, 5D 112W, 77D Henry Clay and Theodore Frelinghuysen (W) Red XN
1845 16W, 5D 112W, 77D, 1 Lty. 4W
1846 Isaac Toucey (D)[32] Noyes Billings (D)[32] Charles W. Bradley (D) Alonzo W. Birge (D) Mason Cleveland (D) 11D, 10W 116D, 103W, 1 Lty.
1847 Clark Bissell (W) Charles J. McCurdy (W) John B. Robertson (W) Joseph B. Gilbert (W) Abijah Catlin (W) 13W, 8D 119W, 100D, 1I
1848 117W, 102D, 1 Lty. Roger Sherman Baldwin (W) Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore (W) Green tickY
1849 Joseph Trumbull (W) Thomas Backus (W) Roger H. Mills (W) Henry D. Smith (D) 11D, 6W, 4FS 108W, 95D, 19FS[33] Truman Smith (W) 2D, 1W, 1FS
1850 Thomas H. Seymour (D)[34] Charles H. Pond (D) Hiram Weed (D) Rufus G Pinney (D) 12D, 6W, 3FS 111D, 97W, 14FS[35]
John P. C. Mather (D)
1851 Green Kendrick (W) Thomas Clark (W) 12W, 8D, 1FS 110D, 107W, 5FS, 2I[36] Isaac Toucey (D) 3D, 1W
1852 Charles H. Pond (D) Edwin Stearns (D) 14D, 6W, 1FS 130D, 85W, 7FS, 3I Franklin Pierce and William R. King (D) Green tickY
1853 15D, 6W 144D, 77W, 4FS, 2 vac. Francis Gillette (FS) 4D
Charles H. Pond (D)[37] vacant
1854 Henry Dutton (W) Alexander H. Holley (W) Oliver H. Perry (W) Daniel Camp (W) John Dunham (W) 16W, 5D 119W, 89D, 10FS, 1I
1855 William T. Minor (A) William Field (FS) Nehemiah D. Sperry (A) Arthur B. Calef Alexander Merrell 16A, 4D, 1W 163A, 65D[38] Lafayette S. Foster (O) 4A
1856 Albert Day (AR) Frederick P. Coe (A) Edward Prentis (A) 13O, 8D 127O, 105D John C. Frémont and William L. Dayton (R) Red XN
1857 Alexander H. Holley (R) Alfred A. Burnham (R) Orville H. Platt (AR) Frederick S. Wildman (R) Joseph G. Lamb (A) 15R, 6D 139R, 93D James Dixon (R) 2D, 2R
1858 William A. Buckingham (AR) Julius Catlin (AR) John Boyd (R) Lucius J. Hendee (AR) William H. Buell (R) 146R, 88D
1859 13R, 8D 125R, 109D 4R
1860 14R, 7D 147R, 88D Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin (R) Green tickY
1861 Benjamin Douglas (R) James Hammond Trumbull (R) Ezra Dean (R) Leman W. Cutler (R) 13R, 8D 149R, 86D 2D, 2R
1862 Roger Averill (NU) Gabriel W. Coit (NU) 21R 187R, 57D
1863 14R, 7D 139R, 96D, 1I, 1? 3R, 1D
1864 18R, 3D 155R, 79D Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson (NU) Green tickY
1865 21R 158R, 77D 4R
1866 Joseph R. Hawley (R) Oliver F. Winchester (R) Leverett E. Pease (NU) Henry G. Taintor (R) Robbins Battell (R) 13R, 8D 141R, 94D
1867 James E. English (D) Ephraim H. Hyde (D) Edward S. Moseley (D) Jesse Olney (D) 11R, 10D 127R, 111D Orris S. Ferry (R) 2D, 2R
1868 12R, 9D 129R, 109D Ulysses S. Grant and Schuyler Colfax (R) Green tickY
1869 Marshall Jewell (R) Francis Wayland (R) Hiram Appleman (R) David P. Nichols (R) James W. Manning (R) 14R, 7D 132R, 106D William A. Buckingham (R) 3R, 1D
1870 James E. English (D) Julius Hotchkiss (D) Thomas M. Waller (D) Charles M. Pond Seth S. Logan (D) 11R, 10D 127R, 109D, 3I
1871 Marshall Jewell (R) Morris Tyler (R) Hiram Appleman (R) David P. Nichols (R) James W. Manning (R) 13R, 8D 129R, 110D
1872 15R, 6D 130R, 111D Ulysses S. Grant and Henry Wilson (R) Green tickY
1873 Charles R. Ingersoll (D) George G. Sill (D) D. W. Edgecomb (R) William E. Raymond (D) Alfred R. Goodrich (D) 14R, 7D 132D, 108R, 1I
Marvin H. Sanger (D)
1874 17D, 4R 143R, 99D William W. Eaton (D)
1875 15D, 6R 137D, 107R, 1I James E. English (D) 3D, 1R
1876 18D, 3R 161D, 85R Samuel J. Tilden and Thomas A. Hendricks (D) Red XN
1877 Richard D. Hubbard (D) Francis Loomis (D) Dwight Morris (D) Edwin A. Buck (D) Charles C. Hubbard (D) 11R, 10D 141R, 105D William H. Barnum (D)
1878 13R, 8D 137R, 109D
1879 Charles B. Andrews (R) David Gallup (R) David Torrance (R) Talmadge Baker Chauncey Howard (R) 14R, 7D 143R, 99D, 1GB, 1I, 2 vac. Orville H. Platt (R) 3R, 1D
1880 16R, 5D 162R, 83D, 1GB James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur (R) Green tickY
1881 Hobart B. Bigelow (R) William H. Bulkeley (R) Charles E. Searls (R) David P. Nichols (R) Wheelock Batcheller (R) 166R, 80D, 1GB, 1I Joseph W. Hawley (R)
1882 James D. Smith (R) 17R, 7D 160R, 89D
1883 Thomas M. Waller (D) George G. Summer (D) D. Ward Northrop (D) Alfred R. Goodrich (D) Frank D. Sloat (R) 13R, 11D 139R, 110D 3D, 1R
1884 15R, 9D 153R, 96D Grover Cleveland and Thomas A. Hendricks (D) Green tickY
1885 Henry B. Harrison (R) Lorrin A. Cooke (R) Charles A. Russell (R) V. B. Chamberlain (R) Luzerne I. Munson (R) 17R, 7D 148R, 100D, 1G 2D, 2R
1886 13R, 11D 131R, 116D, 2I
1887 Phineas C. Lounsbury (R) James L. Howard (R) Leverett M. Hubbard (R) Alexander Warner (R) Thomas Clark (R) 14R, 10D 137R, 109D, 2I, 1vac. 3D, 1R
1888 Grover Cleveland and Allen G. Thurman (D) Red XN
1889 Morgan G. Bulkeley[39] Samuel E. Merwin (R) R. Jay Walsh (R) E. Stevens Henry (R) John B. Wright (R) 17R, 7D 152R, 96D, 1I 3R, 1D
1891 Nicholas Staub (D) 17D, 7R 133R, 116D, 1I, 1vac. 3D, 1R
1892 Grover Cleveland and Adlai E. Stevenson (D) Green tickY
1893 Luzon B. Morris (D) Ernest Cady (D) John J. Phelan (D) Marvin H. Sanger (D) 12R, 12D[40] 137R, 113D, 1Proh.
1895 Owen Vincent Coffin (R) Lorrin A. Cooke (R) William C. Mowry (R) George W. Hodge (R) Benjamin P. Mead (R) 23R, 1D 204R, 46D, 1P 4R
1896 William McKinley and Garret Hobart (R) Green tickY
1897 Lorrin A. Cooke (R) James D. Dewell (R) Charles Phelps (R) Charles W. Grosvenor (R) 24R 218R, 29D, 5NatD
1899 George E. Lounsbury (R) Lyman A. Mills (R) Huber Clark (R) Charles Phelps (R) Charles S. Mersick (R) Thompson S. Grant (R) 20R, 4D 180R, 69D, 3NatD
1900 William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt (R) Green tickY
1901 George P. McLean (R) Edwin O. Keeler (R) Charles G. R. Vinal (R) Henry H. Gallup (R) Abiram Chamberlain (R) 22R, 2D 201R, 52D, 1NatD, 1I
1903 Abiram Chamberlain (R) Henry Roberts (R) William A. King (R) William E. Seeley (R) 18R, 6D 187R, 68D 5R
1904 Theodore Roosevelt and Charles W. Fairbanks (R) Green tickY
1905 Henry Roberts (R) Rollin S. Woodruff (R) Theodore Bodenwein (R) James F. Walsh (R) Asahel W. Mitchell (R) 29R, 6D 219R, 36D Morgan G. Bulkeley (R) Frank B. Brandegee (R)
1907 Rollin S. Woodruff (R) Everett J. Lake (R) Marcus H. Holcomb (R) Freeman F. Patten (R) Thomas D. Bradstreet (R) 27R, 8D 189R, 66D
1908 William H. Taft and James S. Sherman (R) Green tickY
1909 George L. Lilley (R)[9] Frank B. Weeks (R) Matthew H. Rogers (R) 31R, 4D 208R, 47D
Frank B. Weeks (R)[37] vacant
1910 John H. Light (R)
1911 Simeon E. Baldwin (D) Dennis A. Blakeslee (R) Costello Lippitt (R) 21R, 14D 160R, 98D George P. McLean (R) 4R, 1D
1912 Woodrow Wilson and Thomas R. Marshall (D) Green tickY
1913 Lyman T. Tingier (D) Albert Phillips (D) Edward S. Roberts (D) Daniel P. Dunn (D) 21D, 14R 130R, 120D, 6Pg, 2PgR 5D
1915 Marcus H. Holcomb (R) Clifford B. Wilson (R) Charles D. Burnes (R) George E. Hinnman (R) F. S. Chamberlain (R) Morris C. Webster (R) 30R, 5D 196R, 60D, 1Pg, 1I 5R
1916 Charles E. Hughes and Charles W. Fairbanks (R) Red XN
1917 Frederick L. Perry (R) 25R, 10D 194R, 64D 4R, 1D
1919 Frank E. Healy (R) G. Harold Gilpatric (R) 24R, 11D 189R, 69D
1920 Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge (R) Green tickY
1921 Everett J. Lake (R) Charles A. Templeton (R) Donald J. Warner (R) Harvey P. Bissell (R) 34R, 1D 248R, 13D, 1I 5R
1923 Charles A. Templeton (R) Hiram Bingham III (R) Francis A. Pallotti (R) Frederick M. Salmon (R) 27R, 8D 210R, 52D 4R, 1D
1924 Anson T. McCook (R) Calvin Coolidge and Charles G. Dawes (R) Green tickY
1925 Hiram Bingham III (R)[30] John H. Trumbull (R) Ernest E. Rogers (R) 33R, 2D 239R, 23D Hiram Bingham III (R) 5R
John H. Trumbull (R)[10] J. Edwin Brainard (R)
1927 Benjamin W. Alling (R) 34R, 1D 238R, 24D
1928 Herbert Hoover and Charles Curtis (R) Green tickY
1929 Ernest E. Rogers (R) William L. Higgins (R) Samuel R. Spencer (R) 22R, 13D 220R, 42D Frederic C. Walcott (R)
1931 Wilbur Lucius Cross (D) Samuel R. Spencer (R) Warren B. Burrows (R) Roy C. Wilcox (R) 20R, 15D 182R, 85D 3R, 2D
1932 Herbert Hoover and Charles Curtis (R) Red XN
1933 Roy C. Wilcox (R) John A. Danaher (R) J. William Hope (R) Anson F. Keeler (R) 18D, 17R 195R, 72D Augustine Lonergan (D) 4R, 2D
1935 T. Frank Hayes (D) C. John Satti (D) Edward J. Daly (D) John S. Addis (D) Charles C. Swartz (D) 17D, 15R, 3S[41] 180R, 85D, 2S Francis T. Maloney (D) 4D, 2R
1936 Franklin Roosevelt and John Nance Garner (D) Green tickY
1937 Charles J. McLaughlin (D) Thomas Hewes (D) 26D, 9R 167R, 100D 6D
1938 Dennis P. O'Connor (D) Guy B. Holt (D)
1939 Raymond E. Baldwin (R) James L. McConaughy (R) Sara B. Crawford (R) Francis A. Pallotti (R) Joseph E. Talbot (R) Fred R. Zeller (R) 17D, 16R, 2S[42] 202R, 63D, 2S John A. Danaher (R) 4R, 2D
1940 Franklin Roosevelt and Henry A. Wallace (D) Green tickY
1941 Robert A. Hurley (D) Odell Shepard (D) Chase G. Woodhouse (D) Frank M. Anastasio (D) John M. Dowe (D) 21D, 14R 185R, 87D 6D
1942 5D, 1R
1943 Raymond E. Baldwin (R)[30] William L. Hadden (R) Frances B. Redick (R) Carl M. Sharpe (R) Fred R. Zeller (R) 21R, 15D 202R, 70D 6R
1944 Franklin Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman (D) Green tickY
1945 Wilbert Snow (D) Charles J. Prestia (D) William L. Hadden (R) William T. Carroll (D) John M. Dowe (D) 21D, 15R 196R, 76D Thomas C. Hart (R) Brien McMahon (D) 4D, 2R
Raymond S. Thatcher (D)
1947 James L. McConaughy (R)[9] James C. Shannon (R) Frances B. Redick (R) Joseph A. Adorno (R) Fred R. Zeller (R) 28R, 8D 227R, 45D Raymond E. Baldwin (R) 6R
James C. Shannon (R)[37] Robert E. Parsons (R) Thomas E. Dewey and Earl Warren (R) Red XN
1949 Chester Bowles (D) William T. Carroll (D) Winifred McDonald (D) Raymond S. Thatcher (D) 23D, 13R 180R, 92D 3D, 3R
1950 William Benton (D)
1951 John Davis Lodge (R) Edward N. Allen (R) Alice K. Leopold (R) George C. Conway (R) Fred R. Zeller (R) 19D, 17R 190R, 87D William A. Purtell (R) 4R, 2D
1952 Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon (R) Green tickY
1953 22R, 14D 221R, 58D William A. Purtell (R) Prescott Bush (R) 5R, 1D
Charles B. Keats (R) William L. Beers (R)
1955 Abraham A. Ribicoff (D)[43] Charles W. Jewett (D) Mildred P. Allen (R) John J. Bracken (R) John Ottaviano, Jr. (R) 20D, 16R 184R, 92D, 3I
1957 31R, 5D 249R, 30D 6R
1959 John Dempsey (D) Ella T. Grasso (D) Albert L. Coles (D) John A. Speziale (D) Raymond S. Thatcher (D) 29D, 7R 141D, 138R Thomas J. Dodd (D) 6D
1960 John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson (D) Green tickY
1961 Donald J. Irwin (D) 24D, 12R 176R, 118D 4D, 2R
John Dempsey (D) Anthony J. Armentano (D)
1963 Samuel J. Tedesco (D) Harold M. Mulvey (D) Gerald A. Lamb (D) 23D, 13R 183R, 111D Abraham Ribicoff (D) 5D, 1R
1964 Lyndon B. Johnson and Hubert Humphrey (D) Green tickY
1965 Fred Doocy (D) 6D
1966 James J. Casey (D)
1967 Attilio R. Frassinelli (D) Robert K. Killian (D) Louis Gladstone (D) 25D, 11R 117D, 60R 5D, 1R
1968 Hubert Humphrey and Edmund Muskie (D) Red XN
1969 24D, 12R 110D, 67R 4D, 2R
1970 John A. Iorio (D) 3D, 3R
1971 Thomas J. Meskill (R) T. Clark Hull (R) Gloria Schaffer (D) Robert I. Berdon (R) Nathan G. Agostinelli (R) 19D, 17R 99D, 78R Lowell Weicker (R) 4D, 2R
1972 Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew (R) Green tickY
1973 Peter L. Cashman (R) Alden A. Ives (R) 23R, 13D 93R, 58D 3D, 3R
1975 Ella T. Grasso (D)[44] Robert K. Killian (D) Carl R. Ajello (D) Henry E. Parker (D) J. Edward Caldwell (D) 29D, 7R 118D, 33R 4D, 2R
1976 Gerald Ford and Bob Dole (R) Red XN
1977 22D, 14R 93D, 58R
Henry S. Cohn (D)
1979 William A. O'Neill (D) Barbara B. Kennelly (D)[45] 26D, 10R 103D, 48R 5D, 1R
William A. O'Neill (D)[10] Joseph J. Fauliso (D) Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush (R) Green tickY
1981 23D, 13R 83D, 68R Chris Dodd (D) 4D, 2R
Maura L. Melley (D)
1983 Julia Tashjian (D) Joe Lieberman (D) 87D, 64R
1985 24R, 12D 85R, 66D 3D, 3R
1986 Joan R. Kemler (D)
1987 Francisco L. Borges (D) 25D, 11R 92D, 59R
1988 George H. W. Bush and Dan Quayle (R) Green tickY
1989 Clarine Nardi Riddle (D) 23D, 13R 88D, 63R Joe Lieberman (D)
1991 Lowell Weicker (C) Eunice Groark (C) Pauline Kezer (R) Richard Blumenthal (D) Bill Curry (D) 20D, 16R
1992 Bill Clinton and Al Gore (D) Green tickY
1993 Joseph M. Suggs, Jr. (D) 19D, 17R 87D, 64R
1995 John G. Rowland (R)[46] Jodi Rell (R) Miles Rapoport (D) Christopher Burnham (R) Nancy Wyman (D) 19R, 17D 91D, 60R
1997 19D, 17R 96D, 55R 4D, 2R
Paul Silvester (R)[47]
1999 Susan Bysiewicz (D) Denise Nappier (D)
2000 Al Gore and Joe Lieberman (D) Red XN
2001 21D, 15R 100D, 51R 3D, 3R
2003 94D, 57R 3R, 2D
2004 John Kerry and John Edwards (D) Red XN
Jodi Rell (R)[10] Kevin Sullivan (D)[48]
2005 24D, 12R 99D, 52R
2007 Michael Fedele (R) 107D, 44R Joe Lieberman (ID) 4D, 1R
2008 23D, 13R[49] Barack Obama and Joe Biden (D) Green tickY
2009 24D, 12R 114D, 37R 5D
2011 Dannel Malloy (D) Nancy Wyman (D) Denise Merrill (D) George Jepsen (D) Kevin Lembo (D) 22D, 14R 99D, 52R Richard Blumenthal (D)
2013 98D, 53R Chris Murphy (D)
2014 97D, 54R[50]
2015 21D, 15R 87D, 64R
2016 Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine (D) Red XN
2017 18D, 18R[51] 80D, 71R
2019 Ned Lamont (D) Susan Bysiewicz (D) William Tong (D) Shawn Wooden (D) 22D, 14R[52] 91D, 60R[52]
2020 [to be determined]
Year Governor Lieutenant Governor Secretary of the State Attorney General Treasurer Comptroller State Senate State House U.S. Senator (Class I) U.S. Senator (Class III) U.S. House Electoral College votes
Executive offices General Assembly United States Congress

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai Governor of the Colony of Connecticut.
  2. ^ a b c Governor of the Colony of New Haven.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag Deputy Governor of the Colony of Connecticut.
  4. ^ When the Colony of Connecticut and the Colony of New Haven, merged by Royal Charter in 1662, became one government.
  5. ^ Was governor of the combined Connecticut Colony in 1662. However, the regime change did not include an election for governor; Winthrop was merely retained in his position. The merger took three years to complete, during which time William Leete remained in New Haven.
  6. ^ a b c De jure 1683–1698; de facto 1683–1687.
  7. ^ De facto; as part of the Dominion of New England.
  8. ^ In 1776; the royal government was discarded for state government without a gubernatorial election.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h Died in office.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h As lieutenant governor, filled unexpired term, and was later elected in their own right.
  11. ^ Prior to the 12th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the Vice President was the candidate with the second most electoral votes, thus Thomas Jefferson, the Democratic Republican candidate for President was elected Vice-President.
  12. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were 162F, 27DR.
  13. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were 149F, 40DR.
  14. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were 125F, 66DR.
  15. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were 130F, 63DR.
  16. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were 132F, 63DR.
  17. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were 134F, 61DR.
  18. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were 136F, 61DR.
  19. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were 121F, 76DR, and 1 vacancy.
  20. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were 144F, 54DR, and 1 vacancy.
  21. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were 134F, 65DR.
  22. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were a Federalist Majority.
  23. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were a Federalist Majority.
  24. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were 139F, 61DR.
  25. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were 143F, 60DR.
  26. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were 111F, 90TR.
  27. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were 128TR, 73F.
  28. ^ In the September elections that year, the results were 115TR, 86F.
  29. ^ With the approval of the Constitution of 1818, elections for the House became annual, with the election being held in April with the Senate for one-year terms.
  30. ^ a b c Resigned to take an elected seat in the United States Senate.
  31. ^ The National Republicans formed a coalition with the Anti-Masons to elect Roger Huntington, and later William L. Storrs after Huntington resigned, as Speaker.
  32. ^ a b Lost election, but was appointed by state legislature.
  33. ^ A Free Soil Democrat, John C. Lewis, was elected in a coalition between the Democrats and Free Soilers, and the coalition organized the chamber. [1]
  34. ^ Resigned to become ambassador to Russia.
  35. ^ After several rounds of balloting, a rule change was passed that allowed the highest voter-getter to be elected, and Origen S. Seymour, a Democrat, was elected, and the Democrats organized the chamber.
  36. ^ The Free Soilers joined with the Democrats to elect Samuel Ingham, a Democrat, as Speaker and to organize the chamber.
  37. ^ a b c As lieutenant governor, filled unexpired term.
  38. ^ The Know-Nothings came together with Whigs and Free Soilers to form a coalition which ran the House and elected a Know-Nothing Speaker, Austin Baldwin. For statistical purposes, the Whigs and Free Soilers were subsumed under the American Party banner for this session.
  39. ^ Bulkeley was technically unelected from 1890 on. He did not run for re-election in 1890, but due to such a close contest and controversies, the results were not certified, and the legislature spent two years debating the issue; Bulkeley essentially served as governor by default.
  40. ^ Due to the tie-breaking vote of the Lt. Governor, the Democrats elected Frederick W. Holden as President Pro Tempore and organized the chamber.
  41. ^ A Republican, John F. Lynch, was elected as President Pro Tempore.
  42. ^ A Republican, Charles J. Arrigoni, was elected as President Pro Tempore.
  43. ^ Resigned to become United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare.
  44. ^ Resigned for reasons of health on December 31, 1980.
  45. ^ Elected to United States House of Representatives.
  46. ^ Resigned effective July 1, 2004.
  47. ^ In 1997 Governor John Rowland appointed Silvester to fill a vacancy in the treasurer's office.
  48. ^ As president pro tempore of the state Senate, ascended to office upon resignation of successor in 2004.
  49. ^ Republican Bob Russo was elected in a special election on March 11, 2008.
  50. ^ Republican Sam Belsito was elected in a special election on June 11, 2013, after the session.
  51. ^ A power-sharing agreement was reached dividing control of the chamber, splitting the committees 50-50 and giving power to the Republicans to call procedural votes to bring legislation to the chamber floor, while Lt. Gov. Wyman retains the ability to break tied votes. [2]
  52. ^ a b Republicans picked up a State Senate and State House seat in a series of special elections in Feb. 2019. [3]