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2006 Connecticut Congressional and Statewide Races
Party Endorsements Deadline: 5/9/06, Primary Filing Deadline: 5/23/06, (14 days after conventions), Primary: 8/8/06, Independent / Minor Party Filing Deadline: 8/9/06, General Election 11/7/06,
Last Updated: November 9, 2006
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Governor, 56.1% in '02, 3rd term, John G. Rowland (R) resigned 7/1/04, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Republican Favored, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican, New York Times Ratings: Safe Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Solid Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Safe Republican, Chuck Todd: 10th Least Vulnerable Governor,
Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. (D) 35.4%, M. Jodi Rell (R) 63.2%, drug reform activist Cliff W. Thornton, Jr. (G) 0.9%,
Joseph A. Zdonczyk (CC) 0.5%,
John M. Joy (WI) 0.0%, veterinarian Scott P. Merrell (Ind/WI), Joel "J.W." Schweidel (WI), Bob Vanech (I),
Lt. Governor - Tied with Gov., 56.1% in '02, 3rd term, M. Jodi Rell (R) became Governor, Kevin B. Sullivan (D) not seeking re-election
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Malloy's running mate / ex- selectwomen Mary Glassman (D) 35.4%, ex-state Rep. Michael Fedele (R) 63.2%, Robin Schafer (G) 0.9%,
Jose Garcia (CC) 0.5%,
Shaun P. O'Rourke (WI) 0.0%, Michael J. Telesca (Ind/WI),
Attorney General, 65.6% in '02, next election in 2006
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Richard "Dick" Blumenthal (D) 74.1%, St. Rep. Robert "Bob" Farr (R) 24.2%, attorney Nancy Burton (G) 1.7%,
John M. Joy (WI) 0.0%,
Secretary of State, 64.2% in '02, 2nd term,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Susan Bysiewicz (D) 69.8%, Ex-Race Car Driver / voter registrar Richard J. Abbate (R) 26.4%, consultant Mike DeRosa (G) 1.7%,
'02 nominee Ken Mosher (L) 1.2%,
Jean Marie Burness (CC) 0.9%,
Robert L. Gonzalez (Ind/WI) 0.0%,
Treasurer, 55.9% in '02, next election in 2006
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Denise L. Nappier (D) 64.1%, selectwoman Linda L. Roberts (R) 31.7%, Steven Edelman (L) 1.5%,
David Bue (G) 1.3%,
Mimi Knibbs (CC) 0.8%,
Comptroller, 62.2% in '02 next election in 2006
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Nancy Wyman (D) 64.4%, St. Sen. Catherine W. "Cathy" Cook (R) 31.7%, Richard Connelly (L) 2.4%,
Colin Bennett (G) 1.5%,
Senator, 63.2% in '00, 3rd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Lieberman, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democrat, New York Times Ratings: Leaning Democrat, Roll Call Analysis: Leans Independent, Rothenberg Political Report: Safe Democrat*, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Solid Lieberman, Chuck Todd: 15th least vulnerable Senator, Scott Rasmussen's Balance of Power: Lieberman, Scott Rasmussen's Balance of Power: Democrat,
millionaire Edward M. "Ned" Lamont (D) 39.7%, Ex-St. Rep. / ex-Derby Mayor Alan R. Schlesinger (R) 9.6%, U.S. Sen. Joseph I. "Joe" Lieberman (I) 49.7%,
'04 congressional nominee / Artist / Truck Driver Ralph A. Ferrucci (G) 0.5%,
'04 nominee Timothy Knibbs (CC) 0.4%,
Carl E. Vassar (WI) 0.0%, John M. Joy (WI) 0.0%, John D. Mertens (Ind/WI),
1st Congressional District, 73.0% in '04, 4th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democrat, New York Times Ratings: Safe Democrat, Roll Call Analysis: Safe Democratic,
John B. Larson (D) 74.4%, Television dir./clergyman Scott G. MacLean (R) 25.5%, Stephen Fournier (WI) 0.0%,
2nd Congressional District, 54.2% in '04, 3rd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Chris Cillizza: 15th Most Likely Seat to Switch Party, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Republican, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Evans & Novack's Outlook: Leans Democratic, New York Times Ratings: Toss Up, Roll Call Analysis: Tossup, Rothenberg Political Report: Toss Up, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Toss-Up, Chuck Todd: 25th Most Vulnerable House Seat, Washington Post's Countdown: Tossup
ex-St. Rep. / '98 Lt. Gov. nominee / '02 nominee Joseph "Joe" Courtney (D) 50.02%, Robert "Rob" Simmons (R) 49.98%,
3rd Congressional District, 72.4% in '04, 8th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democrat, New York Times Ratings: Safe Democrat, Roll Call Analysis: Safe Democratic,
Rosa L. DeLauro (D) 76.0%, Joseph Vollano (R) 22.4%, Daniel A. Sumrall (G) 1.6%,
4th Congressional District, 52.4% in '04, 9th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Chris Cillizza: 20th Most Likely Seat to Switch Party, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: No Clear Favorite, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Evans & Novack's Outlook: Leans Democratic, New York Times Ratings: Toss Up, Roll Call Analysis: Tossup, Rothenberg Political Report: Toss Up, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Toss-Up, Chuck Todd: 15th Most Vulnerable House Seat, Washington Post's Countdown: Tossup,
Selectwoman / '04 nominee Diane G. Farrell (D) 47.6%, Christopher Shays (R) 51.0%, justice of the peace Phil Maynin (L) 1.5%,
Richard Z. Duffee (G) withdrew,
5th Congressional District, 59.8% in '04 12th term, Polls,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Chris Cillizza: 21th Most Likely Seat to Switch Party, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: No Clear Favorite, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Evans & Novack's Outlook: Leans Democratic, New York Times Ratings: Toss up, Roll Call Analysis: Tossup, Rothenberg Political Report: Toss Up / Tilt Democratic, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Toss Up, Chuck Todd: 14th Most Vulnerable House Seat, Washington Post's Countdown: Tossup,
St. Sen. Christopher S. "Chris" Murphy (D 53.8%, WF 2.7%) 56.5%, Nancy L. Johnson (R) 43.5%,

1. Link to Predictions:
D.C.'s Political Report,
Washington Post's Chris Cillizza,
Campaign & Elections: Political Oddsmaker,
Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard,
Cook Political Report,
Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball,
Roll Call Analysis,
National Journal's Chuck Todd,
Rothenberg Political Report,

2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
= Democrat retain control, = Democrats take over control,
= Republican retain control, = Republicans take over control,
= Independent / 3rd Party retains control, = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
Bold indicates incumbent. Yellow district indicates open races.
Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control. Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control. Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.

3. Key to Connecticut Political Parties:
(CC) = Concerned Citizens Party
- Affiliated with the Constitution Party
(D) = Democratic Party
(G) = Green Party
(I) = independent candidates
(Ind) = Independence Party
(L) = Libertarian Party
(R) = Republican Party
(WF) = Working Families Party
(WI) = Write-in candidates


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