Connecticut state executive offices

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Ballotpedia covers 12 state executive offices in the state of Connecticut. The executive branch is governed by Article IV of the Connecticut Constitution.

State executive organization

Executive officials in Connecticut are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges. The following chart details the relationship among different branches of Connecticut's state government:

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Offices

The following is a list of state executive offices in Connecticut.

Current officeholders

Note: First appointed or First elected will include a date depending on if the officeholder was appointed or elected.

Name:Party:Current office:Tenure:First AppointedFirst Elected:
Arthur HouseNonpartisan Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory AuthorityMay 2012 - PresentApril 24, 2012
Dan MalloyElectiondot.png Democratic Governor of ConnecticutJanuary 5, 2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
Denise L. NappierElectiondot.png Democratic Connecticut TreasurerJanuary 1999 - PresentNovember 3, 1998
Denise MerrillElectiondot.png Democratic Connecticut Secretary of StateJanuary 5, 2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
Dianna WentzellNonpartisan Connecticut Commissioner of EducationJanuary 6, 2015 - Present2015
George C. JepsenElectiondot.png Democratic Attorney General of Connecticut2011 - present November 2, 2010
John Betkoski, IIINonpartisan Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority1997 - Present1997
Katharine WadeNonpartisan Connecticut Commissioner of InsuranceMarch 2015 - presentMarch 2015
Kevin LemboElectiondot.png Democratic Connecticut ComptrollerJanuary 5, 2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
Michael CaronNonpartisan Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory AuthorityJuly 2012 - PresentJuly 2012
Nancy WymanElectiondot.png Democratic Lieutenant Governor of ConnecticutJanuary 5, 2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
Robert KleeNonpartisan Connecticut Commissioner of Energy and Environmental ProtectionFebruary 3, 2014January 2014
Sharon PalmerNonpartisan Connecticut Commissioner of LaborOctober 5, 2012 - PresentAugust 29, 2012
Steven ReviczkyNonpartisan Connecticut Commissioner of AgricultureMarch 1, 2011 - PresentJanuary 2011, December 2014

Elections

2015

There are no state executive elections in Connecticut in 2015.

2014

There were six state executive offices up for election including governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general and two down ballot offices.

2013

There were no elections in Connecticut in 2013.

2012

There were no elections in Connecticut in 2012.

Corruption analysis

The University of Illinois at Chicago and the Illinois Integrity Initiative used federal data to evaluate levels of corruption in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. The following table ranks each state based on total convictions and convictions per 10,000 residents of public officials in federal corruption cases between 1976 and 2010.[1]

Corruption statistics, 1976-2010
State Total federal corruption convictions Rank Convictions per 10,000 residents Rank
Alabama
657
14
1.37
8
Alaska
130
38
1.83
4
Arizona
329
25
0.51
39
Arkansas
201
29
0.69
31
California
2,345
2
0.63
35
Colorado
189
32
0.38
45
Connecticut
277
27
0.78
30
Delaware
80
47
0.89
20
Florida
1,762
4
0.94
19
Georgia
807
13
0.83
26
Hawaii
114
40
0.84
25
Idaho
78
48
0.50
40
Illinois
1,828
3
1.42
7
Indiana
419
23
0.65
34
Iowa
148
34
0.49
41
Kansas
152
33
0.53
37
Kentucky
577
16
1.33
10
Louisiana
906
10
2.00
2
Maine
105
41
0.79
28
Maryland
499
20
0.86
22
Massachusetts
562
17
0.86
23
Michigan
655
15
0.66
33
Minnesota
190
31
0.36
47
Mississippi
560
18
1.89
3
Missouri
507
19
0.85
24
Montana
139
36
1.37
9
Nebraska
83
45
0.45
44
Nevada
100
42
0.37
46
New Hampshire
46
49
0.35
48
New Jersey
909
9
1.03
18
New Mexico
139
37
0.68
32
New York
2,522
1
1.30
12
North Carolina
461
22
0.48
42
North Dakota
118
39
1.75
6
Ohio
1,405
7
1.22
15
Oklahoma
472
21
1.26
13
Oregon
91
43
0.24
51
Pennsylvania
1,563
5
1.23
14
Rhode Island
83
46
0.79
29
South Carolina
401
24
0.87
21
South Dakota
144
35
1.77
5
Tennessee
843
12
1.33
11
Texas
1,542
6
0.61
36
Utah
86
44
0.31
49
Vermont
30
51
0.48
43
Virginia
896
11
1.12
17
Washington
200
30
0.30
50
Washington, D.C.
1,005
8
16.70
1
West Virginia
208
28
1.12
16
Wisconsin
295
26
0.52
38
Wyoming
45
50
0.80
27

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