Connecticut state legislative special elections, 2014

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As of August 2014, four seats have been vacated in the Connecticut State Legislature in 2014. Three of those vacancies have been filled. The following districts had vacancies this year:

How vacancies are filled


If there is a vacancy in the Connecticut General Assembly, a special election must be conducted to fill the vacant seat. The governor must call for an election no later than 10 days after the vacancy happens. All special elections must be held no later than 46 days after a governor's declaration. If the vacancy happens with less than 125 days left before the general election, the special election must be held on the same day as the general election. No election can be called by the governor if the vacancy happens with less than 49 days before the general election.[1]

Partisan breakdown

Note: These tables are updated any time there is a change in the chamber.

The current partisan breakdown of the Senate is as follows:

Party As of August 2014
     Democratic Party 22
     Republican Party 14
Total 36

The current partisan breakdown of the House is as follows:

Party As of August 2014
     Democratic Party 97
     Republican Party 54
Total 151


Special elections

February 25, 2014



April 11, 2014



April 24, 2014



July 22, 2014



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