|Former candidate for|
|Connecticut State Senate, District 1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
- See also: Connecticut State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Connecticut State Senate consisted of a primary election on August 12, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 10, 2014. Incumbent John W. Fonfara was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Barbara J. Ruhe was unopposed in the Republican primary. Fonfara defeated Ruhe, Barbara A. Barry (G) and Alyssa S. Peterson (nonpartisan) in the general election.
- See also: Connecticut State Senate elections, 2012
Ruhe ran in the 2012 election for Connecticut State Senate District 1. Ruhe ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012. She was defeated by incumbent John Fonfara (R) and also faced Jeffery Russell (G) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Connecticut State Senate, District 1, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||John Fonfara Incumbent||80.7%||20,648|
- See also: Connecticut State Senate elections, 2010
Ruhe was uncontested in the August 10 primary. She was defeated by incumbent John Fonfara (D) in the November 2 general election.
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- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
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- Connecticut Secretary of State, "Official candidate list," accessed July 15, 2014
- Connecticut Secretary of State, "Official primary and general election results," accessed November 26, 2014
- Connecticut Secretary of State, "Candidate List," accessed June 18, 2012
- Connecticut Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results for 2012," August 14, 2012
- Connecticut Secretary of State, "Election Results 2012" accessed November 17, 2012