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Chris Shays

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Chris Shays
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Candidate for
U.S. Senate, Connecticut
PartyRepublican
Prior offices
U.S. Representative, Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District
1987-2009
Connecticut General Assembly
1975-1987
Education
Bachelor'sPrincipia College (1968)
Master'sNew York University (1974), (1978)
Websites
Campaign website
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Chris Shays was a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from Connecticut. He previously represented Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District from 1987 to 2009.

Biography

  • 1968: BA, Principia College
  • 1974: MBA, New York University
  • 1978: MPA, New York University

Career

Elections

2014

See also: Connecticut gubernatorial election, 2014

Shays is considered a potential Republican candidate for Governor of Connecticut in 2014.[1]

2012

See also: United States Senate elections in Connecticut, 2012

Shays ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Connecticut. Shays was defeated in the Republican primary.[2]

Polls

2012

Connecticut's Republican Senate Primary Candidates
Poll Linda McMahon Chris ShaysMargin of ErrorSample Size
Quinnipiac University Poll
(May 29-June 3, 2012)
59%30%+/-2.61,408
Public Policy Polling
(July 26-29, 2012)
68%20%+/-4.9771
AVERAGES 63.5% 25% +/-3.75 1,089.5
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org.

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