Connecticut's 1st Congressional District

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Connecticut's 1st Congressional District
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Current incumbentJohn B. Larson Democratic Party
Population715,378
Gender48% Male, 52% Female
Race72.5% White, 14.2% Black, 5.02% Asian, 0.24% Native American, 0.07% Pacific Islander
Ethnicity15.45% Hispanic
Unemployment11%
Median household income$60,572
High school graduation rate87.5%
College graduation rate33.9%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 1st Congressional District of Connecticut is a congressional district located in Connecticut.

Connecticut's 1st Congressional District is located mainly in the central and north central portion of the state. Bristol, Southington, Berlin, Rocky Hill, Portland, Glastonbury, Manchester, Hartford, Cromwell, East Windsor, South Windsory, Windsor, Manchester, Bloomfield, Granby, Hartland, Barkhamsted, New Hartford, Torrinton, Winchester and Colebrook counties are included in the new boundaries of the district.[1]

Previously, the district included the north-central part of the state, anchored by the state capital of Hartford. The 1st Congressional District encompassed much of central Connecticut and included municipalities within Hartford, Litchfield, and Middlesex counties.

The current representative of the 1st Congressional District is John Larson (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Connecticut's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

The 1st Congressional District of Connecticut will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Connecticut's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

The 1st Congressional District of Connecticut held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent John Larson won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Connecticut District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn B. Larson Incumbent 69.7% 206,973
     Republican John Henry Decker 27.7% 82,321
     Green S. Michael DeRosa 1.8% 5,477
     Independent Matthew Corey 0.8% 2,290
Total Votes 297,061
Source: Connecticut Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, John B. Larson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ann Brickley (R), Kenneth J. Krayeske (Green), Christopher J. Hutchinson (Socialist Action) and Daniel J. Stephanek (Independent) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Connecticut District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn B. Larson incumbent 59.9% 130,585
     Republican Ann Brickley 38.5% 84,076
     Green Kenneth J. Krayeske 1.2% 2,564
     Socialist Action Christopher J. Hutchinson 0.4% 955
     Independent Daniel J. Stephanek 0% 3
Total Votes 218,183

2008
On November 4, 2008, John B. Larson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joe Visconti (Republican), Stephen E.D. Fournier (Green Party) and Matthew Coleman (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Connecticut District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn B. Larson incumbent 71.6% 211,493
     Republican Joe Visconti 26% 76,860
     Green Stephen E.D. Fournier 2.4% 7,201
     Write-in 0% 3
Total Votes 295,557

2006
On November 7, 2006, John B. Larson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Scott MacLean (Republican) and Stephen Fournier (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Connecticut District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn B. Larson incumbent 74.4% 154,539
     Republican Scott MacLean 25.5% 53,010
     Write-in Stephen E.D. Fournier 0% 43
Total Votes 207,592

2004
On November 2, 2004, John B. Larson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Halstead (Republican) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Connecticut District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn B. Larson incumbent 73% 198,802
     Republican John M. Halstead 27% 73,601
Total Votes 272,403

2002
On November 5, 2002, John B. Larson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Phil Steele (Republican), Miriam J. Masullo (Write-in) and Max F. Welch (Write-in) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Connecticut District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn B. Larson incumbent 66.8% 134,698
     Republican Phil Steele 33.2% 66,968
     Write-in Miriam J. Masullo 0% 18
     Write-in Max F. Welch 0% 4
Total Votes 201,688

2000
On November 7, 2000, John B. Larson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bob Backlund (Republican) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Connecticut District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn B. Larson incumbent 71.9% 151,932
     Republican Bob Backlund 28.1% 59,331
Total Votes 211,263

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st Congressional District of Connecticut after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Connecticut

In 2011, the Connecticut State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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