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Revision as of 16:07, 13 July 2013

This page displays current and historical information pertaining to the U.S. Senate delegation from Connecticut.

Current members

The current members of the U.S. Senate from Connecticut are:

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Christopher S. Murphy
Christopher S. Murphy.jpg
Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Connecticut 2013January 3, 2019November 2018Link
Richard Blumenthal
Richard Blumenthal.jpg
Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Connecticut 2011January 3, 2017November 2016Link

Election history


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Class I

Senators in Class I were elected to office in the November 2012 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. [1] Class I terms run from the beginning of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2013, to the end of the 115th Congress on January 3, 2019.[1]

2012

U.S. Senate, Connecticut General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChristopher Murphy 55.2% 830,221
     Republican Linda McMahon 43.1% 647,776
     Libertarian Paul Passarelli 1.7% 25,059
     N/A Write-ins 0% 112
Total Votes 1,503,168
Source: Connecticut Secretary of State "Election Results fro United States Senator"

2006
On November 7, 2006, Joseph I. Lieberman won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Ned Lamont (D), Alan Schlesinger (R), Ralph A. Ferrucci (G), Timothy A. Knibbs (Concerned Citizens) and Carl E. Vassar (Write-in) in the general election.[2]

U.S. Senate, Connecticut General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Connecticut for Lieberman Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph I. Lieberman incumbent 49.7% 564,095
     Democratic Ned Lamont 39.7% 450,844
     Republican Alan Schlesinger 9.6% 109,198
     Green Ralph A. Ferrucci 0.5% 5,922
     Concerned Citizens Timothy A. Knibbs 0.4% 4,638
     Write-in Carl E. Vassar 0% 80
Total Votes 1,134,777

2000
On November 7, 2000, Joseph I. Lieberman won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Phil Giordano (R), William Kozak, Jr. (Concerned Citizens) and Wildey J. Moore (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. Senate, Connecticut General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Connecticut for Lieberman Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph I. Lieberman incumbent 63.2% 828,902
     Republican Phil Giordano 34.2% 448,077
     Concerned Citizens William Kozak, Jr. 1.9% 25,509
     Libertarian Wildey J. Moore 0.7% 8,773
Total Votes 1,311,261

Class III

Senators in Class III were elected to office in the November 2010 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class III terms run from the beginning of the 112th Congress on January 3, 2011, to the end of the 114th Congress on January 3, 2017.

2010
On November 2, 2010, Blumenthal won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Linda E. McMahon (R), Warren B. Mosler (I), John Mertens (I), Brian K. Hill (I), Jeff Russel (I), Rodd Vachon (I), Jay J. Giles (I), John Traceski (I), Matthew Coleman (I) and Dave Olszta (I) in the general election.[4]

United States Senate, Connecticut General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Blumenthal Incumbent 52.5% 605,204
     Republican Linda E. McMahon 43.2% 498,341
     Independent Working Families 2.7% 30,836
     Independent Warren B. Mosler 1% 11,275
     Ct. for Lieberman John Mertens 0.6% 6,735
     Independent Brian K. Hill 0% 559
     Independent Jeff Russell 0% 45
     Independent Todd Vachon 0% 45
     Independent Carl E. Vassar 0% 31
     Independent Jay J. Giles 0% 17
     Independent John Traceski 0% 15
     Independent Matthew Coleman 0% 7
     Independent Dave Olszta 0% 5
Total Votes 1,153,115

2004
On November 2, 2004, Christopher J. Dodd won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Jack C. Orchulli (R), Timothy A. Knibbs (Concerned Citizens) and Leonard H. Rasch (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. Senate, Connecticut General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChristopher J. Dodd incumbent 66.4% 945,347
     Republican Jack C. Orchulli 32.1% 457,749
     Concerned Citizens Timothy A. Knibbs 0.9% 12,442
     Libertarian Leonard H. Rasch 0.6% 9,188
Total Votes 1,424,726

1998
On November 3, 1998, Christopher J. Dodd won re-election to the United States Senate. he defeated Gary Franks (R), William Kozak (Concerned Citizens), Lois A. Grasso (Term Limits) and Wildey J. Moore (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. Senate, Connecticut General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChristopher J. Dodd incumbent 65.1% 628,306
     Republican Gary Franks 32.4% 312,177
     Concerned Citizens William Kozak 1.3% 12,261
     Term Limits Lois A. Grasso 0.7% 6,517
     Libertarian Wildey J. Moore 0.5% 5,196
Total Votes 964,457

Historical members

Historical Representation to the U.S. Senate by Party from Connecticut
Party Total
     Democratic 16
     Republican 20
     Independent 1
     Pro-Admin 3
     Federalist 7
     Jacksonian 1
     Anti-Jacksonian 4
     Whig 4
     Free Soil 1
Total Senators 57
Class 1 Senators from Connecticut
Senator Years Served Party
Oliver Ellsworth 1789-1796 Pro-Admin, Federalist
James Hillhouse 1796-1810 Federalist
Samuel W. Dana 1810-1821 Federalist
Elijah Boardman 1821-1823 Republican
Henry W. Edwards 1823-1827 Jacksonian
Samuel A. Foot 1827-1833 Adams, Anti-Jacksonian
Nathan Smith 1833-1835 Anti-Jacksonian
John M. Niles 1835-1839 Democratic
Thaddeus Betts 1839-1840 Whig
Jabez W. Huntington 1840-1847 Whig
Roger S. Baldwin 1847-1851 Whig
Isaac Toucey 1852-1857 Democratic
James Dixon 1857-1869 Republican
William A. Buckingham 1869-1875 Republican
William W. Eaton 1875-1881 Democratic
Joseph R. Hawley 1881-1905 Republican
Morgan G. Bulkeley 1905-1911 Republican
George P. McLean 1911-1929 Republican
Frederic C. Walcott 1929-1935 Republican
Francis T. Maloney 1935-1945 Democratic
Thomas C. Hart 1945-1946 Republican
Raymond E. Baldwin 1946-1949 Republican
William Benton 1949-1953 Democratic
William A. Purtell 1953-1959 Republican
Thomas J. Dodd 1959-1971 Democratic
Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. 1971-1989 Republican
Joe Lieberman 1989-2013 Independent
Christopher S. Murphy 2013-present Democratic
Class 3 Senators from Connecticut
Senator Years Served Party
William S. Johnson 1789-1791 Pro-Admin
Roger Sherman 1791-1793 Pro-Admin
Stephen M. Mitchell 1793-1795 Pro-Admin
Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. 1795-1796 Federalist
Uriah Tracy 1796-1807 Federalist
Chauncey Goodrich 1807-1813 Federalist
David Daggett 1813-1819 Federalist
James Lanman 1819-1825 Republican
Calvin Willey 1825-1831 Adams, Anti-Jacksonian
Gideon Tomlinson 1831-1837 Anti-Jacksonian
Perry Smith 1837-1843 Democratic
John M. Niles 1843-1849 Democratic
Truman Smith 1849-1854 Whig
Francis Gillette 1854-1855 Free Soil
Lafayette S. Foster 1855-1867 Republican
Orris S. Ferry 1867-1875 Republican
James E. English 1875-1876 Democratic
William H. Barnum 1876-1879 Democratic
Orville H. Platt 1879-1905 Republican
Frank B. Brandegee 1905-1924 Republican
Hiram Bingham 1924-1933 Republican
Augustine Lonergan 1933-1939 Democratic
John A. Danaher 1939-1945 Republican
Brien McMahon 1945-1952 Democratic
William A. Purtell 1952-1952 Republican
Prescott S. Bush 1952-1963 Republican
Abraham A. Ribicoff 1963-1981 Democratic
Christopher J. Dodd 1981-2011 Democratic
Richard Blumenthal 2011-Present Democratic

See also

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