United States House of Representatives elections in Connecticut, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in Connecticut

Primary Date
August 12, 2014

Partisan breakdownCandidates

Connecticut District Pages
District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Connecticut will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect five candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's five congressional districts.

Connecticut is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Though parties decide who may vote in their primary election, the primary is considered closed as neither the Democratic Party nor the Republican Party allow any voter but those registered with their party to vote.[1]

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds all five congressional seats from Connecticut.

Members of the U.S. House from Connecticut -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of August 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 5 Pending
     Republican Party 0 Pending
Total 5 5


Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the five congressional districts are:

Name Party District
John Larson Electiondot.png Democratic 1
Joe Courtney Electiondot.png Democratic 2
Rosa DeLauro Electiondot.png Democratic 3
James Himes Electiondot.png Democratic 4
Elizabeth Esty Electiondot.png Democratic 5


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1st Congressional District

Democratic Party John Larson - Incumbent
Republican Party Matthew Corey[2]

2nd Congressional District

Democratic Party Joe Courtney - Incumbent
Republican Party Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh

3rd Congressional District

Democratic Party Rosa DeLauro - Incumbent
Republican Party James Brown

Not on ballot

Republican Party Steve Packard

4th Congressional District

Democratic Party Jim Himes - Incumbent
Republican Party Dan Debicella - Former state senator[3]

Not on ballot

Republican Party John Shaban - State representative[4]
Republican Party Carlton Milo Higbie IV[5]
Republican Party Joe Bentivegna[6]

5th Congressional District

Democratic Party Elizabeth Esty - Incumbent
Republican Party Mark Greenberg - 2010 and 2012 Republican primary candidate for U.S. House, Connecticut, District 5[7]

Not on ballot

Republican Party Sal Lilienthal[8]
Independent John Pistone

See also

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