Connecticut Profile - Facts, Election Results, Districts, Polls - Washington Times
Skip to content
Elections 2020

State Facts

Capitol: Hartford
Nickname: Constitution State; Nutmeg State
Bird: Robin
Motto: None

Past Presidential Elections

2012

Barack Obama: 58.1%
Mitt Romney: 40.7%

2008

Barack Obama: 60.6%
John McCain: 38.2%

2004

John Kerry: 54.3%
George Bush: 43.9%

2000

Al Gore: 55.9%
Ralph Nader: 4.4%
George Bush: 38.4%

1996

Bill Clinton: 52.8%
Ross Perot: 10.0%
Bob Dole: 34.7%

1992

Bill Clinton: 42.2%
Ross Perot: 21.6%
George Bush: 35.8%

1988

Michael Dukakis: 46.9%
George Bush: 52.0%

Previous Election Results, other races

2014 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dan Malloy Democrat 554,314 50.8%
Tom Foley Republican 526,295 48.2%

2014 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Foley Republican 44,144 55.6%
John McKinney Republican 35,282 44.4%

2012 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chris Murphy Democrat 828,770 55.3%
Linda McMahon Republican 645,141 43.0%

2010 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ned Lamont Democratic 77,772 43.0%
Dan Malloy Democratic 103,154 57.0%

2010 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dan Malloy Democrat 567,278 49.5%
Tom Foley Republican 560,874 49.0%

2010 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Richard Blumenthal Democrat 636,040 55.2%
Linda McMahon Republican 498,341 43.2%

2010 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Michael Fedele Republican 46,989 39.1%
Tom Foley Republican 50,792 42.3%
Oz Griebel Republican 22,390 18.6%

2010 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Linda McMahon Republican 60,479 49.4%
Peter Schiff Republican 27,831 22.8%
Rob Simmons Republican 34,011 27.8%

2006 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ned Lamont Democratic 146,404 51.8%
Joe Lieberman Democratic 136,490 48.2%

2006 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John DeStefano Democratic 135,431 50.8%
Dan Malloy Democratic 131,258 49.2%

2006 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John DeStefano Democratic 398,220 35.4%
M. Jodi Rell Republican 710,048 63.2%

2006 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Joe Lieberman Ct For Lieberman 564,095 49.7%
Ned Lamont Democratic 450,844 39.7%
Alan Schlesinger Republican 109,198 9.6%

2004 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chris Dodd Democratic 945,347 66.4%
Jack Orchulli Republican 457,749 32.1%

2002 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Curry Democratic 448,984 43.9%
John Rowland Republican 573,958 56.1%

2000 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Joe Lieberman Democratic 828,902 63.2%
Phil Giordano Republican 448,077 34.2%

1998 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Barbara Kennelly Democratic 354,187 35.4%
John Rowland Republican 628,707 62.9%

1998 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Christopher Dodd Democratic 628,306 65.1%
Gary Franks Republican 312,177 32.4%