CT-Senate Class I Seat

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RaceTracker 2012 Congressional Election Dashboard
2012 House report  ยท 2012 Senate report
House: 435 seats Senate: 33 seats
GOP Dems Total GOP Dems Total
Confirmed primary challenges 5 2 7 5 5 10
Possible primary challenges 0 0 0 0 0 0
Open seats* 16 21 41 3 6 102
1. Includes Joe Lieberman, who is retiring from his Conn. senate seat.
This profile of Connecticut's Class I U.S. Senate seat, currently filled by Joe Lieberman, is part of the RaceTracker project.



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Next election: 2012

(Methodology)
Race status [edit race status]


Incumbent: Joe Lieberman
Incumbent running? No
Primary challenge? N/a

Candidates [edit candidate list]
Links to names in blue have existing profiles, red links need someone to start one.

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Joe Lieberman Independent Out of race Source August 12, 2011
Jim Himes Democratic Out of race Source August 12, 2011
Christopher Murphy Democratic Confirmed candidate Source August 12, 2011
Christopher Shays Republican Confirmed candidate Source September 23, 2011
Rob Simmons Republican Out of race Source April 25, 2012
Linda McMahon Republican Confirmed candidate Source September 23, 2011
Jason McCoy Republican Out of race Source April 25, 2011
Susan Bysiewicz Democratic Confirmed candidate Source April 26, 2012 Former Conn. Secretary of State
William Tong Democratic Confirmed candidate Source April 26, 2012 Conn. state rep.
Brian K. Hill Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 26, 2012
Michael Fedele Republican Out of race Source April 19, 2012
Kie Westby Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 26, 2012
Peter Lumaj Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 26, 2012
Matthew J. Oakes Democratic Confirmed candidate Source April 25, 2012
Sylvester Salcedo Democratic Confirmed candidate Source April 25, 2012
Lee Whitnum Democratic Confirmed candidate Source April 25, 2012

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Results [edit election results]

2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner
TBD TBD

Last election: 2006

Incumbent: Joe Lieberman

Candidates

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Joe Lieberman Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed)
Ned Lamont Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed)
Alan Schlesinger Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed)

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Results

Primary winners: Ned Lamont
General election winner: Joe Lieberman

Articles and resources

See also

External articles

Elections.DailyKos posts tagged "CT-Sen" (link)

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