2016 United States House of Representatives elections in Connecticut

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2016 United States House of Representatives elections in Connecticut

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All 5 Connecticut seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 5 0
Seats won 5 0
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 984,082 568,134
Percentage 62.48% 36.07%
Swing Increase 2.67% Decrease 3.13%

The 2016 United States House of Representatives elections in Connecticut were held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 to elect the five U.S. Representatives from the state of Connecticut, one from each of the state's five congressional districts. The elections coincided with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections. The primaries were held on August 9.

District 1[edit]

Democrat John Larson has represented this district since 1999. He is running for re-election.

Results[edit]

Connecticut’s 1st congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John B. Larson (incumbent) 200,686 64.1
Republican Matthew M. Corey 105,674 33.8
Green S. Michael DeRosa 6,563 2.1
Total votes 312,923 100.0
Democratic hold

District 2[edit]

Democrat Joe Courtney has represented this district since 2007. He is running for re-election. Daria Novak, a radio-TV talk show host who sought the seat twice before, is the Republican nominee.[2][3] Jonathan Pelto, a former Democratic member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, is the Green Party nominee.[4] Daniel Reale is the nominee for the Libertarian Party.[5]

Results[edit]

Connecticut’s 2nd congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Courtney (incumbent) 208,818 63.2
Republican Daria Novak 111,149 33.7
Green Jonathan Pelto 5,332 1.6
Libertarian Daniel Reale 4,949 1.5
Total votes 330,248 100.0
Democratic hold

District 3[edit]

Democrat Rosa DeLauro has represented this district since 1991. She is running for re-election.

Results[edit]

Connecticut’s 3rd congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rosa DeLauro (incumbent) 207,515 69.0
Republican Angel Cadena 95,786 31.0
Total votes 309,358 100.0
Democratic hold

District 4[edit]

Democrat Jim Himes has represented this district since 2009. He is running for re-election. John Shaban is running against Himes as a Republican.[6]

Results[edit]

Connecticut’s 4th congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Himes (incumbent) 187,811 59.9
Republican John Shaban 125,724 40.1
Total votes 313,535 100.0
Democratic hold

District 5[edit]

Democrat Elizabeth Esty has represented this district since 2013.

Results[edit]

Connecticut’s 5th congressional district, 2016 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Elizabeth Esty (incumbent) 179,252 58.0
Republican Clay Cope 129,801 42.0
Total votes 309,053 100.0
Democratic hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "2016 General Election November 8, 2016 Unofficial Results". ct.gov. November 8, 2016. Retrieved November 15, 2016.
  2. ^ "Republican Novak making third try for Courtney's seat". The CT Mirror. May 15, 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-18.
  3. ^ "Ann Brookes will not wage GOP primary in 2nd Congressional". The CT Mirror. May 19, 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-18.
  4. ^ "Former Connecticut state representative to seek Green Party's nomination for Congress". American Third Party Report. July 15, 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-18.
  5. ^ http://www.sots.ct.gov/sots/lib/sots/electionservices/lists/list_of_candidates/2016_candidate_list.pdf
  6. ^ Burns, Christopher (August 19, 2015). "Redding State Rep. John Shaban will run for U.S. Congress seat". The Redding Pilot. Retrieved September 16, 2015.