Connecticut House District 2

Previous Election Results

1996 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sam Gejdenson Democratic 115,175 51.6%
Edward Munster Republican 100,332 44.9%
Dianne Ondusko Independent 6,477 2.9%
Thomas Hall Natural law 1,263 0.6%
1996 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Edward Munster Republican 8,928 59.9%
Andrew Norton Republican 5,982 40.1%
1998 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sam Gejdenson Democratic 99,567 61.0%
Gary Koval Republican 57,860 35.5%
Dianne Ondusko Independent 5,116 3.1%
Paul Cook Term limits 658 0.4%
2000 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rob Simmons Republican 114,380 50.6%
Sam Gejdenson Democratic 111,520 49.4%
2002 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rob Simmons Republican 117,434 54.1%
Joe Courtney Democratic 99,674 45.9%
2004 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rob Simmons Republican 166,412 54.2%
Jim Sullivan Democratic 140,536 45.8%
2004 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Sullivan Democratic 11,673 62.8%
Shaun McNally Democratic 6,911 37.2%
2006 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Joe Courtney Democratic 121,248 50.0%
Rob Simmons Republican 121,165 50.0%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Joe Courtney Democratic 212,148 65.7%
Sean Sullivan Republican 104,574 32.4%
Scott Deshefy Green 6,300 2.0%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Joe Courtney Democrat 147,748 59.9%
Janet Peckinpaugh Republican 95,671 38.8%
Scott Deshefy Green 3,344 1.4%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Janet Peckinpaugh Republican 11,344 43.2%
Daria Novak Republican 9,872 37.6%
Doug Dubitsky Republican 5,044 19.2%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Joe Courtney Democrat 204,708 68.2%
Paul Formica Republican 88,103 29.4%
Colin Bennett Green 3,638 1.2%
Daniel Reale Libertarian 3,511 1.2%
2014 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Joe Courtney Democrat 141,948 62.3%
Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh Republican 80,837 35.5%
Daniel Reale Libertarian 2,602 1.1%
William Clyde Green 2,549 1.1%

Demographic Data

Population 709,756
Percentage White 87.9%
Percentage Black 3.7%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.3%
Percentage Asian 3.4%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race 2.6%
Percentage Other Race 2.1%
 
Percentage Hispanic 7.3%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 83.4%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 3.5%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 1.2%
 
Median Household Income $69,811
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 46.6%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 8.0%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 6.5%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 14.9%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 17.9%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.2%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 60.3%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 15.2%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 49.9%
Percentage with a College Degree 33.9%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 39.1%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 23.2%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 9.6%
 
Percentage Married Couples 52.5%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 20.2%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.3%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.3%

Last updated 3:16pm April 13, 2018