Election Results

AFT Connecticut interviewed multiple candidates and after examining their positions on our issues endorsed the following candidates in the election on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.

AFT Connecticut 2012 Endorsements (as of September 17, 2012)

*indicates winner

President
Barack Obama
*

US Senate
Chris Murphy
*

US Congress
John Larson
*
Joe Courtney*
Rosa DeLauro*
Jim Himes*
Elizabeth Esty*

Senators
1     John Fonfara*
2     Eric Coleman*
3     Gary LeBeau*
4     Steve Cassano*
5     Beth Bye*
6     Terry Gerratana*
7     Karen Jarmoc
10   Toni Harp*
11   Martin Looney*
12   Ed Meyer*
13   Dante Bartolomeo*
17   Joseph Crisco*
19   Cathy Osten*
20   Andrea Stillman*
24   Jason Bartlett
29   Don Williams*
31   David Roche
33   Jim Crawford
34   Steve Fontana
35   Tony Guglielmo*

Representatives
1      Matt Ritter*
6      Edwin Vargas*
8      John Murphy
9      Jason Rojas*
10    Henry Genga*
12    Geoff Luxenberg*
15    David Baram*
18    Andrew Fleischmann*
20    Joe Verrengia*
21    Mike Demicco*
22    Betty Boukus*
24    Rick Lopes*
25    Bobby Sanchez*
26    Peter Tercyak*
27    Sandy Nafis*
28    Russ Morin*
29    Tony Guerrera*
30    Joe Aresimowicz*
32    Chris Phelps
36    Phil Miller*
38    Betsy Ritter*
39    Ernest Hewett*
41    Elissa Wright*
42    Tim Bowles*
44    Mae Flexer*
45    Steve Mikutel*
46    Emmett Riley*
48    Linda Orange*
49    Susan Johnson*
53    Bryan Hurlburt*
54    Greg Haddad*
57    Jason Bowsa
59    David Kiner*
60    Peggy Sayers*
64    Roberta Willis*
65    Michelle Cook*
83    Cathy Abercrombie*
84    Hilda Santiago*
85    Mary Mushinsky*
88    Brendan Sharkey*
89    Vickie Nardello
90    Mary Fritz*
92    Pat Dillon*
93    Toni Walker*
94    Gary Holder-Winfield*
95    Juan Candelaria*
99    James Albis*
100    Matt Lesser*
104    Linda Gentile*
109    David Arconti*
110    Bob Godfrey*
115    Stephen Dargan*
116    Lou Esposito*
117    Paul Davis*
120    Terry Masters
127    Jack Hennessy*
137    Chris Perone*
139    Kevin Ryan*

The AFT Connecticut Legislative and Political Action Committee (LPAC) endorsement process.

The AFT Connecticut Legislative and Political Action Committee (LPAC) will review candidate requests for endorsement. 

The LPAC will make recommendations to the AFT Connecticut Executive Committee regarding candidate endorsements.

All candidates seeking endorsement by AFT Connecticut shall sign a Statement of Principles for Public Officials.

Recommendations by the LPAC will be forwarded to the AFT Connecticut Executive Committee/COPE.

Municipal Elections
AFT Connecticut locals are urged to encourage members to seek office. The role of AFT Connecticut with regard to municipal elections is to support the work of AFT Connecticut locals. To that end, the AFT Connecticut LPAC shall be responsible for devising and conducting a screening process of municipal candidates.

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