1996 U.S. House of Representatives Results


ELECTION TYPE:                         PRIMARY            RUNOFF            GENERAL     
CANDIDATE NAME         PARTY         # OF VOTES   %     # OF VOTES  %     # OF VOTES   %

CONNECTICUT*                          September 10th                      November 5th    

DISTRICT 1                                                                                   

Kennelly, Barbara                                      Combined Parties:     158,222   73.54 
Kennelly, Barbara          D                  *                            [145,169]         
Kennelly, Barbara          ACP                                              [13,053]         

Sleath, Kent               R                  *                               53,666   24.94 

Forry, John F., III        CNC                                                 2,099     .98 

Wasielewski, Daniel A.     NL                                                  1,149     .53 

Total District Votes:                                                        215,136         

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DISTRICT 2                                                                                   

Gejdenson, Sam                                          Combined Parties:    115,175   51.59 
Gejdenson, Sam             D                  *                            [106,544]         
Gejdenson, Sam             ACP                                               [8,631]         

Munster, Edward W.         R              8,928   59.88                      100,332   44.94 
Norton, Andrew             R              5,982   40.12                                      
Total Party Votes:                       14,910                                              

Ondusko, Dianne G.         IDP                                                 6,477    2.90 

Hall, Thomas E.            NL                                                  1,263     .56 

Lamchick, Howard E. Proper W                                                       2     .00 

Total District Votes:                    14,910                              223,249         

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DISTRICT 3                                                                                   

DeLauro, Rosa L.                                       Combined Parties:     150,798   71.35 
DeLauro, Rosa L.           D                  *                            [137,108]         
DeLauro, Rosa L.           ACP                                              [13,690]         

Coppola, John              R                  *                               59,335   28.07 

Dalby, Gail J.             NL                                                  1,219     .58 

Total District Votes:                                                        211,352         

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DISTRICT 4                                                                                   

Shays, Christopher         R                  *                              121,949   60.46 

Finch, William A.          D                  *                               75,902   37.63 

Tonkin, Edward H.          LBT                                                 2,815    1.40 

Nevas, Terry M.            NL                                                  1,046     .52 

Total District Votes:                                                        201,712         

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DISTRICT 5                                                                                   

Maloney, James H.                                       Combined Parties:    111,974   52.05 
Maloney, James H.          ACP                                               [6,615]         
Maloney, James H.          D                  *                            [105,359]         
O'Toole, John              D                                                                 

Franks, Gary A.            R                  *                               98,782   45.92 

Rodriguez, Rosita          CNC                                                 2,983    1.39 

Thiessen, Walter F., Jr.   LBT                                                 1,391     .65 

Total District Votes:                                                        215,130         

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DISTRICT 6                                                                                   

Johnson, Nancy L.          R                  *                              113,020   49.62 

Koskoff, Charlotte                                     Combined Parties:     111,433   48.93 
Koskoff, Charlotte         ACP                                               [7,208]         
Koskoff, Charlotte         D                  *                            [104,225]         
Griffin, Jim               D                                                                

Knibbs, Timothy A.         CNC                                                 3,303    1.45 

Total District Votes:                                                        227,756         

Total State Votes:                       14,910                            1,294,335         


A candidate endorsed by the party at the party convention is the nominee. If a qualified
challenger to the party endorsed candidate receives 15% of the delegate votes on roll
call at the convention, a primary election is held between the two candidates. Convention
nominees are noted with an asterisk. The dates of the conventions for each
congressional district were:
1st: Democratic 7/15, Republican 7/15 4th: Democratic 7/15, Republican 7/20
2nd: Democratic 7/15, Republican 7/12 5th: Democratic 7/15, Republican 7/20
3rd: Democratic 7/15, Republican 7/10 6th: Democratic 7/15, Republican 7/08 

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