CSEA November Endorsements

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From the top of the ticket to the bottom, CSEA endorses candidates who share our values and recognize the importance of public service and the need for a strong and vibrant middle class.  The Legislative Action Committee (LAC) has recommended these candidates for endorsements and have been approved by the Executive Council.


2018 Endorsed Candidates

Federal Candidates:

Candidate Office District Towns
Chris Murphy US Senate   Statewide
John Larson US House 1 Hartford County – Berlin, Bloomfield, Bristol, East Granby, East Hartford, East Windsor, Glastonbury (part), Granby, Hartford, Hartland, Manchester, Newington, Rocky Hill, Southington, South Windsor, West Hartford, Wethersfield, Windsor, and Windsor Locks.
Litchfield County – Barkhamsted, Colebrook, New Hartford, Torrington (part), and Winchester.
Middlesex County – Cromwell, Middletown (part), and Portland.
Joe Courtney US House 2 Hartford County – Enfield, Glastonbury (part), Marlborough, and Suffield.
Middlesex County – Chester, Clinton, Deep River, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Killingworth, Old Saybrook, and Westbrook.
New Haven County – Madison.
New London County – Bozrah, Colchester, East Lyme, Franklin, Griswold, Groton, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Lyme, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Old Lyme, Preston, Salem, Sprague, Stonington, Voluntown, and Waterford.
Tolland County – Andover, Bolton, Columbia, Coventry, Ellington, Hebron, Mansfield, Somers, Stafford, Tolland, Union, Vernon, and Willington.
Windham County – Ashford, Brooklyn, Canterbury, Chaplin, Eastford, Hampton, Killingly, Plainfield, Pomfret, Putnam, Scotland, Sterling, Thompson, Windham, and Woodstock.
Rosa DeLauro US House 3 Fairfield County – Shelton (part) and Stratford.
New Haven County – Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Branford, Derby, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Milford, Naugatuck, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Prospect, Seymour, Wallingford, Waterbury (part), West Haven, and Woodbridge.
Middlesex County – Durham, Middlefield, and Middletown (part).
Jim Himes US House 4 Fairfield County – Bridgeport, Darien, Easton, Fairfield, Greenwich, Monroe, New Canaan, Norwalk, Redding, Ridgefield, Shelton (part), Stamford, Trumbull, Weston, Westport, and Wilton.
New Haven County – Oxford.
Jahana Hayes US House 5 Fairfield County – Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, Newtown, and Sherman.
Hartford County – Avon, Burlington, Canton, Farmington, New Britain, Plainville, and Simsbury.
Litchfield County – Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Canaan, Cornwall, Goshen, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Milford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Plymouth, Roxbury, Salisbury, Sharon, Thomaston, Torrington (part), Warren, Washington, Watertown, and Woodbury.
New Haven County – Cheshire, Meriden, Middlebury, Southbury, Waterbury (part), and Wolcott.

Constitutional Office Candidates:

Candidate Office
Ned Lamont Governor
Susan Bysiewicz Lt. Governor
William Tong Attorney General
Shawn Wooden Treasurer
Kevin Lembo Comptroller
Denise Merrill Secretary of the State

State Senate Candidates:


Candidate Office District Towns
Steve Cassano Senate 4 Andover, Bolton, Glastonbury, Manchester
Terry Gerratana Senate 6 Berlin, Farmington (part), New Britain
Matt Lesser Senate 9 Cromwell, Middletown (part), Newington, Rocky Hill, Wethersfield (part)
Gary Winfield Senate 10 New Haven (part), West Haven (part)
Martin Looney Senate 11 Hamden (part), New Haven (part), North Haven (part)
Mary Daugherty Abrams Senate 13 Cheshire (part), Meriden, Middlefield, Middletown (part)
Vickie Nardello Senate 16 Cheshire (part), Prospect, Southington, Waterbury (part), Wolcott
Jorge Cabrera Senate 17 Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Derby, Hamden (part), Naugatuck (part), Woodbridge (part)
Robert Statchen Senate 18 Griswold, Groton, North Stonington, Plainfield, Preston, Sterling, Stonington, Voluntown
Cathy Osten Senate 19 Columbia, Franklin, Hebron, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Marlborough, Montville (part), Norwich, Sprague
Martha Marx Senate 20 Bozrah, East Lyme, Montville (part), New London, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook (part), Salem, Waterford
Marilyn Moore Senate 22 Bridgeport (part), Monroe (part), Trumbull
Julie Kushner Senate 24 Bethel (part), Danbury, New Fairfield, Sherman
Bob Duff Senate 25 Darien (part), Norwalk
Will Haskell Senate 26 Bethel (part), New Canaan (part), Redding, Ridgefield, Weston (part), Westport (part), Wilton
Mae Flexer Senate 29 Brooklyn, Canterbury, Killingly, Mansfield, Putnam, Scotland, Thompson, Windham
Catherine De Carli Senate 32 Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Middlebury (part), Oxford, Roxbury, Seymour (part), Southbury, Washington, Watertown, Woodbury
Norm Needleman Senate 33 Chester, Clinton, Colchester, Deep River, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Lyme, Old Saybrook (part), Portland, Westbrook
Aili McKeen Senate 34 Durham (part), East Haven, North Haven (part), Wallingford
John Perrier Senate 35 Ashford, Chaplin, Coventry, Eastford, Ellington (part), Hampton, Pomfret, Stafford, Tolland, Union, Vernon, Willington, Woodstock

State House Candidates:

Candidate Office District Towns
Matt Ritter House 1 Hartford (part)
Raghib Allie Brennan House 2 Bethel (part), Danbury (part), Newtown (part), Redding (part)
Kennard Ray House 4 Hartford (part)
Brandon McGee House 5 Hartford (part), Windsor (part)
Ed Vargas House 6 Hartford (part)
Joshua Hall House 7 Hartford (part)
Geoff Luxenberg House 12 Manchester (part)
Jason Doucette House 13 Glastonbury (part), Manchester (part)
Mike Demicco House 21 Farmington (part)
Rick Lopes House 24 New Britain (part), Newington (part)
Peter Tercyak House 26 New Britain (part)
Gary Turco House 27 Newington (part)
Russ Morin House 28 Wethersfield (part)
Joe Aresimowicz House 30 Berlin (part), Southington (part)
Laurel Steinhauser House 32 Cromwell, Portland
Jason Adler House 35 Clinton, Killingworth, Westbrook (part)
Christine Conley House 40 Groton (part), Ledyard (part)
Joe de la Cruz House 41 Groton (part), New London (part)
Christine Rosati Randall House 44 Killingly (part), Plainfield (part)
Emmett Riley House 46 Norwich (part)
Kate Donnelly House 47 Canterbury, Chaplin, Franklin, Hampton, Lisbon (part), Lebanon (part), Norwich (part), Scotland, Sprague
Dave Walsh House 52 Somers, Stafford
Pat Wilson Pheanious House 53 Ashford, Tolland (part), Willington
Gregg Haddad House 54 Mansfield (part)
Tiffany Thiele House 55 Andover, Bolton, Hebron, Marlborough
Mike Winkler House 56 Vernon (part)
Tom Arnone House 58 Enfield (part)
Amanda Webster House 62 Barkhamsted, Granby, Hartland, New Hartford
Althea “Candy” Perez House 63 Colebrook, Goshen (part), Torrington (part), Winchester
Maria Horn House 64 Canaan, Cornwall, Goshen (part), Kent, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington (part)
Michelle Cook House 65 Torrington (part)
Steve Ferrucci House 71 Middlebury, Waterbury (part)
Ron Napoli, Jr. House 73 Waterbury (part)
Wendy Tyson Wood House 74 Waterbury (part)
Geraldo Reyes House 75 Waterbury (part)
Josh Elliot House 88 Hamden (part)
Daniel Fontaine House 90 Cheshire (part), Wallingford (part)
Mike D’Agostino House 91 Hamden (part)
Pat Dillon House 92 New Haven (part)
Robyn Porter House 94 Hamden (part), New Haven (part)
Juan Candelaria House 95 New Haven (part)
James Albis House 99 East Haven (part)
Quentin Phipps House 100 Middletown (part)
Liz Linehan House 103 Cheshire (part), Southington (part), Wallingford (part)
Kara Rochelle House 104 Ansonia, Derby (part)
Bob Godfrey House 110 Danbury (part)
Dorinda Borer House 115 West Haven (part)
Mike DiMassa House 116 New Haven (part), West Haven (part)
Cindy Wolfe Boynton House 117 Milford (part), Orange (part), West Haven (part)
Ellen Beatty House 119 Orange (part), Milford (part)
Jack Hennessy House 127 Bridgeport (part)
Cristin McCarthy Vahey House 133 Fairfield (part)
Chris Perone House 137 Norwalk (part)
Kenneth Gucker House 138 Danbury (part), New Fairfield (part), Ridgefield (part)
Caroline Simmons House 144 Stamford (part)



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