2018 Gubernatorial Race: State: Connecticut ( Ned Lamont v Bob Stefanowski )


Race Status

RESULT: Ned Lamont (Dem)

Strong Dem
INCUMBENT PARTY: Dem last updated: 10-15-2018
Key Dates
Filing Deadline: 06/12/2018
Primaries: 08/14/2018
General Election: 11/06/2018

Race Status History
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Democratic Candidate

Dem Candidate

Ned Lamont

Luke Bronin
Sean Connolly
Joe Ganim
Betheona Guiles-Smith
Jonathan Harris
Guy Smith
Lee Whitnum
Jacey Wyatt

Rep Candidate

Republican Candidate
Bob Stefanowski

Mark Boughton
Michael Handler
Tim Herbst
Mark Lauretti
Peter Lumaj
Eric Mastroianni
Scott Merrell
Steve Obsitnik
Prasad Srinivasan
David Stemerman
Peter Thalheim
Joseph Visconti
Dave Walker

Pundit Opinions

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Current Gubernatorial Scoreboard
Bottom Line

Ballotpedia has identified this as a key republican primary to watch. It identified 15 U.S. Senate primaries, 38 U.S. House primaries, and 9 for state executive offices. See the full story here.

Ballotpedia has ALSO identified this race as a key Democratic primary to watch. They named 3 senate primaries, 34 house primaries, and 11 state executive primaries. See the full story here.


2018 Connecticut Data Card
Connecticut Demographics
Demographic State Nation
Gender 48.4% Male
51.6% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity 67.7% White/Caucasian
White/Hispanic: 12.9
11.8% Black/African American
61% White
18% Hispanic
12% Black
5% Asian
2% Two or More
1% Native
Language Other than Eng at Home 22.7% 21.1%
High School Grad Rate 90.5% 87.5%
College Grad Rate 38.6% 31.3%
Per Capita Income $41,087 $31,128
Unemployment 4.9% 4.1
Median Age 40.9 37.9
Population 3576452 325.7 mil
Square Miles 4842.7 3,796,742
Population per SqMi 1738.5 185.8
People per Household 2.6 2.7
Foreign Born 14.4% 13.5%
Veteran 6.1% 7.4%
Geographic Mobility 12.0% 14.6%
Data Credits
State: www.census.gov
State/Miscellaneous: BALLOTPEDIA State Profile