2018 House Race: Connecticut District: CT-02 ( Joe Courtney v Dan Postemski )

CURRENT STATUS: Pending General Election

Race Status

Strong Dem
INCUMBENT PARTY: Dem last updated: 09-10-2018
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 Incumbent

Incumbent
Joe Courtney
BALLOTPEDIA Profile



Rep Candidate

Republican Candidate
Dan Postemski
BALLOTPEDIA Profile



Pundit Opinions

Average
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Current House Scoreboard
2018 District CT-02 Data Card
CT-02 Demographics
DemographicDistrictStateNation
Gender50% Female48.4% Male
51.6% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity82% White
8% Hispanic
4% Asian
4% African American
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 Home11.7%22.7%21.1%
High School Grad Rate92.9%90.5%87.5%
College Grad Rate35.1%38.6%31.3%
Per Capita Income$37,675$41,087$31,128
Median Age41.940.937.9
Population705,0343576452325.7 mil
Square Miles1,987.904842.73,796,742
Population per SqMi1354.701738.5185.8
People per Household2.52.62.7
Foreign Born7.3%14.4%13.5%
Veteran9.0%6.1%7.4%
Geographic Mobility12.5%12.0%14.6%
Note: All area related stats do NOT include bodies of water.

Data Credits
District/State/National: www.censusreporter.org
State: www.census.gov
State/Miscellaneous: BALLOTPEDIA State Profile
CT-02 Voting History
Presidential Voting Percentages
YearClintonTrumpMargin
201648.745.8+2.9
YearObamaRomneyMargin
201255.942.6+13.3
YearObamaMcCainMargin
200858.640.0+18.6

House Voting Percentages
YearDEMREPMargin
201663.233.7+29.5
201462.335.5+26.8
201269.930.1+39.8

Show National Voting Statistics

National Presidential Voting Percentages
YearClintonTrumpMargin
201648.446.3+2.1
YearObamaRomneyMargin
201251.147.3+3.8
YearObamaMcCainMargin
20085345.7+7.3

National House Voting Percentages
YearDEMREPMargin
20164849.1-1.1
201445.751.4-5.7
201250.649.4+1.2