2008 U.S. congressional elections (Connecticut)

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This article describes the elections for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate from Connecticut in 2008. See the Connecticut state portal for more information.

In the 110th Congress, Connecticut had 1 Republican and 4 Democrats in the House, as well as, 1 Democratic and 1 Independent Senator.

In the 2008 elections, Connecticut elected 5 Democrats and no Republicans to the House, and continues to have 1 Democratic and 1 Independent Senator.


District 1

Incumbent (Democrat): John Larson

Winner: John Larson

District 2

Incumbent (Democrat): Joe Courtney

Winner: Joe Courtney

District 3

Incumbent (Democrat): Rosa DeLauro

Winner: Rosa DeLauro

District 4

Incumbent (Republican): Chris Shays

Winner: Jim Himes

District 5

Incumbent (Democrat): Chris Murphy

Winner: Chris Murphy

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