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Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.)

  • District: 2nd District, East -- Norwich, New London, Storrs
  • Residence: Vernon
  • Born: April 6, 1953; Hartford, Conn.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Audrey Budarz Courtney; two children
  • Education: Tufts U., B.A. 1975 (history); U. of Connecticut, J.D. 1978
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Conn. House, 1987-95; Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, 1998; Democratic nominee for U.S. House, 2002; U.S. House, 2007-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2006 (4th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Livestock, Rural Development & Credit); Armed Services (Readiness; Seapower & Projection Forces - Vice Ranking Member); Education & the Workforce (Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions; Workforce Protections - Ranking Member)
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State Information: 2nd District, East -- Norwich, New London, Storrs

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Joe Courtney (D) 204,708 68.2%
Paul Formica (R) 88,103 29.4%
Colin Bennett (GREEN) 3,638 1.2%
Daniel Reale (LIBERT) 3,511 1.2%
2010 general Joe Courtney (D) 147,748 59.9%
Janet Peckinpaugh (R) 95,671 38.8%
G. Deshefy (GREEN) 3,344 1.4%
write-ins (WRI) 46 0%
2008 general Joe Courtney (D) 212,148 65.7%
Sean Sullivan (R) 104,574 32.4%
G. Deshefy (GREEN) 6,300 2%
write-in (Write-In) 19 0%
2006 general Joe Courtney (D) 121,248 50%
Rob Simmons (R) 121,165 50%
2002 general Rob Simmons (R) 117,434 54.1%
Joe Courtney (D) 99,674 45.9%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 56% Mitt Romney: 43%
2008 Barack Obama: 59% John McCain: 40%

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