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Last Updated: Friday, 17 November, 2006, 12:39 GMT
US mid-term elections: Connecticut
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Incumbent Senator, and former vice-presidential candidate, Joe Lieberman beat businessman Ned Lamont - who sensationally beat him in the Democratic primary by campaigning against Mr Lieberman's perceived closeness to President Bush. Mr Lieberman was standing as an independent.

In the House, the Democrats took the 5th district and Republican incumbent in the 2nd is vulnerable.

Incumbent Independent (formerly Democrat) Joe Lieberman beat Republican Alan Schlesinger and Democrat Ned Lamont. Democrat Christopher J Dodd holds the other seat.

  PARTY 2000 2002 2004 2006  
  Democratic 2 2 2 1  
  Republican 0 0 0 0  
  Independent 0 0 0 1  

Connecticut has five congressional districts.

  PARTY 2000 2002 2004 2006  
  Democratic 3 2 2 4  
  Republican 3 3 3 1  
  Independent 0 0 0 0  

Incumbent Republican Jodi Rell beat Democrat John DeStefano.


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