House District 2 -
Jason Bartlett (D) defeated Phil Gallagher (R) 54%-46% in a race for an open seat vacated by Rep. Hank Bielawa (R). Bartlett lost by a slim margin in 2004. DEM PICKUP
House District 30 -
Rep. Joe Aresimowicz (D) crushed Ed Pocock (R) 62%-38%.
House District 37 - East Lyme,
Rep. Ed Jutila (D) defeated Paul Formica (R) 56%-44%.
Rep. Elizabeth Ritter (D) squished
House District 50 - Brooklyn, Eastford,
Rep. Mike Alberts (R) defeated Sherri Vogt (D) 51%-49% (or about 200 votes).
House District 59 -
Karen Jarmoc (D) won her retiring husband Steven's seat over Charlie Woods (R), 67%-31% (with 2% going to a third-party candidate).
House District 61 - East Granby (part), Suffield,
Rep. Ruth Fahrbach (R) survived a strong challenge from Derek Donnelly (D) 51%-49%, winning by only about 200 votes.
House District 89 -
Rep. Vicki Nardello (D) defeated Tim White (R) 55%-45%.
House District 104 -
Rep. Linda Gentile (D) defeated J.R. Romano 57%-43%.
House District 120 -
Rep. John Harkins (R) defeated Dave Mooney (D) 54%-46%. Rats.
House District 132 -
Rep. Thomas Drew (D) defeated Chris DeSanctis (R) 61%-39%.
House District 133 - Fairfield (part), Westport (part)
Kim Fawcett (D) upset Rep. Cathy Tymniak (R) 53%-47%. DEM PICKUP
House District 136 - Westport (part)
Rep. Joe Mioli (D) crushed Bill Harris (R) 66%-34%.
Other House races of interest:
Linda Schofield (D) defeated incumbent Rep. Robert Heagney (R) 51%-49% in the 16th district. DEM PICKUP
Rep. Ann Ruwet (R) won by only 62 votes in the 65th district.
Republican Ron Burns has apparently defeated Rep. Roger Michele (D) 51%-49% in the 77th. GOP PICKUP
Tom Christiano (D) defeated Rep. Jack Stone (R) by 20 votes in the 134th! DEM PICKUP
William Tong (D) defeated Rep. Donald Sherer 53%-47% in the 147th. Tong will become Connecticut's first Asian-American member of the House. DEM PICKUP
Democrats will control the House 106-45, if current results hold up.