Democratic Party of Connecticut
ChairpersonNancy DiNardo
GovernorNed Lamont
Lieutenant GovernorSusan Bysiewicz
Senate President pro temporeMartin Looney
House SpeakerMatthew Ritter
HeadquartersHartford, CT
Membership (2021)838,292[1]
Modern liberalism
Political positionCenter to center-left
Colors  Blue
State House
97 / 151
State Senate
23 / 36
Statewide Executive Offices
6 / 6
U.S. House of Representatives
5 / 5
U.S. Senate
2 / 2

The Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee (CT Dems) is the affiliate of the Democratic Party in the state of Connecticut. Its chair is Nancy DiNardo.[2]

Democrats control both chambers of the state legislature, all constitutional state offices, all five of Connecticut's seats in the United States House of Representatives, and both of its seats in the United States Senate.

Current elected officials

Members of Congress

U.S. Senate

Democrats have controlled both of Connecticut's seats in the U.S. Senate since 1988:[note 1]

U.S. House of Representatives

Out of the five seats Connecticut is apportioned in the U.S. House of Representatives, all five are held by Democrats:

District Member Photo
1st John B. Larson
John Larson Democratic Caucus Portrait.jpg
2nd Joe Courtney
Joe Courtney official photo (cropped 2).jpg
3rd Rosa DeLauro
Rosa DeLauro (cropped).jpg
4th Jim Himes
Jim Himes.jpg
5th Jahana Hayes
Jahana Hayes, official portrait, 116th Congress (cropped).jpg

Statewide offices

Democrats control all six of the elected statewide offices:

State legislature leaders


  1. ^ Joe Lieberman won the 1988 election as a Democrat. Lieberman left the party and became an Independent in 2006 but continued to caucus with Senate Democrats until his retirement in 2012.

See also


  1. ^ Winger, Richard. "March 2021 Ballot Access News Print Edition". Ballot Access News. Retrieved April 1, 2021.
  2. ^ "Nancy Wyman elected chairman for CT Democrats". CT Post. Retrieved 2019-02-06.