Democratic Party of Connecticut Article

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Democratic Party of Connecticut
ChairmanNick Balletto
Senate leader Martin Looney
House leader Matthew Ritter
Headquarters Hartford, CT
Ideology Liberalism
Progressivism
Social liberalism
Political position Center-left
National affiliation Democratic Party
Colors Blue
State Senate
18 / 36
State House
80 / 151
U.S. Senate
(Connecticut seats)
2 / 2
U.S. House of Representatives
(Connecticut seats)
5 / 5
Website
www.ctdems.org

The Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee (CT Dems) is the affiliate of the Democratic Party in the state of Connecticut. The state chair of the party is Nick Balletto, and the Vice Chair is Nancy DiNardo. [1] The Democratic Party controls both chambers of the state legislature, all constitutional state offices and all five of Connecticut's seats in the House and both of its Senate seats.

Town committees

In Connecticut, there are Democratic Town Committees in many of the towns and cities. They consist of an elected Chairperson, Co-Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer. [2] The Town Committees have the ability to endorse a particular candidate in a primary election. [3] According to 10 CS 210, court has no power concerning political party policies or organization.

Current elected officials

Members of Congress

U.S. Senate

U.S. House of Representatives

State officials

Statewide offices

State Legislature

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.courant.com/politics/hc-dems-elect-nick-balleto-chair-0123-20150122-story.html
  2. ^ "Local Committees | Democratic Party of Connecticut". Ctdems.org. Archived from the original on 2012-07-25. Retrieved 2012-08-06.
  3. ^ "CHAPTER 153* NOMINATIONS AND POLITICAL PARTIES". Cga.ct.gov. Retrieved 2012-08-06.

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