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Shelton Election Day 2012: Everything You Need to Know

From polling places to results and reactions for all local and state races, we've got you covered on Election Day.

Update, 12:17 p.m.

The registrar of voters office reports that, as of noon, 34.5 percent (8,422) of registered voters have been to the polls. The "craziest times" that bring in the most people are lunch hours and from 6-8 p.m.

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Good morning, and welcome to Election Day 2012!

Today, Shelton residents go to the polls to choose a president, a U.S. Senator, a U.S. Representative from the 3rd and 4th Congressional Districts, state representatives for the 113th and 122nd districts, and a state Senator in the 21st District.

See below for information on where to cast your ballot and the list of candidates.

Read it over, then visit your local polling station between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. to make your voice heard! And be sure to check back with Shelton Patch for updates throughout the day, including the announcement of the winners as soon as votes are tallied tonight.

And, if you're proud to have exercised your right as an American citizen by voting today, let's celebrate by starting a community photo gallery! Simply upload a photo of your "I voted" sticker, or better yet, of you or someone you voted with, at the poll.

State and National Races

U.S. Senate

Chris Murphy (D) and Linda McMahon (R) are vying for the seat vacated by Joe Lieberman. (Click on "U.S. Senate" for updates, results and reactions.)

Third Congressional District

Rosa DeLauro (D), an entrenched incumbent and political newcomer Wayne Winsley (R) face off to represent the Third District in Congress.

Fourth Congressional District

Steve Obsitnik (R) hopes to unseat incumbent Jim Himes (D). Click on "Fourth Congressional District" for updates, results and reactions.

113th District

Incumbent Republican Jason Perillo is being challenged by Democrat Elaine Matto.

122nd District

Republican Larry Miller is running unopposed.

21st Senate District

Republican Kevin Kelly is running unopposed.

Still Not Sure Who You're Voting For?

Check out our Election Guide to see coverage of candidate debates, updates from the campaign trail, opeds, letters and more.

Shelton Ballot Questions

Voters will be asked if they want to revise the City Charter and appropriate money for road resurfacing, Canal Street reconstruction, a new animal shelter and equipment for the fire deaprtment. (Click on the subhead above to access an article with more information)

Live Blog and Election Results

Join your neighbors in a discussion about the election, candidates and the results. (click on the subhead above to access the article)

Shelton Polling Places

Polls open at 6 a.m. and will remain open until 8 p.m.

  • District 1: Elizabeth Shelton School
  • District 2: Shelton Intermediate School
  • District 3: Long Hill School
  • District 4: Mohegan School

Not sure what district you're in? Find out on the Shelton of Registrar of Voters' website.

How Shelton Voted in 2008 (80.37% Turnout)

(D=Democrat; R=Republican; G=Green; I=Independent; WF=Working Families; L=Libertarian; CL=Connecticut for Lieberman; WI=Write In)

PRESIDENT

  • Obama-Biden (D) — 9,655 votes
  • McCain-Palin (R) — 10,428 votes
  • Nader and Gonzalez — 259 votes

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 3rd DISTRICT

  • Bo Itshaky (R) — 1,281 votes
  • Rosa DeLauro (D) — 2,704 votes
  • Ralph Ferrucci (G) — 129 votes
  • Rosa DeLauro (WF) — 400 votes

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 4th DISTRICT

  • Chris Shays (R) — 7,668 votes
  • Jim Himes (D) — 6,338 votes
  • Richard Duffee (G) — 78 votes
  • Jim Himes (WF) — 622 votes
  • Michael Anthony Carrano (L) — 126 votes

21st SENATE DISTRICT

  • Dan Debicella (R) — 11,358 votes
  • Janice Andersen (D) — 7,104 votes
  • Janice Andersen (WF) — 736 votes

113th ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

  • Jason Perillo — 7,847 votes

122nd ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

  • Larry Miller (R) — 4,526 votes
  • Cheryl Jansen (D) — 3,844 votes

How Shelton Voted in 2010 (61.85% Turnout)

(D=Democrat; R=Republican; G=Green; I=Independent; WF=Working Families; L=Libertarian; CL=Connecticut for Lieberman; WI=Write In)

U.S. SENATE

  • Richard Blumenthal (D) — 6,384 votes
  • Linda McMahon (R) — 7,472 votes
  • Richard Blumenthal (WF) — 140 votes
  • Warren Mosler (I) — 114 votes
  • John Mertens (CL) — 55 votes

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 3rd DISTRICT

  • Jerry Labriola, Jr. (R) — 1,457 votes
  • Rosa DeLauro (D) — 1,668 votes
  • Charles A. Pillsbury (G) — 45 votes
  • Rosa DeLauro (WF) — 62 votes

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 4th DISTRICT

  • Dan Debicella (R) — 7,026 votes
  • Jim Himes (D) — 3,736 votes
  • Jim Himes (WF) — 117 votes

21st SENATE DISTRICT

  • Kevin Kelly (R) — 9,203 votes
  • James R. Miron (D) — 4,509 votes

113th ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

  • Jason Perillo — 5,130 votes
  • Elaine Matto — 2,473 votes

122nd ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

  • Larry Miller (R) — 4,055 votes
  • Cheryl Jansen (D) — 2,268 votes
Christopher Schaefer November 06, 2012 at 12:31 PM
Rosa DeLauro vs Wayne Winsley: http://RosaDeLauroExposed.wordpress.com/

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