Election 2012: East Haven Results

Obama earns majority of East Haven's votes; DeLauro re-elected; Fasano defeats Fontana in state senate race; Albis returns to Hartford for 99th District; Lemar new 96th District state representative; and Buonome tops Norman for Registrars of Voters

Voter turnout and incumbents were the big winners this Election Day in East Haven.

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, state Sen. Leonard Fasano and state Rep. James Albis will all return to Hartford for another term, after each were victorious in their re-election campaigns Tuesday. (All voting result totals are posted above.)

In addition, East Haven will have a new state representative for its 96th District, — which was part of Connecticut's redistricting earlier this year — New Haven resident Roland Lemar. Lemar ran unopposed.

The Democrat Albis defeated his Republican challenger 5,904 to 2,719 votes.

Fasano earned 5,954 East Haven votes to 4,555 for his Democratic challenger Steve Fontana.

Democrat Chris Murphy took 5,759 votes in town Tuesday to his Republican challenger Linda McMahon's 4,721 votes.

And in the 3rd District U.S. Congressional race, DeLauro gained 8,037 here in East Haven on her way to re-election, to her Republican challenger Wayne Winsley's 2,694.

And in East Haven's local Registrar of Voters race, Democrat John Buonome defeated Republican Donna Norman by 5,737 votes to 4,182.

Throughout the day, voting at East Haven's polling stations was brisk and busy.

At one point at the District 1 polling station in Tuttle School, the line of voters stretched around from one side of the hall to the other, and then out the main doors.

And Tuesday's voter turnout numbers for East Haven back that up: 11,219 of the town's 15,520 registered voters cast their ballots in today' election — or some 72.2 percent.

Although that's shy of the town's 2008 voter turnout total of 77 percent, election moderators said the polls in the town remained busy throughout the day.

East Haven Vote Totals:

Romney - 4650
Obama - 6533
Anderson - 42
Johnson - 77

US Senate
McMahon - 4721
Murphy - 5759
Passerelli - 208

3rd US Congressional District
Winsley - 2694
DeLauro - 8037

State Senate 34th District
Fasano - 5954
Fontana - 4555

State Representative 96th District
Lemar - 1211
running unopposed

State Representative 99th District
Cubellotti - 2719
Albis - 5904

Registrar of Voters
Norman - 4182
Buonome - 5737

East Haven Patch will have additional updates and coverage of Tuesday's results to come.

Sam Giglio November 07, 2012 at 12:06 PM
Congratulations to all the Winners, Democrats come out strong in East Haven, and the State. To all the Candidates who ran for Office, Thank you for wanting to serve
ASmith November 07, 2012 at 12:38 PM
Today is the first day of the election cycle for new mayor. ahh do i feel some fresh air a brewin, maybe it come in with the 50 mile hour winds this afternoon. sure hope both parties give us two decent candidates to a chose from. time for the reps to stop stickin us with the joke. see where the young albis proved he gots what it takes to win.
Giancarlo "Luigi" Jones November 07, 2012 at 01:33 PM
Go easy on 'em Mr. Smith. Mighty rough night for the Repub's; theys be home today, alickin' their wounds. Locally they did manage to stick Fasano back in but o'verall, the peoples have overwhelmingly spoken...Corporations are NOT people my friend. Never were. Corporate propganda machine's Hannity "Stop Obama Express" done run outa gas an' off the tracks. Hehehehe. Leastin' I know my soc security will be in place now that a Mitt and that boy blunder VP o' his won't git their greedy paws on it. I won't have ta work at WalMart 'til I drop dead in ma tracks at age 90, Thank the Lord!
Steve Evermore November 07, 2012 at 01:45 PM
Congratulations and thank you to Julie for providing town coverage that left local media looking pale in comparison. That's a win for East Haven.
Gene Ruocco November 07, 2012 at 01:58 PM
Thank you to all the voters of East Haven, Connecticut, and America. We can all be proud of the voter turnout. No matter how you voted, our democracy is strong and this country set s the stage for the rest of the world to follow. We should all be “Proud to be an American”. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/07/obama-acceptance-speech_n_2086832.html
Richard Poulton November 07, 2012 at 02:33 PM
Now maybe we can all start posting as per topic and stop the political bashing. But I see one person above (not Gene) still must continue his rants.
Maggie Mae November 07, 2012 at 02:57 PM
Richard, ignorant people will never stop political bashing1
Robert D. Hoff - Working for a better East Haven November 07, 2012 at 03:03 PM
Mr Poulton, I agree with you on the need to stop political bashing and to focus on the issues at hand that drectly relate to improving the quality of life for East Haven Residents. The "Silly Season" has officailly ended and now we must move forward in the spirit of making East Haven the very best it can be for all. https://www.facebook.com/#!/ROBERTDHOFFforabetterEastHaven
Giancarlo "Luigi" Jones November 07, 2012 at 04:25 PM
Agreed Miss Maggie. Time for all folk to get behind President Obama and support him 100%.
Maggie Mae November 07, 2012 at 05:30 PM
I will not bash the President, however, I do not support him!
Robert D. Hoff - Working for a better East Haven November 07, 2012 at 09:39 PM
Mrs Maggie May,...It's your personal choice to support or not support the President but I respect you for not bashing the president you must be one classy person. https://www.facebook.com/#!/ROBERTDHOFFforabetterEastHaven


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