Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 saw three special elections in Connecticut. Two in the state Senate and one in the state House.
Democrat Douglas McCrory easily beat Republican challenger Michael McDonald 72.15% - 24.63% in the race for the 2nd District Senate seat. In the 115th District House seat Democrat, Dorinda Borer won against Republican Edward Granfield 61.32% - 38.68%. While Democrat Greg Cava came up just a little short, 44.15% - 53.90% in his race against Republican Eric Berthel in the 32nd District Senate race.
Connecticut's Senate stays divided at 18 a piece with Democratic Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman providing the tiebreaking vote.
2nd District State Senate
Democrat Douglas McCrory - 7,034
Republican Michael McDonald - 2,401
Write-in(s) - 313
72.15% - 24.63% - 3.21%
32nd District State Senate
Democrat Gregory Cava - 8,311
Republican Eric Berthel - 10,147
Daniel Lynch - 365
44.15% - 53.90% - 1.93%
115th District State House
Democrat Dorinda Borer - 1,733
Republican Edward R. Granfield- 1,093
61.32% - 38.68%