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Connecticut Senate race



Lieberman, who was defeated in the Democratic primary, will appear on the ballot as the nominee of the "Connecticut for Lieberman" party; seeking fourth term.

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  • Born: Feb. 24, 1942; Stamford, Conn.
  • Family: Married (Hadassah); four children.
  • Education: Yale University, LL.B., 1967; B.A., 1964.
  • Professional career: Practicing attorney, 1967-70; 1980-82
  • Military career: None
  • Election history: State attorney general, 1982-88; state Senate, 1970-80; majority leader, 1974-80.



Lamont, a businessman, was nominated with 52 percent in a two-way primary.

  • Born: Jan. 3, 1954; Washington, D.C.
  • Family: Married (Annie); three children.
  • Education: Yale University, MPPM, 1980; Harvard College, B.A., 1976
  • Professional Career: President/founder, Lamont Digital Systems, 1984-present; project director, Cablevision, 1980-84.
  • Military career: None.
  • Election history: Greenwich Board of Estimate and Taxation, 1989-95; Greenwich selectman, 1987-89.


Schlesinger, a former state representative, was unopposed in the Republican primary.

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  • Born: Jan. 4, 1958; New Haven, Conn.
  • Family: Single.
  • Education: University of Connecticut, J.D., 1987; University of Pennsylvania, B.S., 1979.
  • Professional career: Practicing attorney, 1995-present.
  • Military career: None
  • Election history: Derby mayor, 1994-98; state House, 1981-93; Orange selectman, 1979-81.