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Connecticut's 59th assembly district

Description : The Fifty-Ninth Connecticut House of Representatives district elects one member of the Connecticut House of Representatives. Its current representative is Democrat David William Kiner whose 2014 challenger was Republican Rob Kwasnicki. The 2014 election was the closest the Republican party has come to winning the seat since 1972.The district consists of part of the town of Enfield, Connecticut and East Windsor, Connecticut. Before 2002, the district also contained part of the town of Somers. ... Page:c


The Fifty-Ninth Connecticut House of Representatives district elects one member of the Connecticut House of Representatives. Its current representative is Democrat David William Kiner whose 2014 challenger was Republican Rob Kwasnicki. The 2014 election was the closest the Republican party has come to winning the seat since 1972.

The district consists of part of the town of Enfield, Connecticut and East Windsor, Connecticut. Before 2002, the district also contained part of the town of Somers. Prior to 1972, the 59th District included Bozrah, Colchester, Franklin, Lebanon, Lisbon and Sprague. Enfield was part of the 45th and 46th general assembly districts in 1970.

List of representatives

RepresentativePartyYearsDistrict homeNote
Rosario T. VellaRepublican1973 – 1974EnfieldLost reelection
Richard D. CressottiDemocratic1975 – 1976EnfieldDid not seek reelection
William KinerDemocratic1977 – 1992EnfieldDid not seek reelection
Stephen JarmocDemocratic1993 – 2006EnfieldDid not seek reelection
Karen JarmocDemocratic2007 – 2010EnfieldDid not seek reelection
David William KinerDemocratic2011 -Incumbent

Recent elections

State Election 2014: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticDavid Kiner3,64853.9
RepublicanRob Kwasnicki3,12546.1
Majority5237.8
Turnout6,773
Democratic holdSwing
State Election 2012: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticDavid Kiner5,40857.6
RepublicanJoe Bosco3,98742.4
Majority1,42115.2
Turnout9,395
Democratic holdSwing
State Election 2010: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticDavid Kiner4,10257.2
RepublicanKen Nelson Jr3,06742.8
Majority1,03514.4
Turnout7,169
Democratic holdSwing
State Election 2008: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticKaren Jarmoc6,75372.5+5.1
RepublicanWilliam Ballard2,56627.5-3.8
Majority4,18744.9+8.8
Turnout9,319
Democratic holdSwing+4.5

State Election 2006: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticKaren Jarmoc4,68267.4+2.7
RepublicanCharles E. Woods, Jr.2,17731.3-2.5
Working FamiliesRichard G. Sweet871.3-0.2
Majority2,50536.1+5.0
Turnout6,946
Democratic holdSwing+2.6
State Election 2004: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticStephen Jarmoc5,60564.9-31.2
RepublicanCharles E. Woods, Jr.2,91833.8+33.8
Working FamiliesRichard G. Sweet1301.5-4.8
Majority2,68731.1-68.9
Turnout8,653
Democratic holdSwing-32.5
State Election 2002: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticStephen Jarmoc4,32293.7-6.3
Working FamiliesRichard G. Sweet2896.3+6.3
Majority4,03387.5-12.5
Turnout4,611
Democratic holdSwing-6.3
State Election 2000: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticStephen Jarmoc5,138100.0+0.0
Majority5,138100.0+0.0
Turnout5,138
Democratic holdSwing0.0

State Election 1998: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticStephen Jarmoc3,606100.0
Majority3,606100.0
Turnout3,606
Democratic holdSwing

State Election 1996: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticStephen Jarmoc5,277100.0
Majority5,277100.0
Turnout5,277
Democratic holdSwing

State Election 1994: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticStephen Jarmoc3,94364.4
RepublicanNicholas D. Sinsigalli, Jr.2,17635.6
Majority1,76728.9
Turnout6,119
Democratic holdSwing

State Election 1992: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticStephen Jarmoc4,00854.6
RepublicanHal A. Vita, Sr.3,33345.4
Majority6759.2
Turnout7,341
Democratic holdSwing

State Election 1990: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticWilliam Kiner4,83666.2
RepublicanJohn Andrew Kissel2,47333.8
LibertarianRichard W. Loomis831.1
Majority2,36332.3
Turnout7,392
Democratic holdSwing

State Election 1988: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticWilliam Kiner6,61170.2
RepublicanGloria Dery2,80129.8
Majority3,81040.5
Turnout9,412
Democratic holdSwing

State Election 1986: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticWilliam Kiner3,97991.5
Charles A. Fuller, Jr.3698.5
Majority3,61083.0
Turnout4,348
Democratic holdSwing

State Election 1984: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticWilliam Kiner5,30261.0
RepublicanSylvia Stanio3,39539.0
Majority190721.9
Turnout8,697
Democratic holdSwing

State Election 1982: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticWilliam Kiner4,73872.6
RepublicanD. Carl Scarfo1,78627.4
Majority2,95245.2
Turnout6,524
Democratic holdSwing

State Election 1980: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticWilliam Kiner5,75071.5
RepublicanWesty T. Jones2,29228.5
Majority3,45843.0
Turnout8,042
Democratic holdSwing

State Election 1978: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticWilliam Kiner3,56761.0
RepublicanRosario T. Vella2,28139.0
Majority1,28622.0
Turnout5,848
Democratic holdSwing

State Election 1976: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticWilliam Kiner5,49766.3
RepublicanWilliam J. Ballard2,79733.7
Majority2,70032.6
Turnout8,294
Democratic holdSwing

State Election 1974: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticRichard D. Cressotti4,01259.2
RepublicanRosario T. Vella2,76640.8
Majority1,24618.4
Turnout6,778
Democratic holdSwing

State Election 1972: House District 59
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
RepublicanRosario T. Vella4,64954.4
DemocraticStanley Bigos3,89245.6
Majority7578.9
Turnout8,541
Republican holdSwing

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