Election Day Parties With The Candidates

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Complain if you must about the ads, the political rhetoric, the mailers, the phone calls and the other aspects of campaigning that most will not miss come Wednesday.

But despite all of that, there is something exciting about Election Day and if you want in on the rush of the win or loss, here’s where the candidates parties’ parties will be as they await their fate in Connecticut Tuesday night.

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, U.S. Congressman Chris Murphy and his people will be at the Hilton Hartford while Republican challenger Linda McMahon and her supporters will be at the Stamford Hilton in Stamford.

In the Fifth District Congressional Race, Republican State Sen. Andrew Roraback and his contingent will be waiting out the results at the Backstage Restaurant in Torrington.  Democratic challenger Elizabeth Esty and her supporters will be at Coco Key Hotel in Waterbury.

In the Fourth Congressional District, Republican Steve Obsitnik will be at The Norwalk Inn in Norwalk while incumbent Democrat Jim Himes will be at the Holiday Inn in Bridgeport.

Rosa DeLaura, incumbent Democrat from the Third District will hold her Election Night Party at BAR in New Haven. Republican challenger, Wayne Winsley, has not yet announced the venue for his Election Day event.

In the Second Congressional District incumbent Democrat Joe Courtney and his supporters will be at the Holiday Inn in Norwich and Republican challenger Paul Formica will be at Flanders Fish Market in East Lyme.

First Congressional District Congressman, incumbent Democrat John Larson, will hold his Election Night Party be at the Marco Polo Restaurant in East Hartford with Republican challenger John Decker at the Beachland Tavern in West Hartford.

For those looking for something more bipartisan, head over to Real Art Ways in Hartford where WNPR’s Colin McEnroe and John Dankosky will be broadcasting results beginning at 7 p.m. Joining them will be former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill Curry and former Republican gubernatorial candidate Oz Griebel.

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