FACTOID # 1: The total number of state executions in 2005 was 60: 19 in Texas and 41 elsewhere. The racial split was 19 Black and 41 White.
 
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The Northeast > Connecticut > Government

2004 Election > Total votes as percentage 58.5% [35th of 51]
2004 Election > Voting age population 2,409,000 [29th of 51]
2004 Election > Youth voter turnout 41% [35th of 41]
Electoral Votes 7 [29th of 51]
Gun Laws > Permits
An eligibility certificate or pistol permit is required to purchase a handgun. Both documents are valid for 5 years, allow unlimited purchases, and will waive the long gun waiting period. Carrying a handgun also requires a pistol permit, with a 60-day permit issued by a local official required as a prerequisite to receiving the 5-year permit issued by the Connecticut State Police (CSP).
Seats in the House of Representatives 5 seats [28th of 50]
US gubernatorial elections, 1998 > Summary of results > Opposing Candidates
Barbara B. Kennelly (Democratic) 35.4%
Joseph Zdoneczyk (Concerned Citizens) 0.9%
Ned Vare (Libertarian) 0.6%
Roberta Scaglione (Term Limits) 0.2%
US gubernatorial elections, 1998 > Summary of results > Party
Republican
US gubernatorial elections, 1998 > Summary of results > Status Re-elected, 62.9%
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Incumbent John Rowland
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Opposing Candidates
Bill Curry (Democratic) 43.9%
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Party
Republican
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Status Re-elected, 56.1%
US gubernatorial elections, 2006 > Elections > Incumbent Jodi Rell
US gubernatorial elections, 2006 > Elections > Party Republican
US gubernatorial elections, 2006 > Elections > Status Re-elected
US Senate elections, 1982 > Election summary > Incumbent Lowell P. Weicker, Jr.
US Senate elections, 1982 > Election summary > Opposing Candidates
Anthony T. Moffett (Democratic) 46.1%
Lucien DiFazio (Conservative) 2.8%
James A. Lewis (Libertarian) 0.7%
US Senate elections, 1982 > Election summary > Party
Republican
US Senate elections, 1982 > Election summary > Status R50.4% [27th of 28]

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Jeannine Poulin (Fairfield, Maine)
17th July 2008
Could you please tell me how current your gun laws pertaining to permits is?
Do you have anything on the waiting periods for purchaseing firearms?
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