U.S. Senate Race: How Much Have Your Durham and Middlefield Neighbors Given?

Use the quick search form below for a donor-by-donor breakdown of campaign contributions in the hotly contested Republican and Democratic U.S. Senate races in Connecticut. Choose 'select a candidate' to view all at once.


Information for the U.S. Senate candidates listed in the dropdown above has been updated as of the most recent campaign finance filing deadline, July 15, according to the Federal Election Commission.

The next deadline is Oct. 15, the FEC says.

In Durham, Democrat Susan Bysiewicz has the most donations among the candidates listed with $8,500. Brian Ameche of Marx Okubo Architects has contributed $2,350, while other donations range from $25 to $1,000.

Democrat Chris Murphy has raised $6,850 in Durham, which includes a $2,500 donation by Christopher Meisenkothen, an attorney with Early, Ludwick & Sweeney.

Republican Linda McMahon, who will challenge Chris Shays in the Aug. 14 primary, was not listed in the document for Durham. Shays has raised $500.

In Middlefield, Bysiewicz leads all candidates with $1,650 in contributions. Nearly all of the donations, $1,500, were made by Salvatore Monarca of Monarca Masonry.

Murphy received a $500 donation from Akhtar Shamsuddin, a professor at Yale University.

Candidates filing during the last reporting period who are listed:

  • Susan BysiewiczDemocrat, Middletown resident, former Connecticut Secretary of the State and state representative;
  • Linda McMahonRepublican, Greenwich resident, former president and CEO of Titan Sports;
  • Chris MurphyDemocrat, Cheshire resident, former U.S. Representative (5th District) and state senator;
  • Republican, Bridgeport resident, former U.S. Representative (4th District) and state representative;
  • Kie WestbyRepublican, Southbury resident, attorney.


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