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AP Reports DeLauro Wins 3rd District Race Convincingly [Update]

It's another term for Democrat Rosa DeLauro, as she defeats Republican Wayne Winsley by a wide margin in the race for Connecticut's Third District.

Update at 10:15 p.m. Nov. 6:

It's another two years for Democrat Rosa DeLauro.

DeLauro, first elected to represent Connecticut's Third District in 1990, was re-elected Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. She defeated Republican Wayne Winsley.

The Hartford Courant reported just at 8:45 p.m. - with just 6 percent of the total precincts reporting - that DeLauro won with 88 percent of the vote.

DeLauro significantly outraised Winsley in campaign donations: She raised more than $1 million and he took in $57,000.

The original report follows:

Long-time congresswoman Rosa DeLauro is seeking her 12th term representing the Third District. Republican Wayne Winsley, a motivational speaker and author, hopes to unseat the incumbent.

Compared to some of the more competitive races in the state, the Third District has been fairly quiet, as DeLauro enjoys a big advantage when it comes to campaign funds. The demographics of the region also favor Democrats.

Still, Winsley is hopeful.

“Everyone but the voters thinks this race is decided, but I believe I have a very good chance of winning,” Winsley told the Yale Daily News.

MAC November 06, 2012 at 08:51 AM
Independent thinkers will Vote for Wayne Winsley and Retire Rosa, from her 22 years as a 'career politician' in congress. Winsley is an energetic, very smart and articulate, and winsome, candidate. Wayne Winsley is a patriot (Navy vet) who is extremely intelligent, totally Principled and a man of INTEGRITY! "We ALL Win with Winsley!" whether you are Democrat, Republican or unaffiliated! Thanks for the humor and wisdom, Wayne--delivered with such enthusiasm, intelligence and personal warmth during this crucial campaign. For those who have not met Wayne at a meeting or one of the rallies, please check him out at www.winsleyforcongress.org. Please spread the word about what a fantastic replacement for DeLauro that Winsley will be in congress! Wayne is also on Facebook. www.facebook.com/Winsley.for.Congress Here is a one minute video message from Wayne: http://t.co/x7Rxb9DC "You have a choice this election!" https://www.facebook.com/RosaDeLauroCronyism
Christopher Schaefer November 06, 2012 at 11:23 AM
Rosa DeLauro vs Wayne Winsley: http://RosaDeLauroExposed.wordpress.com/
Naugy Mama November 06, 2012 at 02:19 PM
Wayne, you got my vote!
Coastal_CT November 07, 2012 at 01:50 AM
This Democrat cast her first ever vote for a Republican today when she voted for Winsley! Hope many of you out there did too!

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