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  Weicker, Jr., Lowell P.
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<-  2000-01-01  
 
NameLowell P. Weicker, Jr.
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Greenwich, Connecticut , United States
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Born May 16, 1931 (88 years)
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Last ModifedRBH
May 24, 2016 07:57pm
Tags Caucasian - Liberal - Anti-Bush Tax Cuts (Pro-Tax Cut Rollback) - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gun control - Episcopalian - Straight -
Infoborn in Paris, France, May 16, 1931; graduated, Lawrenceville Academy 1949; graduated, Yale University 1953; graduated, University of Virginia Law School 1958; served in the United States Army 1953-1955; United States Army Reserve 1959-1964; elected State representative in Connecticut general assembly 1962, 1964, and 1966; elected first selectman, town of Greenwich 1963 and 1965; attorney; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-first Congress (January 3, 1969-January 3, 1971); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives in 1970, but was elected to the United States Senate; reelected in 1976, and again in 1982 and served from January 3, 1971 to January 3, 1989; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1988; chairman, Committee on Small Business (Ninety-seventh through Ninety-ninth Congresses); professor, George Washington University School of Law, 1988-1990; president and chief executive officer of Research! America, 1988-1990; elected governor of Connecticut as an Independent in 1990; not a candidate for reelection as Governor in 1994.


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RACES
  11/06/1990 CT Governor Won 40.36% (+2.87%)
  11/08/1988 CT US Senate Lost 49.04% (-0.73%)
  11/02/1982 CT US Senate Won 50.39% (+4.32%)
  07/24/1982 CT US Senate - R Convention Won 65.48% (+30.97%)
  11/02/1976 CT US Senate Won 53.17% (+7.69%)
  11/03/1970 CT US Senate Won 41.74% (+7.95%)
  08/12/1970 CT US Senate- R Primary Won 60.34% (+20.67%)
  11/05/1968 CT District 4 Won 51.41% (+4.08%)
ENTERED, DROPPED OUT
  06/03/1980 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.00% (-59.79%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  06/06/2000 US President - REF Primaries Lost 0.00% (-33.39%)
ENDORSEMENTS
CT US Senate - Nov 06, 2012 D Chris Murphy
US President - Dec 15, 2008 D Barack Obama
CT US Senate - D Primary - Aug 08, 2006 D Ned Lamont
CT - District 04 - Nov 02, 2004 D Diane Farrell
CT US President - D Primary - Mar 02, 2004 D Howard Dean
US President - D Primaries - Jun 09, 2004 D Howard Dean
CT District 4 - Nov 05, 2002 D Stephanie Sanchez
VA US Senate - Nov 05, 2002 R John Warner
CT US President - D Primary - Mar 07, 2000 D Bill Bradley
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 2000 D Bill Bradley
CT US Senate - Nov 03, 1998 D Chris Dodd
US President - Dec 16, 1996 D Bill Clinton
US President - Dec 14, 1992 D Bill Clinton
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
U.S. Surgeon General - Nov 16, 1981 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor
U. S. Secretary of State - Jan 22, 1981 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens
U. S. Secretary of State - Sep 21, 1973 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 15, 1971 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 09, 1971 D Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr.