Overview & Live Results: State House Special Elections in Connecticut and New Hampshire

April 13, 2021

Connecticut and New Hampshire hold State House special elections on Tuesday, April 13.

State House Special General Elections

Connecticut District 112

There are 151 State House districts in Connecticut. Currently, the chamber has 96 Democrats and 53 Republicans, with two vacancies. The next regularly scheduled election is in 2022. 

The District 112 special general election will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Republican J.P. Sredzinski in February. Sredzinski was in his fourth term, and had been unopposed for reelection since first winning the seat in 2014. 

The major party candidates are Republican Tony Scott and Democrat Nick Kapoor. Polls close at 8:00 PM ET. 

New Hampshire Hillsborough District 21

The 400 member New Hampshire House is the largest one in the United States. There are currently 212 Republicans and 186 Democrats, with the GOP gaining a majority this past November. There are also two vacancies. The next regularly scheduled election is 2022.

The 21st Hillsborough District is a multi-member district with 8 representatives, currently including six Republicans and one Democrat. The vacancy was previously held by Republican Dick Hinch. He died on December 9, just one week after taking over as House Speaker in the new Republican majority.

The major party candidates are Republican Bill Boyd and Democrat Wendy Thomas. Polls close at 7:00 PM ET.

Upcoming April 20

  • New Hampshire State House Merrimack District 23 Special Primary Election
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