Congressional candidates in Connecticut are bracing for next year’s mid-term elections, which could shift power in the U.S. House and Senate and serve as a referendum on Donald Trump’s presidency. Former State Rep. Dan Carter, 49, who lost a challenge last year to Sen. Richard Blumenthal, is among those testing the waters for a run against Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty.
In 2013, almost $5 million was contributed to Connecticut Congressional campaigns. Who were the top donors for each candidate? Where did the donations come from? What professions give to each candidate?