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3rd Congressional District Race

Rosa DeLauro (D)*

Party: Democratic.
Age: 75.
Residence: New Haven.
Occupation: Member of Congress.
Education: Fordham University (BA); London School of Economics (MA); Columbia University (MA). Platform: Knows that jobs do not pay enough to cover the bills, supports economic agenda for working women and men which includes raising the minimum wage, ensuring equal pay for equal work for women and making college more affordable for working families.
Other: Endorsements include Working Families Party, AFL-CIO, Sierra Club, Human Rights Campaign, Planned Parenthood, NARAL. DeLauro was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1990. Married to Stan Greenberg, has three children.

Angel Cadena (R)

Party: Republican.
Age: 35.
Residence: Shelton.
Occupation: Truck Driver.
Education: Central Connecticut State University.
Platform: Tougher immigration laws; Protect 2nd Amendment rights; Preserve individual liberties; Reduce taxes; Incentive Health Savings Accounts.
Other: Marine Corps veteran; Born in Chicago. Cadena ran unsuccessfully against DeLauro in 2016.


Where they stand

Choose a topic below to see where the candidates stand on each issue.

Rosa DeLauro's Website

Angel Cadena's Website

Editor’s note: Challenger Angel Cadena did not respond to a request for policy positions on the following issues. Below are incumbent U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro’s responses.