[caption id="attachment_3852412" align="aligncenter" width="460" caption="Richard Blumenthal won his Senate race Tuesday, here pictured at a campaign rally at the University (Adam Manison)."]
Richard Blumenthal has declared victory over Linda McMahon in the Senate race in Connecticut.
Blumenthal wins an election that was a very tight race in polls leading up to Election Day.
Malloy had help during the campaign from former President Bill Clinton, who spoke on campus this week.
John Larson, a Democrat in the first district, was re-elected in the House.
Joe Courtney won re-election in the second congressional district according to the Hartford Courant.
Rosa DeLauro and Jim Himes won re-election in the third and fourth districts respectively.
Chris Murphy won in the fifth district, according to the Hartford Courant.
Around the country the Republicans will take control of the House. Democrats will remain in control of the Senate.