Ned Lamont biography

Ned Lamont

Politician

1954 –

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Who is Ned Lamont?

Edward Miner "Ned" Lamont, Jr. is an American businessman and politician. In 2006 he defeated the prominent incumbent Senator, Joe Lieberman, for Connecticut's Senatorial Democratic nomination, who instead opted to run as a candidate under his Connecticut for Lieberman Party. Lamont finished second with 39 percent, compared to Lieberman's 49 percent and Republican Alan Schlesinger's 9 percent. In 2010 he ran for the Democratic nomination for Governor of Connecticut, but lost to Dan Malloy, the eventual winner of the election.

Lamont founded and chairs Campus Televideo, which provides video and data services to U.S. college campuses. He is currently a faculty member and Chair of the Arts and Sciences Public Policy Committee at Central Connecticut State University, where he was named by the Board of Trustees as Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Philosophy.

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Born
Jan 3, 1954
Washington, D.C.
Also known as
  • Edward Miner Lamont Jr.
  • Edward Miner "Ned" Lamont, Jr.
  • Edward Miner Lamont, Jr.
Parents
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • France
Profession
Education
  • Yale School of Management
  • Phillips Exeter Academy
  • Harvard University
  • Harvard College
  • Yale University
Lived in
  • Greenwich
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Connecticut

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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