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Ned Lamont
Governor Ned Lamont of Connecticut, official portrait.jpg
89th Governor of Connecticut
Assumed office
January 9, 2019
Lieutenant Susan Bysiewicz
Preceded by Dan Malloy
Personal details
Born
Edward Miner Lamont Jr.

January 3, 1954 (1954-01-03) (age 66)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
Ann Huntress (m. 1983)
Children 3
Residence Governor's Mansion
Education Harvard University (BA)
Yale University (MBA)
Website Government website

Edward Miner Lamont Jr. (born January 3, 1954) is an American businessman and politician. He is the 89th and current Governor of Connecticut.

In 2006, he beat incumbent United States Senator Joe Lieberman in Connecticut's Democratic primary election. However, in the general election, Lamont and Republican candidate Alan Schlesinger lost to Lieberman, who then ran as an independent candidate.

In 2010, he ran for the Democratic nomination for Governor of Connecticut, and lost to Dannel Malloy. He was the Democratic nominee for Governor in 2018. He defeated Republican Bob Stefanowski in November 2018.


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