You did a good job of defining CT demographics.<quoted text>your right, its starting to come out about the Lanza's personal life which I heard today and she was from New Hampshire originally and was raised around guns and she made tragic mistake teaching a mentally ill person how use a firearm and I do believe that the Lanza's were Republicans from the Northeast but Republicans from the Northeast are more socially Pseudo Liberal than the Average Republican and that is what this poster sliver203 in 2007 even stated which he is right when he posted.
Southwestern Connecticut is among the most conservative areas in New England - mostly fiscally - but would be considered more socially liberal to those in the south and the heartland. Westport leans more liberal but still has a good percentage of conservatives.
The very wealthy towns of Greenwich, Darien, New Canaan, Ridgefield and Wilton vote overwhelmingly Republican. If you can't afford homes in these towns (the median price being close to or over $1m in most of the "Gold Coast" area), then other very conservative communities in SW Connecticut are Southbury, Oxford, Middlebury, Shelton, Easton, Monroe, Newtown, Seymour and Brookfield. These towns are also more fiscally conservative than socially, and prices are cheaper than those in lower Fairfield. Still, most of these communities are within a 30 minute drive to Bridgeport and Norwalk.
If you don't want to live among Liberals, then Connecticut may not be the place for you. Even the conservatives here, as I stated before, lean more left than your average American Republican.
As for eastern CT (Groton area), the towns there are generally more liberal than further west. I believe the vast majority of Middlesex, New London and Tolland Counties are very liberal.
I guess it all depends on what you can afford. If you want a conservative community and can afford the price tag of $800k and up, consider Greenwich, Darien and Wilton. If prices in the 500s are more realistic for you, then consider Southbury, Newtown or Oxford where you can get more house for your money.
The richer the town, them more Republiclown it leans.
As you say, the Gold Coast is very Republiclown.
And CT Republiclowns have little in common with Red State Republiclowns.
It's a fairly liberal state, and a wealthy one. As you said, Repubs here would be Dems in Red states.