Connecticut

Connecticut

  Voting Population

Eligibility (72% eligible to vote)
Connecticut, one of the 13 original colonies, joined the Union in January 1788 and has participated in all 58 presidential elections. The state maintained eight electoral votes from the 1930s through 2000, but dropped back to seven in 2004. Connecticut has gone through periods where it primarily voted Republican. However, it has gone Democrat for the last seven elections, and is not currently considered a battleground state. In 2016, Hillary Clinton defeated Donald Trump by about 13.5%.

Connecticut has 7 Electoral College votes to cast in Presidential elections.

State Capital: Hartford, CT   •   2020 Population: 3,563,077   •   US Representatives: 5

  Recent Election Results

Leaning
58%
Democrat
2016 Presidential (26.1% voted Republican)
2012 Presidential (34.5% voted Democratic)
2016 US Senate
2016 US House
2014 Gubernatorial

 Current Elected Officials

This is the list of elected officials for Connecticut. This includes roles such as Governor and Lieutenant Governor, US and state senators and house representatives.

RepresentativeOfficeContact
Richard Blumenthal Profile Picture
 Richard Blumenthal
U.S. Senator
706 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
 (202) 224-2823
     
Christopher Murphy Profile Picture
 Christopher Murphy
U.S. Senator
136 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
 (202) 224-4041
     
Ned Lamont Profile Picture
 Ned Lamont
Governor of Connecticut
210 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
 (860) 566-4840
     
Susan Bysiewicz Profile Picture
 Susan Bysiewicz
Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut
210 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
 (860) 524-7384
     
Denise W. Merrill Profile Picture
 Denise W. Merrill
CT Secretary of State
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
 (860) 509-6200
     
William Tong Profile Picture
 William Tong
CT Attorney General
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
 (860) 808-5318
     
Kevin Lembo Profile Picture
 Kevin Lembo
CT State Comptroller
55 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106
 (860) 702-3300
 comptroller.lembo@ct.gov
     
Shawn T. Wooden Profile Picture
 Shawn T. Wooden
CT State Treasurer
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
 (860) 702-3000
 state.treasurer@ct.gov
     

While the President and Vice President are the only elected officials at the National level, there are hundreds of other positions appointed by the President himself.

Connecticut will cast 7 Electoral College votes in the upcoming 2020 Presidential elections.

RepresentativeOfficeContact
Donald J. Trump Profile Picture
 Donald J. Trump
President of the United States
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20500
 (202) 456-1111
     
Mike Pence Profile Picture
 Mike Pence
Vice President of the United States
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20500
 (202) 456-1111
     

 Elected Role Descriptions

Lieutenant Governor:

In most cases, the lieutenant governor is the highest officer of state after the governor, standing in for that officer when they are absent from the state or temporarily incapacitated. In the event a governor dies, resigns or is removed from office, the lieutenant governor typically becomes governor.

Treasurer:

Typically, the Treasurer's duties include financial management and oversight of the particular department of which he or she manages. A Treasurer may also manage or oversee the financial affairs of the organization, often including tasks as selecting a bank, reconciling bank statements, and managing cash flow.

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