Connecticut is a U.S. state with two senators in the United States Senate and five representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Scroll down for a map of the districts.


Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state.

Senior Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Took Office: Jan 5, 2011
Next Election: 2016
Party: Democrat
Junior Senator
Christopher Murphy
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Next Election: 2018
Party: Democrat


The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts — 5 in Connecticut — each with a population of about 710,000 individuals. Each district elects a representative to the House for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen.

1st District
John Larson
Took Office: Jan 6, 1999
Party: Democrat
Bristol, West Hartford, East Hartford, ...
2nd District
Joe Courtney
Took Office: Jan 4, 2007
Party: Democrat
Windham County, Tolland County and ...
3rd District
Rosa DeLauro
Took Office: Jan 3, 1991
Party: Democrat
Milford city (balance), North Haven, ...
4th District
James Himes
Took Office: Jan 6, 2009
Party: Democrat
Stamford, Norwalk, Westport, Trumbull, Darien, ...
5th District
Elizabeth Esty
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Party: Democrat
Danbury and parts of Litchfield ...