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Connecticut state legislative districts

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There are a total of 187 seats in the Connecticut State Legislature. All 187 seats, 36 in the Connecticut State Senate and 151 in the Connecticut House of Representatives, are up for election every two years.

Chambers

Senate

The Connecticut State Senate is the upper house of the Connecticut General Assembly, the state legislature of Connecticut. It includes 36 members who each represent a district that includes an average of 99,280 residents, as of the 2010 Census.[1] After the 2000 Census, each member represented 94,599 residents.[2] Senators are elected to two-year terms without term limits.[3]

House

The Connecticut House of Representatives is the lower house in the Connecticut General Assembly, the state legislature of Connecticut. The house is composed of 151 members representing an equal amount of districts. Each member represents an average of 23,670 residents, as of the 2010 Census.[4] After the 2000 Census, each member represented approximately 22,553 residents.[5] Representatives are elected to two-year terms with no term limits.[6]

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Qualifications

Article III, Section 3 of the Connecticut Constitution states: The senate shall consist of not less than thirty and not more than fifty members, each of whom shall be an elector residing in the senatorial district from which he is elected. Each senatorial district shall be contiguous as to territory and shall elect no more than one senator.

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the Senate, a special election must be conducted to fill the vacant seat. The Governor must call for an election no later than 10 days after the vacancy happened. All special elections must be held no later than 46 days after a Governor's declaration. If the vacancy happened with less than 125 days left before the general election, the special election must be held on the same day as the general election. No election can be called by the Governor if the vacancy happened with less than 49 days before the general election.[7]

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Connecticut legislature are paid $28,000 per year. They receive no per diem.[8]

Districts

These are links to every district in the Connecticut State Senate.

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Qualifications

Article III, Section 4 of the Connecticut Constitution states: The house of representatives shall consist of not less than one hundred twenty-five and not more than two hundred twenty-five members, each of whom shall be an elector residing in the assembly district from which he is elected. Each assembly district shall be contiguous as to territory and shall elect no more than one representative. For the purpose of forming assembly districts no town shall be divided except for the purpose of forming assembly districts wholly within the town.

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the House, a special election must be conducted to fill the vacant seat. The Governor must call for an election no later than 10 days after the vacancy happened. All special elections must be held no later than 46 days after a Governor's declaration. If the vacancy happened with less than 125 days left before the general election, the special election must be held on the same day as the general election. No election can be called by the Governor if the vacancy happened with less than 49 days before the general election.[9]

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Connecticut legislature are paid $28,000 per year. They receive no per diem.[10]

Districts

These are links to every district in the Connecticut House of Representatives.

Connecticut House of Representatives District 1
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