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Connecticut Electoral Votes
How many electoral votes does Connecticut have?

The electoral votes from Connecticut and the other states are used to elect a President and Vice President every four years. Whichever Presidential candidate gets the majority of the electoral votes becomes the President.

Connecticut is given one electoral vote for each Connecticut congressional district, in addition to one electoral vote for each of the two Connecticut Senators. In other words, the number of electoral votes Connecticut has depends on how many Representatives Connecticut has in Washington, D.C.

The number of Senators Connecticut has does not change, but the number of Connecticut congressional districts is based on the last census.

Like every other state, Connecticut has 2 Senators. Furthermore, Connecticut currently has 5 congressional districts. Thus, Connecticut has a total of 7 Representatives in Washington, D.C.

Therefore, the answer to the question "How many electoral votes does Connecticut have?" is 7.

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