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Connecticut House of Representatives

NameConnecticut House of Representatives
LegislatureConnecticut General Assembly
Coa PicSeal_of_Connecticut.svg
Session RoomConnecticut House of Representatives.jpg
House TypeLower house
Term LimitsNone
New SessionJanuary 5, 2011
Leader1 TypeSpeaker of the House
Leader1Christopher Donovan
Election1January 7, 2009
Leader2 TypeMajority Leader
Leader2Brendan Sharkey
Election2January 5, 2011
Leader4 TypeMinority Leader
Leader4Lawrence F. Cafero
Election4January 3, 2007
Term Length2 years
AuthorityArticle III, Section 1, Connecticut Constitution
Last Election1November 2, 2010
(151 seats)
Next Election1November 6, 2012
(151 seats)
RedistrictingLegislative Control
Political Groups1Democratic Party (99)
Republican Party (52)
Meeting PlaceHouse of Representatives Chamber
Connecticut State Capitol
Hartford, Connecticut

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The Connecticut House of Representatives is the lower house in the Connecticut General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Connecticut. The house is composed of 151 members representing an equal number of districts, with each constituency containing nearly 22,600 residents. Representatives are elected to two-year terms with no term limits.

The House convenes within the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford.

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