Connecticut is the latest state to pledge its electoral votes based on the outcome of the national popular vote. Here, an aide opens Electoral College ballot boxes during a joint session of Congress in January of 2017, to tally ballots for the president and vice president of the United States.

Connecticut is the latest state to pledge its electoral votes based on the outcome of the national popular vote. Here, an aide opens Electoral College ballot boxes during a joint session of Congress in January of 2017, to tally ballots for the president and vice president of the United States.