U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro represents the 3rd District and U.S. Rep. Jim Himes represents the 4th District. Both are Democrats.

Shelton is divided between Connecticut’s 3rd and 4th Congressional Districts. Although Route 8 does not form the district boundary, most of the city on the south and east of Route 8 is in the 3rd Congressional District and most of the city on the north and west of Route 8 is in the 4th Congressional District.