Jamie Hughes Wins Miss Connecticut USA 2018
Jamie Hughes was crowned as Miss Connecticut USA 2018 on January 6, 2018. Jamie succeeds Olga Litvinenko as the new Miss Connecticut USA and will now represent her state, Connecticut at Miss USA 2018, wherein Kára McCullough of the District of Columbia will crown her successor as new Miss USA, who will then represent the United States of America at Miss Universe 2018.
Connecticut has won the Miss USA crown only once under the representation of Erin Brady in 2013, who was adjudged as a Top 10 finalist at Miss Universe 2013. The state last placed at Miss USA in 2016 under the representation of Tiffany Teixeira. Despite a number of semi-finals placements in the 1960s, Connecticut is overall one of the least successful states at Miss USA.