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California state legislative special elections, 2014

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As of April 2014, one special election has been scheduled for the California State Legislature in 2014. This election was called to fill a vacancy in California State Senate District 23.

How vacancies are filled


If there is a vacancy in the California Legislature, the Governor must call for a special election. The election must be called by the Governor within fourteen days of the vacancy. No special election can be held if the vacancy happens in an election year and the nominating deadline passes.[1]

Partisan breakdown

The current partisan breakdown of the Senate is as follows:

Party As of April 2014
     Democratic Party 28
     Republican Party 12
Total 40

The current partisan breakdown of the House is as follows:

Party As of April 2014
     Democratic Party 55
     Republican Party 24
     Vacancy 1
Total 80


Special elections

March 25, 2014



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