State legislative elections

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There are a total of 7,387 elected state legislators in the 50 states. Elections are held each year to provide voters the opportunity to select officials for state senates and state houses.

Upcoming elections

2014

See also: State legislative elections, 2014

A total of 1,090 (55.3%) of the country's 1,972 state senate seats are up for re-election in November 2014, and 4,958 (91.6%) of the country's 5,411 state house seats are up for re-election. Altogether, 6,048 (81.9%) of the country's 7,383 state legislative seats are up for re-election during the midterm election year.

Past elections

2013

See also: State legislative elections, 2013

A total of 40 of the country's 1,972 state senate seats were up for re-election in November 2013, and 180 of the country's 5,411 state house seats were up for re-election. Altogether, 220 of the country's 7,383 state legislative seats were up for re-election on November 5, 2013.

2012

See also: State legislative elections, 2012

1,301 (65.97%) of the country's 1,972 state senate seats were up for re-election in November 2012, and 4,714 (87.12%) of the country's 5,411 state house seats were up for re-election. Altogether, 6,015 (81.47%) of the country's 7,383 state legislative seats were up for re-election during the presidential election year.

2011

See also: State legislative elections, 2011

171 of the country's 1,971 state senate seats were up for re-election in November 2011, and 407 of the country's 5,413 state house seats were up for re-election. Altogether, 578 of the country's 7,384 state legislative seats were up for re-election in this off-election year.

2010

See also: State legislative elections, 2010

1,167 of the country's 1,971 state senate seats were up for re-election in November, and 4,958 (91.6%) of the country's 5,413 state house seats were up for re-election. Altogether, 6,125 of the country's 7,384 state legislative seats were up for re-election in this volatile election year.

2009

See also: State legislative elections, 2009

The 2009 state legislative elections consisted of only two states holding general elections -- New Jersey and Virginia.

Only the lower chambers held elections, meaning a total of 180 seats were up for election. There are 1,971 state senate seats and 5,413 state house seats in state legislatures. Altogether, 180 of the country's 7,384 state legislative seats were up for re-election in 2009.

2007

See also: State legislative elections, 2007

The 2007 state legislative elections consisted of only four states holding general elections -- Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey and Virginia.

Only the lower chambers held elections, meaning a total of 578 seats were up for election. There are 1,971 state senate seats and 5,413 state house seats in state legislatures. Altogether, 578 of the country's 7,384 state legislative seats were up for re-election in 2009.

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