State senate elections, 2014

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42 state senates will hold general elections in November, 2014. This is in addition to the 45 state houses that will hold general elections in the midterm election year.

In the 50 states, there are 1,972 state senators. The eight state senates that will not hold a general election in 2014 are Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, South Carolina and Virginia.

See also: State legislative elections, 2014 and State house elections, 2014

By the numbers

Number of seats in all 50 senates: 1,972
Number of seats up for election in the 42 senates with November 2014 elections: 1,089
 % of total (all 50 states) senate seats up for election in 2014: 55.2%


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Alabama State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Alabama State Senate:

Alabama State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 11 Pending
     Republican Party 23 Pending
     Independent 1 Pending
Total 35 35

Alaska State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Alaska State Senate:

Alaska State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 7 Pending
     Republican Party 13 Pending
Total 20 20

Arizona State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Arizona State Senate:

Arizona State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 13 Pending
     Republican Party 16 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 30 30

Arkansas State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Arkansas State Senate:

Arkansas State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 13 Pending
     Republican Party 21 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 35 35

California State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the California State Senate:

California State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 28 Pending
     Republican Party 12 Pending
Total 40 40

Colorado State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Colorado State Senate:

Colorado State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 18 Pending
     Republican Party 17 Pending
Total 35 35

Connecticut State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Connecticut State Senate:

Connecticut State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 22 Pending
     Republican Party 14 Pending
Total 36 36

Delaware State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Delaware State Senate:

Delaware State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 13 Pending
     Republican Party 8 Pending
Total 21 21

Florida State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Florida State Senate:

Florida State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 14 Pending
     Republican Party 26 Pending
Total 40 40

Georgia State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Georgia State Senate:

Georgia State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 18 Pending
     Republican Party 38 Pending
Total 56 56

Hawaii State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Hawaii State Senate:

Hawaii State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 24 Pending
     Republican Party 1 Pending
Total 25 25

Heated Republican primary emerges in Alabama Senate District 11

Idaho State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Idaho State Senate:

Idaho State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 7 Pending
     Republican Party 28 Pending
Total 35 35

Illinois State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Illinois State Senate:

Illinois State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 40 Pending
     Republican Party 18 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 59 59

Indiana State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Indiana State Senate:

Indiana State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 13 Pending
     Republican Party 37 Pending
Total 50 50

Iowa State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Iowa State Senate:

Iowa State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 26 Pending
     Republican Party 24 Pending
Total 50 50

Kentucky State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Kentucky State Senate:

Kentucky State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 14 Pending
     Republican Party 23 Pending
     Independent 1 Pending
Total 38 38

Maine State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Maine State Senate:

Maine State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 19 Pending
     Republican Party 15 Pending
     Independent 1 Pending
Total 35 35

Maryland State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Maryland State Senate:

Maryland State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 35 Pending
     Republican Party 12 Pending
Total 47 47

Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Massachusetts State Senate:

Massachusetts State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 36 Pending
     Republican Party 4 Pending
Total 40 40

Michigan State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Michigan State Senate:

Michigan State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 12 Pending
     Republican Party 26 Pending
Total 38 38

Missouri State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Missouri State Senate:

Missouri State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 9 Pending
     Republican Party 23 Pending
     Vacancy 2 Pending
Total 34 34

Montana State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Montana State Senate:

Montana State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 21 Pending
     Republican Party 29 Pending
Total 50 50

Nebraska State Senate elections, 2014

Nevada State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Nevada State Senate:

Nevada State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 11 Pending
     Republican Party 10 Pending
Total 21 21

New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the New Hampshire State Senate:

New Hampshire State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 11 Pending
     Republican Party 12 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 24 24

New York State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the New York State Senate:

New York State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 32 Pending
     Republican Party 29 Pending
     Vacancy 2 Pending
Total 63 63

North Carolina State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the North Carolina State Senate:

North Carolina State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 17 Pending
     Republican Party 33 Pending
Total 50 50

North Dakota State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the North Dakota State Senate:

North Dakota State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 14 Pending
     Republican Party 33 Pending
Total 47 47

Ohio State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Ohio State Senate:

Ohio State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 10 Pending
     Republican Party 23 Pending
Total 33 33

Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Oklahoma State Senate:

Oklahoma State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 12 Pending
     Republican Party 36 Pending
Total 48 48

Oregon State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Oregon State Senate:

Oregon State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 16 Pending
     Republican Party 14 Pending
Total 30 30

Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Pennsylvania State Senate:

Pennsylvania State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 23 Pending
     Republican Party 27 Pending
Total 50 50

Republican candidate enters 2014 race for Alabama Senate District 22

Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Rhode Island State Senate:

Rhode Island State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 32 Pending
     Republican Party 5 Pending
     Independent 1 Pending
Total 38 38

South Dakota State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the South Dakota State Senate:

South Dakota State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 7 Pending
     Republican Party 28 Pending
Total 35 35

Tennessee State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Tennessee State Senate:

Tennessee State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 7 Pending
     Republican Party 26 Pending
Total 33 33

Texas State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Texas State Senate:

Texas State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 12 Pending
     Republican Party 18 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 31 31

Utah State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Utah State Senate:

Utah State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 5 Pending
     Republican Party 24 Pending
Total 29 29

Vermont State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Vermont State Senate:

Vermont State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 21 Pending
     Republican Party 7 Pending
     Vermont Progressive Party 2 Pending
Total 30 30

Washington State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Washington State Senate:

Washington State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 25 Pending
     Republican Party 24 Pending
Total 49 49

West Virginia State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the West Virginia State Senate:

West Virginia State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 24 Pending
     Republican Party 10 Pending
Total 34 34

Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Wisconsin State Senate:

Wisconsin State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 15 Pending
     Republican Party 18 Pending
Total 33 33

Wyoming State Senate elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Wyoming State Senate:

Wyoming State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 4 Pending
     Republican Party 26 Pending
Total 30 30


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