Template:Macro state leg results 2013

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Incumbents who were defeated in the general election

In the three states with elections, there were 205 incumbents who ran in the general election. The following is a breakdown of incumbents defeated in the 2013 general election:

Incumbents defeated in 2013 legislative general election
Party Senate House Total
Democratic 2 1 3
Republican 0 3 3
Third Party 0 0 0
TOTALS 2 4 6

Total new legislators elected

In total, 23 (10.5%) new legislators were elected in 2013. Of these 23, eight (34.8%) were Democrats and 15 (65.2%) were Republicans.

The following is the breakdown of new legislators.

New Legislators after the 2013 legislative elections
Party Senate House Total
Democratic 1 7 8
Republican 0 15 15
Independent 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 22 23

Winners of Open Seats

Open seat general election contests made up 17 (7.7%) of the 220 seats in 2013. Of these 17 open seats, Democrats won five (29.4%) while Republicans won 12 (70.6%).

The following is the breakdown of open seat winners.

Open Seat Winners in 2013 legislative elections
Party Senate House Total
Democratic 1 4 5
Republican 0 12 12
Third Party 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 16 17

Impact on legislative majorities

See also: Partisan balance of state legislatures
Partisan Balance of All 99 Chambers Before and After 2013 Elections
Pre-election Post-election
Legislative chamber Democratic Party Republican Party Purple.png Independent Democratic Party Republican Party Purple.png Independent
State senates 20 28 1 1 20 28 1 1
State houses 21 28 0 0 21 28 0 0
Totals: 41 56 1 1 41 56 1 1