Vote button trans.png
April's Project of the Month
It's spring time. It's primary election season!
Click here to find all the information you'll need to cast your ballot.




California state senators feel impact of term limits

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search

by Elizabeth Brownell

Roy Ashburn, who is ineligible to run for California State Senate because of term limits. Ashburn has held the seat since 2002

In November 1990, California became one of fourteen states that have enacted state legislative term limits. In 2010, the term limits will affect eight California state senators.

Democratic senators Dean Florez, Denise Moreno Ducheny, Gilbert Cedillo, and Gloria J. Romero, having served two four-year terms each, will be ineligible for the 2010 elections, as are Republican senators Dennis Hollingsworth, Jeff Denham, Roy Ashburn, and Samuel Aanestad.

Though the same number of Democratic senators as Republican senators will be losing their seats, the Democrats alreday have a 12-seat advantage in the state senate.

See also: Partisan composition of state senates
Party As of April 2014
     Democratic Party 28
     Republican Party 12
Total 40


See also

  • In Oklahoma State Senate, more Democrats than Republicans feel impact of term limits
  • Impact of term limits on state legislative elections in 2010
  • California State Senate