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The '''length of terms of state representatives''' in the 49 American lower chambers is either two years or four years.   
 
The '''length of terms of state representatives''' in the 49 American lower chambers is either two years or four years.   
  
Representatives in 5 states have a four-year term.  Representatives in 44 states have a two-year term.
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Representatives in 5 states ([[Alabama House of Representatives|Alabama]], [[Louisiana House of Representatives|Louisiana]], [[Maryland House of Representatives|Maryland]], [[Mississippi House of Representatives|Mississippi]] and [[North Dakota House of Representatives|North Dakota]]) have a four-year term.  Representatives in 44 states have a two-year term.
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::''See also: [[State legislatures with term limits]] and [[Length of terms of state senators]]''
  
 
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Revision as of 11:27, 19 March 2014

The length of terms of state representatives in the 49 American lower chambers is either two years or four years.

Representatives in 5 states (Alabama, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi and North Dakota) have a four-year term. Representatives in 44 states have a two-year term.

See also: State legislatures with term limits and Length of terms of state senators
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Party dominance in state legislatures2012 Session TopicsStanding committees analysis for 2011-2012 sessionLength of terms of state representativesHow vacancies are filled in state legislaturesStates with a full-time legislatureState legislative chambers that use multi-member districtsState legislatures with term limitsComparison of state legislative salariesWhen state legislators assume office after a general electionPopulation represented by state legislatorsState constitutional articles governing state legislaturesState legislative sessionsResign-to-run laws
Name of lower chamber # of representatives Length of term
Alabama House of Representatives 105 4
Alaska House of Representatives 40 2
Arizona House of Representatives 60 2
Arkansas House of Representatives 100 2
California State Assembly 80 2
Colorado House of Representatives 65 2
Connecticut House of Representatives 151 2
Delaware House of Representatives 41 2
Florida House of Representatives 120 2
Georgia House of Representatives 180 2
Hawaii House of Representatives 51 2
Idaho House of Representatives 70 2
Illinois House of Representatives 118 2
Indiana House of Representatives 100 2
Iowa House of Representatives 100 2
Kansas House of Representatives 125 2
Kentucky House of Representatives 100 2
Louisiana House of Representatives 105 4
Maine House of Representatives 153 2
Maryland House of Delegates 141 4
Massachusetts House of Representatives 160 2
Michigan House of Representatives 110 2
Minnesota House of Representatives 134 2
Mississippi House of Representatives 122 4
Missouri House of Representatives 163 2
Montana House of Representatives 100 2
Nevada State Assembly 42 2
New Hampshire House of Representatives 400 2
New Jersey General Assembly 80 2
New Mexico House of Representatives 70 2
New York State Assembly 150 2
North Carolina House of Representatives 120 2
North Dakota House of Representatives 94 4
Ohio House of Representatives 99 2
Oklahoma House of Representatives 101 2
Oregon House of Representatives 60 2
Pennsylvania House of Representatives 203 2
Rhode Island House of Representatives 75 2
South Carolina House of Representatives 124 2
South Dakota House of Representatives 70 2
Tennessee House of Representatives 99 2
Texas House of Representatives 150 2
Utah House of Representatives 75 2
Vermont House of Representatives 150 2
Virginia House of Delegates 100 2
Washington State House of Representatives 98 2
West Virginia House of Delegates 100 2
Wisconsin State Assembly 99 2
Wyoming House of Representatives 60 2

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