Length of terms of state representatives

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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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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
Hawaiʻi 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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