Difference between revisions of "State government trifectas"

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===2012===
 
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File:Trifecta_2012.png|This is the status of Trifectas Before the 2012 Election.
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File:Trifecta_2012_Post_election.png|This is the status of Trifectas '''After the 2012 Election.'''
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
::''See also: [[Democratic and Republican state government trifectas heading into the 2010 elections]]''
 
::''See also: [[Democratic and Republican state government trifectas heading into the 2010 elections]]''
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File:Trifecta map.png|This is the status of Trifectas Before the 2010 Election.
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File:Trifecta_2012.png|This is the status of Trifectas After the 2010 Election.
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==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 13:40, 17 November 2012

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A state government trifecta is when one political party holds these three positions in a state's government:

The concept of the trifecta is important in state lawmaking because in many states, the governor, senate majority leader and house majority leader play decisive roles in the legislative process.

There are currently 37 total trifectas.

The 37 trifectas is the most in more than 60 years.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Democratic and Republican state government trifectas heading into the 2012 elections
 Trifectas Before and After the 2012 Election 

2010

See also: Democratic and Republican state government trifectas heading into the 2010 elections
 Trifectas Before and After the 2012 Election 

References