In the 50 states, there are 99 state legislative chambers
altogether, and 3 of the 99 chambers will hold state legislative elections on November 5, 2013
The 3 chambers with elections in 2013 are in 2 states. They are:
Louisiana and Mississippi also typically hold elections in odd years. However, legislators are elected to 4-year terms in those states and those will not be up for election again until 2015.
40 of the country's 1,972 state senate seats are up for re-election in November 2013, and 180 of the country's 5,411 state house seats are up for re-election. Altogether, 220 of the country's 7,383 state legislative seats are up for re-election on November 5, 2013.
Elections will be held in all 40 of New Jersey's senate districts on November 5, 2013.
New Jersey's state senators are elected to a four-year term that begins at noon of the second Tuesday in January.
As of May 13, 2013, Democratic candidates for the state Legislature had raised $15.5 million and spent $11.4 million, while Republicans had raised $7 million and spent $6.2 million. In the 2011 election cycle, Democrats raised $11.4 million and Republicans raised $6.2 million in the same amount of time.
Virginia will not hold any state senate elections in 2013.
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