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State legislative elections results, 2012

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2012 Legislative Election Results

State-by-State Analysis
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6,015 state legislative seats were up for election on November 6, 2012.

This page will contain all state legislative election results as they become available.

1,301 (65.97%) of the country's 1,972 state senate seats were up for re-election in November 2012, and 4,714 (87.12%) of the country's 5,411 state house seats were up for re-election. Altogether, 6,015 (81.47%) of the country's 7,383 state legislative seats were up for re-election during the presidential election year.

The 6,015 seats up for election was 110 fewer than the 6,125 that were contested in 2010.

The tables under each state heading reflect the partisan count of each chamber before and after the election. As the election results from each chamber are reported, the Pending cells will be replaced with updated partisan counts.

Click the election links in each state section for details on the number of seats up for a vote in 2012.

Partisan Balance of Chambers with 2012 Elections
Pre-election Post-election
Legislative chamber Democratic Party Republican Party Purple.png Grey.png Democratic Party Republican Party Purple.png Grey.png
State senates 17 24 1 1 18 24 0 1
State houses 15 27 1 0 19 24 0 0
Totals: 32 51 2 1 37 48 0 1
Partisan Balance of All 99 Chambers Before and After 2012 Elections
Pre-election Post-election
Legislative chamber Democratic Party Republican Party Purple.png Independent Democratic Party Republican Party Purple.png Independent
State senates 19 28 2 1 20 28 1 1
State houses 17 31 1 0 21 28 0 0
Totals: 36 59 3 1 41 56 1 1
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Note: Some partisan counts may change after official results are released in each state.

Alaska

See also: Alaska State Senate elections, 2012 and Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2012
Alaska State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 10 7
     Republican Party 10 13
Total 20 20
Alaska House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 16 15
     Republican Party 24 25
Total 40 40

Arizona

See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2012 and Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012
Arizona State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 9 13
     Republican Party 21 17
Total 30 30
Arizona House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 19 24
     Republican Party 40 36
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 60 60

Arkansas

See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2012 and Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2012
Arkansas State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 20 14
     Republican Party 15 21
Total 35 35
Arkansas House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 54 49
     Republican Party 46 51
Total 100 100

California

See also: California State Senate elections, 2012 and California State Assembly elections, 2012
California State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 25 26
     Republican Party 15 12
Total 40 40
California State Assembly
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 52 56
     Republican Party 28 24
Total 80 80

Colorado

See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2012 and Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2012
Colorado State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 20 19
     Republican Party 15 16
Total 35 35
Colorado House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 32 37
     Republican Party 33 28
Total 65 65

Connecticut

See also: Connecticut State Senate elections, 2012 and Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2012
Connecticut State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 22 22
     Republican Party 14 14
Total 36 36
Connecticut House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 99 98
     Republican Party 52 53
Total 151 151

Delaware

See also: Delaware State Senate elections, 2012 and Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2012
Delaware State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 14 13
     Republican Party 7 8
Total 21 21
Delaware House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 26 27
     Republican Party 15 14
Total 41 41

Florida

See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2012 and Florida House of Representatives elections, 2012
Florida State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 12 14
     Republican Party 28 26
Total 40 40
Florida House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 38 46
     Republican Party 81 '74
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 120 120

Georgia

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012 and Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012
Georgia State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 20 18
     Republican Party 36 38
Total 56 56
Georgia House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 63 60
     Republican Party 114 119
     Independent 1 1
     Vacancy 2 0
Total 180 180

Hawaii

See also: Hawaii State Senate elections, 2012 and Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2012
Hawaii State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 24 24
     Republican Party 1 1
Total 25 25
Hawaii House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 42 44
     Republican Party 8 7
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 51 51

Idaho

See also: Idaho State Senate elections, 2012 and Idaho House of Representatives elections, 2012
Idaho State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 7 6
     Republican Party 28 29
Total 35 35
Idaho House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 13 13
     Republican Party 57 57
Total 70 70

Illinois

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012 and Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012
Illinois State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 35 40
     Republican Party 24 19
Total 59 59
Illinois House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 64 71
     Republican Party 54 47
Total 118 118

Indiana

See also: Indiana State Senate elections, 2012 and Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012
Indiana State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 13 13
     Republican Party 37 37
Total 50 50
Indiana House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 40 31
     Republican Party 60 69
Total 100 100

Iowa

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012 and Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012
Iowa State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election'
     Democratic Party 26 26
     Republican Party 24 23
     Vacancy 1
Total 50 50
Iowa House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 40 47
     Republican Party 59 53
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 100 100

Kansas

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012
Kansas State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 8 9
     Republican Party 32 31
Total 40 40
Kansas House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 33 33
     Republican Party 92 92
Total 125 125

Kentucky

See also: Kentucky State Senate elections, 2012 and Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012
Kentucky State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 14 14
     Republican Party 21 22
     Independent 1 1
     Vacancy 2 1
Total 38 38
Kentucky House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 58 55
     Republican Party 41 45
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 100 100

Maine

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012 and Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012
Maine State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 15 21
     Republican Party 19 13
     Independent 1 1
Total 35 35
Maine House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 71 86
     Republican Party 77 61
     Independent 1 4
     Non-voting 2 2
     Vacancy 2 0
Total 153 153

Massachusetts

See also: Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2012 and Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012
Massachusetts State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 35 36
     Republican Party 4 4
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 40 40
Massachusetts House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 127 131
     Republican Party 33 29
Total 160 160

Michigan

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012


Michigan House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 47 51
     Republican Party 63 59
Total 110 110

Minnesota

See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012 and Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012
Minnesota State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 30 39
     Republican Party 37 28
Total 67 67
Minnesota House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 61 73
     Republican Party 72 61
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 134 134

Missouri

See also: Missouri State Senate elections, 2012 and Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012
Missouri State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 8 10
     Republican Party 26 24
Total 34 34
Missouri House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 54 53
     Republican Party 105 110
     Vacancy 4 0
Total 163 163

Montana

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2012 and Montana House of Representatives elections, 2012
Montana State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 22 23
     Republican Party 27 27
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 50 50
Montana House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 32 37
     Republican Party 68 63
Total 100 100

Nebraska

See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2012

Nevada

See also: Nevada State Senate elections, 2012 and Nevada State Assembly elections, 2012
Nevada State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 10 11
     Republican Party 9 10
     Vacancy 2 0
Total 21 21
Nevada State Assembly
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 26 27
     Republican Party 16 15
Total 42 42

New Hampshire

See also: New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2012 and New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012
New Hampshire State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 5 11
     Republican Party 19 13
Total 24 24
New Hampshire House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 103 221
     Republican Party 288 179
     Independent 2 0
     Vacancy 7 0
Total 400 400

New Mexico

New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2012
New Mexico State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 28 24
     Republican Party 14 17
Total 42 42
New Mexico House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 36 38
     Republican Party 33 30
     Independent 1 0
Total 70 70

New York

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012 and New York State Assembly elections, 2012
New York State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 29 33
     Republican Party 33 30
Total 62 63
New York State Assembly
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 99 105
     Republican Party 49 44
     Independence Party of New York 1 1
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 150 150

North Carolina

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012 and North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012
North Carolina State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 19 18
     Republican Party 31 32
Total 50 50
North Carolina House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 52 43
     Republican Party 67 77
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 120 120

North Dakota

See also: North Dakota State Senate elections, 2012 and North Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012
North Dakota State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 12 13
     Republican Party 35 33
     Vacancy 1
Total 47 47
North Dakota House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 25 23
     Republican Party 69 71
Total 94 94

Ohio

See also: Ohio State Senate elections, 2012 and Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2012
Ohio State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 10 10
     Republican Party 23 23
Total 33 33
Ohio House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 40 39
     Republican Party 59 60
Total 99 99

Oklahoma

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2012 and Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012
Oklahoma State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 16 12
     Republican Party 32 36
Total 48 48
Oklahoma House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 31 29
     Republican Party 68 72
     Vacancy 2 0
Total 101 101

Oregon

See also: Oregon State Senate elections, 2012 and Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2012
Oregon State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 16 16
     Republican Party 14 14
Total 30 30
Oregon House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 30 34
     Republican Party 30 26
Total 60 60

Pennsylvania

See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2012 and Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012
Pennsylvania State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 20 23
     Republican Party 29 27
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 50 50
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 91 93
     Republican Party 110 110
     Vacancy 2 0
Total 203 203

Rhode Island

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2012 and Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012
Rhode Island State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 29 32
     Republican Party 8 5
     Independent 1 1
Total 38 38
Rhode Island House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 65 69
     Republican Party 10 6
Total 75 75

South Carolina

See also: South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012
South Carolina State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 19 18
     Republican Party 27 28
Total 46 46
South Carolina House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 46 46
     Republican Party 76 76
Total 124 124

South Dakota

See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2012 and South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012
South Dakota State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 5 7
     Republican Party 30 28
Total 35 35
South Dakota House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 19 17
     Republican Party 50 53
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 70 70

Tennessee

See also: Tennessee State Senate elections, 2012 and Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012
Tennessee State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 13 7
     Republican Party 20 26
Total 33 33
Tennessee House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 34 27
     Republican Party 64 71
     Independent 0 1
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 99 99

Texas

See also: Texas State Senate elections, 2012 and Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012
Texas State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 12 12
     Republican Party 19 19
Total 31 31
Texas House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 48 55
     Republican Party 100 95
     Vacancy 2 0
Total 150 150

Utah

See also: Utah State Senate elections, 2012 and Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012
Utah State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 7 5
     Republican Party 22 24
Total 29 29
Utah House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 17 14
     Republican Party 58 61
Total 75 75

Vermont

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2012 and Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012
Vermont State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 20 21
     Republican Party 8 7
     Vermont Progressive Party 2 2
Total 30 30
Vermont House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 94 98
     Republican Party 47 43
     Vermont Progressive Party 5 4
     Independent 3 4
     Vacancy 1 1
Total 150 150

Washington

See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2012 and Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012
Washington State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 27 26
     Republican Party 22 23
Total 49 49
Washington House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 56 55
     Republican Party 42 43
Total 98 98

West Virginia

See also: West Virginia State Senate elections, 2012 and West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012
West Virginia State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 28 24
     Republican Party 6 10
Total 34 34
West Virginia House of Delegates
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 65 54
     Republican Party 35 46
Total 100 100

Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2012 and Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012
Wisconsin State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 17 15
     Republican Party 15 18
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 33 33
Wisconsin State Assembly
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 39 39
     Republican Party 58 60
     Independent 1 0
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 99 99

Wyoming

See also: Wyoming State Senate elections, 2012 and Wyoming House of Representatives elections, 2012
Wyoming State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 4 4
     Republican Party 26 26
Total 30 30
Wyoming House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 10 8
     Republican Party 50 52
Total 60 60

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