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Revision as of 12:31, 28 August 2014

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Features of State Legislatures

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In the 50 states, there are 99 state legislative chambers altogether, and 86 of the 99 chambers held state legislative elections on November 6, 2012.

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.

This page displays the dates for when legislators who won election on November 6, 2012, were sworn into office. In 41 states, legislators who are elected in November don't assume office until the following year, while in 9 states, legislators assume office before December 31 of the year in which they were elected.

See also: When state legislators assume office after a general election and Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012

Note: Maryland and Alabama did not hold state legislative elections in 2012..

Legislature (H/S) When sworn in
Alaska State Legislature (H, S) January 28, 2013
Arizona State Legislature (H, S) January 7, 2013
Arkansas State Legislature (H, S) January 14, 2013
California State Legislature (A, S) December 3, 2012
Colorado General Assembly (H, S) January 9, 2013
Connecticut State Legislature (H, S) January 9, 2013
Delaware State Legislature (H, S) January 8, 2013
Florida State Legislature (H, S) November 20, 2012
Georgia State Legislature (H, S) January 14, 2013
Hawaii State Legislature (H, S) November 6, 2012
Idaho State Legislature (H, S) December 1, 2012
Illinois State Legislature (H, S) January 9, 2013
Indiana State Legislature (H, S) January 14, 2013
Iowa State Legislature (H, S) January 14, 2013
Kansas State Legislature (H, S) January 14, 2013
Kentucky State Legislature (H, S) January 1, 2013
Maine State Legislature (H, S) December 5, 2012
Massachusetts State Legislature (H, S) January 5, 2013
Michigan State Legislature (H, S) January 1, 2013
Minnesota State Legislature (H, S) January 8, 2013
Missouri State Legislature (H, S) January 7, 2013
Montana State Legislature (H, S) January 7, 2013
Nebraska State Legislature January 9, 2013
Nevada State Legislature (A, S) February 4, 2013
New Hampshire State Legislature (H, S) December 5, 2012
New Mexico State Legislature (H, S) January 15, 2013
New York State Legislature (A, S) January 1, 2013
North Carolina State Legislature (H, S) January 1, 2013
North Dakota State Legislature (H, S) December 1, 2012
Ohio State Legislature (H, S) January 1, 2013
Oklahoma State Legislature (H, S) November 21, 2012
Oregon State Legislature (H, S) January 14, 2013
Pennsylvania State Legislature (H, S) January 1, 2013
Rhode Island State Legislature (H, S) January 1, 2013
South Carolina State Legislature (H, S) November 12, 2012
South Dakota State Legislature (H, S) January 8, 2013
Tennessee State Legislature (H, S) November 6, 2012
Texas State Legislature (H, S) January 8, 2013
Utah State Legislature (H, S) January 1, 2013
Vermont State Legislature (H, S) January 9, 2013
Washington State Legislature (H, S) January 14, 2013
West Virginia State Legislature H, S) December 1, 2012
Wisconsin State Legislature (A, S) January 7, 2013
Wyoming State Legislature (H, S) January 7, 2013

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