Table 3.3

The Legislators: Numbers, Terms, and Party Affiliations: 2022


  Senate House/Assembly  
FIPS State or other
jurisdiction
Democrats Republicans Other Vacancies Total Term Democrats Republicans Other Vacancies Total Term Senate and
House/Assembly
totals
State and territory totals88810822210

2,069***

24442928407055037,572***
State totals8581060810

1,972***

24092900327054117,383***
01Alabama*827

35

4287341054140
02Alaska713

20

415214 (k)40260
04Arizona1416

30

22831160290
05Arkansas7271 (b)

35

422781002135
06California319

40

460191 (b)802120
08Colorado2114

35

44124652100
09Connecticut (m)2313

36

297541512187
10Delaware147

21

4 (g)261541262
12Florida*16231

40

4427621202160
13Georgia2234

56

27610311802236
15Hawaii241

25

447451276
16Idaho728

35

21258702105
17Illinois4118

59

(a)73451182177
18Indiana1139

50

429711002150
19Iowa1832

50

440601002150
20Kansas1129

40

4388611252165
21Kentucky830

38

425751002138
22Louisiana11262

39

434683 (b)1054144
23Maine2213

35

277633 (b)81512186
24Maryland*3215

47

499421414188
25Massachusetts*373

40

2125271 (q)71602200
26Michigan1622

38

4 (p)535611102 (p)148
27Minnesota31 (d)341 (b)1

67

469 (d)631 (b)11342201
28Mississippi*1636

52

442763 (b)11224174
29Missouri1024

34

44810781632197
30Montana*1931

50

433671002150
31NebraskaNonpartisan electionNonpartisan electionNonpartisan election

49

4UnicameralUnicameralUnicameralUnicameralUnicameralUnicameral49
32Nevada1191

21

42516142263
33New Hampshire10131

24

21792021 (b)184002424
34New Jersey23161

40

4 (f)46331802120
35New Mexico26151

42

445241 (b)702112
36New York*42201

63

2106431 (e)1502213
37North Carolina2228

50

2516811202170
38North Dakota740

47

41480944141
39Ohio825

33

43564992132
40Oklahoma939

48

4188211012149
41Oregon18111 (b)

30

43623160290
42Pennsylvania21281 (b)

50

48911312032253
44Rhode Island335

38

26510752113
45South Carolina*1630

46

443811242170
46South Dakota332

35

2862702105
47Tennessee6261

33

424721 (b)2992132
48Texas1318

31

4658321502181
49Utah623

29

417571752104
50Vermont2172 (r)

30

2934610 (r)11502180
51Virginia2119

40

4515211002140
53Washington2425

49

45741981147
54West Virginia1123

34

422781002134
55Wisconsin1221

33 (h)

43857499 (h)2132
56Wyoming228

30

47512 (c)60290
11Dist. of Columbia (i)1102 (b)

13

4UnicameralUnicameralUnicameralUnicameralUnicameralUnicameral13
60American Samoa*Nonpartisan electionNonpartisan electionNonpartisan election

18 (j)

4Nonpartisan electionNonpartisan electionNonpartisan election21 (j)239
66Guam*87

15

2UnicameralUnicameralUnicameralUnicameralUnicameralUnicameral15
69CNMI* **153 (b)

9

4983 (b)20229
72Puerto Rico*12 (m)10 (n)5 (l)

27 (o)

426 (m)20 (n)5 (l)51 (o)478
78U.S. Virgin Islands*96 (b)

15

2UnicameralUnicameralUnicameralUnicameralUnicameralUnicameral15

Source:

The Council of State Governments' survey of state legislative service agencies, 2022 and state websites 2022.

Key:

* Information from The Council of State Governments’ 2020 survey of state legislative services agencies and 2021 review of state websites.
** Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands.
*** Senate and combined body (Senate and House/Assembly) totals include Unicameral legislatures.
✕ — Does not apply.

Footnotes:

(a)

The entire Senate comes up for election in every year ending in “2” with districts based on the latest decennial Census. Senate districts are divided into three groups. One group elects senators for terms of four years, four years and two years; the second group for terms of four years, two years and four years; the third group for terms of two years, four years, and four years.

(b)

Independent.

(c)

One Libertarian Party and 1 Independent.

(d)

Democratic-Farmer-Labor.

(e)

Independence Party.

(f)

All 40 Senate terms are on a ten year cycle which is made up of a 2 year-term, followed by 2 consecutive four year terms, beginning after the decennial census.

(g)

Some terms of 2 years occur during reapportionment.

(h)

All House seats contested in even-numbered years; In the Senate 17 seats contested in gubernatorial years; 16 seats contested in presidential years.

(i)

Council of the District of Columbia.

(j)

Senate: senators are not elected by popular vote, but by county council chiefs. House: 21 seats; 20 are elected by popular vote and one appointed, non-voting delegate from Swains Island.

(k)

Three Non-affiliated and one Independent.

(l)

Senate: 2 Citizen Victory Movement, 1 Independent, 1 Project Digity and 1 Puerto Rican Independence Party. House: 2 Citizen Victory Movement, 1 Puerto Rican Independence Party, 1 Project Dignity and 1 Independent.

(m)

Popular Democratic Party.

(n)

New Progressive Party.

(o)

Constitutionally, the Senate consists of 27 seats and the House consists of 51 seats. However, extra at-large seats can be granted to the opposition to limit any party’s control to 2/3.

(p)

If a person is elected or appointed to fill a vacancy for more than one-half of a term, it shall be counted as one of the 2 times.

(q)

Unenrolled.

(r)

Senate: Progressive Party. House: Five Progressive Party and 5 Independent.