Dataset

Composition of State Legislatures, by Political Party Affiliation: 1990 to 2007

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The tables that were changed (this is table 399):

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0469 0479 0480 0481 0482 0483 0484 0485 0486 0487 0559 0628 0629
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This dataset consists of a table of 57 rows and 101 columns.

Data reflect election results as of February in year shown, except as noted. Figures reflect immediate results of elections, including holdover members in State houses which do not have all of their members running for re-election. Dem. = Democrat, Rep. = Republican, Vac. = Vacancies. In general, Lower House refers to body consisting of state representatives; Upper House, of state senators

Footnotes

  1. As of 7 March 2007.
  2. Members of both houses serve 4-year terms.
  3. Upper House members serve 4-year terms and Lower House members
    serve 2-year terms.
  4. Members of both houses serve 2-year terms.
  5. Illinois—4-and2-year term depending on district.
  6. Nebraska—4-year term and only state to have a nonpartisan legislature since 1972.
    [tbf]Source: The Council of State Governments, Lexington, KY,
    The Book of States 2007, annual (copyright).
    For more information:
    http://www.csg.org/

License

Public Domain (Government Work)

This dataset was prepared by the government and is therefore in the public domain. There are no restrictions upon its use.