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List of state legislatures in the United States

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Legislatures of the 50 States

The current party composition of the 50 state legislatures is:

  • 20 Republican Legislatures
  • 20 Democratic Legislatures
  • 9 Divided Legislatures
  • 1 Non-Partisan Legislature


It is worth noting that State Legislature are not always controlled by the Party who usually win the state in Presidential election. Hence, many heavily Conservatives and Republicans such as Missippi or Alabama have their legislature controlled by the Democrats


StateNameCapitalLower HouseUpper House
NameParty
Strengths
Term
(Years)
NameParty
Strengths
Term
(Years)
AlabamaLegislatureMontgomeryHouse of RepresentativesD 63-424SenateD 25-104
AlaskaLegislatureJuneauHouse of RepresentativesR 26-142SenateR 12-84
ArizonaLegislaturePhoenixHouse of RepresentativesR 38-222SenateR 18-122
ArkansasGeneral AssemblyLittle RockHouse of RepresentativesD 72-282SenateD 27-84
CaliforniaLegislatureSacramentoAssemblyD 48-322SenateD 25-154
ColoradoGeneral AssemblyDenverHouse of RepresentativesD 33-322SenateD 18-174
ConnecticutGeneral AssemblyHartfordHouse of RepresentativesD 99-522SenateD 24-122
DelawareGeneral AssemblyDoverHouse of RepresentativesR 26-152SenateD 13-84
FloridaLegislatureTallahasseeHouse of RepresentativesR 84-362SenateR 26-144
GeorgiaGeneral AssemblyAtlantaHouse of RepresentativesR 99-812SenateR 33-232
HawaiiLegislatureHonoluluHouse of RepresentativesD 41-102SenateD 20-54
IdahoLegislatureBoiseHouse of RepresentativesR 57-132SenateR 28-72
IllinoisGeneral AssemblySpringfieldHouse of RepresentativesD 65-532SenateD 31-27
1 Ind.
4
IndianaGeneral AssemblyIndianapolisHouse of RepresentativesR 52-482SenateR 33-174
IowaGeneral AssemblyDes MoinesHouse of RepresentativesR 51-492SenateD 25-254
KansasLegislatureTopekaHouse of RepresentativesR 83-422SenateR 30-104
KentuckyGeneral AssemblyFrankfortHouse of RepresentativesD 57-432SenateR 22-15
1 Ind.
4
LouisianaLegislatureBaton RougeHouse of RepresentativesD 68-36
1 Ind.
4SenateD 26-134
MaineLegislatureAugustaHouse of RepresentativesD 76-73
3 Ind.
1 Green
2SenateD 18-172
MarylandGeneral AssemblyAnnapolisHouse of DelegatesD 98-434SenateD 33-144
MassachusettsGeneral CourtBostonHouse of RepresentativesD 138-21
1 Ind.
2SenateD 34-62
MichiganLegislatureLansingHouse of RepresentativesR 58-52
2SenateR 22-164
MinnesotaLegislatureSt PaulHouse of RepresentativesR 68-662SenateD 35-31
1 Ind.
4
MississippiLegislatureJacksonHouse of RepresentativesD 76-464SenateD 28-24
4
MissouriGeneral AssemblyJefferson CityHouse of RepresentativesR 97-662SenateR 23-114
MontanaLegislatureHelenaHouse of RepresentativesD 50-502SenateD 27-234
NebraskaLegislatureLincolnAbolished in 1934Senate494
NevadaLegislatureCarson CityAssemblyD 26-162SenateR 12-94
New HampshireGeneral CourtConcordHouse of RepresentativesR 252-1482SenateR 16-82
New JerseyLegislatureTrentonGeneral AssemblyD 47-332SenateD 22-184
New MexicoLegislatureSanta FeHouse of RepresentativesD 42-282SenateD 23-194
New YorkLegislatureAlbanyAssemblyD 104-46
2SenateR 34-272
North CarolinaGeneral AssemblyRaleighHouse of RepresentativesD 63-57
2SenateD 29-212
North DakotaLegislative AssemblyBismarckHouse of RepresentativesR 67-274SenateR 32-154
OhioGeneral AssemblyColumbusHouse of RepresentativesR 60-392SenateR 22-114
OklahomaLegislatureOklahoma CityHouse of RepresentativesR 57-442SenateD 26-224
OregonLegislative AssemblySalemHouse of RepresentativesR 33-272SenateD 18-124
PennsylvaniaGeneral AssemblyHarrisburgHouse of RepresentativesR 110-932SenateR 30-204
Rhode IslandGeneral AssemblyProvidenceHouse of RepresentativesD 59-162SenateD 33-52
South CarolinaGeneral AssemblyColumbiaHouse of RepresentativesR 74-502SenateR 27-194
South DakotaLegislaturePierreHouse of RepresentativesR 51-192SenateR 25-102
TennesseeGeneral AssemblyNashvilleHouse of RepresentativesD 53-462SenateR 17-15
1 Vac.
4
TexasLegislatureAustinHouse of RepresentativesR 87-632SenateR 19-124
UtahLegislatureSalt Lake CityHouse of RepresentativesR 56-192SenateR 21-84
VermontGeneral AssemblyMontpelierHouse of RepresentativesD 83-60
6 Prog.
1 Ind.
2SenateD 21-92
VirginiaGeneral AssemblyRichmondHouse of DelegatesR 61-37
2 Ind.
2SenateR 24-164
WashingtonLegislatureOlympiaHouse of RepresentativesD 55-432SenateD 26-234
West VirginiaLegislatureCharlestonHouse of DelegatesD 68-322SenateD 21-134
WisconsinLegislatureMadisonHouse of RepresentativesR 60-392SenateR 19-144
WyomingLegislatureCheyenneHouse of RepresentativesR 46-142SenateR 23-74

Notes:

  • The Party Strengths column indicates the number of seats belonging to the two largest parties, Democratic Party and the Republican Party. "D" indicates a Democratic majority, while "R" indicates a Republican one.
  • In the few cases where minor parties are represented, the following abbreviations are used: "Green" (Green Party), "Prog." (Progressive Party) and "Ind." (Independent or Unaffiliated). Furthermore "Vac." indicates a vacancy.
  • Nebraska's legislature is non-partisan; the state Senators do not officially affiliate with political parties.

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