*Of those contested, 1,583 (21%) are races with only one major party candidate vs. one or more minor party candidates.
** Percentage reflects 52% of all legislative seats. The percentage of contested races in relation to all state legislative seats up for election is 66%.
VIDEO: Your Invitation to the CSG Annual Meeting
A preview of the information-packed sessions at CSG's Annual Meeting Nov. 12-15 in La Quinta, Calif.
Stimulus and Midwest Rail
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Justice Center Launches Re-entry Resource Center
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