Pre-General Election Legislative Breakdown

2008 Pre-General Election Legislative Party Breakdowns

D = Democrat, R = Republican, O = Other, V = Vacancy

50 State Comparative Table

Post-General Election Legislative Party Breakdowns

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Legislative Breakdown map.

 

Alabama

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
35
23 D / 12 R
None
None
House
105
62 D / 43 R
None
None

 

Alaska

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
20
9 D / 11 R
10
4 D / 6 R
House
40
17 D / 23 R
40
17 D / 23 R

 

American Samoa

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
18
Nonpartisan
None
None
House
20
Nonpartisan
Data not available
Data not available

 

Arizona

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
30
13 D / 17 R
30
13 D / 17 R
House
60
27 D / 33 R
60
27 D / 33 R

 

Arkansas

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
35
27 D / 8 R
18
12 D / 5 R
House
100
75 D / 25 R
100
75 D / 25 R

 

California

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
40
25 D / 15 R
20
11 D / 9 R
House
80
48 D / 32 R
80
48 D / 32 R

 

Colorado

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
35
20 D / 15 R
19
12 D / 7 R
House
65
40 D / 25 R
65
40 D / 25 R

 

Connecticut

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
36
23 D / 13 R
36
23 D / 13 R
House
151
107 D / 44 R
151
107 D / 44 R

 

Delaware

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
21
13 D / 8 R
10
4 D / 6 R
House
41
19 D / 22 R
41
19 D / 22 R

 

District of Columbia

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election

Senate

(D.C. Council )

13
11 D / 1 R / 1 O
5
House
No house
No house
No house
No house

 

Florida

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
40
14 D / 26 R
21
8 D / 13 R
House
120
43 D / 77 R
120
43 D / 77 R

 

Georgia

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
56
22 D / 34 R
56
22 D / 34 R
House
180
73 D / 107 R
180
73 D / 107 R

 

Guam

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
15
7 D / 8 R
15
7 D / 8 R
House
Unicameral Legislature

 

Hawaii

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
25
21 D / 4 R
12
10 D / 2 R
House
51
44 D / 7 R
51
44 D / 7 R

 

Idaho

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
35
7 D / 28 R
35
7 D / 28 R
House
70
19 D / 51 R
70
19 D / 51 R

 

Illinois

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
59
37 D / 22 R
39
24 D / 15 R
House
118
67 D / 51 R
118
67 D / 51 R

 

Indiana

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
50
17 D / 33 R
25
6 D / 19 R
House
100
51 D / 49 R
100
51 D / 49 R

 

Iowa

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
50
30 D / 20 R
25
11 D / 14 R
House
100
53 D / 47 R
100
53 D / 47 R

 

Kansas

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
40
10 D / 30 R
40
10 D / 30 R
House
125
47 D / 78 R
125
47 D / 78 R

 

Kentucky

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
38
14 D / 22 R / 1 O / 1 V
19
9 D / 9 R / 1 V
House
100
62 D / 36 R / 2 V
100
62 D / 36 R / 2 V

 

Louisiana

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
39
23 D / 16 R
None
None
House
105
53 D / 50 R / 2 O
None
None

 

Maine

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
35
18 D / 17 R
35
18 D / 17 R
House
151
90 D / 59 R / 2 O
151
90 D / 59 R / 2 O

 

Maryland

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
47
33 D / 14 R
None
None
House
141
104 D / 37 R
None
None

 

Massachusetts

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
40
35 D / 5 R
40
35 D / 5 R
House
160
141 D / 19 R
160
141 D / 19 R

 

Michigan

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
38
17 D / 21 R
None
None
House
110
58 D / 52 R
110
58 D / 52 R

 

Minnesota

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
67
45 D / 22 R
2
1D/1R
House
134
85 D / 48 R / 1 O
134
85 D / 48 R / 1 O

 

Mississippi

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
52
27 D / 25 R
None
None
House
122
75 D / 47 R
None
None

Missouri

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
34
13 D / 20 R / 1 V
17
6 D / 10 R / 1 V
House
163
70 D / 89 R / 4 V
163
70 D / 89 R / 4 V

 

Montana

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
50
26 D / 24 R
25
17 D / 8 R
House
100
49 D / 50 R / 1 O
100
49 D / 50 R / 1 O

 

Nebraska

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
49
Nonpartisan
25
Nonpartisan
House
Unicameral Legislature

 

Nevada

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
21
10 D / 11 R
10
5 D / 5 R
House
42
27 D / 15 R
42
27 D / 15 R

 

New Hampshire

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
24
14 D / 10 R
24
14 D / 10 R
House
400
236 D / 159 R / 1 O / 4 V
400

236 D / 159 R / 1

O / 4 V

 

New Jersey

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
40
23 D / 17 R
None
None
House
80
48 D / 32 R
None
None

 

New Mexico

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
42
24 D / 18 R
42
24 D / 18 R
House
70
42 D / 28 R
70
42 D / 28 R

 

New York

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
62
29 D / 31 R / 2V
62
29 D / 31 R / 2V
House
150
105 D / 41 R / 4V
150
105 D / 41 R / 4V

 

North Carolina

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
50
31 D / 19 R
50
31 D / 19 R
House
120
68 D / 52 R
120
68 D / 52 R

 

North Dakota

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
47
21 D / 26 R
23
7 D / 16 R
House
94
33 D / 61 R
46
13 D / 33 R

 

Northern Mariana Islands

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
9
2 D / 3 R / 4 O
None
None
House
20
1 D / 12 R / 7 O
None
None

 

Ohio

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
33
12 D / 21 R
16
3 D / 13 R
House
99
46 D / 53 R
99
46 D / 53 R

 

Oklahoma

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
48
24 D / 24 R
24
11 D / 13 R
House
101
44 D / 57 R
101
44 D / 57 R

 

Oregon

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
30
19 D / 11 R
16
9 D / 7 R
House
60
31 D / 29 R
60
31 D / 29 R

 

Pennsylvania

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
50
21 D / 29 R
25
11 D / 14 R
House
203
102 D / 101 R
203
102 D / 101 R

 

Puerto Rico

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
27

17 NPP / 9 PDP /

1 PIP

27
House
51
32 NPP / 19 PDP / 1 PIP
51

 

Rhode Island

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
38
33 D / 5 R
38
33 D / 5 R
House
75
61 D / 14 R
75
61 D / 14 R

 

South Carolina

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
46
19 D / 27 R
46
19 D / 27 R
House
124
51 D / 73 R
124
51 D / 73 R

 

South Dakota

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
35
15 D / 20 R
35
15 D / 20 R
House
70
20 D / 50 R
70
20 D / 50 R

 

Tennessee

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
33
16 D / 16 R / 1 O
16
9 D / 6 R / 1 O
House
99
53 D / 46 R
99
53 D / 46 R

 

Texas

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
31
11 D / 20 R
15
6 D / 9 R
House
150
71 D / 79 R
150
71 D / 79 R

 

U.S. Virgin Islands

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
15
9 D / 6 O
15
9 D / 6 O
House
Unicameral Legislature

 

Utah

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
29
8 D / 21 R
14
3 D / 11 R
House
75
20 D / 55 R
75
20 D / 55 R

 

Vermont

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
30
23 D / 7 R
30
23 D / 7 R
House
150
93 D / 49 R / 8 O
150
93 D / 49 R / 8 0

 

Virginia

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
40
21 D / 19 R
None
None
House
100
45 D / 53 R / 2 O
None
None

 

Washington

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
49
32 D / 17 R
26
15 D / 11 R
House
98
63 D / 35 R
98
63 D / 35 R

 

West Virginia

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
34
23 D / 11 R
17
10 D / 7 R
House
100
72 D / 28 R
100
72 D / 28 R

 

Wisconsin

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         Pre-General Election Counts

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
33
18 D / 15 R
16
8 D / 8 R
House
99
47 D / 52 R
99
47 D / 52 R

 

Wyoming

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         Pre-General Election Counts                                                                                              

Total # of Legislators
Party Breakdown
Total Seats up for Election
Party Breakdown of Seats up for General Election
Senate
30
7 D / 23 R
16
2 D / 14 R
House
60
17 D / 43 R
60
17 D / 43 R

 

 

 
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