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% of all State Legislative Seats

% of all State Legislative Seats up for Election
Total seats up for election 79%  
Uncontested races
27% 34%
Contested races
52% 66%

Races with one major party candidate vs. one or more minor party candidates

21% 27%

Races with both a Republican and a Democrat appearing on the ballot

30% 39%

PARTY CONTROL INFORMATION

Pre-Election Legislative Party Breakdowns By State

Post-Election Legislative Party Breakdowns By State

Trends in Legislative Party Control,1989-2009

CONTESTED VS. UNCONTESTED RACES

State Legislative Races: Contested vs. Uncontested Overview

State Legislative Races: Contested vs. Uncontested, State Rankings

 

 

 

 

 
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