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Policy Analysis | January 11, 2013

How many new members were elected to SLC legislatures in the November 2012 elections?

New 2013 SLC State Legislators

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State New Senate Members Total Senate Members Percent New Senate Members New House Member Total House Members Percent New House Members Total New Members Total All Members Percent All New Members
Alabama N/A 35 N/A N/A 105 N/A N/A 140 N/A
Arkansas 5 35 14% 42 100 42% 47 135 35%
Florida 3 40 8% 43 120 36% 46 160 29%
Georgia 5 56 9% 34 180 19% 39 236 17%
Kentucky 6 38 16% 13 100 13% 19 138 14%
Louisiana N/A 39 N/A N/A 105 N/A N/A 144 N/A
Mississippi N/A 52 N/A N/A 122 N/A N/A 174 N/A
Missouri 4 34 12% 57 163 35% 61 197 31%
North Carolina 10 50 20% 41 120 34% 51 170 30%
Oklahoma 7 48 15% 15 101 15% 22 149 15%
South Carolina 6 46 13% 18 124 15% 24 170 14%
Tennessee 5 33 15% 23 99 23% 28 132 21%
Texas 1 31 3% 43 150 29% 44 181 24%
Virginia N/A 40 N/A N/A 100 N/A N/A 140 N/A
West Virginia 3 34 9% 24 100 24% 27 134 20%
SLC Total/Average 55 611 9% 353 1789 20% 408 2400 17%

Source: SLC analysis of state elections and data from The Council of State Governments