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Latino Legislators Overview

2009 Latino Legislators

 

STATE Total Legislative Seats Total Latino State Legislators % of Total Seats Total Senate Seats Latino Senators % of Senate Seats Total House Seats Latino House Members % of House Seats
Alabama 140 0 0% 35 0 0% 105 0 0%
Alaska 60 0 0% 20 0 0% 40 0 0%
Arizona 90 13 14% 30 6 20% 105 7 7%
Arkansas 135 0 0% 35 0 0% 100 0 0%
California 120 27 23% 40 10 25% 80 17 21%
Colorado 100 3 3% 35 2 6% 65 1 2%
Connecticut 187 8 4% 36 0 0% 151 8 5%
Delaware 62 1 2% 21 0 0% 41 1 2%
Florida 160 15 9% 40 3 8% 120 12 10%
Georgia 236 3 1% 56 0 0% 180 3 2%
Hawaii 76 0 0% 25 0 0% 51 0 0%
Idaho 105 1 1% 35 0 0% 70 1 1%
Illinois 177 12 7% 59 4 7% 118 8 7%
Indiana 150 1 1% 50 0 0% 100 1 1%
Iowa 150 0 0% 50 0 0% 100 0 0%
Kansas 165 4 2% 40 0 0% 125 4 3%
Kentucky 138 0 0% 38 0 0% 100 0 0%
Louisiana 144 0 0% 39 0 0% 105 0 0%
Maine 186 0 0% 35 0 0% 151 0 0%
Maryland 188 4 2% 47 1 2% 141 3 2%
Massachusetts 200 5 3% 40 1 3% 160 4 3%
Michigan 148 3 2% 38 1 3% 110 2 2%
Minnesota 201 2 1% 67 1 1% 134 1 1%
Mississippi 174 0 0% 52 0 0% 122 0 0%
Missouri 197 1 1% 34 0 0% 163 1 1%
Montana 150 1 1% 50 0 0% 100 1 1%
Nebraska 49 0 0% 49 0 0% Unicameral Legislature
Nevada 63 5 8% 21 1 5% 42 4 10%
New Hampshire 424 1 0% 24 0 0% 400 1 0%
New Jersey 120 8 7% 40 1 3% 80 7 9%
New Mexico 112 49 44% 42 17 40% 70 32 46%
New York 212 18 8% 62 5 8% 150 13 9%
North Carolina 170 2 1% 50 1 2% 120 1 1%
North Dakota 141 0 0% 47 0 0% 94 0 0%
Ohio 132 0 0% 33 0 0% 99 0 0%
Oklahoma 149 1 1% 48 0 0% 101 1 1%
Oregon 90 1 1% 30 0 0% 60 1 2%
Pennsylvania 253 1 0% 50 0 0% 203 1 0%
Rhode Island 113 3 3% 38 1 3% 75 2 3%
South Carolina 170 0 0% 46 0 0% 124 0 0%
South Dakota 105 0 0% 35 0 0% 70 0 0%
Tennessee 132 1 1% 33 1 3% 99 0 0%
Texas 181 37 20% 31 6 19% 150 31 21%
Utah 104 4 4% 29 2 7% 75 2 3%
Vermont 180 0 0% 30 0 0% 150 0 0%
Virginia 140 1 1% 40 0 0% 100 1 1%
Washington 147 3 2% 49 1 2% 98 2 2%
West Virginia 134 0 0% 34 0 0% 100 0 0%
Wisconsin 132 1 1% 33 0 0% 99 1 1%
Wyoming 90 2 2% 30 1 3% 60 1 2%
Total 7382 242 3% 1971 66 3% 5456 176 3%

Source: National Association of Latino Elected Officials and the National Conference of State Legislatures

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