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Number of Legislators and Length of Terms

Number of State Legislators and Length of Terms (in years)

 

                   A-L | M-S | T-W   (as of March 2013)

 

  Senate           House Total
State Number Term* Number Term Number
           
Alabama 35 4 105 4 140
Alaska 20 4 40 2 60
Arizona 30 2 60 2 90
Arkansas 35 4 100 2 135
California 40 4 80 2 120
Colorado 35 4 65 2 100
Connecticut 36 2 151 2 187
Delaware 21 4 41 2 62
Florida 40 4 120 2 160
Georgia 56 2 180 2 236
Hawaii 25 4 51 2 76
Idaho 35 2 70 2 105
Illinois 59 4 118 2 177
Indiana 50 4 100 2 150
Iowa 50 4 100 2 150
Kansas 40 4 125 2 165
Kentucky 38 4 100 2 138
Louisiana 39 4 105 4 144
Maine 35 2 151 2 186
Maryland 47 4 141 4 188
Massachusetts 40 2 160 2 200
Michigan 38 4 110 2 148
Minnesota 67 4 134 2 201
Mississippi 52 4 122 4 174
Missouri 34 4 163 2 197
Montana 50 4 100 2 150
Nebraska 49 4 NA NA 49
Nevada 21 4 42 2 63
New Hampshire 24 2 400 2 424
New Jersey 40 4 80 2 120
New Mexico 42 4 70 2 112
New York 63 2 150 2 213
North Carolina 50 2 120 2 170
North Dakota 47 4 94 4 141
Ohio 33 4 99 2 132
Oklahoma 48 4 101 2 149
Oregon 30 4 60 2 90
Pennsylvania 50 4 203 2 253
Rhode Island 38 2 75 2 113
South Carolina 46 4 124 2 170
South Dakota 35 2 70 2 105
Tennessee 33 4 99 2 132
Texas 31 4 150 2 181
Utah 29 4 75 2 104
Vermont 30 2 150 2 180
Virginia 40 4 100 2 140
Washington 49 4 98 2 147
West Virginia 34 4 100 2 134
Wisconsin 33 4 99 2 132
Wyoming 30 4 60 2 90
Total 1972   5411   7383

 * Note:  In order for all terms to be completed within the 10-year apportionment cycle, a combination of two 4-year terms and one 2-year term may be used.

 

 

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