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2014 State Legislative Races by State and Legislative Chamber

Kae Warnock 2/4/2014

In November 2014, legislative races in 46 states (91 legislative chambers) will be held. The table below indicates which states and chambers are holding legislative elections, and how many seats are up for re-election. 

The table also provides the size of each legislative chamber, and length of terms. Terms in all chambers are either two or four years; no state lawmakers have six-year terms.

For information on gubernatorial elections, please visit the National Governors Association candidates pages.

State Senate Terms Total Senate Senate Seats up 2014 House Terms Total House House Seats Up 2014
Alabama 4 35 35 4 105 105
Alaska 4 20 10 2 40 40
Arizona 2 30 30 2 60 60
Arkansas 4 35 18 2 100 100
California 4 40 20 2 80 80
Colorado 4 35 18 2 65 65
Connecticut 2 36 36 2 151 151
Delaware 4 21 10 2 41 41
Florida 4 40 20 2 120 120
Georgia 2 56 56 2 180 180
Hawaii 4 25 13 2 51 51
Idaho 2 35 35 2 70 70
Illinois 4 59 20 2 118 118
Indiana 4 50 25 2 100 100
Iowa 4 50 25 2 100 100
Kansas 4 40 ------ 2 125 125
Kentucky 4 38 19 2 100 100
Louisiana 4 39 ------ 4 105 ------
Maine 2 35 35 2 151 151
Maryland 4 47 47 4 141 141
Massachusetts 2 40 40 2 160 160
Michigan 4 38 38 2 110 110
Minnesota 4 67 ------ 2 134 134
Mississippi 4 52 ------ 4 122 ------
Missouri 4 34 17 2 163 163
Montana 4 50 25 2 100 100
Nebraska 4 49 24 NA Unicameral  
Nevada 4 21 11 2 42 42
New Hampshire 2 24 24 2 400 400
New Jersey 4 40 ------ 2 80 ------
New Mexico 4 42 ------ 2 70 70
New York 2 63 63 2 150 150
North Carolina 2 50 50 2 120 120
North Dakota 4 47 24 4 94 47
Ohio 4 33 17 2 99 99
Oklahoma 4 48 24 2 101 101
Oregon 4 30 15 2 60 60
Pennsylvania 4 50 25 2 203 203
Rhode Island 2 38 38 2 75 75
South Carolina 4 46 ------ 2 124 124
South Dakota 2 35 35 2 70 70
Tennessee 4 33 17 2 99 99
Texas 4 31 16 2 150 150
Utah 4 29 14 2 75 75
Vermont 2 30 30 2 150 150
Virginia 4 40 ------ 2 100 ------
Washington  4 49 24 2 98 98
West Virginia 4 34 17 2 100 100
Wisconsin 4 33 17 2 99 99
Wyoming 4 30 15 2 60 60
Totals   1972 1092   5411 4957

Notes

State senates in Kansas, Minnesota, New Mexico and South Carolina do not hold elections in 2014 but will in 2016.

All state legislative races in Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey and Virginia take place in odd-numbered years.

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