2014 Post-Election State Legislative Seat Turnover

12/1/2014

In 2015, there will be 1,325 new state legislators in office. This table shows the number of newly elected members in each chamber.

2014 State Legislative Elections | Post-Election Turnover

State

Number of Senate Seats

Number of Senate Seats Up in 2014

Senate Seat Turnover in 2014

Percent Senate Seat Turnover in 2014

Number of House Seats

Number of House Seats Up in 2014

House Seat Turnover in 2014

Percent House Seat Turnover in 2014

Alabama

35

35

6

17.1%

105

105

28

26.7%

Alaska

20

10

0

 0%

40

40

6

15%

Arizona

30

30

1

3.3%

60

60

18

30%

Arkansas

35

18

3

8.6%

100

100

41

41%

California

40

20

8

20%

80

80

27

33.8%

Colorado

35

18

6

17.1%

65

65

18

27.7%

Connecticut

36

36

6

16.7%

151

151

31

20.5%

Delaware

21

10

1

4.8%

41

41

5

12.2%

Florida

40

20

0

0%

120

120

23

19.2%

Georgia

56

56

8

14.3%

180

180

14

7.8%

Hawaii

25

13

4

16%

51

51

8

15.7%

Idaho

35

35

3

8.6%

70

70

15

21.4%

Illinois

59

20

1

1.7%

118

118

14

11.9%

Indiana

50

25

6

12%

100

100

8

8%

Iowa

50

25

5

10%

100

100

16

16%

Kansas 1

40

0

0

0%

125

125

16

12.8%

Kentucky

38

19

4

10.5%

100

100

11

11%

Louisiana 2

39

0

0

0%

105

0

0

0%

Maine

35

35

10

28.6%

151

151

67

44.4%

Maryland

47

47

4

8.5%

141

141

60

42.6%

Massachusetts

40

40

2

5%

160

160

20

12.5%

Michigan

38

38

3

7.9%

110

110

46

41.8%

Minnesota 1

67

0

0

0%

134

134

26

19.4%

Mississippi 2

52

0

0

0%

122

0

0

0%

Missouri

34

17

2

5.9%

163

163

32

19.6%

Montana

50

25

7

14%

100

100

34

34%

Nebraska 3

49

24

17

34.7%

 —

Nevada

21

11

2

9.5%

42

42

15

35.7%

New Hampshire

24

24

4

16.7%

400

400

156

39%

New Jersey 2

40

0

0

0%

80

0

0

0%

New Mexico 1

42

0

0

0%

70

70

19

27.1%

New York

63

63

11

17.5%

150

150

19

12.7%

North Carolina

50

50

5

10%

120

120

16

13.3%

North Dakota

47

24

5

10.6%

94

47

12

12.8%

Ohio

33

17

2

6.1%

99

99

29

29.3%

Oklahoma

48

24

5

10.4%

101

101

23

22.8%

Oregon

30

15

1

3.3%

60

60

16

26.7%

Pennsylvania

50

25

4

8%

203

203

29

14.3%

Rhode Island

38

38

3

7.9%

75

75

15

20%

South Carolina 1

46

0

0

0%

124

124

17

13.7%

South Dakota

35

35

2

5.7%

70

70

20

28.6%

Tennessee

33

17

5

15.2%

99

99

14

14.1%

Texas

31

16

4

12.9%

150

150

25

16.7%

Utah

29

14

2

6.9%

75

75

13

17.3%

Vermont

30

30

3

10%

150

150

36

24%

Virginia 2

40

0

0

0%

100

0

0

0%

Washington

49

24

2

4.1%

98

98

12

12.2%

West Virginia

34

17

7

20.6%

100

100

35

35%

Wisconsin

33

17

5

15.2%

99

99

25

25.3%

Wyoming

30

15

2

6.7%

60

60

14

23.3%

Total

1,972

1,092

181

9.2%

5,411

4,957

1,144

21.1%

 

Total Number of Seats Turned Over in 2014: 1,325
 

1 No 2014 state senate elections were held in Kansas, Minnesota, New Mexico and South Carolina.

2 No 2014 general elections were held in Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey and Virginia.

3 Nebraska maintains a unicameral nonpartisan legislature.