2010 Pre-Election Party Control of State Legislatures

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In this video, NCSL's Tim Storey gives us a quick recap of the historic Republican sweep of state houses. This map shows control of state legislatures before the Nov. 2, 2010, election. There are 6,115 seats in 46 states up for election. There are 7,382 total state legislative seats.

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2010 Election Note

Four states--Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey and Virginia--and three Senates--Kansas, New Mexico and South Carolina--do not have legislative elections in 2010. The Nebraska legislature is unicameral and nonpartisan. Live 2010 post-election results are based on unofficial results pending certification by their respective election officials.