54.97% of state legislators are Republican, 44.35% Democratic

At the end of June 2024, 54.97% of all state legislators in the United States are Republican while 44.35% are Democratic. There are 7,386 state legislative seats in the country.

Republicans held a majority in 56 chambers, and Democrats held the majority in 40 chambers. Two chambers (Alaska House and Alaska Senate) were organized under multipartisan, power-sharing coalitions and one chamber, Minnesota Senate, is split.

Democrats hold 845 state Senate seats and 2431 state House seats, losing seven Senate seats and gaining 11 House since last month. Republicans hold 1,115 state Senate seats and 2.945 state House seats, gaining four Senate seats and losing one House seat since last month.

Independent or third-party legislators hold 23 seats across 10 different states, including 19 state House seats and four state Senate seats. There are 18 vacant state House seats and nine vacant state Senate seats across 16 different states.

Compared to June 2023, Democrats have lost eight state Senate seats (845 v. 853) and gained eight state House seats (2,431 v. 2,423). Republicans have gained five state Senate seats (1,115 v. 1,110) and lost three state House seats (2,945 v. 2,948).

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