2012 State Legislative Elections: Changes in Party Control

The following map shows where Democrats and Republicans added or lost the most seats in 2012 state legislative elections.

Dark red states represent the largest percentage gain in total seats held by Republicans; blue states correspond to Democratic increases.

Click a state to display seats held by each party. Data was compiled by the National Conference of State Legislatures.


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Dark red states represent Republicans gaining the highest percentage of seats; blue states correspond to greater Democratic gains.
State Elections

Click a state in the above map to display current breakdowns for each state legislature. Information is current as of Wednesday morning.

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