This is a list of U.S. state senators.

Summary

State State executive Legislature name Lower house Upper house
Name Size [1] Party strength Term (yrs.) Name Size [1] Party strength Term (yrs.)
 Alabama Governor Legislature House of Representatives 105 R 76–29 4 Senate 35 R 27–8 4
 Alaska Governor Legislature House of Representatives 40 MC 23–16, 1 NCR[nb 1] 2 Senate 20 Coal. 17–0, 3 NCR[nb 2] 4
 Arizona Governor State Legislature House of Representatives 60 R 31–29 2 Senate 30 R 16–14 2
 Arkansas Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 100 R 82–18 2 Senate 35 R 29–6 4
 California Governor State Legislature[nb 3] State Assembly 80 D 62–18 2 State Senate 40 D 32–8 4
 Colorado Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 65 D 46–19 2 Senate 35 D 23–12 4
 Connecticut Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 151 D 98–53 2 State Senate 36 D 24–12 2
 Delaware Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 41 D 26–15 2 Senate 21 D 15–6 4
 Florida Governor Legislature House of Representatives 120 R 84–36 2 Senate 40 R 28–12 4
 Georgia Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 180 R 102–78 2 State Senate 56 R 33–23 2
 Hawaii Governor Legislature House of Representatives 51 D 45–6 2 Senate 25 D 23–2 4
 Idaho Governor Legislature House of Representatives 70 R 59–11 2 Senate 35 R 28–7 2
 Illinois Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 118 D 78–40 2 Senate 59 D 40–19 2 or 4
 Indiana Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 100 R 70–30 2 Senate 50 R 40–10 4
 Iowa Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 100 R 64–36 2 Senate 50 R 34–16 4
 Kansas Governor Legislature House of Representatives 125 R 85–40 2 Senate 40 R 28–11, 1 ind. 4
 Kentucky Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 100 R 80–20 2 Senate 38 R 31–7 4
 Louisiana Governor Legislature[nb 4] House of Representatives 105 R 73–32 4 State Senate 39 R 28–11 4
 Maine Governor Legislature House of Representatives 151 D 81–68, 2 ind.[nb 5] 2 Senate 35 D 22–13 2
 Maryland Governor General Assembly House of Delegates 141 D 102–39 4 Senate 47 D 34–13 4
 Massachusetts Governor General Court House of Representatives 160 D 134–25, 1 ind. 2 Senate 40 D 36–4 2
 Michigan Governor Legislature House of Representatives 110 D 56–54 2 Senate 38 D 20–18 4
 Minnesota Governor Legislature House of Representatives 134 DFL 70–64 2 Senate 67 DFL 34–33 2, 4, 4
 Mississippi Governor Legislature House of Representatives 122 R 79–41, 2 ind. 4 State Senate 52 R 36–16 4
 Missouri Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 163 R 111–52 2 Senate 34 R 24–10 4
 Montana Governor Legislature House of Representatives 100 R 68–32 2 Senate 50 R 34–16 4
 Nebraska Governor Legislature (Unicameral) Legislature[nb 6] 49 R 33–15, 1 ind.[nb 7] 4
 Nevada Governor Legislature Assembly 42 D 28–14 2 Senate 21 D 13–8 4
 New Hampshire Governor General Court House of Representatives 400 R 201–196, 3 ind. 2 Senate 24 R 14–10 2
 New Jersey Governor Legislature General Assembly 80 D 52–28 2 Senate 40 D 25–15 2, 4, 4
 New Mexico Governor Legislature House of Representatives 70 D 45–25 2 Senate 42 D 27–15 4
 New York Governor State Legislature State Assembly 150 D 102–48 2 State Senate 63 D 42–21 2
 North Carolina Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 120 R 72–48 2 Senate 50 R 30–20 2
 North Dakota Governor Legislative Assembly House of Representatives 94 R 82–12 4 Senate 47 R 43–4 4
 Ohio Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 99 R 67–32 2 Senate 33 R 26–7 4
 Oklahoma Governor Legislature House of Representatives 101 R 81–20 2 Senate 48 R 40–8 4
 Oregon Governor Legislative Assembly House of Representatives 60 D 35–25 2 State Senate 30 D 17–12, 1 ind. 4
 Pennsylvania Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 203 D 102–101 2 State Senate 50 R 28–22 4
 Rhode Island Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 75 D 65–9, 1 ind. 2 Senate 38 D 33–5 2
 South Carolina Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 124 R 88–36 2 Senate 46 R 30–15, 1 ind. 4
 South Dakota Governor Legislature House of Representatives 70 R 63–7 2 Senate 35 R 31–4 2
 Tennessee Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 99 R 75–24 2 Senate 33 R 27–6 4
 Texas Governor Legislature House of Representatives 150 R 86–64 2 Senate 31 R 19–12 4
 Utah Governor State Legislature[nb 8] House of Representatives 75 R 61–14 2 State Senate 29 R 23–6 4
 Vermont Governor General Assembly House of Representatives 150 MC 112–38[nb 9] 2 Senate 30 MC 23–7[nb 10] 2
 Virginia Governor General Assembly House of Delegates 100 D 51–49 2 Senate 40 D 21–19 4
 Washington Governor State Legislature[nb 11] House of Representatives 98 D 58–40 2 State Senate 49 D 29–20 4
 West Virginia Governor Legislature House of Delegates 100 R 89–11 2 Senate 34 R 31–3 4
 Wisconsin Governor State Legislature State Assembly 99 R 64–35 2 Senate 33 R 22–11 4
 Wyoming Governor Legislature House of Representatives 62 R 57–5 2 Senate 31 R 29–2 4
  1. ^ The majority in the Alaska House of Representatives is held by a coalition of 20 Republicans, 2 Democrats and 1 Independent. The minority consists of 11 Democrats, 4 Independents and 1 Republican. There is also 1 Republican part of neither group.
  2. ^ The majority in the Alaska Senate is held by a coalition of 9 Democrats and 8 Republicans. There are 3 Republicans outside the caucus.
  3. ^ The Constitution of California names it the "California Legislature", but the legislature brands itself as the "California State Legislature".
  4. ^ The Constitution of Louisiana vests legislative authority in "a legislature, consisting of a Senate and a House of Representatives," and refers to it as "the legislature" throughout, without officially designating a term for the two houses together. However, the two bodies do use the term "Louisiana State Legislature" in official references to itself.
  5. ^ There are 3 additional non-voting seats allocated to sovereign tribal nations within Maine. Since 2018, only one seat (belonging to the Passamaquoddy) is filled; the tribal representative is a Democrat but is not counted in this total.
  6. ^ When Nebraska switched to a unicameral legislature in 1937, the lower house was abolished. All current Nebraskan legislators are referred to as "Senators", as the pre-1937 senate was the retained house.
  7. ^ Nebraska's legislature is de jure nonpartisan but senators' political affiliations are publicly known and voting often happens along party lines; the de facto composition is given here.
  8. ^ The Constitution of Utah names it the "Legislature of the State of Utah", but the legislature brands itself as the "Utah State Legislature".
  9. ^ The majority in the Vermont House of Representatives is held by a coalition of 104 Democrats, 5 Vermont Progressives and 3 independents. The minority consists of 37 Republicans and 1 Libertarian.
  10. ^ The majority in the Vermont Senate is held by a coalition of 22 Democrats and 1 Vermont Progressive. 7 Republicans make up the minority.
  11. ^ The Constitution of Washington names it "the legislature of the state of Washington", but the legislature brands itself as the "Washington State Legislature".

Superlatives

From the 50 state legislatures in the United States, the following superlatives emerge:

There are a total of 1,972 state senators nationwide, with the average state senate having 39 members.

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Main article: List of representatives and senators of the Arizona Legislature by district, 2013–2023

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nevada

Nebraska

Nebraska has a unicameral legislature.

District Senator Party affiliation Residence Took office
1 Julie Slama Republican Peru 2019[2]
2 Robert Clements Republican Elmwood 2017
3 Carol Blood Democratic Bellevue 2017
4 Robert Hilkemann Republican Omaha 2015
5 Mike McDonnell Democratic Omaha 2017
6 Machaela Cavanaugh Democratic Omaha 2019
7 Tony Vargas Democratic Omaha 2017
8 Megan Hunt Democratic Omaha 2019
9 John Cavanaugh Democratic Omaha 2021
10 Wendy DeBoer Democratic Bennington 2019
11 Terrell McKinney Democratic Omaha 2021
12 Steve Lathrop Democratic Omaha 2019[a]
13 Justin Wayne Democratic Omaha 2017
14 John Arch Republican LaVista 2019
15 Lynne Walz Democratic Fremont 2017
16 Ben Hansen Republican Blair 2019
17 Joni Albrecht Republican Thurston 2017
18 Brett Lindstrom Republican Omaha 2015
19 Rob Dover Republican Norfolk 2022[3]
20 John S. McCollister Republican Omaha 2015
21 Mike Hilgers Republican Lincoln 2017
22 Mike Moser Republican Columbus 2019
23 Bruce Bostelman Republican Brainard 2017
24 Mark Kolterman Republican Seward 2015
25 Suzanne Geist Republican Lincoln 2017
26 Matt Hansen Democratic Lincoln 2015
27 Anna Wishart Democratic Lincoln 2017
28 Patty Pansing Brooks Democratic Lincoln 2015
29 Eliot Bostar Democratic Lincoln 2021
30 Myron Dorn Republican Adams 2019
31 Kathleen Kauth Republican Omaha 2022[4]
32 Tom Brandt Republican Plymouth 2019
33 Steve Halloran Republican Hastings 2017
34 Curt Friesen Republican Henderson 2015
35 Ray Aguilar Republican Grand Island 2021
36 Matt Williams Republican Gothenburg 2015
37 John Lowe Republican Kearney 2017
38 Dave Murman Republican Glenvil 2019
39 Lou Ann Linehan Republican Omaha 2017
40 Tim Gragert Republican Creighton 2019
41 Tom Briese Republican Albion 2017
42 Mike Jacobson Republican North Platte 2022
43 Tom Brewer Republican Gordon 2017
44 Dan Hughes Republican Venango 2015
45 Rita Sanders Republican Bellevue 2021
46 Adam Morfeld Democratic Lincoln 2015
47 Steve Erdman Republican Bayard 2017
48 John Stinner Republican Gering 2015
49 Jen Day Democratic Gretna 2021
  1. ^ Lathrop previously served from 2007–2015, being term-limited in 2015.

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

See also

References

  1. ^ a b The Book of the States (53 ed.). The Council of State Governments. January 7, 2022. Retrieved July 10, 2022.
  2. ^ "Gov. Ricketts Appoints Slama in LD1 | Office of Governor Pete Ricketts". governor.nebraska.gov. Retrieved 2018-12-29.
  3. ^ Don Walton (22 July 2022). "Ricketts appoints Norfolk real estate agent to Flood's legislative seat". journalstar.com. Retrieved 2022-07-22.
  4. ^ Don Walton (7 June 2022). "Business owner chosen to fill legislative seat in Omaha". journalstar.com. Retrieved 2022-06-07.