Fast Fact About Vacancies

Fact: 
26 percent – or 1 in 4 – of the 212 legislators taking office in January were first elected in a special election.
Fact Background: 

a. In the State Assembly, 31 percent of its members, or 46 of 150 were first elected in a special election.

b. In the State Senate, 16 percent, or 10 of 62, of its members were first elected in a special election.

 

 

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