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Republicans now hold about 3,890, or 53 percent, of the total state legislative seats in America, the most seats in the GOP column since 1928. The GOP will now control at least 54 of the 99 state legislative chambers, its highest number since 1952. As a result, state legislatures will likely reflect a more conservative political agenda when they convene in 2011.
Watch the video with NCSL's elections expert, Tim Storey, give an overview of the 2010 state legislative election.
Read NCSL's press release on how Republicans in 2010 state legislative elections.
For a detailed breakdown of state legislative elections and the results of ballot measures, log onto StateVote 2010.