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Facts and Statistics 2015 Released
SEPT 28, 2015

It started out with a simple enough question; “How many people have served in the California State Legislature?”

While it seems like it would be easy enough to answer (after all, the identities of state legislators is hardly a secret), the answer took some time to find. As it turned out, the weeks it took to find that answer made it much easier to find a flood of other answers about that part of state history.

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Thank you for visiting the JoinCalifornia political archive. Since 2004, has grown into the largest online archive of California election results. We work continually to keep our candidate biographies updated with current information. Our records currently include state legislative races since 1898 and federal offices going back to 1849. This information includes 13,853 candidates running in 25,301 races in 524 elections.

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