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57th Legislature Demographics, 2001

The following information was self-reported by legislators shortly before the 2001 legislative session, in response to a questionnaire from the Legislative Services Division. In some cases, legislators have elected not to respond to some questions. In other cases, legislators have indicated more than one response, resulting in a total of more than 150, which is the total number of legislators.

Gender

Gender
House
Senate
Total
Female
28
8
36
Male
72
42
114
Total
100
50
150

Age

Age
House
Senate
Total
Under 25
2
0
2
25-34
3
1
4
35-44
11
4
15
45-54
36
15
51
55-64
32
15
47
65 or older
15
14
29
Not given
1
1
2
Total
100
50
150

Party Affiliation

Political Party
House
Senate
Total
Democrat
42
19
61
Republican
58
31
89
Total
100
50
150

Occupation

Occupation
House
Senate
Total
Agriculture
21
11
32
Business
26
13
39
Construction
7
2
9
Education
20
4
24
Government
6
2
8
Law
8
5
13
Medicine
1
0
1
Mining
1
0
1
Other
14
6
20
Total
104
43
147

Education

Educational Level
House
Senate
Total
High school graduate
7
2
9
Some college
17
8
25
College degree
18
12
30
Some graduate work
13
3
16
Graduate degree
32
11
43
Other
13
14
27
Total
100
50
150

Race

Race
House Senate Total
American Indian
6
2
8
Asian
0
0
0
Black
0
0
0
Hispanic/Latino
0
0
0
White
93
48
140
Other
4
1
5
Total
103
51
154

Veteran Status

Status
House
Senate
Total
Military veteran
0
0
0
Non-veteran
100
50
150
Total
100
50
150


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