Facts About the Senate of the 85th Legislature
- The average age is 60.1
- The oldest senator is 76 years old.
- The youngest senator is 45 years old.
- The average legislative experience is 13.4 years.
- The greatest individual legislative experience is 45 years.
- The senators have a combined total of 401 years of legislative experience.
The Senate is currently composed of:
- 22 men and 8 women;
- 20 Republicans and 10 Democrats;
- 27 incumbents and 3 new members;
- 1 currently vacant seat.
Occupations and Industries include: