Facts About the Senate of the 85th Legislature
- The average age is 58.5
- The oldest senator is 74 years old.
- The youngest senator is 44 years old.
- The average legislative experience is 12.5 years.
- The greatest individual legislative experience is 44 years.
- The senators have a combined total of 386 years of legislative experience.
The Senate is currently composed of:
- 23 men and 8 women;
- 20 Republicans and 11 Democrats;
- 28 incumbents and 3 new members;
Occupations and Industries include: