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California State Legislature
2021–22 session
Coat of arms or logo
Type
TypeBicameral
HousesSenate
Assembly
Leadership
President of the Senate/Lt. Gov.Eleni Kounalakis, (D)
since January 7, 2019
President Pro Tem of the SenateToni Atkins, (D)
since March 21, 2018
Senate Minority LeaderShannon Grove, (R)
since March 1, 2019
Speaker of the AssemblyAnthony Rendon, (D)
since March 7, 2016
Assembly Minority LeaderMarie Waldron, (R)
since November 8, 2018
Structure
Members120
40 senators
80 assembly
250
Senate Political groups
250
Assembly Political groups
Elections
Senate Last electionNovember 3, 2020
(20 seats)
Assembly Last electionNovember 3, 2020
Senate Next electionNovember 8, 2022
(20 seats)
Assembly Next electionNovember 8, 2022
Meeting place
Californiastatecapitol.jpg
California State Capitol
Sacramento, California
Website
leginfo.legislature.ca.gov

The California State Legislature is a bicameral legislature that represents the state of California in the United States. It has a lower house, the California State Assembly, with 80 members, and an upper house, the California State Senate, with 40 members.[1] Both houses meet at the California State Capitol in Sacramento. It is one of ten full-time state legislatures in the United States.

As of December 2020, the Democratic Party controls both houses.

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