Exodus of incumbents brings change to state legislatures


              FILE - Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf delivers his budget address for the 2022-23 fiscal year to a joint session of the Pennsylvania House and Senate in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022.  More than one-quarter of state lawmakers whose seats are up for election across the U.S. are guaranteed to be gone from office next year — a statistic almost certain to grow when the votes are counted from the November general election.   (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
            
              FILE - Clouds float over the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Monday, May 23, 2022. More than one-quarter of state lawmakers whose seats are up for election across the U.S. are guaranteed to be gone from office next year — a statistic almost certain to grow when the votes are counted from the November general election. (AP Photo/Steve Karnowski, File)
            
              FILE - House minority leader Rep. Kathleen Dillingham, R-Oxford, works at her desk, Monday, April 25, 2022, at the State House in Augusta, Maine.  More than one-quarter of state lawmakers whose seats are up for election across the U.S. are guaranteed to be gone from office next year — a statistic almost certain to grow when the votes are counted from the November general election.  (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
            
              FILE - From left,  Assemblyman P.K. O'Neill, Assembly Minority Leader Robin Titus and Assemblyman John Ellison address to a legislative committee overseeing Nevada's redistricting process in Carson City, Nev. on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021.  More than one-quarter of state lawmakers whose seats are up for election across the U.S. are guaranteed to be gone from office next year — a statistic almost certain to grow when the votes are counted from the November general election.    (AP Photo/Samuel Metz, File)
            
              FILE - Oregon Chief Justice Martha Walters swears in new House Speaker Dan Rayfield on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, in Salem, Ore. More than one-quarter of state lawmakers whose seats are up for election across the U.S. are guaranteed to be gone from office next year — a statistic almost certain to grow when the votes are counted from the November general election.  (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky, File)
Exodus of incumbents brings change to state legislatures