full-timelegislature
80lower house
40upper house
120legislators

California

Where did California’s state legislators go to college?
Highest level of college education achieved
No college
Some college
Bachelor’s
Beyond bachelor’s
California state legislators
4
3
42
48
All state legislators in the U.S.
9%
11
34
41
All California residents
41%
29
19
11
Location of college attended
In home state
Outside of home state
Both
California state legislators
59%
12
27
All state legislators in the U.S.
55%
22
20
Type of college attended
Some legislators attended colleges of multiple types.


Public
Private
Other
California state legislators
96 legislators
58
9
All state legislators in the U.S.
5,215 legislators
2,961
479
Figures may not add to 100 because of rounding and because the education of some legislators is unknown.
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