2022 State Elections Toolkit
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State Session Dates Intro Deadlines Crossover Deadline Carryover Other Notes and Deadlines (Special Session, etc.)
Start Adjournment House Senate '21 to '22 '22 to '23
Alabama 1/11/22 4/7/22 No No Special session, re: ARPA funds, 1/19/22 -1/27/22
Alaska 1/18/22 5/18/22 2/21/22 2/21/22 Yes No
Arizona 1/10/22 6/25/22 2/7/22 1/31/22 No No 4/19/22 - Session extended past 100th day deadline
Arkansas 2/14/22 3/15/22 2/28/22 2/28/22 No No Special session, re: budget surplus, 8/9/22 -8/11/22
California 1/3/22 8/31/22 2/18/22 2/18/22 5/27/22 Yes No
Colorado 1/12/22 5/11/22 2/2/22 1/28/22 3/2/22 No No
Connecticut 2/9/22 5/4/22 2/10/22 2/10/22 No No
Delaware 1/11/22 6/30/22 Yes No Special session, re: state auditor's removal, 7/25/22
Florida 1/11/22 3/14/22 1/11/22 1/11/22 No No 1st Special session, re: redistricting, 4/19/22 - 4/22/22; 2nd Special session, re: property insurance 5/23/22 - 5/25/22
Georgia 1/10/22 4/4/22 3/15/22 Yes No
Hawaii 1/19/22 5/5/22 1/26/22 1/26/22 3/10/22 Yes No
Idaho 1/10/22 3/31/22 2/4/22 1/25/22 3/7/22 No No Special session, re: budget surplus, 9/1/22
Illinois 1/5/22 4/9/22 1/28/22 1/28/22 3/4/22 Yes No Veto session 11/15/22 -11/30/22
Indiana 1/4/22 3/8/22 1/11/22 1/7/22 2/1/22 No No Technical corrections session 5/24/22; Special session, re: abortion, taxes, 7/25/22 - 8/5/22
Iowa 1/10/22 5/24/22 1/21/22 1/21/22 Yes No
Kansas 1/10/22 5/23/22 2/9/22 2/9/22 2/24/22 Yes No Recessed 4/28/22; reconvened 5/23/22
Kentucky 1/4/22 4/14/22 2/28/22 3/2/22 No No Special session, re: eastern Ky flood relief, 8/24/22 - 8/26/22
Louisiana 3/14/22 6/6/22 4/5/22 4/5/22 6/3/22 No No Special session, re: redistricting 6/15/22 - 6/18/22
Maine 1/5/22 5/9/22 Yes No Regular session adjourned 4/24/22; veto session 5/9/22
Maryland 1/12/22 4/11/22 2/4/22 2/7/22 3/21/22 No No
Massachusetts 1/5/22 8/1/22 Yes No Informal session 8/1/22 - 1/2/23
Michigan 1/12/22 12/31/22 Yes No
Minnesota 1/31/22 5/23/22 Yes No
Mississippi 1/4/22 4/5/22 1/17/22 1/17/22 2/10/22 No No
Missouri 1/5/22 5/13/22 3/1/22 No No Veto session + special session, re: taxes, began 9/14/22
Montana No regular session in even-numbered years
Nebraska 1/5/22 4/20/22 Yes No
Nevada No regular session in even-numbered years
New Hampshire 1/5/22 5/26/22 1/7/22 3/31/22 Yes No Veto session 9/15/22
New Jersey 1/11/22 12/31/22 No Yes
New Mexico 1/18/22 2/17/22 2/2/22 2/2/22 No No Special session, re: appropriations, gas prices, 4/5/22
New York 1/5/22 6/4/22 Yes No Special session, re: guns, abortion, 6/30/22
North Carolina 5/18/22 7/1/22 Yes No Reconvenes 7/26/22, re: vetoes; once per month thereafter thru 12/31/22
North Dakota No regular session in even-numbered years
Ohio 1/19/22 12/21/22 Yes No Summer recess 6/2/22 - 9/13/22
Oklahoma 2/7/22 5/27/22 1/20/22 1/20/22 3/24/22 Yes No Special session, re: ARPA funds, 5/18/22 - 6/15/22, reconvenes 9/28/22
Oregon 2/1/22 3/4/22 2/7/22 2/7/22 No No
Pennsylvania 1/4/22 11/30/22 Yes No
Rhode Island 1/4/22 6/23/22 2/10/22 2/10/22 No No
South Carolina 1/11/22 5/12/22 4/10/22 Yes No Budget session 6/15/22, 6/28/22; Special session, re: abortion, 8/30/22 - 9/27/22; now in recess
South Dakota 1/11/22 3/28/22 2/3/22 2/3/22 2/23/22 No No House impeachment of A.G. 4/12/22; Senate impeachment trial 6/21/22
Tennessee 1/11/22 4/28/22 Yes No
Texas No regular session in even-numbered years
Utah 1/18/22 3/4/22 1/28/22 1/28/22 3/1/22 No No Special session, re: veto override of transgender sports bill, 3/25/22
Vermont 1/4/22 5/12/22 Yes No
Virginia 1/12/22 3/12/22 1/21/22 1/21/22 2/15/22 No Yes Special session, re: budget, 4/4/22, 6/1/22, 6/17/22; re: SCC judges 9/7/22
Washington 1/10/22 3/10/22 2/15/22 Yes No
West Virginia 1/12/22 3/12/22 2/15/22 2/21/22 3/2/22 Yes No Special session, re: abortion, taxes, 7/25/22 - 7/29/22, reconvened and adjourned 9/13/22; Special session, re: econ. development, 9/12/22
Wisconsin 1/18/22 3/8/22 Yes No Special session 10/5/22, re: abortion
Wyoming 2/14/22 3/11/22 2/18/22 2/18/22 3/1/22 No No