VIDEO Breakdown: Does California’s new class of legislators reflect the state?

After a political “Year of the Woman,” what percentage of California’s new legislature is made up of women? With Latinos a plurality of California, are they a plurality among state legislators?

Who’s over-represented compared to their share of the adult population? Who’s under-represented by the same metric?

Watch to see how these lawmakers’ demographics stack up agains the state as a whole. And then learn more and explore how many people in the Legislature match your own demographic characteristics with our story and interactive guide.

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