The 2012 General Assembly session will convene on Wednesday, January 11, at 12 noon. The new General Assembly is slightly younger, has a more masculine face and a little bit different accent. That is because the members taking their seats for the first time are not only younger but are also more likely to be men and less likely to have been born in Virginia.
That’s according to a Virginia Public Access Project analysis of how the new legislators have changed the overall demographics of each chamber. Get photos, demographic information for each new Delegate and Senator at vpap.org.
Here are some facts about the 2012 General Assembly:
Get to know the new lawmakers by clicking here.