Legacy JSON Data

The data contained in these downloads is in roughly the same format as that obtained via the legacy API v1.

These downloads are not intended as a replacement for using the API. behind the current data. This makes them useful for general research purposes or initializing a database that will then be kept up to date via regular calls. If you’d like more current data please use the API.

Latest Update: November 3, 2018

The latest legacy JSON files can be obtained from a URL in the format: https://data.openstates.org/legacy/json/ak.zip

Just substitute the postal code of your state for the ak portion of the URL.