California has nearly 39 million people, making it the nation's most populous state by a fat 12 million. It has 120 members in its legislature.
Texas is No. 2 on the people meter, with nearly 27 million. Its House and Senate have a combined 181 lawmakers.
Florida, third in the 2014 census with roughly 20 million people, has 140 full-time legislators. No. 4 New York, also with nearly 20 million, has 213 representatives and senators in Albany.
Illinois, fifth on the census chart, has 177 state lawmakers.
And then there's Pennsylvania.