List of current United States senators

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Senate composition by state and party, 117th Congress
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2 Democrats
2 Republicans
1 Democrat and 1 Republican
1 Democrat and 1 Independent caucusing with Democrats
1 Republican and 1 Independent caucusing with Democrats 117th United States Congress Senators.svg
Senate composition by state and party, 117th Congress
  2 Democrats
  1 Democrat and 1 Republican
  1 Democrat and 1 Independent caucusing with Democrats
  1 Republican and 1 Independent caucusing with Democrats

The United States Senate consists of 100 members, two from each of the 50 states. Below is a list of U.S. senators in the 117th United States Congress.

Contents

Party affiliation

Senate composition by party
Democrats
Republicans
Independents caucusing with Democrats 117th United States Senate.svg
Senate composition by party
   Democrats
  Independents caucusing with Democrats
AffiliationMembers
Republican Party 50
Democratic Party 48
Independent 2 [lower-alpha 1]
Total100

Leadership

Presiding officers

OfficePartyOfficerStateSince
President of the Senate [lower-alpha 2] Democratic Kamala Harris official photo (cropped).jpg Kamala Harris California [lower-alpha 3] January 20, 2021
President pro tempore Democratic Patrick Leahy official photo (cropped).jpg Patrick Leahy Vermont January 20, 2021
Party dean since December 17, 2012

Majority leadership

OfficeOfficerStateSince
Senate Majority Leader
Chair, Senate Democratic Caucus
Chuck Schumer New York
January 20, 2021
Party leader since January 3, 2017
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin Illinois
January 20, 2021
Party whip since January 3, 2005
Senate Assistant Democratic Leader Patty Murray Washington January 20, 2021
Chair, Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Debbie Stabenow Michigan January 20, 2021
Vice Chairs, Senate Democratic Caucus Mark Warner Virginia January 20, 2021
Elizabeth Warren Massachusetts January 20, 2021
Chair, Senate Democratic Steering Committee Amy Klobuchar Minnesota January 20, 2021
Chair, Senate Democratic Outreach Bernie Sanders Vermont January 3, 2017
Vice Chairs, Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Joe Manchin West Virginia January 20, 2021
Cory Booker New Jersey January 20, 2021
Secretary, Democratic Caucus Tammy Baldwin Wisconsin January 20, 2021
Chair, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee VacantTBDJanuary 20, 2021
Vice Chair, Senate Democratic Outreach Catherine Cortez Masto Nevada January 20, 2021
Senate Democratic Chief Deputy Whips Jeff Merkley Oregon January 20, 2021
Brian Schatz Hawaii January 20, 2021

Minority leadership

OfficeOfficerStateSince
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Kentucky
January 20, 2021
Party leader since January 3, 2007
Senate Minority Whip John Thune South Dakota January 20, 2021
Party whip since January 3, 2019
Chair, Senate Republican Conference John Barrasso Wyoming January 20, 2021
Chair, Senate Republican Policy Committee Roy Blunt Missouri January 20, 2021
Vice Chair, Senate Republican Conference Joni Ernst Iowa January 20, 2021
Chair, National Republican Senatorial Committee Rick Scott Florida January 20, 2021
Chair, Senate Republican Steering Committee Mike Lee Utah January 20, 2021
Senate Republican Chief Deputy Whip Mike Crapo Idaho January 20, 2021
President pro tempore emeritus Chuck Grassley Iowa January 20, 2021
Party dean since January 3, 2019

List of senators

StatePortraitSenatorPartyBornOccupation(s)Previous elective
office(s)
Assumed officeTerm upResidence
Alabama Richard Shelby, official portrait, 112th Congress (cropped).jpg Richard Shelby Republican [2] May 6, 1934 (age 86)Lawyer U.S. House
Alabama Senate
January 3, 1987 2022 Tuscaloosa [3]
Tommy Tuberville 117th Congress Portrait.jpg Tommy Tuberville Republican September 18, 1954 (age 66)American college football coach
Partner, investment management firm
NoneJanuary 3, 2021 2026 Auburn
Alaska Lisa Murkowski official photo (cropped).jpg Lisa Murkowski Republican May 22, 1957 (age 63)Lawyer Alaska House of Representatives December 20, 2002 [lower-alpha 4] 2022 Girdwood [4]
Senator Dan Sullivan official (cropped).jpg Dan Sullivan Republican November 13, 1964 (age 56) U.S. Marine Corps officer
Lawyer
Alaska Attorney General
Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs
January 3, 2015 2026 Anchorage [5]
Arizona Kyrsten Sinema (cropped).jpg Kyrsten Sinema Democratic July 12, 1976 (age 44)Social worker
Political activist
Lawyer
College professor
U.S. House
Arizona Senate
Arizona House of Representatives
January 3, 2019 2024 Phoenix [6]
SenatorKellyOfficialPhoto (cropped2).jpg Mark Kelly Democratic February 21, 1964 (age 56) U.S. Navy officer
NASA Astronaut
NoneDecember 2, 2020 [lower-alpha 5] 2022 Tucson
Arkansas John Boozman, official portrait, 112th Congress (cropped).jpg John Boozman Republican December 10, 1950 (age 70) Optometrist U.S. House
Rogers Public Schools Board
January 3, 2011 2022 Rogers [9]
Tom Cotton official Senate photo (cropped).jpg Tom Cotton Republican May 13, 1977 (age 43)Lawyer
United States Army officer
U.S. House January 3, 2015 2026 Dardanelle [9]
California Dianne Feinstein, official Senate photo 2 (cropped).jpg Dianne Feinstein Democratic June 22, 1933 (age 87)Non-profit organization fellow
Member, California Women's Parole Board
Mayor of San Francisco
San Francisco Board of Supervisors
November 10, 1992 [lower-alpha 6] 2024 San Francisco [10]
Alex Padilla official portrait.jpg Alex Padilla Democratic March 22, 1973 (age 47)Engineer Secretary of State of California
California Senate
Los Angeles City Council President
January 20, 2021 [lower-alpha 7] 2022 Los Angeles [11]
Colorado Michael Bennet Official Photo (cropped).jpg Michael Bennet Democratic November 28, 1964 (age 56)Lawyer
Investment company executive
Denver Public Schools Superintendent
Chief of staff to the Mayor of Denver
January 21, 2009 [lower-alpha 8] 2022 Denver [12]
Senator Hickenlooper.jpg John Hickenlooper Democratic February 7, 1952 (age 68)Geologist
Businessman
Governor of Colorado
Mayor of Denver
January 3, 2021 2026 Denver [12]
Connecticut Richard Blumenthal Official Portrait (cropped).jpg Richard Blumenthal Democratic February 13, 1946 (age 74)Marine Corps Reserve Sergeant
Senate staffer
Lawyer
Connecticut Attorney General
Connecticut Senate
Connecticut House of Representatives
U.S. Attorney
January 3, 2011 2022 Greenwich [13]
Chris Murphy, official portrait, 113th Congress (cropped).jpg Chris Murphy Democratic August 3, 1973 (age 47)Lawyer
Political campaign manager
U.S. House
Connecticut Senate
Connecticut House of Representatives
January 3, 2013 2024 Cheshire [13]
Delaware Tom Carper, official portrait, 112th Congress (cropped).jpg Tom Carper Democratic January 23, 1947 (age 74)U.S. Navy officer
Staff, Delaware Office of Economic Development
Governor of Delaware
U.S. House
Delaware Treasurer
January 3, 2001 2024 Wilmington [14]
Chris Coons, official portrait, 112th Congress (cropped).jpg Chris Coons Democratic September 9, 1963 (age 57)Nonprofit organization executive
Lawyer
New Castle County, Delaware County Executive
Member, New Castle County Council
November 15, 2010 [lower-alpha 9] 2026 Wilmington [14]
Florida Senator Rubio official portrait (cropped).jpg Marco Rubio Republican May 28, 1971 (age 49)Lawyer Florida House Speaker
West Miami City Commission
January 3, 2011 2022 Miami
Official Portrait of Senator Rick Scott (cropped).jpg Rick Scott Republican December 1, 1952 (age 68) Petty officer third class, U.S. Navy
Lawyer
Columbia/HCA CEO
Venture capitalist
Governor of Florida January 8, 2019 [lower-alpha 10] 2024 Naples [15]
Georgia Jon Ossoff 2020 2 (cropped 2).jpg Jon Ossoff Democratic February 16, 1987 (age 33)Journalist, Documentary film producer NoneJanuary 20, 2021 2026 Atlanta
Raphael Warnock GH 7986 (50335797752) (cropped).jpg Raphael Warnock Democratic July 23, 1969 (age 51)PastorNoneJanuary 20, 2021 [lower-alpha 11] 2022 Atlanta [16]
Hawaii Brian Schatz, official portrait, 113th Congress 2 (cropped).jpg Brian Schatz Democratic October 20, 1972 (age 48)Teacher
Nonprofit organization executive
Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii
Hawaii House of Representatives
December 26, 2012 [lower-alpha 12] 2022 Honolulu [17]
Mazie Hirono, official portrait, 113th Congress (cropped).jpg Mazie Hirono Democratic November 3, 1947 (age 73)Lawyer U.S. House
Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii
Hawaii House of Representatives
January 3, 2013 2024 Honolulu [17]
Idaho Mike Crapo Official Photo 110th Congress (cropped).jpg Mike Crapo Republican May 20, 1951 (age 69)Lawyer U.S. House
Idaho Senate
January 3, 1999 2022 Idaho Falls [18]
Jim Risch official portrait (cropped).jpg Jim Risch Republican May 3, 1943 (age 77)Professor
Rancher
Nonprofit organization executive
Lawyer
Governor of Idaho
Lieutenant Governor of Idaho
Idaho Senate President pro tempore
January 3, 2009 2026 Boise [18]
Illinois Richard Durbin official photo (cropped).jpg Dick Durbin Democratic November 21, 1944 (age 76)Lawyer
Professor
U.S. House January 3, 1997 2026 Springfield [19]
Tammy Duckworth 115th official portrait (cropped).jpg Tammy Duckworth Democratic March 12, 1968 (age 52) Army National Guard Officer
Coordinator, Center for Nursing Research, Northern Illinois University. [20]
U.S. House
U.S. Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Illinois Director of Veterans Affairs
January 3, 2017 2022 Hoffman Estates [19]
Indiana Senator Todd Young official portrait (cropped).jpg Todd Young Republican August 24, 1972 (age 48)Marine Corps Officer
Professor
Consultant
Lawyer
U.S. House January 3, 2017 2022 Greenwood [21]
Mike Braun, Official Portrait, 116th Congress (cropped).jpg Mike Braun Republican March 24, 1954 (age 66)Businessman Indiana House of Representatives
Member, Jasper, Indiana School Board
January 3, 2019 2024 Jasper [22]
Iowa Chuck Grassley official photo 2017 (cropped).jpg Chuck Grassley Republican September 17, 1933 (age 87)Farmer
College professor
U.S. House
Iowa House of Representatives
January 3, 1981 2022 New Hartford [23]
Joni Ernst, official portrait, 116th Congress 3.jpg Joni Ernst Republican July 1, 1970 (age 50)Farmer
Army National Guard officer
Iowa Senate January 3, 2015 2026 Red Oak [23]
Kansas Jerry Moran, official portrait, 112th Congress (cropped).jpg Jerry Moran Republican May 29, 1954 (age 66)Banker
Lawyer
U.S. House
Kansas Senate
January 3, 2011 2022 Manhattan [24]
Roger Marshall official portrait.jpg Roger Marshall Republican August 9, 1960 (age 60)Doctor
Captain, U.S. Army Reserve
U.S. House January 3, 2021 2026 Great Bend
Kentucky Mitch McConnell portrait 2016.jpg Mitch McConnell Republican February 20, 1942 (age 78)Lawyer
U.S. Senate staff member
U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legislative Affairs
Jefferson County Judge/Executive
January 3, 1985 2026 Louisville [25]
Rand Paul, official portrait, 112th Congress alternate (cropped).jpg Rand Paul Republican January 7, 1963 (age 58)Physician specializing in Ophthalmology NoneJanuary 3, 2011 2022 Bowling Green [25]
Louisiana Bill Cassidy official Senate photo (cropped).jpg Bill Cassidy Republican September 28, 1957 (age 63)Physician U.S. House
Louisiana Senate
January 3, 2015 2026 Baton Rouge [26]
John Neely Kennedy, official portrait, 115th Congress.jpg John Kennedy Republican November 21, 1951 (age 69)Magazine editor
Lawyer
Professor
Staff of Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer
Louisiana Treasurer
Secretary of the Department of Revenue of Louisiana
January 3, 2017 2022 Madisonville [26]
Maine Susan Collins official Senate photo (cropped).jpg Susan Collins Republican December 7, 1952 (age 68)House staffer
Senate staffer
Regional director, Small Business Administration
Deputy Treasurer of Massachusetts January 3, 1997 2026 Bangor [27]
Angus King, official portrait, 113th Congress (cropped).jpg Angus King Independent [lower-alpha 1] March 31, 1944 (age 76)Lawyer
Senate staffer
Business founder
Corporate executive
Public television news program host
Governor of Maine January 3, 2013 2024 Brunswick
Maryland Ben Cardin official Senate portrait (cropped).jpg Ben Cardin Democratic October 5, 1943 (age 77)Lawyer U.S. House
Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates
January 3, 2007 2024 Baltimore [28]
Chris Van Hollen official portrait 115th Congress (cropped).jpg Chris Van Hollen Democratic January 10, 1959 (age 62)U.S. Senate staff member
Maryland Governor's legislative advisor
Lawyer
U.S. House
Maryland General Assembly
January 3, 2017 2022 Kensington [28]
Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren, official portrait, 114th Congress (cropped).jpg Elizabeth Warren Democratic June 22, 1949 (age 71)Lawyer
Professor
Research associate
Nonprofit organization executive
COP Chair
CFPB Special Advisor
January 3, 2013 2024 Cambridge [29]
Edward Markey, official portrait, 114th Congress (cropped).jpg Ed Markey Democratic July 11, 1946 (age 74)Member, United States Army Reserve
Lawyer
U.S. House
Massachusetts House of Representatives
July 16, 2013 [lower-alpha 13] 2026 Malden [29]
Michigan Debbie Stabenow, official photo, 116th Congress (cropped).jpg Debbie Stabenow Democratic April 29, 1950 (age 70)Social worker
Leadership training consultant
U.S. House
Michigan House of Representatives
Michigan Senate
January 3, 2001 2024 Lansing [31]
Gary Peters official photo 115th congress (cropped).jpg Gary Peters Democratic December 1, 1958 (age 62)United States Navy Reserve officer
Financial advisor
Lawyer
College professor and lecturer
U.S. House
Michigan Senate
January 3, 2015 2026 Bloomfield Hills [31]
Minnesota Amy Klobuchar, official portrait, 113th Congress (cropped).jpg Amy Klobuchar Democratic May 25, 1960 (age 60)Lawyer Hennepin County, Minnesota County Attorney January 3, 2007 2024 Minneapolis [32]
Tina Smith, official portrait, 116th congress (cropped).jpg Tina Smith Democratic March 4, 1958 (age 62)Public relations consultant
Chief of staff to the Governor of Minnesota
Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota January 3, 2018 [lower-alpha 14] 2026 Minneapolis [32]
Mississippi Roger F. Wicker crop.jpg Roger Wicker Republican July 5, 1951 (age 69) U.S. Air Force officer/Judge Advocate
U.S. House staffer
Lawyer
U.S. House
Mississippi Senate
December 31, 2007 [lower-alpha 15] 2024 Tupelo [34]
Cindy Hyde-Smith official photo (cropped).jpg Cindy Hyde-Smith Republican May 10, 1959 (age 61)Farmer Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce
Mississippi Senate
April 9, 2018 [lower-alpha 16] 2026 Brookhaven
Missouri Roy Blunt, Official Portrait, 112th Congress (cropped).jpg Roy Blunt Republican January 10, 1950 (age 71)University president U.S. House
Missouri Secretary of State
Greene County, Missouri Clerk
January 3, 2011 2022 Springfield
Josh Hawley (cropped).jpg Josh Hawley Republican December 31, 1979 (age 41)Lawyer
Professor
Attorney General of Missouri January 3, 2019 2024 Springfield [35]
Montana JonTester (cropped).jpg Jon Tester Democratic August 21, 1956 (age 64)Music teacher
Farmer
Montana Senate President
Big Sandy, Montana School Board
January 3, 2007 2024 Big Sandy
Steve Daines official Senate portrait (cropped).jpg Steve Daines Republican August 20, 1962 (age 58)Businessman U.S. House January 3, 2015 2026 Bozeman
Nebraska Deb Fischer, official portrait, 115th Congress (cropped).jpg Deb Fischer Republican March 1, 1951 (age 69)Rancher Nebraska Legislature January 3, 2013 2024 Valentine
Ben Sasse Official photo (cropped).jpg Ben Sasse Republican February 22, 1972 (age 48)Management consultant
House staffer
Professor
University president
Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (HHS)January 3, 2015 2026 Fremont
Nevada Catherine Cortez Masto official portrait (cropped).jpg Catherine Cortez Masto Democratic March 29, 1964 (age 56)Lawyer Nevada Attorney General January 3, 2017 2022 Las Vegas
Jacky Rosen, official portrait, 116th congress (cropped-1).jpg Jacky Rosen Democratic August 2, 1957 (age 63)Computer programmer
Software developer, designer, consultant [36] [37]
U.S. House January 3, 2019 2024 Henderson [36]
New Hampshire Jeanne Shaheen, official Senate photo portrait, 2009 (cropped).jpg Jeanne Shaheen Democratic January 28, 1947 (age 73)Teacher
Entrepreneur
Governor of New Hampshire
New Hampshire Senate
January 3, 2009 2026 Madbury
Maggie Hassan, official portrait, 115th Congress (cropped).jpg Maggie Hassan Democratic February 27, 1958 (age 62)Lawyer Governor of New Hampshire
New Hampshire Senate
January 3, 2017 2022 Newfields
New Jersey Robert Menendez official Senate portrait (cropped).jpg Bob Menendez Democratic January 1, 1954 (age 67)Lawyer U.S. House
New Jersey Senate
New Jersey General Assembly
Mayor of Union City
Union City Board of Education
January 17, 2006 [lower-alpha 17] 2024 North Bergen [38]
Cory Booker, official portrait, 114th Congress.jpg Cory Booker Democratic April 27, 1969 (age 51)Lawyer Mayor of Newark, New Jersey
Newark Municipal Council
October 31, 2013 [lower-alpha 18] 2026 Newark
New Mexico Heinrich Official Headshot 2019 (cropped).jpg Martin Heinrich Democratic October 17, 1971 (age 49) Nonprofit organization executive
Public relations consultant
U.S. House
Albuquerque City Council
January 3, 2013 2024 Albuquerque
BenLujan2016 (cropped).jpg Ben Ray Luján Democratic June 7, 1972 (age 48)Director of Administrative Services and
Chief Financial Officer, New Mexico Cultural Affairs Department
New Mexico Deputy State Treasurer
U.S. House
New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
January 3, 2021 2026 Santa Fe
New York Chuck Schumer official photo (cropped).jpg Chuck Schumer Democratic November 23, 1950 (age 70)Lawyer U.S. House
New York State Assembly
January 3, 1999 2022 Brooklyn
Kirsten Gillibrand, official photo, 116th Congress (cropped).jpg Kirsten Gillibrand Democratic December 9, 1966 (age 54)Lawyer U.S. House
U.S. HUD special counsel
January 26, 2009 [lower-alpha 19] 2024 Troy [40]
North Carolina Richard Burr official portrait (cropped).jpg Richard Burr Republican November 30, 1955 (age 65)Sales manager
Nonprofit organization executive
U.S. House January 3, 2005 2022 Winston-Salem
Thom Tillis Official Photo (cropped).jpg Thom Tillis Republican August 30, 1960 (age 60)Business consultant Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives January 3, 2015 2026 Huntersville
North Dakota Hoeven Official Portrait 2014 (cropped).JPG John Hoeven Republican March 13, 1957 (age 63)Banker Governor of North Dakota January 3, 2011 2022 Bismarck
Kevin Cramer, official portrait, 116th congress (cropped).jpg Kevin Cramer Republican January 21, 1961 (age 60)State Tourism Director
State Economic Development and Finance Director
North Dakota Republican Party Chairman
U.S. House
North Dakota Public Service Commissioner
January 3, 2019 2024 Bismarck [41]
Ohio Sherrod Brown official photo 2009 2 (cropped).jpg Sherrod Brown Democratic November 9, 1952 (age 68)Teacher U.S. House
Ohio Secretary of State
Ohio House of Representatives
January 3, 2007 2024 Cleveland [42]
Rob Portman official portrait (cropped).jpg Rob Portman Republican December 19, 1955 (age 65)Lawyer U.S. House
U.S. Trade Representative
Director of the Office of Management and Budget
January 3, 2011 2022 Terrace Park
Oklahoma Jim Inhofe official portrait (cropped).jpg Jim Inhofe Republican November 17, 1934 (age 86) Specialist Fourth Class, U.S. Army
Businessman
Real estate developer
Corporate executive
U.S. House
Mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma
Oklahoma Senate
Oklahoma House of Representatives
November 16, 1994 [lower-alpha 20] 2026 Tulsa
James Lankford official Senate photo (cropped).jpg James Lankford Republican March 4, 1968 (age 52)Teacher
Nonprofit program director
U.S. House January 3, 2015 [lower-alpha 21] 2022 Edmond
Oregon Ron Wyden official photo (cropped).jpg Ron Wyden Democratic May 3, 1949 (age 71)Teacher
Nonprofit organization executive
U.S. House February 5, 1996 [lower-alpha 22] 2022 Portland
Jeff Merkley, 115th official photo (cropped).jpg Jeff Merkley Democratic October 24, 1956 (age 64) Nonprofit organization executive
CBO analyst, Defense Department
Oregon House Speaker January 3, 2009 2026 Portland
Pennsylvania Bob Casey Jr. official photo (cropped).jpg Bob Casey Jr. Democratic April 13, 1960 (age 60)Teacher
Lawyer
Pennsylvania Treasurer
Pennsylvania Auditor
January 3, 2007 2024 Scranton
Pat Toomey official photo (cropped).jpg Pat Toomey Republican November 17, 1961 (age 59) Currency trader
Restaurant owner
U.S. House January 3, 2011 2022 Zionsville
Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed official photo (cropped).jpg Jack Reed Democratic November 12, 1949 (age 71)Lawyer
Army Reserve officer
Army officer
U.S. House
Rhode Island Senate
January 3, 1997 2026 Jamestown
Sheldon Whitehouse, official portrait, 116th congress (cropped).jpg Sheldon Whitehouse Democratic October 20, 1955 (age 65)Lawyer Attorney General of Rhode Island
United States Attorney
January 3, 2007 2024 Newport
South Carolina Lindsey Graham, official photo, 113th Congress (cropped).jpg Lindsey Graham Republican July 9, 1955 (age 65)Lawyer
Air Force Reserve officer
U.S. House
South Carolina House of Representatives
January 3, 2003 2026 Seneca
Tim Scott, official portrait, 113th Congress (cropped 2).jpg Tim Scott Republican September 19, 1965 (age 55)Insurance agent
Financial adviser
U.S. House
South Carolina House of Representatives
Charleston County Council
January 3, 2013 [lower-alpha 23] 2022 Charleston [43]
South Dakota John Thune, official portrait, 111th Congress (cropped).jpg John Thune Republican January 7, 1961 (age 60) Nonprofit organization executive
State Railroad Director
U.S. House
South Dakota Republican Party Executive Director
January 3, 2005 2022 Sioux Falls
Mike Rounds official Senate portrait (cropped).jpg Mike Rounds Republican October 24, 1954 (age 66)Businessman Governor of South Dakota
South Dakota Senate
January 3, 2015 2026 Fort Pierre
Tennessee Marsha Blackburn, official photo, 116th Congress (cropped).jpg Marsha Blackburn Republican June 6, 1952 (age 68)Marketing consultant
Executive Director of the Tennessee Film, Entertainment, and Music Commission
U.S. House
Tennessee Senate
January 3, 2019 2024 Brentwood [44]
Ambassador Hagerty.jpg Bill Hagerty Republican August 14, 1959 (age 61)Management consultant
Partner, private equity investment firm
United States Ambassador to Japan
Tennessee Commissioner of Economic and Community Development
January 3, 2021 2026 Nashville [45]
Texas John Cornyn (cropped).jpg John Cornyn Republican February 2, 1952 (age 68)LawyerSan Antonio District Judge
Texas Attorney General
Texas Supreme Court
(Associate Justice)
December 2, 2002 2026 San Antonio
Ted Cruz official 116th portrait (cropped).jpg Ted Cruz Republican December 22, 1970 (age 50)
Lawyer

U.S. Assoc. Deputy AG
Texas Solicitor General
January 3, 2013 2024 Houston
Utah Mike Lee, official portrait (cropped).jpg Mike Lee Republican June 4, 1971 (age 49)Lawyer
Governor's general counsel
Assistant United States Attorney January 3, 2011 2022 Alpine
Mitt Romney official US Senate portrait (cropped).jpg Mitt Romney Republican March 12, 1947 (age 73)Businessman
2012 Republican presidential nominee
Governor of Massachusetts January 3, 2019 2024 Holladay [46]
Vermont Patrick Leahy official photo (cropped).jpg Patrick Leahy Democratic March 31, 1940 (age 80)Lawyer State's Attorney, Chittenden County, Vermont January 3, 1975 2022 Middlesex
Bernie Sanders (cropped).jpg Bernie Sanders Independent [lower-alpha 1] September 8, 1941 (age 79)Filmmaker
Writer
Political activist
U.S. House
Mayor of Burlington, Vermont
January 3, 2007 2024 Burlington
Virginia Mark Warner 113th Congress photo (cropped).jpg Mark Warner Democratic December 15, 1954 (age 66)Businessman
Venture capitalist
Governor of Virginia
Virginia Democratic Party Chair
January 3, 2009 2026 Alexandria
Tim Kaine 116th official portrait (cropped).jpg Tim Kaine Democratic February 26, 1958 (age 62)Missionary
Lawyer
Teacher
Governor of Virginia
Lt. Governor of Virginia
Chair of the Democratic National Committee
Mayor of Richmond, Virginia
January 3, 2013 2024 Richmond
Washington Patty Murray, official portrait, 113th Congress (cropped).jpg Patty Murray Democratic October 11, 1950 (age 70)Teacher
Lobbyist
Washington Senate
Shoreline School Board
January 3, 1993 2022 Freeland [47]
Maria Cantwell (cropped).jpg Maria Cantwell Democratic October 13, 1958 (age 62)Marketing vice president U.S. House
Washington House of Representatives
January 3, 2001 2024 Edmonds
West Virginia Senator Manchin (cropped).jpg Joe Manchin Democratic August 24, 1947 (age 73)Corporate executive Governor of West Virginia
Secretary of State of West Virginia
West Virginia Senate
West Virginia House of Delegates
November 15, 2010 [lower-alpha 24] 2024 Charleston
Shelley Moore Capito official Senate photo (cropped 2).jpg Shelley Moore Capito Republican November 26, 1953 (age 67)College career counselor
Director, state Board of Regents educational information center
U.S. House
West Virginia House of Delegates
January 3, 2015 2026 Charleston
Wisconsin Ron Johnson, official portrait, 112th Congress (cropped).jpg Ron Johnson Republican April 8, 1955 (age 65)Accountant
Corporate executive
NoneJanuary 3, 2011 2022 Oshkosh
Tammy Baldwin, official portrait, 113th Congress (cropped).jpg Tammy Baldwin Democratic February 11, 1962 (age 58)Lawyer U.S. House
Wisconsin Assembly
Dane County, Wisconsin Board of Supervisors
January 3, 2013 2024 Madison
Wyoming John Barrasso official portrait 112th Congress (cropped).jpg John Barrasso Republican July 21, 1952 (age 68)Orthopedic surgeon
Medical chief of staff
Nonprofit organization executive
Wyoming Senate June 25, 2007 [lower-alpha 25] 2024 Casper
Cynthia Lummis U.S. Senator.jpg Cynthia Lummis Republican September 10, 1954 (age 66)Lawyer U.S. House
Wyoming Treasurer
Wyoming Senate
Wyoming House of Representatives
January 3, 2021 2026 Cheyenne

See also

Notes

  1. 1 2 3 The independent senators, Angus King of Maine and Bernie Sanders of Vermont, caucus with the Democrats. [1]
  2. The Vice President of the United States is the President of the Senate, but not a member of the Senate itself.
  3. As Vice President, Harris represents no state, but her home state is California.
  4. Appointed to the seat following the resignation of her father Frank Murkowski, who had become Governor of Alaska.
  5. Elected to the seat to succeed Martha McSally, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of John McCain and the resignation of Jon Kyl. [7] [8]
  6. Elected to the seat to succeed John Seymour, who had been appointed to the seat after Pete Wilson elected Governor of California.
  7. Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
  8. Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Ken Salazar, who had become Secretary of the Interior.
  9. Elected to the seat to succeed Ted Kaufman, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Joe Biden, who had become Vice President of the United States.
  10. Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.
  11. Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following Johnny Isakson's resignation.
  12. Appointed to the seat following the death of Daniel Inouye.
  13. Elected to the seat to succeed Mo Cowan, who had been appointed to replace John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State. [30]
  14. Appointed to the seat after Al Franken's resignation. [33]
  15. Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Trent Lott.
  16. Appointed to the seat after Thad Cochran's resignation.
  17. Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who had become Governor of New Jersey.
  18. Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg. [39]
  19. Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.
  20. Elected to the seat following the resignation of David Boren.
  21. Elected to the seat to succeed Tom Coburn, who had to resign at the eve of 113th Congress.
  22. Elected to the seat following the resignation of Bob Packwood.
  23. Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jim DeMint.
  24. Elected to the seat to succeed Carte Goodwin, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Robert Byrd.
  25. Appointed to the seat following the death of Craig L. Thomas.

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1910 and 1911 United States Senate elections

Although the 17th Amendment was not passed until 1913, some states elected their senators directly before its passage. Oregon pioneered direct election and experimented with different measures over several years until it succeeded in 1907. Soon after, Nebraska followed suit and laid the foundation for other states to adopt measures reflecting the people's will. By 1912, as many as 29 states elected senators either as nominees of their party's primary or in conjunction with a general election.

1908 and 1909 United States Senate elections

The United States Senate elections of 1908 and 1909 were held to determine the winners of the 31 class 3 Senate seats up for election, as well as various special elections to fill vacancies or confirm appointments. Until the 17th Amendment, which passed in 1913, Senators were elected by state legislatures. However, some states had already begun direct elections during this time. Oregon pioneered direct election and experimented with different measures over several years until it succeeded in 1907. Soon after, Nebraska followed suit and laid the foundation for other states to adopt measures reflecting the people's will. By 1912, as many as 29 states elected senators either as nominees of their party's primary or in conjunction with a general election. The Republicans lost two seats overall.

116th United States Congress 2019–2021 meeting of U.S. legislature

The 116th United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the Senate and the House of Representatives. It convened in Washington, D.C., on January 3, 2019, and ended on January 3, 2021, during the final two years of Donald Trump's presidency. Senators elected to regular terms in 2014 are finishing their terms in this Congress, and House seats were apportioned based on the 2010 Census.

The following table indicates the party of elected officials in the U.S. state of Minnesota:

1845 United States Senate elections in New York

The 1845 United States Senate special election in New York was held on January 18, 1845 by the New York State Legislature to elect two U.S. Senators to represent the State of New York in the United States Senate. The regular 1845 United States Senate election in New York was held on February 4, 1845, to elect a U.S. Senator to represent the State of New York in the United States Senate.

The United States Senate elections of 1848 and 1849 were elections which had the Democratic Party lose seats but maintain control of the United States Senate.

1874 and 1875 United States Senate elections

The United States Senate elections of 1874 and 1875 had the Democratic Party gain nine seats in the United States Senate from the Republican Party. Republicans remained in the majority, however.

1878 and 1879 United States Senate elections

The United States Senate elections of 1878 and 1879 were elections which had the Democratic Party retake control of the United States Senate for the first time since before the Civil War.

The United States Senate elections of 1842 and 1843 were elections which had the Whigs lose seats but maintain control of the United States Senate. Although they lost three seats in the regular elections, they gained two of them back by the start of the first session in special elections.

The United States Senate elections of 1840 and 1841 were elections which, corresponding with their Party's success in the 1840 presidential election, had the Whig Party take control of the United States Senate.

2016 United States elections Election in the United States in 2016

The 2016 United States elections were held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Republican nominee Donald Trump defeated Democratic former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the presidential election, while Republicans retained control of Congress.

2020 United States Senate elections Part of the U.S. elections held on November 3, 2020

The 2020 United States Senate elections were held on November 3, 2020, with the 33 class 2 seats of the Senate contested in regular elections. Of these, 21 were held by Republicans and 12 by Democrats. The winners were elected to six-year terms from January 3, 2021, to January 3, 2027. Two special elections for seats held by Republicans were also held in conjunction with the general elections, with one in Arizona to fill the vacancy created by John McCain's death in 2018 and one in Georgia following Johnny Isakson's resignation in 2019. In both races, the appointed Republican lost to a Democrat.

117th United States Congress 2021–2023 meeting of U.S. legislature

The 117th United States Congress is the current meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. It convened in Washington, D.C., on January 3, 2021, during the final weeks of Donald Trump's presidency, and will end on January 3, 2023. It will meet during the first two years of Joe Biden's presidency.

2022 United States Senate elections Part of the U.S. elections held November 8, 2022

The 2022 United States Senate elections will be held on November 8, 2022, with 34 of the 100 seats in the Senate being contested in regular elections, the winners of which will serve six-year terms in the United States Congress from January 3, 2023, to January 3, 2029. Senators are divided into three groups, or classes, whose terms are staggered so that a different class is elected every two years. Class 3 senators were last elected in 2016, and will be up for election again in 2022.

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