Map of the Senate composition by state and party
Senate composition by state and party
  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. This list includes all senators serving in the 118th United States Congress.

Party affiliation

Senate composition by party
  Independents caucusing with Democrats
Affiliation Members
Republican Party 49
Democratic Party 48
Independent 3
Total 100

Independent Sens. Angus King of Maine and Bernie Sanders of Vermont caucus with the Democratic Party;[1][2][3] independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona does not caucus with the Democrats, but is "formally aligned with the Democrats for committee purposes."[4]

Leadership

Presiding officers

Office Party Officer State Since
President of the Senate[a] Democratic Kamala Harris CA[b] January 20, 2021
President pro tempore Democratic Patty Murray WA January 3, 2023

Majority leadership

Office Officer State Since
Senate Majority Leader
Chair of the Senate Democratic Caucus
Chuck Schumer NY January 20, 2021
Party leader since January 3, 2017
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin IL January 20, 2021
Party whip since January 3, 2005
Chair of the Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Debbie Stabenow MI January 3, 2017
Chair of the Senate Democratic Steering Committee Amy Klobuchar MN January 3, 2017
Vice Chairs of the Senate Democratic Caucus Mark Warner VA January 3, 2017
Elizabeth Warren MA January 3, 2017
Chair of Senate Democratic Outreach Bernie Sanders VT January 3, 2017
Vice Chairs of the Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Cory Booker NJ January 3, 2021
Joe Manchin WV January 3, 2017
Secretary of the Senate Democratic Caucus Tammy Baldwin WI January 3, 2017
Chair of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Gary Peters MI January 3, 2021
Vice Chair of Senate Democratic Outreach Catherine Cortez Masto NV January 3, 2021
Deputy Secretary of the Senate Democratic Caucus Brian Schatz HI January 3, 2023
Senate Democratic Chief Deputy Whip Jeff Merkley OR January 3, 2017

Minority leadership

Office Officer State Since
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell KY January 20, 2021
Party leader since January 3, 2007
Senate Minority Whip John Thune SD January 20, 2021
Party whip since January 3, 2019
Chair of the Senate Republican Conference John Barrasso WY January 3, 2019
Chair of the Senate Republican Policy Committee Joni Ernst IA January 3, 2023
Vice Chair of the Senate Republican Conference Shelley Moore Capito WV January 3, 2023
Chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee Steve Daines MT January 3, 2023
Chair of the Senate Republican Steering Committee Mike Lee UT January 3, 2015
Senate Republican Chief Deputy Whip Mike Crapo ID January 3, 2013
President pro tempore emeritus Chuck Grassley IA January 20, 2021
Party dean since January 3, 2019

List of senators

See also

Notes

  1. ^ The vice president of the United States is the president of the Senate, but not a member of the Senate itself and does not have a vote, unless there is a tie on the Senate floor.
  2. ^ As vice president, Harris represents no state, but her home state is California.
  3. ^ Appointed to the seat following the resignation of her father Frank Murkowski, who was elected Governor of Alaska.
  4. ^ Kyrsten Sinema won election to the Senate as a Democrat in 2018[7] before leaving the party in 2022. As of March 2023, she receives committee assignments through the Democratic majority, but does not attend or participate in Senate Democratic Caucus meetings.[8]
  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.[9][10]
  6. ^ Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
  7. ^ Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.
  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. ^ Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the runoff election.
  12. ^ Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.
  13. ^ Appointed to the seat following the death of Daniel Inouye.
  14. ^ a b Angus King of Maine and Bernie Sanders of Vermont join meetings of the Senate Democratic Caucus.[16][17][18]
  15. ^ Elected to the seat to succeed Mo Cowan, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State.[19]
  16. ^ a b The Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL) is the Minnesota affiliate of the U.S. Democratic Party and its members are counted as Democrats.
  17. ^ Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.[20]
  18. ^ Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Trent Lott.
  19. ^ Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Thad Cochran.
  20. ^ Appointed to the seat on January 12, 2023 following the resignation of Ben Sasse.
  21. ^ Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who was elected Governor of New Jersey.
  22. ^ Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.[25]
  23. ^ Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.
  24. ^ Took office following the resignation of Tom Coburn.
  25. ^ Took office following the resignation of Jim Inhofe.
  26. ^ Elected to the seat following the resignation of Bob Packwood.
  27. ^ Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jim DeMint.
  28. ^ Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
  29. ^ Elected to the seat to succeed Carte Goodwin, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Robert Byrd.
  30. ^ Appointed to the seat following the death of Craig L. Thomas.

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  9. ^ Edmondson, Catie (November 4, 2020). "Mark Kelly Defeats Martha McSally in Crucial Arizona Senate Race". The New York Times. Retrieved December 2, 2020.
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  20. ^ "Franken to make announcement Thursday as chorus grows for his resignation". ABC7 Chicago. December 6, 2017. Retrieved December 9, 2017.
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  22. ^ "Congressional candidate Jacky Rosen a newcomer, unknown to most Southern Nevadans". Reviewjournal.com. July 5, 2016. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
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  30. ^ "About Mike". Office of United States Senator Mike Rounds. Retrieved January 20, 2022.
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