United States Senate elections, 1818

The United States Senate election of 1818 was an election for the United States Senate which had the Democratic-Republican Party gain two seats. The Democratic-Republican party gained more seats during the 16th United States Congress.

As this election was prior to ratification of the seventeenth amendment, Senators were chosen by State legislatures.

Results

16th Congress (1819–1821)

  • Majority Party: Democratic-Republican (37)
  • Other Parties: 0
  • Total Seats: 46

Change in Senate composition

At the end of the 15th Congress
V
V DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR
DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR
DR
DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR F
F F F F F F F F F F
F
Beginning of the 16th Congress
V
V DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR
DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR
DR
DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR
F F F F F F F F F DR
F
Key:
DR = Democratic-Republican
F = Federalist
Majority
divider

See also

References

  • Party Division in the Senate, 1789-Present, via Senate.gov
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