United States Senate elections, 1800

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The United States Senate election of 1800 was an election for the United States Senate which, coinciding with their takeover of the White House, had the Democratic-Republican Party take control of the United States Senate.

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

Results

7th Congress (1801–1803):

  • Majority Party: Democratic-Republican (17)
  • Minority Party: Federalist (15)
  • Other Parties: 0
  • Vacant: (2)
  • Total Seats: 34

Change in Senate composition

End of the previous Congress

DR DR DR DR DR DR
 F   F   F   F   F  DR DR DR DR DR
F
F F F F F F F F F
F F F F F F

Beginning of the next Congress

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 F F F
Key:
DR = Democratic-Republican
F = Federalist
V = Vacant
Majority
divider

See also

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