United States Senate elections, 1802

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The United States Senate election of 1802 was an election for the United States Senate which had the Democratic-Republican Party assume an overwhelming control thereof.

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

Results

8th Congress (1803–1805):

  • Majority Party: Democratic-Republican (25)
  • Minority Party: Federalist (9)
  • Other Parties: 0
  • Total Seats: 34

Change in Senate composition

End of the previous Congress

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

See also

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