United States Senate elections, 1816

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The United States Senate election of 1816 was an election for the United States Senate which had the Democratic-Republican Party gain four seats, and which coincided with the Presidential election.

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

Results[edit]

15th Congress (1817–1819)

  • Majority Party: Democratic-Republican (25)
  • Minority Party: Federalist (13)
  • Total Seats: 38

Change in Senate composition[edit]

At the end of the previous Congress[edit]

DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR
DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR
DR ← Majority
DR DR DR DR DR F F F F
F F F F F F F F F

At the beginning of the next Congress[edit]

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

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