United States Senate elections, 1822

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The United States Senate election of 1822 was an election for the United States Senate which saw the Democratic-Republican Party retain a majority over the National Republican and Federalist parties.

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

Results[edit]

18th Congress (1823–1825)

  • Majority Party: Democratic-Republican (31)
  • Minority Parties: National Republican & Federalist (17)
  • Total seats: 48

Change in Senate composition[edit]

At the end of the 17th Congress
DR DR DR 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 DR
DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR
F F F F
Beginning of the 18th Congress
DRa DRa DRa V
DRa DRa DRa DRa DRa DRa DRa DRa DRc DRc
DRc DRc DRc DRc DRc DRc DRc DRc DRc DRc
DRc
DRc DRc DRc DRc DRc DRc DRc DRj DRj
Fa DRj DRj DRj DRj DRj DRj DRj DRj DRj
Fa Fa Fa V
Key:
DR = Democratic-Republican
DRa = Democratic-Republican (Adams-Clay)
DRc = Democratic-Republican (Crawford)
DRj = Democratic-Republican (Jackson)
F = Federalist
Fa = Federalist (Adams-Clay)
V = Vacant
= Majority divider

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