United States Senate elections, 1808

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The United States Senate election of 1808 was an election which had the Federalist Party gain one seat in the United States Senate, and which coincided with the 1808 Presidential election.

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

Senate Party Division, 11th Congress (1809–1811)[edit]

  • Majority Party: Democratic-Republican (27)
  • Other Parties: 0
  • Total Seats: 34

Senate composition before and after elections[edit]

At the end of the 10th Congress
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 DR
Beginning of the 11th Congress
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
F F F F F F F
Key:
DR = Democratic-Republican
F = Federalist
V = Vacant
Majority
divider

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