United States Senate elections, 1814

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The United States Senate election of 1814 was an election which had the Democratic-Republican Party lose two seats, but still retain an overwhelming control of, the United States Senate.

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

Results[edit]

14th Congress (1815–1817)

  • Majority Party: Democratic-Republican (21)
  • Minority Party: Federalist (11)
  • Other Parties: 1
  • Total Seats: 33
  • Vacant: 3

Senate composition before and after elections[edit]

At the end of the 13th 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  ? F F
F F F F F F F F
Beginning of the 14th Congress
V V 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
V F F F F F F F
Key:
DR = Democratic-Republican
F = Federalist
V = Vacant
 ? = Unknown
Majority
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