United States Senate elections, 1818

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The United States Senate election of 1818 was an election for the United States Senate which had the Democratic-Republican Party gain two seats. The Democratic-Republican party gained more seats during the 16th United States Congress.

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

Results[edit]

16th Congress (1819–1821)

  • Majority Party: Democratic-Republican (37)
  • Other Parties: 0
  • Total Seats: 46

Change in Senate composition[edit]

At the end of the 15th Congress
V
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 F
F F F F F F F F F F
F
Beginning of the 16th Congress
V
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
F F F F F F F F F DR
F
Key:
DR = Democratic-Republican
F = Federalist
Majority
divider

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