United States Senate elections, 1906

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United States Senate elections, 1906
United States
1904 ←
1906 → 1908

30 of the 92 seats in the United States Senate
46 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 58 seats 32 seats
Seats won 61 31
Seat change Increase 3 Decrease 1

Majority Party before election


Republican

Elected Majority Party


Republican

The United States Senate election of 1906 was an election which had the Republican Party gain three seats in the United States Senate, expanding their majority to almost twice that of the opposing Democratic Party.

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

Results[edit]

60th Congress, 1907-1909

  • Majority Party: Republican (61)
  • Minority Party: Democratic (31)
  • Other Parties: (0)
  • Total Seats: 92

Change in Senate composition[edit]

Before the elections
D D D D D
D D D D D D D D D D
D D D D D D D D D D
D D D D D D D R R R
R R R R R R R R R R
R
R R R R R R R R R
R R R R R R R R R R
R R R R R R R R R R
R R R R R R R R R R
R R R R R
In the next Congress
D D D D D D
D D D D D D D D D D
D D D D D D D D D D
D D D D D R R R R R
R R R R R R R R R R
R
R R R R R R R R R
R R R R R R R R R R
R R R R R R R R R R
R R R R R R R R R R
R R R R R R
Key:
D = Democratic
R = Republican
Majority
divider

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