List of current United States Senators

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This is a list of the current members of the United States Senate (115th United States Congress).

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U.S. Senate party membership by state. States with two Democratic senators are in blue, states with two Republican senators are in red, and those with one of each are in purple. States with an independent senator are marked with green stripes on a blue or red background, depending on the party of the other senator.
Affiliation Members
  Republican Party 52
  Democratic Party 46
  Independent 2[upper-alpha 1]
Total 100


Office Party Officer State Since
Vice President of the United States and
President of the Senate
Republican Party Mike Pence official portrait.jpg Mike Pence Indiana 2017
President pro tempore Republican Party Orrin Hatch, Official Photograph.jpg Orrin Hatch Utah 2015

Majority (Republican) leadership

Office Officer State Since
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Kentucky 2015
Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn Texas 2015
Republican Conference Chairman John Thune South Dakota 2015
Republican Conference Vice Chairman Roy Blunt Missouri 2015
National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman Cory Gardner Colorado 2017

Election cycles

Key to Senate classes by election year:

Class Election
Year (Nov)
Start of
Term (Jan)
End of
Term (Jan)
Democratic Republican Independent Total
1 2012 2013 2019 23 8 2 33
2 2014 2015 2021 11 22 33
3 2016 2017 2023 12 22 34
Total 44 54 2 100


State Class Senator Name Party Private Sector Experience Prior Public Office/Position Education Assumed Office Date of Birth Term Expires
Alabama 3 Richard Shelby, official portrait, 112th Congress crop.jpg Shelby, RichardRichard Shelby Republican U.S. House, Alabama Senate University of Alabama (B.A.; LL.B.) January 3, 1987 May 6, 1934 January 3, 2023
Alabama 2 Strange, LutherLuther Strange Republican Attorney General of Alabama Tulane University (B.A.; J.D.) February 9, 2017 March 1, 1953 January 3, 2021
Alaska 3 Lisa Murkowski.jpg Murkowski, LisaLisa Murkowski Republican lawyer in private practice Alaska House of Representatives Georgetown University (B.A.)
Willamette University (J.D.)
December 20, 2002 May 22, 1957 January 3, 2023
Alaska 2 Senator Dan Sullivan official.jpg Sullivan, DanDan Sullivan Republican Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Alaska Attorney General, Assistant U.S. Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Harvard College
Georgetown University
January 3, 2015 November 13, 1964 January 3, 2021
Arizona 3 John McCain official portrait 2009.jpg McCain, JohnJohn McCain Republican U.S. House, U.S. Navy Captain United States Naval Academy (B.S.) January 3, 1987 August 29, 1936 January 3, 2023
Arizona 1 Jeff Flake official Senate photo.jpg Flake, JeffJeff Flake Republican nonprofit director U.S. House Brigham Young University (B.A.) January 3, 2013 December 31, 1962 January 3, 2019
Arkansas 3 John Boozman, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Boozman, JohnJohn Boozman Republican optometrist Rogers Public School board member, U.S. House University of Arkansas (attended)
Southern College of Optometry (O.D.)
January 3, 2011 December 10, 1950 January 3, 2023
Arkansas 2 Tom Cotton official Senate photo.jpg Cotton, TomTom Cotton Republican U.S. House Harvard University
Claremont Graduate University
January 3, 2015 May 13, 1977 January 3, 2021
California 1 Dianne Feinstein, official Senate photo 2.jpg Feinstein, DianneDianne Feinstein Democratic Mayor of San Francisco, San Francisco Board of Supervisors Stanford University (B.A.) November 10, 1992 June 22, 1933 January 3, 2019
California 3 Harris, KamalaKamala Harris Democratic Attorney General of California Howard University (B.A.)
University of California, Hastings (J.D.)
January 3, 2017 October 20, 1964 January 3, 2023
Colorado 3 Michael Bennet Official Photo.jpg Bennet, MichaelMichael Bennet Democratic managing director of an investment firm Denver Public Schools Superintendent Wesleyan University (B.A.)
Yale University (J.D.)
January 21, 2009 November 28, 1964 January 3, 2023
Colorado 2 Cory Gardner official Senate portrait.jpeg Gardner, CoryCory Gardner Republican U.S. House, Colorado House of Representatives Colorado State University
University of Colorado Law School
January 3, 2015 August 22, 1974 January 3, 2021
Connecticut 3 Richard Blumenthal Official Portrait.jpg Blumenthal, RichardRichard Blumenthal Democratic Connecticut Attorney General, Connecticut Senate, Connecticut House of Representatives Harvard University (B.A.)
Trinity College, Cambridge (attended)
Yale University (J.D.)
January 5, 2011 February 13, 1946 January 3, 2023
Connecticut 1 Chris Murphy, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Murphy, ChrisChris Murphy Democratic U.S. House, Connecticut Senate, Connecticut House of Representatives Williams College (B.A.)
Exeter College, Oxford (attended)
University of Connecticut (J.D.)
January 3, 2013 August 3, 1973 January 3, 2019
Delaware 1 Tom Carper 2013.jpg Carper, TomTom Carper Democratic Governor of Delaware, U.S. House, Delaware State Treasurer The Ohio State University (B.A.)
University of Delaware (M.B.A.)
January 3, 2001 January 23, 1947 January 3, 2019
Delaware 2 Chris Coons, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Coons, ChrisChris Coons Democratic volunteer, director for nonprofits, lawyer for a manufacturer County Executive of New Castle County Amherst College (B.A.)
University of Nairobi (attended)
Yale University (J.D.; M.A.)
November 15, 2010 September 9, 1963 January 3, 2021
Florida 1 Bill Nelson.jpg Nelson, BillBill Nelson Democratic lawyer in private practice, astronaut Florida State Treasurer, U.S. House, Florida House of Representatives University of Florida (attended)
Yale University (B.A.)
University of Virginia (J.D.)
January 3, 2001 September 29, 1942 January 3, 2019
Florida 3 Marco Rubio, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Rubio, MarcoMarco Rubio Republican Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives University of Florida (B.A.)
University of Miami (J.D.)
January 3, 2011 May 28, 1971 January 3, 2023
Georgia 3 Johnny Isakson official Senate photo.jpg Isakson, JohnnyJohnny Isakson Republican real estate broker U.S. House, Georgia Senate, Georgia House of Representatives University of Georgia (B.B.A.) January 3, 2005 December 28, 1944 January 3, 2023
Georgia 2 David Perdue official Senate photo.jpg Perdue, DavidDavid Perdue Republican business owner Georgia Institute of Technology January 3, 2015 December 10, 1949 January 3, 2021
Hawaii 3 Brian Schatz, official portrait, 113th Congress 2.jpg Schatz, BrianBrian Schatz Democratic CEO, director of nonprofits Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii, Hawaii House of Representatives Pomona College (B.A.) December 26, 2012 October 20, 1972 January 3, 2023
Hawaii 1 Mazie Hirono, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Hirono, MazieMazie Hirono Democratic lawyer in private practice U.S. House, Hawaii House of Representatives, Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii University of Hawaii at Manoa (B.A.)
Georgetown University (J.D.)
January 3, 2013 November 3, 1947 January 3, 2019
Idaho 3 Mike Crapo Official Photo 110th Congress.jpg Crapo, MikeMike Crapo Republican U.S. House, Idaho Senate Brigham Young University (B.A.)
Harvard University (J.D.)
January 3, 1999 May 20, 1951 January 3, 2023
Idaho 2 Jim Risch official portrait.jpg Risch, JimJim Risch Republican professor, rancher, president of nonprofit Governor of Idaho, Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, President pro tempore of the Idaho Senate, Ada County Prosecuting Attorney University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (attended)
University of Idaho (B.S.; J.D.)
January 3, 2009 May 3, 1943 January 3, 2021
Illinois 2 Richard Durbin official photo.jpg Durbin, DickDick Durbin Democratic meatpacking plant laborer, lawyer in private practice, professor U.S. House Georgetown University (B.S.; J.D.) January 3, 1997 November 21, 1944 January 3, 2021
Illinois 3 Duckworth, TammyTammy Duckworth Democratic U.S. House University of Hawaii (B.A.)
George Washington University (M.A.)
January 3, 2017 March 12, 1968 January 3, 2023
Indiana 3 Young, ToddTodd Young Republican U.S. House January 3, 2017 August 24, 1972 January 3, 2023
Indiana 1 Joe Donnelly, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Donnelly, JoeJoe Donnelly Democratic printer, lawyer in a law firm U.S. House University of Notre Dame (B.A.; J.D.) January 3, 2013 September 29, 1955 January 3, 2019
Iowa 3 Sen Chuck Grassley official.jpg Grassley, ChuckChuck Grassley Republican farmer, factory worker U.S. House, Iowa House of Representatives University of Northern Iowa (B.A.; M.A.) January 3, 1981 September 17, 1933 January 3, 2023
Iowa 2 Joni Ernst Official photo portrait 114th Congress.jpg Ernst, JoniJoni Ernst Republican farmer Iowa Senate Iowa State University
Columbus State University
January 3, 2015 July 1, 1970 January 3, 2021
Kansas 2 Pat Roberts official Senate photo.jpg Roberts, PatPat Roberts Republican journalist U.S. House Kansas State University (B.A.) January 3, 1997 April 20, 1936 January 3, 2021
Kansas 3 Jerry Moran, official portrait, 112th Congress headshot.jpg Moran, JerryJerry Moran Republican banker, lawyer in a law firm U.S. House, Kansas Senate Fort Hays State University (attended)
University of Kansas (B.A.; J.D.)
January 3, 2011 May 29, 1954 January 3, 2023
Kentucky 2 Mitch McConnell official portrait 112th Congress.jpg McConnell, MitchMitch McConnell Republican Jefferson County Executive University of Louisville (B.A.)
University of Kentucky (J.D.)
January 3, 1985 February 20, 1942 January 3, 2021
Kentucky 3 Rand Paul, official portrait, 112th Congress alternate.jpg Paul, RandRand Paul Republican ophthalmologist Congressional Intern Baylor University (attended)
Duke University (M.D.)
January 3, 2011 January 7, 1963 January 3, 2023
Louisiana 3 Kennedy, John NeelyJohn Neely Kennedy Republican Louisiana Treasurer Vanderbilt University (B.A.)
University of Virginia (J.D.)
January 3, 2017 November 21, 1951 January 3, 2023
Louisiana 2 Bill Cassidy official Senate photo.jpg Cassidy, BillBill Cassidy Republican physician U.S. House, Louisiana Senate Louisiana State University(B.A.)
LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans (M.D.)
January 3, 2015 September 28, 1957 January 3, 2021
Maine 2 Sen Susan Collins official.jpg Collins, SusanSusan Collins Republican Commissioner of the Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation St. Lawrence University (B.A.) January 3, 1997 December 7, 1952 January 3, 2021
Maine 1 Angus King, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg King, AngusAngus King Independent founder and vice-president of energy companies Governor of Maine Dartmouth College (B.A.)
University of Virginia (J.D.)
January 3, 2013 March 31, 1944 January 3, 2019
Maryland 3 Van Hollen, ChrisChris Van Hollen Democratic U.S. House January 3, 2017 January 10, 1959 January 3, 2023
Maryland 1 Ben Cardin, official Senate photo portrait.jpg Cardin, BenBen Cardin Democratic lawyer in private practice U.S. House, Maryland House of Delegates University of Pittsburgh (B.A.)
University of Maryland, Baltimore (J.D.)
January 3, 2007 October 5, 1943 January 3, 2019
Massachusetts 1 Elizabeth Warren--Official 113th Congressional Portrait--.jpg Warren, ElizabethElizabeth Warren Democratic lawyer at a law firm and in private practice, law school professor, research associate, vice-president of a nonprofit Special Assistant to the President George Washington University (attended)
University of Houston (B.A.)
Rutgers University, Newark (J.D.)
January 3, 2013 June 22, 1949 January 3, 2019
Massachusetts 2 Edward Markey, official portrait, 114th Congress.jpg Markey, EdEd Markey Democratic lawyer in private practice U.S. House, Massachusetts House Boston College (B.A.; J.D.) July 16, 2013 July 11, 1946 January 3, 2021
Michigan 1 Debbie Stabenow, official portrait.jpg Stabenow, DebbieDebbie Stabenow Democratic U.S. House, Michigan Senate, Michigan House of Representatives, Ingham County Board of Commissioners Michigan State University (B.A.; M.S.W.) January 3, 2001 April 29, 1950 January 3, 2019
Michigan 2 Gary Peters, official portrait, 114th Congress.jpg Peters, GaryGary Peters Democratic U.S. House, Michigan Lottery Commissioner, Michigan Senate Alma College
University of Detroit Mercy
Wayne State University
Michigan State University
January 3, 2015 December 1, 1958 January 3, 2021
Minnesota 1 Amy Klobuchar, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Klobuchar, AmyAmy Klobuchar Democratic-Farmer-Labor lawyer in a law firm Hennepin County Attorney Yale University (B.A.)
University of Chicago (J.D.)
January 3, 2007 May 25, 1960 January 3, 2019
Minnesota 2 Al Franken Official Senate Portrait.jpg Franken, AlAl Franken Democratic-Farmer-Labor comedian, writer, radio talk show host Harvard University (A.B.) July 7, 2009 May 21, 1951 January 3, 2021
Mississippi 2 CochranThad(R-MS).jpg Cochran, ThadThad Cochran Republican lawyer in private practice U.S. House University of Mississippi (B.A.; J.D.) December 27, 1978 December 7, 1937 January 3, 2021
Mississippi 1 SenatorRogerWicker(R-MS).jpg Wicker, RogerRoger Wicker Republican U.S. House, Mississippi State Senate University of Mississippi (B.A.; J.D.) December 31, 2007 July 5, 1951 January 3, 2019
Missouri 1 Claire McCaskill, official Senate photo portrait, standing, 2007.jpg McCaskill, ClaireClaire McCaskill Democratic trial lawyer State Auditor of Missouri, Missouri House of Representatives, Jackson County Prosecutor University of Missouri (B.S.; J.D.) January 3, 2007 July 24, 1953 January 3, 2019
Missouri 3 Roy Blunt, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Blunt, RoyRoy Blunt Republican U.S. House, Missouri Secretary of State, President of Southwest Baptist University Southwest Baptist University (B.A.)
Missouri State University (M.A.)
January 3, 2011 January 10, 1950 January 3, 2023
Montana 1 Jon Tester, official 110th Congress photo.jpg Tester, JonJon Tester Democratic music teacher, farmer Member and President of the Montana Senate University of Great Falls (B.S.) January 3, 2007 August 21, 1956 January 3, 2019
Montana 2 Steve Daines official Senate portrait.jpg Daines, SteveSteve Daines Republican U.S. House Montana State University January 3, 2015 August 20, 1962 January 3, 2021
Nebraska 1 Deb Fischer official Senate photo.jpg Fischer, DebDeb Fischer Republican rancher Nebraska Legislature University of Nebraska-Lincoln (B.S.) January 3, 2013 March 1, 1951 January 3, 2019
Nebraska 2 Ben Sasse Official photo.jpg Sasse, BenBen Sasse Republican President of Midland University Harvard College
St. John's College
Yale University
January 3, 2015 February 22, 1972 January 3, 2021
Nevada 3 Catherine Cortez Masto 115th Congress.jpg Cortez Masto, CatherineCatherine Cortez Masto Democratic Nevada Attorney General University of Nevada, Reno (B.A.)
Gonzaga University (J.D.)
January 3, 2017 March 29, 1964 January 3, 2023
Nevada 1 Dean Heller, Official Senate Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Heller, DeanDean Heller Republican stockbroker, stock trader U.S. House, Nevada Secretary of State, Nevada Assembly University of Southern California (B.B.A.) May 9, 2011 May 10, 1960 January 3, 2019
New Hampshire 2 Jeanne Shaheen, official Senate photo portrait, 2009.jpg Shaheen, JeanneJeanne Shaheen Democratic teacher, entrepreneur Governor of New Hampshire, New Hampshire Senate Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (B.A.)
University of Mississippi (M.A.)
January 3, 2009 January 28, 1947 January 3, 2021
New Hampshire 3 Maggie Hassan, official portrait, 115th Congress.jpg Hassan, MaggieMaggie Hassan Democratic Governor of New Hampshire Brown University (B.A.)
Northeastern University (J.D.)
January 3, 2017 February 27, 1958 January 3, 2023
New Jersey 1 Robert Menendez, official Senate photo.jpg Menendez, BobBob Menendez Democratic lawyer in private practice U.S. House, New Jersey Senate, New Jersey General Assembly, Mayor of Union City Saint Peter's College (B.A.)
Rutgers School of Law (J.D.)
January 18, 2006 January 1, 1954 January 3, 2019
New Jersey 2 Cory Booker Senate.jpg Booker, CoryCory Booker Democratic pro bono lawyer Mayor of Newark Stanford University (B.A; M.A.)
The Queen's College, Oxford (M.A.)
Yale University (J.D.)
October 31, 2013 April 27, 1969 January 3, 2021
New Mexico 2 Tom Udall portrait.jpg Udall, TomTom Udall Democratic law clerk, Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. House, New Mexico Attorney General Prescott College (B.A.)
University of Cambridge (LL.B.)
University of New Mexico (J.D.)
January 3, 2009 May 18, 1948 January 3, 2021
New Mexico 1 Martin Heinrich, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Heinrich, MartinMartin Heinrich Democratic director of nonprofit, consultant U.S. House, Albuquerque City Council University of Missouri (B.S.)
University of New Mexico (attended)
January 3, 2013 October 17, 1971 January 3, 2019
New York 3 Charles Schumer official portrait.jpg Schumer, ChuckChuck Schumer Democratic U.S. House, New York State Assembly Harvard University (A.B.; J.D.) January 3, 1999 November 23, 1950 January 3, 2023
New York 1 SenatorGillibrandpic.jpg Gillibrand, KirstenKirsten Gillibrand Democratic lawyer for law firms, law clerk, special counsel U.S. House Dartmouth College (B.A.)
University of California, Los Angeles (J.D.)
January 26, 2009 December 9, 1966 January 3, 2019
North Carolina 3 Richard Burr official portrait.jpg Burr, RichardRichard Burr Republican sales manager, director of nonprofits U.S. House Wake Forest University (B.A.) January 3, 2005 November 30, 1955 January 3, 2023
North Carolina 2 Senator Thom Tillis Official Portrait.jpg Tillis, ThomThom Tillis Republican Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives University of Maryland University College January 3, 2015 August 30, 1960 January 3, 2021
North Dakota 3 Hoeven Official Portrait 2014.JPG Hoeven, JohnJohn Hoeven Republican banker Governor of North Dakota Dartmouth College (B.A.)
Northwestern University (M.B.A.)
January 3, 2011 March 13, 1957 January 3, 2023
North Dakota 1 Heidi Heitkamp official portrait 113th Congress.jpg Heitkamp, HeidiHeidi Heitkamp Democratic lawyer for state government agencies North Dakota Attorney General, Tax Commissioner of North Dakota University of North Dakota (B.A.)
Lewis and Clark College (J.D.)
January 3, 2013 October 30, 1955 January 3, 2019
Ohio 1 Sherrod Brown official photo 2009 2.jpg Brown, SherrodSherrod Brown Democratic Teacher U.S. House, Ohio Secretary of State, Ohio House of Representatives Yale University (B.A.)
The Ohio State University (M.P.A.; M.A.)
January 3, 2007 November 9, 1952 January 3, 2019
Ohio 3 Rob Portman, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Portman, RobRob Portman Republican farm hand, lobbyist, lawyer in a law firm U.S. House, U.S. Trade Representative, Director of the Office of Management and Budget Dartmouth College (B.A.)
University of Michigan (J.D.)
January 3, 2011 December 19, 1955 January 3, 2023
Oklahoma 2 Jim Inhofe, official photo portrait, 2007.jpg Inhofe, JimJim Inhofe Republican army veteran, businessman, developer, president of insurance company U.S. House, Mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma Senate, Oklahoma House of Representatives University of Tulsa (B.A.) November 17, 1994 November 17, 1934 January 3, 2021
Oklahoma 3 James Lankford official Senate photo.jpg Lankford, JamesJames Lankford Republican U.S. House University of Texas at Austin
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
January 3, 2015 March 4, 1968 January 3, 2023
Oregon 3 Ron Wyden official portrait crop.jpg Wyden, RonRon Wyden Democratic teacher, director of nonprofit U.S. House University of California, Santa Barbara (attended)
Stanford University (B.A.)
University of Oregon (J.D.)
February 6, 1996 May 3, 1949 January 3, 2023
Oregon 2 Jeff Merkley.jpg Merkley, JeffJeff Merkley Democratic technology worker for the DOD, director of nonprofits CBO Analyst, Speaker of the Oregon House Stanford University (B.A.)
Princeton University (M.P.P.)
January 3, 2009 October 24, 1956 January 3, 2021
Pennsylvania 1 Senator Bob Casey official photo 2010.jpg Casey, Jr., BobBob Casey, Jr. Democratic teacher, basketball coach, lawyer in private practice Pennsylvania State Treasurer, Pennsylvania Auditor General College of the Holy Cross (B.A.)
The Catholic University of America (J.D.)
January 3, 2007 April 13, 1960 January 3, 2019
Pennsylvania 3 Pat Toomey, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Toomey, PatPat Toomey Republican bank currency swap trader, restaurant owner U.S. House Harvard University (A.B.) January 3, 2011 November 17, 1961 January 3, 2023
Rhode Island 2 Jack Reed, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Reed, JackJack Reed Democratic lawyer at law firms U.S. Army paratrooper, Company Commander, Battalion Staff Officer, Captain, U.S. House, Rhode Island Senate United States Military Academy (B.S.)
Harvard University (M.P.A., J.D.)
January 3, 1997 November 12, 1949 January 3, 2021
Rhode Island 1 Sheldon Whitehouse 2010.jpg Whitehouse, SheldonSheldon Whitehouse Democratic state law clerk, Special Assistant to Attorney General, Governor's Executive Counsel, Rhode Island Attorney General, U.S. Attorney for the District of Rhode Island, Rhode Island Director of Business Regulation Yale University (B.A.)
University of Virginia (J.D.)
January 3, 2007 October 20, 1955 January 3, 2019
South Carolina 2 Lindsey Graham, Official Portrait 2006.jpg Graham, LindseyLindsey Graham Republican lawyer in private practice judge advocate, military prosecutor, U.S. House, South Carolina House of Representatives University of South Carolina (B.A.; J.D.) January 3, 2003 July 9, 1955 January 3, 2021
South Carolina 3 Tim Scott, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Scott, TimTim Scott Republican insurance agent, financial adviser U.S. House, South Carolina House of Representatives, Charleston County Council Presbyterian College (attended)
Charleston Southern University (B.S.)
January 2, 2013 September 19, 1965 January 3, 2023
South Dakota 3 John Thune, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Thune, JohnJohn Thune Republican legislative aide, director of SD Republican Party, director of Municipal League, Railroad Director U.S. House Biola University (B.A.)
University of South Dakota (M.B.A.)
January 3, 2005 January 7, 1961 January 3, 2023
South Dakota 2 Mike Rounds official Senate portrait.jpg Rounds, MikeMike Rounds Republican Governor of South Dakota, South Dakota Senate South Dakota State University January 3, 2015 October 24, 1954 January 3, 2021
Tennessee 2 LamarAlexander.jpg Alexander, LamarLamar Alexander Republican law clerk, Senate staffer, Governor of Tennessee, U.S. Secretary of Education Vanderbilt University (B.A.)
New York University (J.D.)
January 3, 2003 July 3, 1940 January 3, 2021
Tennessee 1 Bob Corker official Senate photo.jpg Corker, BobBob Corker Republican construction laborer and superintendent, owner of construction and real estate companies Mayor of Chattanooga, Tennessee Commissioner of Finance and Administration University of Tennessee (B.S.) January 3, 2007 August 24, 1952 January 3, 2019
Texas 2 John Cornyn official portrait, 2009.jpg Cornyn, JohnJohn Cornyn Republican lawyer state district judge, Texas Attorney General, Associate Justice of the Texas Supreme Court Trinity University (B.A.)
St Mary's University (J.D.)
University of Virginia (LL.M.)
December 1, 2002 February 2, 1952 January 3, 2021
Texas 1 Ted Cruz, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Cruz, TedTed Cruz Republican Lawyer for a law firm Law clerk in 4th Circuit and Supreme Court, associate deputy attorney general, policy planner, Solicitor General of Texas Princeton University (B.A.)
Harvard University (J.D.)
January 3, 2013 December 22, 1970 January 3, 2019
Utah 1 Orrin Hatch, Official Photograph.jpg Hatch, OrrinOrrin Hatch Republican janitor, construction worker, bishop, lawyer Brigham Young University (B.A.)
University of Pittsburgh (J.D.)
January 3, 1977 March 22, 1934 January 3, 2019
Utah 3 Mike Lee official portrait 112th Congress.jpg Lee, MikeMike Lee Republican lawyer for a law firms law clerk for U.S. District Court and 3rd Circuit Court, Assistant U.S. Attorney Brigham Young University (B.A.; J.D.) January 3, 2011 June 4, 1971 January 3, 2023
Vermont 3 Leahy2009.jpg Leahy, PatrickPatrick Leahy Democratic lawyer in private practice Chittenden County State's Attorney Saint Michael's College (B.A.)
Georgetown University (J.D.)
January 3, 1975 March 31, 1940 January 3, 2023
Vermont 1 Bernie Sanders.jpg Sanders, BernieBernie Sanders Independent carpenter, filmmaker, writer, researcher, professor Mayor of Burlington, U.S. House Brooklyn College (attended)
University of Chicago (B.A.)
January 3, 2007 September 8, 1941 January 3, 2019
Virginia 2 Mark Warner, official 111th Congress photo portrait.jpg Warner, MarkMark Warner Democratic broker of mobile phone franchise licenses, venture capitalist Governor of Virginia, Chairman of the Virginia Democratic Party George Washington University (B.A.)
Harvard University (J.D.)
January 3, 2009 December 15, 1954 January 3, 2021
Virginia 1 Tim Kaine, official 113th Congress photo portrait.jpg Kaine, TimTim Kaine Democratic missionary, law clerk, lawyer in private practice, teacher Governor of Virginia, Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, Mayor of Richmond, city councilman, Chairman of the Democratic National Committee University of Missouri (B.A.)
Harvard University (J.D.)
January 3, 2013 February 26, 1958 January 3, 2019
Washington 3 Patty Murray, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Murray, PattyPatty Murray Democratic preschool teacher, parenting teacher, lobbyist Washington Senate, Shoreline School District Board of Directors Washington State University (B.A.) January 3, 1993 October 11, 1950 January 3, 2023
Washington 1 Maria Cantwell, official portrait, 110th Congress.jpg Cantwell, MariaMaria Cantwell Democratic marketing vice-president U.S. House, Washington House of Representatives Miami University (B.A.) January 3, 2001 October 13, 1958 January 3, 2019
West Virginia 1 Joe Manchin official portrait 112th Congress.jpg Manchin, JoeJoe Manchin Democratic president of a coal mining company Governor of West Virginia, West Virginia Secretary of State, West Virginia Senate, West Virginia House of Delegates West Virginia University (B.S.) November 15, 2010 August 24, 1947 January 3, 2019
West Virginia 2 Shelley Moore Capito official Senate photo.jpg Moore Capito, ShelleyShelley Moore Capito Republican U.S. House Duke University
Curry School of Education
January 3, 2015 November 26, 1953 January 3, 2021
Wisconsin 3 Ron Johnson, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Johnson, RonRon Johnson Republican accountant, CEO of plastics manufacturer University of Minnesota (B.A.) January 3, 2011 April 8, 1955 January 3, 2023
Wisconsin 1 Tammy Baldwin, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Baldwin, TammyTammy Baldwin Democratic lawyer in private practice U.S. House, Wisconsin State Assembly, Dane County, Wisconsin Board of Supervisors Smith College (B.A.)
University of Wisconsin - Madison (J.D.)
January 3, 2013 February 11, 1962 January 3, 2019
Wyoming 2 Mike Enzi, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Enzi, MikeMike Enzi Republican shoe salesman, president of nonprofit, accountant for an oil drilling company, executive director for a gas/coal/utilities company Wyoming Air National Guard, member of Coal Advisory Committee (Department of Interior), Wyoming Senate, Wyoming House of Representatives, Mayor of Gillette George Washington University (B.S.)
University of Denver (M.B.A.)
January 3, 1997 February 1, 1944 January 3, 2021
Wyoming 1 John Barrasso official portrait 112th Congress.jpg Barrasso, JohnJohn Barrasso Republican physician in private practice, orthopedic surgeon, chief of staff of a medical center, president/physician for several nonprofits Wyoming Senate Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (attended)
Georgetown University (B.A.; M.D.)
June 25, 2007 July 21, 1952 January 3, 2019


  1. Senators Angus King of Maine and Bernie Sanders of Vermont caucus with the Democratic Party. Senator Sanders is a candidate for the Democratic Party's nomination for the 2016 Presidential election but remains an independent member of the Senate.[1][2][3]


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  2. "Sander's Senate Committee assignments". Retrieved 22 December 2015. 
  3. "Sanders Opposes Spending Package". Sanders Senate office press release identifying himself as (I-VT). Retrieved 22 December 2015.