List of United States Senators from Nebraska

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Nebraska was admitted as the 37th state to the United States of America on March 1, 1867. As of 2015, a total of 39 individuals have represented Nebraska in the U.S. Senate.

The current members of the U.S. Senate from Nebraska are:

Historical senators

The following individuals were elected to the U.S. Senate from Nebraska.

Historical Representation to the U.S. Senate by Party from Louisiana
Party Total
     Republican 29
     Democratic 8
     Populist 2
Total Senators 39
Class 1 Senators from Nebraska
Senator Years Served Party
Thomas W. Tipton 1867-1875 Republican
Algernon S. Paddock 1875-1881 Republican
Charles H. Van Wyck 1881-1887 Republican
Algernon S. Paddock 1887-1893 Republican
William V. Allen 1893-1899 PO
Monroe L. Hayward 1899-1899 Republican
William V. Allen 1899-1901 PO
Charles H. Dietrich 1901-1905 Republican
Elmer J. Burkett 1905-1911 Republican
Gilbert M. Hitchcock 1911-1923 Democratic
Robert B. Howell 1923-1933 Republican
William H. Thompson 1933-1934 Democratic
Richard C. Hunter 1934-1935 Democratic
Edward R. Burke 1935-1941 Democratic
Hugh A. Butler 1941-1954 Republican
Samuel W. Reynolds 1954-1954 Republican
Roman L. Hruska 1954-1976 Republican
Edward Zorinsky 1976-1987 Democratic
David K. Karnes 1987-1989 Republican
J. Robert Kerrey 1989-2001 Democratic
Ben Nelson 2001-2013 Democratic
Deb Fischer 2013-present Republican
Class 2 Senators from Nebraska
Senator Years Served Party
John M. Thayer 1867-1871 Republican
Phineas W. Hitchcock 1871-1877 Republican
Alvin Saunders 1877-1883 Republican
Charles F. Manderson 1883-1895 Republican
John M. Thurston 1895-1901 Republican
Joseph H. Millard 1901-1907 Republican
Norris Brown 1907-1913 Republican
George W. Norris 1913-1943 Republican
Kenneth S. Wherry 1943-1951 Republican
Frederick A. Seaton 1951-1952 Republican
Dwight P. Griswold 1952-1954 Republican
Eva K. Bowring 1954-1954 Republican
Hazel H. Abel 1954-1954 Republican
Carl T. Curtis 1955-1979 Republican
J. James Exon 1979-1997 Democratic
Chuck Hagel 1997-2009 Republican
Mike Johanns 2009-2015 Republican
Ben Sasse 2015-present Republican

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