U.S. Senate delegation from Michigan

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Current members

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

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Carl Levin
Carl Levin.jpg
Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Michigan 1979January 3, 2015Link
Debbie Stabenow
Debbie Stabenow.jpg
Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Michigan 2001January 3, 2019November 2018Link

Election history

For more information on the different classes of U.S. Senators, please see: Classes of United States Senators

Class I

Senators in Class I were elected to office in the November 2012 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election.[1] Class I terms run from the beginning of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2013, to the end of the 115th Congress on January 3, 2019.[1]


2012

U.S. Senate, Michigan General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDebbie Stabenow Incumbent 58.8% 2,735,826
     Republican Pete Hoekstra 38% 1,767,386
     Libertarian Scotty Boman 1.8% 84,480
     Green Harley Mikkelson 0.6% 27,890
     UST Richard Matkin 0.6% 26,038
     NLP John Litle 0.2% 11,229
Total Votes 4,652,849
Source: Michigan Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2006
On November 7, 2006, Debbie Stabenow won re-election to the United States Senate. She defeated Michael Bouchard (R), Leonard Schwartz (L), David Sole (G), W. Dennis FitzSimons (U.S. Taxpayers) and Bret McAtee (Write-in) in the general election.[2]

U.S. Senate, Michigan General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDebbie Stabenow incumbent 56.9% 2,151,278
     Republican Michael Bouchard 41.3% 1,559,597
     Libertarian Leonard Schwartz 0.7% 27,012
     Green David Sole 0.6% 23,890
     U.S. Taxpayers W. Dennis FitzSimons 0.5% 18,341
     Write-In Bret McAtee 0% 24
Total Votes 3,780,142

2000
On November 7, 2000, Debbie Stabenow won election to the United States Senate. She defeated incumbent Spencer Abraham (R), Matthew Abel (L), Michael Corliss (Green), Mark Forton (Reform), John Mangopoulos (U.S. Taxpayers) and William Quarton (Natural Law) in the general election.[3]

U.S. Senate, Michigan General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDebbie Stabenow 49.5% 2,061,952
     Republican Spencer Abraham incumbent 47.9% 1,994,693
     Green Matthew Abel 0.9% 37,542
     Libertarian Michael Corliss 0.7% 29,966
     Reform Mark Forton 0.6% 26,274
     U.S. Taxpayers John Mangopoulos 0.3% 11,628
     Natural Law William Quarton 0.1% 5,630
Total Votes 4,167,685


Class II

Senators in Class II were elected to office in the November 2008 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class II terms run from the beginning of the 111th Congress on January 3, 2009, to the end of the 113th Congress on January 3

2008
On November 4, 2008, Carl Levin won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Jack Hoogendyk, Jr. (R), Scotty Boman (L), Harley G. Mikkelson (G), Michael N. Nikitin (U.S. Taxpayers Party) and Doug Dern (Natural Law) in the general election.[4]

U.S. Senate, Michigan General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarl Levin incumbent 62.7% 3,038,386
     Republican Jack Hoogendyk, Jr. 33.8% 1,641,070
     Libertarian Scotty Boman 1.6% 76,347
     Green Harley G. Mikkelson 0.9% 43,440
     U.S. Taxpayers Party Michael N. Nikitin 0.6% 30,827
     Natural Law Doug Dern 0.4% 18,550
Total Votes 4,848,620

2002
On November 5, 2002, Carl Levin won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Andrew Raczkowski (R), Eric Borregard (G), John Mangopoulos (Reform) and Doug Dern (Natural Law) in the general election.[5]

U.S. Senate, Michigan General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarl Levin incumbent 60.6% 1,896,614
     Republican Andrew Raczkowski 37.9% 1,185,545
     Green Eric Borregard 0.8% 23,931
     Reform John Mangopoulos 0.4% 12,831
     Natural Law Doug Dern 0.3% 10,366
Total Votes 3,129,287

1996
On November 5, 1996, Carl Levin won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Ronna Romney (R), Kenneth Proctor (L), William Roundtree (Workers World), Joseph Mattingly (Natural Law) and Martin McLaughlin (Socialist Equality) in the general election.[6]

U.S. Senate, Michigan General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarl Levin incumbent 58.4% 2,195,738
     Republican Ronna Romney 39.9% 1,500,106
     Libertarian Kenneth Proctor 1% 36,911
     Workers World William Roundtree 0.3% 12,235
     Natural Law Joseph Mattingly 0.3% 11,306
     Socialist Equality Martin McLaughlin 0.2% 5,975
     N/A Write-in 0% 304
Total Votes 3,762,575

Historical members

Historical Representation to the U.S. Senate by Party from Michigan
Party Total
     Republican 23
     Democratic 15
     Whig 2
Total Senators 40
Class 1 Senators from Michigan
Senator Years Served Party
Lucius Lyon 1837-1839 Democratic
Augustus S. Porter 1840-1845 W
Lewis Cass 1845-1848 Democratic
Thomas Fitzgerald 1848-1849 Democratic
Lewis Cass 1849-1857 Democratic
Zachariah Chandler 1857-1875 Republican
Isaac P. Christiancy 1875-1879 Republican
Zachariah Chandler 1879-1879 Republican
Henry P. Baldwin 1879-1881 Republican
Omar D. Conger 1881-1887 Republican
Francis B. Stockbridge 1887-1894 Republican
John Patton, Jr. 1894-1895 Republican
Julius C. Burrows 1895-1911 Republican
Charles E. Townsend 1911-1923 Republican
Woodbridge N. Ferris 1923-1928 Democratic
Arthur H. Vandenberg 1928-1951 Republican
A. E. Blair Moody 1951-1952 Democratic
Charles E. Potter 1952-1959 Republican
Philip A. Hart 1959-1976 Democratic
Donald W. Riegle, Jr. 1976-1995 Democratic
Spencer Abraham 1995-2001 Republican
Deborah A. Stabenow 2001-Present Democratic
Class 2 Senators from Michigan
Senator Years Served Party
John Norvell 1837-1841 Democratic
William Woodbridge 1841-1847 W
Alpheus Felch 1847-1853 Democratic
Charles E. Stuart 1853-1859 Democratic
Kinsley S. Bingham 1859-1861 Republican
Jacob M. Howard 1862-1871 Republican
Thomas W. Ferry 1871-1883 Republican
Thomas W. Palmer 1883-1889 Republican
James McMillan 1889-1902 Republican
Russell A. Alger 1902-1907 Republican
William Alden Smith 1907-1919 Republican
Truman H. Newberry 1919-1922 Republican
James Couzens 1922-1936 Republican
Prentiss M. Brown 1936-1943 Democratic
Homer S. Ferguson 1943-1955 Republican
Patrick V. McNamara 1955-1966 Democratic
Robert P. Griffin 1966-1979 Republican
Carl Levin 1979-Present Democratic

See also

References

Historical members

Historical Representation to the U.S. Senate by Party from Michigan
Party Total
     Republican 23
     Democratic 15
     Whig 2
Total Senators 40
Class 1 Senators from Michigan
Senator Years Served Party
Lucius Lyon 1837-1839 Democratic
Augustus S. Porter 1840-1845 W
Lewis Cass 1845-1848 Democratic
Thomas Fitzgerald 1848-1849 Democratic
Lewis Cass 1849-1857 Democratic
Zachariah Chandler 1857-1875 Republican
Isaac P. Christiancy 1875-1879 Republican
Zachariah Chandler 1879-1879 Republican
Henry P. Baldwin 1879-1881 Republican
Omar D. Conger 1881-1887 Republican
Francis B. Stockbridge 1887-1894 Republican
John Patton, Jr. 1894-1895 Republican
Julius C. Burrows 1895-1911 Republican
Charles E. Townsend 1911-1923 Republican
Woodbridge N. Ferris 1923-1928 Democratic
Arthur H. Vandenberg 1928-1951 Republican
A. E. Blair Moody 1951-1952 Democratic
Charles E. Potter 1952-1959 Republican
Philip A. Hart 1959-1976 Democratic
Donald W. Riegle, Jr. 1976-1995 Democratic
Spencer Abraham 1995-2001 Republican
Deborah A. Stabenow 2001-Present Democratic
Class 2 Senators from Michigan
Senator Years Served Party
John Norvell 1837-1841 Democratic
William Woodbridge 1841-1847 W
Alpheus Felch 1847-1853 Democratic
Charles E. Stuart 1853-1859 Democratic
Kinsley S. Bingham 1859-1861 Republican
Jacob M. Howard 1862-1871 Republican
Thomas W. Ferry 1871-1883 Republican
Thomas W. Palmer 1883-1889 Republican
James McMillan 1889-1902 Republican
Russell A. Alger 1902-1907 Republican
William Alden Smith 1907-1919 Republican
Truman H. Newberry 1919-1922 Republican
James Couzens 1922-1936 Republican
Prentiss M. Brown 1936-1943 Democratic
Homer S. Ferguson 1943-1955 Republican
Patrick V. McNamara 1955-1966 Democratic
Robert P. Griffin 1966-1979 Republican
Carl Levin 1979-Present Democratic

See also

References