U.S. Senate delegation from Minnesota
|Name:||Party:||Position:||Assumed Office:||Term Ends:||Next Election:||Official Website:|
|Al Franken||U.S. Senate, Minnesota||2009||January 3, 2015||Link|
|Amy Klobuchar||U.S. Senate, Minnesota||2007||January 3, 2019||November 2018||Link|
- For more information on the different classes of U.S. Senators, please see: Classes of United States Senators
Senators in Class I were elected to office in the November 2012 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. 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.
States with a Class I senator:
|U.S. Senate, Minnesota General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Amy Klobuchar Incumbent||65.2%||1,854,595|
|Source: Minnesota Secretary of State, "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election" (dead link)|
On November 7, 2006, Klobuchar won election to the United States Senate. She defeated Mark R. Kennedy (R), Robert Fitzgerald, (I), Michael James Cavlan (G), and Ben Powers (C) in the general election.
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, 2015.
On November 4, 2008, Al Franken won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Norm Coleman, Dean Barkley (I), Charles Aldrich (L), James Niemackl (C), Michael Cavlan (I, Write-In) and Anthony Keith Price (I, Write-In) in the general election. He won election after a lengthy hand recount that did not declare him the winner until after June of 2009.
Norm Coleman was elected to the U.S. Senate on November 5, 2012. Walter Mondale replaced Paul Wellstone on the ticket, following Wellstone's death on October 25, 2002.
The following individuals were elected to the U.S. Senate from Minnesota.
|Historical Representation to the U.S. Senate by Party from Minnesota|
|Class 1 Senators from Minnesota|
|Henry M. Rice||1858-1863||Democratic|
|Samuel J. R. McMillan||1875-1887||Republican|
|Cushman K. Davis||1887-1900||Republican|
|Charles A. Towne||1900-1901||Democratic|
|Moses E. Clapp||1901-1917||Republican|
|Frank B. Kellogg||1917-1923||Republican|
|Edward J. Thye||1947-1959||Republican|
|Eugene J. McCarthy||1959-1971||Democratic|
|Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr.||1971-1978||Democratic|
|Muriel B. Humphrey||1978-1978||Democratic|
|David F. Durenberger||1978-1995||Republican|