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Revision as of 17:09, 13 July 2013

This page displays current and historical information pertaining to the U.S. Senate delegation from Massachusetts.

Current members

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


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Ed Markey
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Massachusetts 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJohn Kerry (D)
Elizabeth Warren
Elizabeth Warren.jpg
Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Massachusetts 2013January 3, 2019November 2018LinkScott Brown (R)

Election history


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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, Massachusetts General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngElizabeth Warren 53.3% 1,696,346
     Republican Scott Brown Incumbent 45.8% 1,458,048
     N/A All Others 0.1% 2,159
     N/A Blank Votes 0.9% 27,643
Total Votes 3,184,196
Source: Massachusetts Secretary of State "Return of Votes"

2006
On November 7, 2006, Edward M. Kennedy won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Kenneth G. Chase (R) in the general election.[2]

U.S. Senate, Massachusetts General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEdward M. Kennedy incumbent 66.9% 1,500,738
     Republican Kenneth G. Chase 29.5% 661,532
     N/A All Others 0.1% 3,220
     N/A Blank/Scattering 3.5% 78,345
Total Votes 2,243,835

2000
On November 7, 2000, Edward M. Kennedy won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Jack E. Robinson (R), Carla A. Howell (L), Philip F. Lawler (Constitution), Dale E. Friedgen(Unenrolled) and Phillip Hyde (Timesizing not Downsizing) in the general election.[3]

U.S. Senate, Massachusetts General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEdward M. Kennedy incumbent 82.8% 1,889,494
     Republican Jack E. Robinson 14.7% 334,341
     Libertarian Carla A. Howell 1.8% 42,113
     N/A Philip F. Lawler 0.6% 13,687
     Timesizing not Downsizing 0.1% 2,473
Total Votes 2,282,108


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, 2015. On November 4, 2008, Jeff Sessions won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Vivian Davis Figures (D) in the general election.

On January 30, 2013 Mo Cowan was appointed interim Senator of Massachusetts to fill the seat left by John Kerry who was confirmed on January 29, 2013 as the Secretary of State. [4]


2008
On November 4, 2008, John Kerry won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Jeffrey K. Beatty (R) and Robert J. Underwood (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. Senate, Massachusetts General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kerry incumbent 63.6% 1,971,974
     Republican Jeffrey K. Beatty 29.8% 926,044
     Libertarian Robert J. Underwood 3% 93,716
     N/A All Others 0.1% 2,516
     N/A Blank/Scattering 3.5% 108,748
Total Votes 3,102,998

2002
On November 5, 2002, John Kerry won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Michael E. Cloud (L) and Randall Forseberg (Write-in) in the general election.[6]

U.S. Senate, Massachusetts General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kerry incumbent 72.3% 1,605,976
     Libertarian Michael E. Cloud 16.7% 369,807
     Write-in Randall Forseberg 1.1% 24,898
     N/A Other 0.3% 6,077
     N/A Blank/Scattering 9.6% 213,543
Total Votes 2,220,301

1996
On November 5, 1996, John Kerry won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated William F. Weld (R), Susan C. Gallagher (Conservative) and Robert C. Stowe (Natural Law) in the general election.[7]

U.S. Senate, Massachusetts General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kerry incumbent 52.2% 1,334,135
     Republican William F. Weld 44.7% 1,143,120
     Conservative Susan C. Gallagher 2.7% 70,007
     Natural Law Robert C. Stowe 0.3% 7,169
     N/A Other 0.1% 1,511
Total Votes 2,555,942

Historical members

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from Alabama
Party Total
     Democratic 31
     Republican 8
     Jacksonian 4
Total Senators 43
Class 2 Senators from Alabama
Senator Years Served Party
William R. King 1819-1844 Republican
Dixon H. Lewis 1844-1848 Democratic
Benjamin Fitzpatrick 1848-1849 Democratic
Jeremiah Clemens 1849-1853 Democratic
Clement Claiborne Clay, Jr. 1853-1861 Democratic
Willard Warner 1868-1871 Republican
George Goldthwaite 1871-1877 Democratic
John T. Morgan 1877-1907 Democratic
John H. Bankhead 1907-1920 Democratic
Braxton B. Comer 1920-1920 Democratic
J. Thomas Heflin 1920-1931 Democratic
John H. Bankhead II 1931-1946 Democratic
George R. Swift 1946-1946 Democratic
John J. Sparkman 1946-1979 Democratic
Howell T. Heflin 1979-1997 Democratic
Jeff Sessions 1997-Present Republican
Class 3 Senators from Alabama
Senator Years Served Party
John W. Walker 1819-1822 Republican
William Kelly 1822-1825 Republican
Henry H. Chambers 1825-1826 Jacksonian
Israel Pickens 1826-1826 Jacksonian
John McKinley 1826-1831 Jacksonian
Gabriel Moore 1831-1837 Jacksonian
John McKinley 1837-1837 Democratic
Clement Comer Clay 1837-1841 Democratic
Arthur P. Bagby 1841-1848 Democratic
William R. King 1848-1852 Democratic
Benjamin Fitzpatrick 1853-1861 Democratic
George E. Spencer 1868-1879 Republican
George S. Houston 1879-1879 Democratic
Luke Pryor 1880-1880 Democratic
James L. Pugh 1880-1897 Democratic
Edmund W. Pettus 1897-1907 Democratic
Joseph F. Johnston 1907-1913 Democratic
Francis S. White 1914-1915 Democratic
Oscar W. Underwood 1915-1927 Democratic
Hugo L. Black 1927-1937 Democratic
Dixie Bibb Graves 1937-1938 Democratic
J. Lister Hill 1938-1969 Democratic
James B. Allen 1969-1978 Democratic
Maryon Pittman Allen 1978-1978 Democratic
Donald W. Stewart 1978-1981 Democratic
Jeremiah A. Denton, Jr. 1981-1987 Republican
Richard Shelby 1987-Present Republican

See also

References