United States Congress elections, 2012

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A total of 468 seats in the U.S. Congress will be up for election on November 6, 2012.

Heading into the election, Democrats control the U.S. Senate while Republicans are the majority in the U.S. House. During this presidential election season, partisan dominance of both chambers of the U.S. Congress will be at stake.

U.S. Senate

See also: United States Senate elections, 2012

The 33 Class 1 U.S. Senate seats will be up for election. Of those 33 seats, 23 are currently held by Democrats and 10 by Republican senators.

U.S. Senate Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 51 53
     Republican Party 47 45
     Independent 2 2
Total 100 100

U.S. House

See also: United States House of Representatives elections, 2012

All 435 seats of the U.S. House will be up for election.

U.S. House Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 193 201
     Republican Party 242 234
Total 435 435

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