The Green Papers: 2017 General Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 115th Congress
Senate Seats by State

This is a list of the current Senate seats and the incumbents occupying them. Not counting special elections, 33 Senate Seats are up for election on 6 November 2018.

There have been 0 deaths, 1 resignation, and 0 changes re: party breakdown in the 115th Senate.

  • Senator Jefferson Beauregard "Jeff" Sessions, III (Republican, Alabama Class 2) resigned on 8 February 2017 after after being confirmed as Attorney General in the Trump administration by the U.S. Senate.
  • Senator Luther J. Strange, III (Republican, Alabama Class 2) was appointed on 9 February 2017 by Governor Robert J. Bentley (Republican).
  • Doug Jones (Democratic, Alabama Class 2) was elected in a Special Election on Tuesday 12 December 2017.

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Alabama  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic, 1 Republican

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican 651,972 48.34% former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court Roy S. Moore
15 August 2017 Primary: Advances to 26 September 2017 runoff. Won the runoff with 55%.

FEC S8AL00340; 22 Nov 17; Tot $5,260,974; Dsb $4,512,909
  Candidate Write-in; (Republican)     Mac Watson
Total 1,348,720 100.00%  

Alaska  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Dan Sullivan
FEC S4AK00214

Arizona  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Craig R. Brittain
FEC S8AZ00189
  Candidate Republican     Christian "C.J." Diegel
?

FEC S8AZ00213
    Republican     Senator Jeff Flake - apparently not a candidate
24 October 2017: Will not seek re-election in 2018.

FEC S2AZ00141; 30 Sep 17; Tot $3,963,974; Dsb $1,137,069
  Candidate Republican     Board of Regents Member Jay Heiler
  Candidate Republican     Nicholas Tutora
FEC S8AZ00163
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Kelli Ward
27 October 2016: Announced.

FEC S6AZ00233; 30 Sep 17; Tot $1,077,811; Dsb $845,204

Arkansas  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Thomas B. "Tom" Cotton
FEC S4AR00103

California  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Democratic

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Donald R. "Don" Adams
FEC S8CA00325
  Candidate Republican     John Estrada
  Candidate Republican     former Assemblyman David Hadley
  Candidate Republican     Timothy Charles Kalemkarian
?

FEC S6CA00477
  Candidate Republican     Caren Dianna Lancona
FEC S8CA00333
  Candidate Republican     Jazmina "Jaz" Saavedra
FEC S8CA00432
  Candidate Republican     Stephen James Schrader
FEC S8CA00366

Colorado  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican, 1 Democratic

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican     Jerry Natividad

Connecticut  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Democratic

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Matthew McKinnon Corey
FEC S8CT00121; 30 Sep 17; Tot $3,255; Dsb $7
  Candidate Republican     Dominic Rapini
FEC S8CT00113; 30 Sep 17; Tot $83,354; Dsb $34,783

Delaware  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Democratic

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Henry Charles "Chuck" Boyce, Jr.
FEC S8DE00103; 30 Sep 17; Tot $188,513; Dsb $110,477
  Candidate Republican     Eugene J. "Gene" Truono, Jr.
FEC S8DE00129

Florida  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic, 1 Republican

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Virginia Fuller
  Candidate Republican     Augustus Sol Invictus
FEC S6FL00301
  Candidate Republican     Lateresa Ann "L.A." Jones
FEC S6FL00277
  Candidate Republican     Howard Knepper
  Candidate Republican     Martin Mikhail
    Republican     Michael J. Pompura - apparently not a candidate
Withdrew
  Candidate Republican     Joseph "Joe" Smith
  Candidate Republican     Marcia Roberta Thorne
FEC S8FL00232

Idaho  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  James E. "Jim" Risch
FEC S8ID00092

Class 3  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Michael D. "Mike" Crapo
FEC S8ID00027

Indiana  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic, 1 Republican

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative Mike Braun
FEC S8IN00171; 30 Sep 17; Tot $1,057,265; Dsb $26,370
    Republican     Terry O. Henderson - apparently not a candidate
19 November 2017: Suspended campaign.

FEC S8IN00130; 30 Sep 17; Tot $322,930; Dsb $222,814
  Candidate Republican     Andrew "Andy" Horning
  Candidate Republican     Mark Hurt
FEC S8IN00122; 30 Sep 17; Tot $100,484; Dsb $97,418
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Allen Lucas "Luke" Messer
26 July 2017: Running for the Class 1 Senate Seat in 2018.

FEC S8IN00163; 30 Sep 17; Tot $2,019,364; Dsb $658,114
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Theodore Edward "Todd" Rokita
9 August 2017: Candidate for the Senate Class 1 seat in 2018.

FEC S8IN00189; 30 Sep 17; Tot $1,796,237; Dsb $743,070
  Candidate Republican     Kiel Richard Stone
FEC S8IN00155
  Candidate Republican     Andrew Benjamin Takami
FEC S8IN00148; 30 Sep 17; Tot $143,116; Dsb $68,546

Class 3  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Todd Christopher Young
FEC S6IN00191

Iowa  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Joni K. Ernst
FEC S4IA00129

Class 3  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Charles E. "Chuck" Grassley
FEC S0IA00028

Kansas  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Pat Roberts
FEC S6KS00080

Kentucky  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican     Karl Das
FEC S0KY00263

Louisiana  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  William M. "Bill" Cassidy
FEC S4LA00107

Maine  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 1 Independent, 1 Republican

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Eric Brakey
FEC S8ME00130; 30 Sep 17; Tot $131,646; Dsb $77,999

Maryland  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Democratic

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Charles Sam "Sam" Faddis
FEC S8MD00237; 30 Sep 17; Tot $125,553; Dsb $104,998

Massachusetts  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Democratic

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Geoff Diehl
FEC S8MA00276; 30 Sep 17; Tot $710,792; Dsb $428,893
  Candidate Republican     John Kingston
FEC S8MA00318; 30 Sep 17; Tot $3,352,015; Dsb $342,411
  Candidate Republican     Beth Lindstrom
FEC S8MA00326; 30 Sep 17; Tot $75,141; Dsb $32,564
  Candidate Republican     Darius Mitchell
FEC S8MA00292
  Candidate Republican     Allen Rodney Waters
Non-party Independent Centrist

FEC S8MA00250; 06 Nov 18; Tot $1,328; Dsb $1,817
  Candidate Republican     Heidi M. Wellman
FEC S8MA00300; 30 Sep 17; Tot $4,195; Dsb $4,194

Michigan  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Democratic

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Bob Carr
FEC S4MI00298
  Candidate Republican     John E. James
FEC S8MI00372; 30 Sep 17; Tot $309,154; Dsb $92,949
  Candidate Republican     Sandy Pensler
FEC S8MI00414
  Candidate Republican     Robert James "Kid Rock" Ritchie
circa 24 October 2017: Not running.
  Candidate Republican     William F. White
  Candidate Republican     former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert "Bob" Young
FEC S8MI00364; 30 Sep 17; Tot $166,193; Dsb $64,179

Minnesota  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Democratic

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Robert Bruce Barnheiser
FEC S8MN00560
  Candidate Republican     NiKoLay N. "Nik" Bey
FEC S4MN00338
  Candidate Republican     Karin Housley
FEC S8MN00586
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  James Wallace "Jim" Newberger
FEC S8MN00552; 30 Sep 17; Tot $23,504; Dsb $3,489
  Candidate Republican     Jack Edward Shepard

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican     Christopher William "Chris" Chamberlin
FEC S0MN00278
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Karin Housley
FEC S8MN00586

Mississippi  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Roger F. Wicker
FEC S8MS00196; 30 Sep 17; Tot $2,670,574; Dsb $699,270

Missouri  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic, 1 Republican

Class 1  
    Republican     former Congressman William Todd "Todd" Akin - apparently not a candidate
7 November 2012: Former Congressman Akins filed with the FEC to run for the Missouri U.S. Senate Seat in 2018. The Statement of Candidacy is most likely part of Mr. Akin's Debt Settlement Plan for debts incurred during his unsuccessful run for Senate in 2012.

FEC S2MO00429
    Republican     state Representative  Paul Curtman - apparently not a candidate
13 October 2017: No longer considering this office.
  Candidate Republican     state Attorney General  Joshua David "Josh" Hawley
FEC S8MO00160; 30 Sep 17; Tot $820,760; Dsb $38,323
  Candidate Republican     Camille Lombardi-Olive
  Candidate Republican     Robert Marshner
  Candidate Republican     Raffaele Antonio "Tony" Monetti
FEC S8MO00137; 30 Sep 17; Tot $163,283; Dsb $86,763
  Candidate Republican     Austin Petersen
FEC S8MO00145; 30 Sep 17; Tot $214,692; Dsb $176,267
  Candidate Republican     B. Courtland "Courtland" Sykes
FEC S8MO00178; 30 Sep 17; Tot $0; Dsb $68

Montana  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic, 1 Republican

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     William James "James" Dean
FEC S8MT00242
  Candidate Republican     Troy Downing
FEC S8MT00218; 30 Sep 17; Tot $492,234; Dsb $185,012
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative Russell C. 'Russ" Fagg
Yellowstone County District Court Judge

FEC S8MT00275
  Candidate Republican     Scott Roy McLean
  Candidate Republican     Ronald "Ron" Murray
FEC S8MT00226; 30 Sep 17; Tot $1,455; Dsb $1,348
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Albert David "Al" Olszewski
FEC S8MT00200; 30 Sep 17; Tot $167,794; Dsb $23,494
  Candidate Republican     Auditor  Matt Rosendale
31 July 2017: Running for the U.S. Senate Class 1 seat in 2018.

FEC S8MT00234; 30 Sep 17; Tot $433,856; Dsb $85,652

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Steven "Steve" Daines
FEC S2MT00096

Nebraska  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Debra S. "Deb" Fischer
FEC S2NE00094; 30 Sep 17; Tot $1,762,761; Dsb $654,253
  Candidate Republican     Todd Watson

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Benjamin E. "Ben" Sasse
FEC S4NE00090

Nevada  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 1 Republican, 1 Democratic

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Sarah Gazala
FEC S8NV00164; 30 Sep 17; Tot $4,666; Dsb $4,461
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Dean Heller
FEC S2NV00183; 30 Sep 17; Tot $3,995,494; Dsb $1,176,776
  Candidate Republican     Danny Tarkanian
FEC S0NV00203; 30 Sep 17; Tot $307,385; Dsb $29,372

New Jersey  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Democratic

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Jeffrey "Jeff" Bell
FEC S8NJ00012; 30 Sep 17; Tot $3,330; Dsb $3,064
  Candidate Republican     Richard J. "Rich" Pezzullo
FEC S4NJ00169; 30 Sep 17; Tot $4,022; Dsb $1,284
  Candidate Republican     Jerry B. Watson, Jr.
15 November 2015: Filed with the FEC to run for US Senate in 2017.

FEC S4NJ00300

New Mexico  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Democratic

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Mick Rich
FEC S8NM00200; 30 Sep 17; Tot $357,095; Dsb $97,623

New York  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Democratic

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Patrick John Hahn
FEC S8NY00199
  Candidate Republican     Rafael Arden Jones, Sr.
FEC S6NY00409
  Candidate Republican     David A. Webber
FEC S8NY00173; 30 Sep 17; Tot $6,850; Dsb $6,074

North Dakota  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic, 1 Republican

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Tom Campbell
FEC S8ND00104; 30 Sep 17; Tot $571,147; Dsb $399,932

Ohio  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic, 1 Republican

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Melissa Ackison
FEC S8OH00094
  Candidate Republican     Michael "Mike" Gibbons
FEC S8OH00086; 30 Sep 17; Tot $1,112,254; Dsb $473,823
  Candidate Republican     Dennis Jones
FEC S8OH00078
  Candidate Republican     Treasurer  Josh Mandel
FEC S2OH00170; 30 Sep 17; Tot $3,489,226; Dsb $1,015,150

Class 3  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Robert Jones "Rob" Portman
FEC S0OH00133

Oklahoma  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  James M. "Jim" Inhofe
FEC S4OK00083

Pennsylvania  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic, 1 Republican

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Paul David Addis
FEC S8PA00304; 30 Sep 17; Tot $961,905; Dsb $81,166
  Candidate Republican     Cynthia Ellen Ayers
FEC S8PA00296; 30 Sep 17; Tot $25,272; Dsb $20,909
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Louis J. "Lou" Barletta
Congressman CD 11.
28 August 2017: Running for the Class 1 Senate Seat in 2018.

FEC S8PA00320; 30 Sep 17; Tot $1,004,036; Dsb $450,530
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  James Joseph "Jim" Christiana, III
FEC S8PA00270; 30 Sep 17; Tot $146,465; Dsb $73,238
  Candidate Republican     Paul Frederick DeLong
FEC S4PA00113
  Candidate Republican     Robert "Bobby" Lawrence
FEC S8PA00288; 30 Sep 17; Tot $6,009; Dsb $5,372
  Candidate Republican     Joseph John "Joe" Vodvarka
FEC S4PA00196; 30 Sep 17; Tot $25,417; Dsb $25,417

Rhode Island  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Democratic

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     former Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice Robert G. "Bob" Flanders, Jr.
FEC S8RI00128; 30 Sep 17; Tot $357,371; Dsb $72,718
  Candidate Republican     Robert Anthony "Bobby" Nardolillo, III
FEC S8RI00110; 30 Sep 17; Tot $63,875; Dsb $27,260

South Carolina  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Lindsey Olin Graham
FEC S0SC00149

South Dakota  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Marion Michael "Mike" Rounds
FEC S4SD00049

Tennessee  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Marsha Blackburn
CD 7.
4 October 2017: Running for the Class 1 Senate Seat in 2018.

FEC S8TN00337
    Republican     Senator  Robert P. "Bob" Corker, Jr. - apparently not a candidate
26 September 2017: "After much thought, consideration and family discussion ... I have decided that I will leave the United States Senate when my term expires ...."

FEC S6TN00216; 30 Sep 17; Tot $2,111,210; Dsb $505,749
  Candidate Republican     Larry R. Crim
FEC S2TN00223
  Candidate Republican     former Congressman  Stephen Lee Fincher
First elected to the U.S. House: 2010; re-elected: 2012, 2014. Was not a candidate for re-election in 2016.

FEC S8TN00352; 30 Sep 17; Tot $7,874; Dsb $57,501
    Republican     Ronnie Holden - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican     Steven David Hughes
FEC S8TN00345
    Republican     Andy Ogles - apparently not a candidate
15 November 2017: "I do not see a path to raise the millions of dollars needed to run a successful race this election cycle ...."
  Candidate Republican     Aaron Pettigrew
  Candidate Republican     Rolando Toyos
FEC S8TN00360

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Lamar Alexander
FEC S2TN00058

Texas  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz
FEC S2TX00312; 30 Sep 17; Tot $4,657,452; Dsb $3,207,129
  Candidate Republican     Stefano De Stefano
FEC S8TX00319; 30 Sep 17; Tot $586,511; Dsb $43,426
    Republican     Thomas Wayne Dillingham - apparently not a candidate
13 Decemeber 2017: "The campaign has been suspended indefinitely...."

FEC S8TX00368
  Candidate Republican     Bruce Jacobson, Jr.
Withdrew endorsing Bruce Jacobson, Jr.

FEC S8TX00350
    Republican     Dan McQueen - apparently not a candidate
  Candidate Republican     Mary Ann Miller
FEC S8TX00343
  Candidate Republican     former La Marque Mayor Geraldine Sam

Utah  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 1  
    Republican     Senator  Orrin G. Hatch - apparently not a candidate
02 January 2018: "I've decided to retire at the end of this term...."

FEC S6UT00063; 30 Sep 17; Tot $3,481,456; Dsb $885,637

Virginia  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Democratic

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     state Delegate  Nicholas Jason "Nick" Freitas
FEC S8VA00313
  Candidate Republican     Earl Walker "E.W." Jackson, Sr.
13 October 2017: FEC administratively terminated campaign committee.
7 December 2017: Filed a Statement of Candidacy with the FEC.

FEC S2VA00167; 30 Sep 17; Tot $0; Dsb $0
  Candidate Republican     Ivan Eric Raiklin
FEC S8VA00305
  Candidate Republican     Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman  Corey Alan Stewart
FEC S8VA00297; 30 Sep 17; Tot $190,529; Dsb $40,304
    Republican     Ron Wallace - apparently not a candidate

West Virginia  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic, 1 Republican

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Don Blankenship
FEC S8WV00150
  Candidate Republican     Jimmy Dale "Bo" Copley, II
FEC S8WV00135
  Candidate Republican     Scott Ernst
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Evan H. Jenkins
8 May 2017: Announced.

FEC S8WV00127; 30 Sep 17; Tot $902,137; Dsb $364,042
  Candidate Republican     Billy Marcum
  Candidate Republican     Attorney General  Patrick James Morrisey
10 July 2017: Candidate for the U.S. Senate Class 1 Seat in 2018.

FEC S8WV00143; 30 Sep 17; Tot $673,562; Dsb $124,702
  Candidate Republican     Jack Newbrough

Class 2  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Shelley Moore Capito
FEC S4WV00159

Wisconsin  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 1 Democratic, 1 Republican

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Scott Harbach
  Candidate Republican     Griffin Gilbert Jones
FEC S8WI00232
  Candidate Republican     George C. Lucia
  Candidate Republican     Jeff Mather
  Candidate Republican     Kevin Nicholson
FEC S8WI00216; 30 Sep 17; Tot $417,112; Dsb $71,930
  Candidate Republican     Richie Robbins
  Candidate Republican; (Constitution)     John T. Schiess
FEC S2WI00193
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Leah Vukmir
FEC S8WI00224; 30 Sep 17; Tot $242,082; Dsb $8,118

Class 3  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Ronald Harold "Ron" Johnson
FEC S0WI00197

Wyoming  6-year term. No Term Limit. Senate Electoral Classes
Partisan Composition: 2 Republican

Class 1  
  Candidate Republican     Senator  John A. Barrasso
FEC S6WY00068; 30 Sep 17; Tot $2,974,222; Dsb $722,888

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic
  Democratic-Farmer Labor
  Democratic-Nonpartisan League
  Republican
Major Third Parties
  Constitution
  Green
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  America's Party
  Peoples
  Veterans Party of America
Independents
  Independent
  No Party Affiliation
  No Party Preference
  Unaffiliated
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Not readily classifiable
  Scattering
  Write-in
 

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.


"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Senate Class

Class 1 seats begin their terms at noon on 3 January 2013 and end their terms on 3 January 2019. The next regular election for these seats is in 6 November 2018.
Class 2 seats begin their terms at noon on 3 January 2015 and end their terms on 3 January 2021. The next regular election for these seats is 3 November 2020.
Class 3 seats begin their terms at noon on 3 January 2017 and end their terms on 3 January 2019. The next regular election for these seats is 8 November 2022.

For more information on Senate Classes refer to UNITED STATES SENATE: Electoral "Classes".


Article I, Section 3, clause 2 of the Constitution of the United States reads as follows:

"Immediately after [the Senate of the United States] shall be assembled in Consequence of the first Election, they shall be divided as equally as may be into three classes. The Seats of the Senators of the first Class shall be vacated at the Expiration of the second Year, of the second Class at the Expiration of the fourth Year, and of the third Class at the Expiration of the sixth Year, so that one third may be chosen every second Year..."

Pursuant to this Constitutional provision, a three-Senator Committee was appointed by the Senate on 11 May 1789 to come up with a plan to carry out the requirements of that provision; this Committee reported to the Senate on 14 May 1789 a plan to divide the then 20 Senators (there were 10 of the 13 original States represented in the Senate at the time- each having 2 Senators: North Carolina and Rhode Island had yet to ratify the U.S. Constitution, while New York had so ratified but had failed to elect Senators as of that date) into the requisite three electoral Classes: under this plan, three groups of Senators (set up in such a way so as no State had its two Senators in the same group) were to be listed and the first Senator on each list (a list which was set up geographically north-to-south in the manner in which the Electoral Vote for President was counted before Congress at that time, so that two of the first Senators on these lists were from New Hampshire and the third was the first Senator in alphabetical order from Massachusetts) was to each blindly draw a piece of paper numbered either "1", "2" or "3" out of a box in the possession of the Secretary of the Senate. This plan being agreeable to the Senate and so approved, the drawing of lots in this manner was carried out the following day (15 May 1789)- such lot drawing ultimately determining that, to start with, Classes 1 and 2 were to have 7 Senators each and Class 3 was to have only 6 Senators.

When New York finally seated its two Senators during the ensuing Summer, there was another lot drawing (actually a double-lot drawing) on 28 July 1789 to determine the Classes for these seats: since one of the seats had to be Class 3 to make it equal in number to that of the other two Classes so far, the two New York Senators each blindly drew between two pieces of paper, one marked "3", the other which was blank- after this, there was a second lot drawing in which the New York Senator who had drawn the blank paper blindly drew again between two pieces of paper marked "1" and "2": he drew "1" so that New York would henceforth have Senators of electoral Classes 1 and 3.

When North Carolina seated its two Senators after ratifying the Constitution on 21 November 1789, there was yet another lot drawing (on 29 January 1790) in which North Carolina's two Senators each blindly drew between pieces of paper marked "2" and "3" (since there were now 12 States and, thus, 24 Senators: 24 being equally divisible by 3, there would now have to be 8 Senators in each of the three Classes to fulfill the Constitutional provision that, as nearly as was practicable, one third of the Senate be elected every second year).

After Rhode Island- the last of the 13 original States- finally ratified the Constitution on 29 May 1790 and subsequently seated its two Senators that Summer, there was yet one more lot drawing in the First Congress (on 25 June 1790) in which Rhode Island's two Senators blindly drew between pieces of paper marked "1", "2" and "3": one Senator drew "2", the other drew "1"- thereby determining electoral Classes 1 and 2 as those for the Senators from this State. When Vermont was admitted to the Union as the 14th state on 4 March 1791, there was again a double lot drawing as there had been for New York. From that day until this, whenever a new State has been admitted to the Union, these types of lot drawings (the type determined by the necessity of keeping the number of Senators in each electoral Class as close to one third as possible at the time of said lot drawing) between the new State's first Senators is held before the Senate to determine in just which of the three electoral Classes that State's Senate seats will be placed from then on.


 


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