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Members of Congress

The following is a list of the Senators and Representatives of the 112th Congress, as of January 5, 2011. If you see any discrepancies, please let me know.

In the "Party" column, the following abbreviations are used:

  • D = Democratic
  • R = Republican
  • I = Independent
  • - = Vacant
  • NV = Non-Voting - several U.S. territories have non-voting members in Congress

You can also see the primary members of the Executive and Judicial branches on the Government Topic Page.


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Louisiana 4 John Fleming R
Louisiana 5 Rodney Alexander R
Louisiana 6 Bill Cassidy R
Louisiana 7 Charles W. Boustany Jr. R
Maine 1 Chellie Pingree D
Maine 2 Michael H. Michaud D
Maryland 1 Andy Harris R
Maryland 2 C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger D
Maryland 3 John P. Sarbanes D
Maryland 4 Donna F. Edwards D
Maryland 5 Steny H. Hoyer D
Maryland 6 Roscoe G. Bartlett R
Maryland 7 Elijah E. Cummings D
Maryland 8 Chris Van Hollen D
Massachusetts 01 John W. Olver D
Massachusetts 02 Richard E. Neal D
Massachusetts 03 James P. McGovern D
Massachusetts 04 Barney Frank D
Massachusetts 05 Niki Tsongas D
Massachusetts 06 John F. Tierney D
Massachusetts 07 Edward J. Markey D
Massachusetts 08 Michael E. Capuano D
Massachusetts 09 Stephen F. Lynch D
Massachusetts 10 William R. Keating D
Michigan 01 Dan Benishek R
Michigan 02 Bill Huizenga R
Michigan 03 Justin Amash R
Michigan 04 Dave Camp R
Michigan 05 Dale E. Kildee D
Michigan 06 Fred Upton R
Michigan 07 Tim Walberg R

Total voting members: 434
1 Vacant
6 Non-voting

Party break-down:
193 Democratic
241 Republican
0 Independent

Majority break-down:*
One-fifth: 87
Simple: 218
Two-thirds: 290


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The Senate
State Class Name Party
Alabama 2 Jeff Sessions R
Alabama 3 Richard C. Shelby R
Alaska 2 Mark Begich D
Alaska 3 Lisa Murkowski R
Arizona 1 Jon Kyl R
Arizona 3 John McCain R
Arkansas 2 Mark L. Pryor D
Arkansas 3 John Boozman R
California 1 Dianne Feinstein D
California 3 Barbara Boxer D
Colorado 2 Mark Udall D
Colorado 3 Michael F. Bennet D
Connecticut 1 Joseph Lieberman I
Connecticut 3 Richard Blumenthal D
Delaware 1 Christopher A. Coons D
Delaware 2 Edward E. Kaufman D
Florida 1 Bill Nelson D
Florida 3 Marco Rubio R
Georgia 2 Saxby Chambliss R
Georgia 3 Johnny Isakson R
Hawaii 1 Daniel K. Akaka D
Hawaii 3 Daniel K. Inouye D
Idaho 2 James E. Risch R
Idaho 3 Mike Crapo R
Illinois 2 Richard Durbin D
Illinois 3 Mark Kirk R
Indiana 1 Richard G. Lugar R
Indiana 3 Daniel Coats R
Iowa 2 Tom Harkin D
Iowa 3 Chuck Grassley R
Kansas 2 Pat Roberts R
Kansas 3 Jerry Moran R
Kentucky 2 Mitch McConnell R
Kentucky 3 Rand Paul R
Louisiana 2 Mary L. Landrieu D
Louisiana 3 David Vitter R
Maine 1 Olympia J. Snowe R
Maine 2 Susan M. Collins R
Maryland 1 Benjamin L. Cardin D
Maryland 3 Barbara A. Mikulski D
Massachusetts 1 Scott Brown R
Massachusetts 2 John F. Kerry D
Michigan 1 Debbie Stabenow D
Michigan 2 Carl Levin D
Minnesota 1 Amy Klobuchar D
Minnesota 2 Al Franken D
Mississippi 1 Roger F. Wicker R
Mississippi 2 Thad Cochran R
Missouri 1 Claire McCaskill D
Missouri 3 Roy Blunt R
Montana 1 Jon Tester D
Montana 2 Max Baucus D
Nebraska 1 Ben Nelson D
Nebraska 2 Mike Johanns R
Nevada 1 John Ensign R
Nevada 3 Harry Reid D
New Hampshire 2 Jeanne Shaheen D
New Hampshire 3 Kelly Ayotte R
New Jersey 1 Robert Menendez D
New Jersey 2 Frank R. Lautenberg D
New Mexico 1 Jeff Bingaman D
New Mexico 2 Tom Udall D
New York 1 Kirsten E. Gillibrand D
New York 3 Charles E. Schumer D
North Carolina 2 Kay R. Hagan D
North Carolina 3 Richard Burr R
North Dakota 1 Kent Conrad D
North Dakota 3 John Hoeven R
Ohio 1 Sherrod Brown D
Ohio 3 Rob Portman R
Oklahoma 2 James M. Inhofe R
Oklahoma 3 Tom Coburn R
Oregon 2 Jeff Merkley D
Oregon 3 Ron Wyden D
Pennsylvania 1 Robert P. Casey, Jr. D
Pennsylvania 3 Patrick J. Toomey R
Rhode Island 1 Sheldon Whitehouse D
Rhode Island 2 Jack Reed D
South Carolina 2 Lindsey Graham R
South Carolina 3 Jim DeMint R
South Dakota 2 Tim Johnson D
South Dakota 3 John Thune R
Tennessee 1 Bob Corker R
Tennessee 2 Lamar Alexander R
Texas 1 Kay Bailey Hutchison R
Texas 2 John Cornyn R
Utah 1 Orrin G. Hatch R
Utah 3 Mike Lee R
Vermont 1 Bernard Sanders I
Vermont 3 Patrick J. Leahy D
Virginia 1 Jim Webb D
Virginia 2 Mark R. Warner D
Washington 1 Maria Cantwell D
Washington 3 Patty Murray D
West Virginia 1 Joe Manchin III D
West Virginia 2 John D. Rockefeller IV D
Wisconsin 1 Herb Kohl D
Wisconsin 3 Ronald H. Johnson R
Wyoming 1 John Barrasso R
Wyoming 2 Michael B. Enzi R

Total voting members: 100

Party break-down:
51 Democratic
47 Republican
2 Independent

Majority break-down:*
One-fifth: 20
Simple: 51
Three-fifths: 60
Two-thirds: 67

Class break-down:
Class 1: 33
Class 2: 33
Class 3: 34


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  • D = Democratic
  • R = Republican
  • O = Other Party
  • V = Vacant
State House Senate
D R O V D R O V
Alabama 1 6 0 0 0 2 0 0
Alaska 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
Arizona 3 5 0 0 0 2 0 0
Arkansas 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0
California 34 19 0 0 2 0 0 0
Colorado 3 4 0 0 2 0 0 0
Connecticut 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Delaware 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Florida 6 19 0 0 1 1 0 0
Georgia 5 8 0 0 0 2 0 0
Hawaii 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Idaho 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
Illinois 8 11 0 0 1 1 0 0
Indiana 3 6 0 0 0 2 0 0
Iowa 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0
Kansas 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 0
Kentucky 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 0
Louisiana 1 6 0 0 1 1 0 0
Maine 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Maryland 6 2 0 0 2 0 0 0
Massachusetts 10 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Michigan 6 9 0 0 2 0 0 0
Minnesota 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0
Mississippi 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0
Missouri 3 6 0 0 1 1 0 0
Montana 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0
Nebraska 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 0
Nevada 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0
New Hampshire 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0
New Jersey 7 6 0 0 2 0 0 0
New Mexico 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0
New York 21 7 0 1 2 0 0 0
North Carolina 7 6 0 0 1 1 0 0
North Dakota 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
Ohio 5 13 0 0 1 1 0 0
Oklahoma 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 0
Oregon 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0
Pennsylvania 7 12 0 0 1 1 0 0
Rhode Island 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
South Carolina 1 5 0 0 0 2 0 0
South Dakota 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
Tennessee 2 7 0 0 0 2 0 0
Texas 9 23 0 0 0 2 0 0
Utah 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
Vermont 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Virginia 3 8 0 0 2 0 0 0
Washington 5 4 0 0 2 0 0 0
West Virginia 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0
Wisconsin 3 5 0 0 1 1 0 0
Wyoming 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
Totals 193 241 0 1 51 47 2 0

Majority Explanation:

A simple majority is any value in excess of 50%. In the House, a tie vote fails. In the Senate, a tie vote may be broken by the Vice President. A simple majority is also required for a quorum.

A one-fifth vote is required for any vote to be recorded as "yeas" and "nays" in the journals of each house.

A two-thirds vote is required to pass a constitutional amendment. A two-thirds vote is required to overturn a presidential veto. In the Senate, a two-thirds vote is also required to convict on an impeachment.

In the Senate, a three-fifths vote is required to force an end to a filibuster.

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