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The Demographics of the 115th Congress: Immigrants Double and a Slight Decrease for Women in House
The Demographics of the 115th Congress: Immigrants Double and a Slight Decrease for Women in House
Published: 2016/12/22
Channel: Roll Call
Speaker Ryan addresses 115th Congress (C-SPAN)
Speaker Ryan addresses 115th Congress (C-SPAN)
Published: 2017/01/03
Channel: C-SPAN
Raw: Biden Swears In Senate of 115th Congress
Raw: Biden Swears In Senate of 115th Congress
Published: 2017/01/03
Channel: Associated Press
Speaker Ryan
Speaker Ryan's Opening Day Address to the 115th Congress
Published: 2017/01/03
Channel: Speaker Paul Ryan
Here’s what happened on the first day of the 115th Congress
Here’s what happened on the first day of the 115th Congress
Published: 2017/05/11
Channel: Washington Post
The diversity of the 115th Congress
The diversity of the 115th Congress
Published: 2016/11/18
Channel: Fox Business
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115th United States Congress
Published: 2018/02/17
Channel: Search Engine
Accomplishing Postal Reform in the 115th Congress
Accomplishing Postal Reform in the 115th Congress
Published: 2017/02/07
Channel: oversightandreform
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114th United States Congress
Published: 2018/02/11
Channel: Search Engine
115th Congressional Swearing In
115th Congressional Swearing In
Published: 2017/01/04
Channel: SenatorRandPaul
Majority Leader McConnell Welcomes 115th Congress
Majority Leader McConnell Welcomes 115th Congress
Published: 2017/01/03
Channel: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
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115th U S Congress
Published: 2017/01/04
Channel: DJRian
Rep. Issa Q&A - Accomplishing Postal Reform in the 115th Congress
Rep. Issa Q&A - Accomplishing Postal Reform in the 115th Congress
Published: 2017/02/07
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EXIT POLL... CONGRESS 115+++
EXIT POLL... CONGRESS 115+++
Published: 2017/12/14
Channel: ketul patel
115th Congress Organizational Meeting -  Part 1
115th Congress Organizational Meeting - Part 1
Published: 2017/01/24
Channel: oversightandreform
LCM 115th Session of Congress | Stanford University 2017
LCM 115th Session of Congress | Stanford University 2017
Published: 2017/08/30
Channel: League of Creative Minds
2017 Speaker of the House Election 115th Congress
2017 Speaker of the House Election 115th Congress
Published: 2017/02/25
Channel: Todd Lalley
Joint Chiefs of Staff - Meet the 115th Congress  (that isnt)
Joint Chiefs of Staff - Meet the 115th Congress (that isnt)
Published: 2017/01/10
Channel: RobbbRyder
115th Congress Swearing In
115th Congress Swearing In
Published: 2017/01/04
Channel: Rep. Salud Carbajal
Expert Q&A: How to Achieve Regulatory Reform in the 115th Congress
Expert Q&A: How to Achieve Regulatory Reform in the 115th Congress
Published: 2017/02/07
Channel: Competitive Enterprise Institute
AMAZING: President Donald Trump Speech to Joint Session Of Congress
AMAZING: President Donald Trump Speech to Joint Session Of Congress
Published: 2017/03/01
Channel: Golden State Times
Congressman Cohen Speaks Out Against the 115th Congress Rules Package
Congressman Cohen Speaks Out Against the 115th Congress Rules Package
Published: 2017/01/03
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Whites, Are The Only Unprotected Class!
Whites, Are The Only Unprotected Class!
Published: 2018/02/16
Channel: Mike
Conservatism in the 115th Congress: Views from House Republican Study Committee | LIVE STREAM
Conservatism in the 115th Congress: Views from House Republican Study Committee | LIVE STREAM
Published: 2016/12/01
Channel: American Enterprise Institute
Who Has The Majority In Congress?
Who Has The Majority In Congress?
Published: 2017/09/10
Channel: K Answers
115th Congress in session
115th Congress in session
Published: 2017/01/03
Channel: WIAT42
Who Is In Control Of The Congress?
Who Is In Control Of The Congress?
Published: 2017/09/10
Channel: K Answers
Lesson 23 - Congressional Leadership in the 115th Congress
Lesson 23 - Congressional Leadership in the 115th Congress
Published: 2017/10/18
Channel: Mr. Gus Civics
06 13 17 Collins Discusses 115th Congress and the REINS Act
06 13 17 Collins Discusses 115th Congress and the REINS Act
Published: 2017/06/15
Channel: Doug Collins
New Republican-led U.S. Congress lays groundwork for Trump era January 3, 2017
New Republican-led U.S. Congress lays groundwork for Trump era January 3, 2017
Published: 2017/04/10
Channel: Thuan Mai
BONNIE WATSON COLEMAN WELCOMES THE 115TH CONGRESS
BONNIE WATSON COLEMAN WELCOMES THE 115TH CONGRESS
Published: 2017/06/14
Channel: Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman
The 115th Congress Was Not Very Productive
The 115th Congress Was Not Very Productive
Published: 2017/12/26
Channel: Wochit Politics
LIVE Stream: President Donald Trump Speech to Joint Session Of Congress
LIVE Stream: President Donald Trump Speech to Joint Session Of Congress
Published: 2017/03/01
Channel: Golden State Times
Senator Tillis Speaks About Need for Bipartisanship in the 115th Congress
Senator Tillis Speaks About Need for Bipartisanship in the 115th Congress
Published: 2017/02/02
Channel: Senator Thom Tillis
115th Congress Begins - Ethics Office Weakened
115th Congress Begins - Ethics Office Weakened
Published: 2017/01/03
Channel: USA Radio
Who Is The President Of The Senate Of The United States?
Who Is The President Of The Senate Of The United States?
Published: 2017/09/04
Channel: Last Question
Rep. King: Reading of the Constitution by the 115th Congress
Rep. King: Reading of the Constitution by the 115th Congress
Published: 2017/01/05
Channel: SteveKingIA
President Donald Trump Addresses Joint Session Of Congress
President Donald Trump Addresses Joint Session Of Congress
Published: 2017/03/01
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Tucker Carlson Discusses 115th Congress Unproductivity With Majority Whip (03 01 17)
Tucker Carlson Discusses 115th Congress Unproductivity With Majority Whip (03 01 17)
Published: 2017/03/09
Channel: Candace Campbell
Ethics Debate Clouds First Day of 115th Congress
Ethics Debate Clouds First Day of 115th Congress
Published: 2017/01/04
Channel: VOA News
This week in Congress: January 11, 2018
This week in Congress: January 11, 2018
Published: 2018/01/12
Channel: RepGaramendi
#YourVoiceAR: How do you grade the 115th Congress so far?
#YourVoiceAR: How do you grade the 115th Congress so far?
Published: 2017/07/29
Channel: Rep. Bruce Westerman
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Who Elects Members Of Congress?
Published: 2017/07/26
Channel: new sparky
Meet two of Congress
Meet two of Congress's freshman class presidents
Published: 2017/01/03
Channel: CNN
How Many US Congressmen Are There?
How Many US Congressmen Are There?
Published: 2017/12/12
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How Many Democrats Are In The Congress?
How Many Democrats Are In The Congress?
Published: 2017/12/12
Channel: Dirk Cambareri Tipz
Congress Goes Back To Work
Congress Goes Back To Work
Published: 2017/01/03
Channel: CBS Miami
Committee Funding for the 115th Congress (Day One) (EventID=105558)
Committee Funding for the 115th Congress (Day One) (EventID=105558)
Published: 2017/02/15
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Trump takes on 115th Congress on its first day
Published: 2017/01/04
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115th United States Congress
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January 3, 2017 – January 3, 2019
Senate President Joe Biden (D)
until January 20, 2017
Mike Pence (R)
since January 20, 2017
Senate Pres. pro tem Orrin Hatch (R)
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R)
Members 100 senators
435 representatives
6 non-voting delegates
Senate Majority Republican
House Majority Republican
Sessions
1st: January 3, 2017 – January 3, 2018[1]
2nd: January 3, 2018[1] – present

The One Hundred Fifteenth United States Congress is the current meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the Senate and the House of Representatives. It meets in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2017, to January 3, 2019, during the final weeks of Barack Obama's presidency and the first two years of Donald Trump's presidency. The November 2016 elections maintained Republican control of both the House and Senate.

Contents

Major events[edit]

President Donald Trump addressing Congress, with Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan.

Major legislation[edit]

Enacted[edit]

Proposed[edit]

Party summary[edit]

Resignations and new members are discussed in the "Changes in membership" section, below.

Senate[edit]

Senate membership (since January 3, 2018)
     47 Democrats
     51 Republicans

     2 Independents, caucusing with Democrats
Affiliation Party
(shading indicates majority caucus)
Total Vacant
Democratic Independent Republican
End of previous Congress 44 2 54 100 0
Begin (January 3, 2017) 46 2 52 100 0
February 8, 2017 [note 1] 51 99 1
February 9, 2017 [note 1] 52 100 0
January 2, 2018 [note 2] 45 99 1
January 3, 2018 [note 1][note 2] 47 51 100 0
Latest voting share 49.0% 51.0%

House of Representatives[edit]

House membership (since January 15, 2018)
     193 Democrats
     238 Republicans

     4 Vacant
Ideological divisions in the House (on March 27, 2017)
     69 Progressive Caucus
     Freedom Caucus 33      

     113 Party Democrats
     Party Republicans 156      

     11 Blue Dog Coalition
     Tuesday Group 48      

     5 Vacant
Party
(shading indicates majority caucus)
Total Vacant
Democratic Independent Republican
End of previous Congress 187 0 246 433 2
Begin (January 3, 2017) 194 0 241 435 0
January 23, 2017 [note 3] 240 434 1
January 24, 2017 [note 4] 193 433 2
February 10, 2017 [note 5] 239 432 3
February 16, 2017 [note 6] 238 431 4
March 1, 2017 [note 7] 237 430 5
April 11, 2017 [note 8][note 9] 238 431 4
May 25, 2017 [note 10][note 9] 239 432 3
June 6, 2017 [note 11][note 9] 194 433 2
June 20, 2017 [note 12][note 9] 241 435 0
June 30, 2017 [note 13] 240 434 1
October 21, 2017 [note 14] 239 433 2
November 7, 2017 [note 15][note 9] 240 434 1
December 5, 2017 [note 16] 193 433 2
December 8, 2017 [note 17] 239 432 3
January 15, 2018 [note 18] 238 431 4
Latest voting share 44.8% 0.0% 55.2%  
Non-voting members 3 1 2 6 0

Leadership[edit]

Section contents: Senate: Majority (R), Minority (D)House: Majority (R), Minority (D)

Senate[edit]

Senate President
Joe Biden
Joe Biden (D),
until January 20, 2017
Mike Pence
Mike Pence (R),
from January 20, 2017
Senate President pro tempore

Majority (Republican) leadership[edit]

Minority (Democratic) leadership[edit]

House of Representatives[edit]

House Speaker
Paul Ryan

Majority (Republican) leadership[edit]

Minority (Democratic) leadership[edit]

Demographics[edit]

The 115th Congress has the highest average age compared to any other Congress in recent history. The average age of the members in the House of Representatives is 57.8 years, while the average age of the members in the Senate is 61.8 years.[25]

The most common occupation of Senators prior to election was law, followed by public service/politics, then business. In the House of Representatives, business is the dominant prior occupation, followed by public service/politics, and finally law.[25] Currently 94.1% of House members and 100% of Senators have a bachelor's degree or higher, a historically high level of education for a United States Congress. In addition, 167 members of the House and 55 Members of the Senate have a law degree. Only 18 members of Congress have no college education.[25]

The extent of racial diversity in the 115th Congress is 52 African American members, 45 Hispanic or Latino members, 18 members of Asian, South Asian, or Pacific Islander ancestry, 2 members of Native American ancestry, the remaining 418 members of Congress are White.[25] Women make up 20.1% of the total membership in the 115th Congress, which has a total of 109 women and 426 men. This represents an increase of 21 women from the 114th Congress.[25]

Currently, there are seven openly LGBT members serving in Congress. Tammy Baldwin,[26] Jared Polis,[27] Sean Patrick Maloney, Mark Takano, and Mark Pocan are all openly gay, while Kyrsten Sinema is openly bisexual.[28] The Majority of the 115th Congress is religious and 90.7% of those religious members are Christian. Approximately half of the Christian members are Protestant. Other religious faiths of Congress members include Jewish, Buddhist, Muslim, and Hindu.[25]

Members[edit]

Senate[edit]

The numbers refer to their Senate classes. All of the class 3 seats were contested in the November 2016 elections. Class 1 terms end with this Congress, requiring re-election in 2018; Class 2 began in the last Congress, requiring re-election in 2020; and Class 3 began in this Congress, requiring re-election in 2022.

House of Representatives[edit]

All 435 seats were filled by the regular elections on November 8, 2016, or subsequent special elections thereafter.

Changes in membership[edit]

Senate[edit]

State
(class)
Vacator Reason for change Successor Date of successor's
formal installation
Alabama
(2)
Jeff Sessions
(R)
Resigned February 8, 2017, to become United States Attorney General.[30]
Successor was appointed February 9, 2017, to continue the term.
Luther Strange
(R)
February 9, 2017[31]
Minnesota
(2)
Al Franken
(D)
Resigned January 2, 2018, amid a sexual misconduct scandal.[32]
Successor was appointed January 2, 2018, to continue the term.[29]
Tina Smith
(D)
January 3, 2018[33]
Alabama
(2)
Luther Strange
(R)
Appointment expired January 3, 2018, following a special election.[34][35]
Successor was elected December 12, 2017, to finish the term ending January 3, 2021.
Doug Jones
(D)
January 3, 2018[35]

House of Representatives[edit]

District Vacator Reason for change Successor Date successor
seated
Kansas's 4th Pompeo, MikeMike Pompeo
(R)
Resigned January 23, 2017, to become Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.[36]
A special election was held April 11, 2017.[37]
Estes, RonRon Estes
(R)
April 25, 2017
California's 34th Becerra, XavierXavier Becerra
(D)
Resigned January 24, 2017, to become Attorney General of California.[38]
A special election was held June 6, 2017.[39]
Gomez, JimmyJimmy Gomez
(D)
July 11, 2017
Georgia's 6th Price, TomTom Price
(R)
Resigned February 10, 2017, to become United States Secretary of Health and Human Services.[40]
A special election was held June 20, 2017.[41]
Handel, KarenKaren Handel
(R)
June 26, 2017
South Carolina's 5th Mulvaney, MickMick Mulvaney
(R)
Resigned February 16, 2017, to become Director of the Office of Management and Budget.[42]
A special election was held June 20, 2017.[43]
Norman, RalphRalph Norman
(R)
June 26, 2017
Montana's at-large Zinke, RyanRyan Zinke
(R)
Resigned March 1, 2017, to become United States Secretary of the Interior.[42]
A special election was held May 25, 2017.[44]
Gianforte, GregGreg Gianforte
(R)
June 21, 2017
Utah's 3rd Chaffetz, JasonJason Chaffetz
(R)
Resigned June 30, 2017.[45]
A special election was held November 7, 2017.[46]
Curtis, JohnJohn Curtis
(R)
November 13, 2017
Pennsylvania's 18th Murphy, TimTim Murphy
(R)
Resigned October 21, 2017.[47]
A special election will be held March 13, 2018.[48]
TBD TBD
Michigan's 13th Conyers, JohnJohn Conyers
(D)
Resigned December 5, 2017.[49]
A special election will be held November 6, 2018.[50]
TBD TBD
Arizona's 8th Franks, TrentTrent Franks
(R)
Resigned December 8, 2017.[51]
A special election will be held April 24, 2018.[52]
TBD TBD
Ohio's 12th Tiberi, PatPat Tiberi
(R)
Resigned January 15, 2018, to lead the Ohio Business Roundtable.[53][54]
A special election will be held August 7, 2018.[55]
TBD TBD

Committees[edit]

Section contents: Senate, House, Joint

Listed alphabetically by chamber, including Chairman and Ranking Member.

Senate[edit]

Committee Chairman Ranking Member
Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Roberts, PatPat Roberts (R-KS) Stabenow, DebbieDebbie Stabenow (D-MI)
Appropriations Cochran, ThadThad Cochran (R-MS) Leahy, PatrickPatrick Leahy (D-VT)
Armed Services McCain, JohnJohn McCain (R-AZ) Reed, JackJack Reed (D-RI)
Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Crapo, MikeMike Crapo (R-ID) Brown, SherrodSherrod Brown (D-OH)
Budget Enzi, MikeMike Enzi (R-WY) Sanders, BernieBernie Sanders (I-VT)
Commerce, Science and Transportation Thune, JohnJohn Thune (R-SD) Nelson, BillBill Nelson (D-FL)
Energy and Natural Resources Murkowski, LisaLisa Murkowski (R-AK) Cantwell, MariaMaria Cantwell (D-WA)
Environment and Public Works Barrasso, JohnJohn Barrasso (R-WY) Carper, TomTom Carper (D-DE)
Finance Hatch, OrrinOrrin Hatch (R-UT) Wyden, RonRon Wyden (D-OR)
Foreign Relations Corker, BobBob Corker (R-TN) Cardin, BenBen Cardin (D-MD)
Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Alexander, LamarLamar Alexander (R-TN) Murray, PattyPatty Murray (D-WA)
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Johnson, RonRon Johnson (R-WI) McCaskill, ClaireClaire McCaskill (D-MO)
Indian Affairs Hoeven, JohnJohn Hoeven (R-ND) Udall, TomTom Udall (D-NM)
Judiciary Grassley, ChuckChuck Grassley (R-IA) Feinstein, DianneDianne Feinstein (D-CA)
Rules and Administration Shelby, RichardRichard Shelby (R-AL) Klobuchar, AmyAmy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Small Business and Entrepreneurship Risch, JimJim Risch (R-ID) Shaheen, JeanneJeanne Shaheen (D-NH)
Veterans' Affairs Isakson, JohnnyJohnny Isakson (R-GA) Tester, JonJon Tester (D-MT)
Aging Collins, SusanSusan Collins (R-ME) Casey Jr., BobBob Casey Jr. (D-PA)
Ethics Isakson, JohnnyJohnny Isakson (R-GA) Coons, ChrisChris Coons (D-DE)
Intelligence Burr, RichardRichard Burr (R-NC) Warner, MarkMark Warner (D-VA)
Narcotics Grassley, ChuckChuck Grassley (R-IA) Feinstein, DianneDianne Feinstein (D-CA)

House of Representatives[edit]

Committee Chairman[56] Ranking Member
Agriculture Conaway, MikeMike Conaway (R-TX) Peterson, CollinCollin Peterson (D-MN)
Appropriations Frelinghuysen, RodneyRodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) Lowey, NitaNita Lowey (D-NY)
Armed Services Thornberry, MacMac Thornberry (R-TX) Smith, AdamAdam Smith (D-WA)
Budget Black, DianeDiane Black (R-TN), until January 11, 2018
Acting until February 16, 2017
Womack, SteveSteve Womack (R-AR), from January 11, 2018
Yarmuth, JohnJohn Yarmuth (D-KY)
Education and the Workforce Foxx, VirginiaVirginia Foxx (R-NC) Scott, BobbyBobby Scott (D-VA)
Energy and Commerce Walden, GregGreg Walden (R-OR) Pallone, FrankFrank Pallone (D-NJ)
Ethics Brooks, SusanSusan Brooks (R-IN) Deutch, TedTed Deutch (D-FL)
Financial Services Hensarling, JebJeb Hensarling (R-TX) Waters, MaxineMaxine Waters (D-CA)
Foreign Affairs Royce, EdEd Royce (R-CA) Engel, EliotEliot Engel (D-NY)
Homeland Security McCaul, MichaelMichael McCaul (R-TX) Thompson, BennieBennie Thompson (D-MS)
House Administration Harper, GreggGregg Harper (R-MS) Brady, BobBob Brady (D-PA)
Judiciary Goodlatte, BobBob Goodlatte (R-VA) Conyers, JohnJohn Conyers (D-MI), until November 26, 2017
Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), from November 26, 2017
Acting until December 20, 2017
Natural Resources Bishop, RobRob Bishop (R-UT) Grijalva, RaúlRaúl Grijalva (D-AZ)
Oversight and Government Reform Chaffetz, JasonJason Chaffetz (R-UT), until June 13, 2017
Gowdy, TreyTrey Gowdy (R-SC), from June 13, 2017
Cummings, ElijahElijah Cummings (D-MD)
Rules Sessions, PetePete Sessions (R-TX) Slaughter, LouiseLouise Slaughter (D-NY)
Science, Space & Technology Smith, Lamar S.Lamar S. Smith (R-TX) Johnson, Eddie BerniceEddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)
Small Business Chabot, SteveSteve Chabot (R-OH) Velázquez, NydiaNydia Velázquez (D-NY)
Transportation and Infrastructure Shuster, BillBill Shuster (R-PA) DeFazio, PeterPeter DeFazio (D-OR)
Veterans' Affairs Roe, PhilPhil Roe (R-TN) Walz, TimTim Walz (D-MN)
Ways and Means Brady, KevinKevin Brady (R-TX) Neal, RichardRichard Neal (D-MA)
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Nunes, DevinDevin Nunes (R-CA) Schiff, AdamAdam Schiff (D-CA)

Joint[edit]

Committee Chairman Ranking Member Vice Chairman Vice Ranking Member
Economic Rep. Tiberi, PatPat Tiberi (R-OH), until January 11, 2018
Rep. Paulsen, ErikErik Paulsen (R-MN), from January 11, 2018
Sen. Heinrich, MartinMartin Heinrich (D-NM) Sen. Lee, MikeMike Lee (R-UT) Rep. Maloney, CarolynCarolyn Maloney (D-NY)
Inaugural Ceremonies Sen. Blunt, RoyRoy Blunt (R-MO) Rep. Pelosi, NancyNancy Pelosi (D-CA) Rep. Ryan, PaulPaul Ryan (R-WI) Sen. Schumer, ChuckChuck Schumer (D-NY)
The Library Sen. Blunt, RoyRoy Blunt (R-MO) Sen. Klobuchar, AmyAmy Klobuchar (D-MN) Sen. Shelby, RichardRichard Shelby (R-AL) Rep. Brady, BobBob Brady (D-PA)
Printing Sen. Shelby, RichardRichard Shelby (R-AL) Rep. Brady, BobBob Brady (D-PA) Sen. Blunt, RoyRoy Blunt (R-MO) Sen. Klobuchar, AmyAmy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Taxation Rep. Brady, KevinKevin Brady (R-TX) Sen. Wyden, RonRon Wyden (D-OR) Sen. Hatch, OrrinOrrin Hatch (R-UT) Rep. Neal, RichardRichard Neal (D-MA)
Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans (Select) TBD TBD TBD TBD
Budget and Appropriations Process Reform (Select) TBD TBD TBD TBD

Employees and legislative agency directors[edit]

Senate[edit]

[57]

House of Representatives[edit]

Legislative branch agency directors[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c In Alabama, Senator Jeff Sessions (R) resigned February 8, 2017. Luther Strange (R) was appointed on February 9, 2017 to continue the term. Doug Jones (D) won the December 12, 2017 special election to finish the term and was sworn in January 3, 2018.
  2. ^ a b In Minnesota, Senator Al Franken (D) resigned January 2, 2018. Tina Smith (D) was appointed January 3, 2018 to continue the term.
  3. ^ Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas's 4th district) resigned January 23, 2017.
  4. ^ Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-California's 34th district) resigned January 24, 2017.
  5. ^ Rep. Tom Price (R-Georgia's 6th district) resigned February 10, 2017.
  6. ^ Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-South Carolina's 5th district) resigned February 16, 2017.
  7. ^ Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Montana's at-large district) resigned March 1, 2017.
  8. ^ Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas's 4th district) was elected April 11, 2017.
  9. ^ a b c d e Service begins on the day of a special election, when qualified, not upon the oath of office.
  10. ^ Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-Montana's at-large district) was elected May 25, 2017.
  11. ^ Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-California's 34th district) was elected June 6, 2017.
  12. ^ Reps. Karen Handel (R-Georgia's 6th district) and Ralph Norman (R-South Carolina's 5th district) were elected June 20, 2017.
  13. ^ Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah's 3rd district) resigned June 30, 2017.
  14. ^ Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pennsylvania's 18th district) resigned October 21, 2017.
  15. ^ Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah's 3rd district) was elected November 7, 2017.
  16. ^ Rep. John Conyers (D-Michigan's 13th district) resigned December 5, 2017.
  17. ^ Rep. Trent Franks (R-Arizona's 8th district) resigned December 8, 2017.
  18. ^ Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio's 12th district) resigned January 15, 2018.
  19. ^ a b c d e f g h i The Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL) and the North Dakota Democratic-Nonpartisan League Party (D-NPL) are the Minnesota and North Dakota affiliates of the U.S. Democratic Party and are counted as Democrats.

References[edit]

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  4. ^ Caldwell, Leigh Ann (January 12, 2017). "Senate Approves First Step Toward Repealing Obamacare in Late-Night Session". NBC News. Retrieved January 12, 2017. 
  5. ^ Kurtzleben, Danielle (January 12, 2017). "Senate Takes First Step To Repeal Obamacare — So What's Next?". NPR. Retrieved January 12, 2017. 
  6. ^ "DeVos Confirmed as Education Secretary, Pence Casts Historic Tie-Breaking Vote". Fox News. February 7, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017. 
  7. ^ Strafford, Michael; Emma, Caitlin; Heffling, Kimberly (February 7, 2017). "Senate confirms DeVos as secretary of education". Politico. Retrieved February 8, 2017. 
  8. ^ Caygle, Heather (December 7, 2017). "Democrat Kihuen hanging on despite harassment claim". Politico. Retrieved December 8, 2017. 
  9. ^ Watson, Kathryn (December 16, 2017). "Facing ethics probe, Rep. Ruben Kihuen won't run for re-election". CBS News. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  10. ^ Gay Stolberg, Sheryl; Alcindor, Yamiche; Fandos, Nicholas (December 7, 2017). "Al Franken to Resign From Senate Amid Harassment Allegations". New York Times. Retrieved December 8, 2017. 
  11. ^ Viebeck, Elise; Weigel, David (December 5, 2017). "Rep. John Conyers Jr. resigns over sexual harassment allegations after a half-century in Congress". Washington Post. Retrieved December 8, 2017. 
  12. ^ Bade, Rachel (December 8, 2017). "Franks to resign Friday after harassment allegations". Politico. Retrieved December 8, 2017. 
  13. ^ CNN, Mick Krever and Sophie Tatum, (December 11, 2017). "Exclusive: Gillibrand calls on Trump to resign". CNN.com. Retrieved January 16, 2018. 
  14. ^ Chandler, Kim; Peoples, Steve (December 12, 2017). "Jones wins in stunning Alabama upset". Associated Press. Retrieved December 12, 2017. 
  15. ^ Sullivan, Sean; Weigel, David; Fahrenthold, David A. (December 12, 2017). "Doug Jones declared victor in Alabama race for Senate; Roy Moore may seek recount". The Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved December 13, 2017. 
  16. ^ Edelman, Adam; Caldwell, Leigh Ann (December 8, 2017). "Ethics probe into Farenthold picks up steam after accuser agrees to cooperate". NBC News. Retrieved December 8, 2017. 
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