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    Do you know you state's senators?

    Things are heating up for this year’s midterm elections. Democrats are looking to take back the House of Representatives from the Republican majority. The U.S. Senate is also on the table, with a number of seats in 2018 considered competitive for the two parties.

    This year’s election could be a turning point, but who is on the ticket? Do people know who their state’s two senators are? To help you learn a bit more about your senators, Stacker compiled a list of each state’s members of senate. Data came from the U.S. Senate website and Ballotpedia, which provided a biography and key issues for each delegate.

    Before we begin, can you name your state’s senators? Do you know when their next election is? Read on for the answers, and to learn which states could flip parties in 2018. The list starts off in Alabama with a new delegate to Washington.

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  • Alabama: Doug Jones
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    Alabama: Doug Jones

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: Less than 1

    Doug Jones was elected to the Senate in December 2017 by defeating Republican Roy Moore in a special election. His re-election campaign will run in 2020.

     

  • Alabama: Richard C. Shelby
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    Alabama: Richard C. Shelby

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 31

    Richard Shelby became a senator in 1987, having previously served as a U.S. Representative. According to GovTrack, Shelby often sponsors bills on public finance and taxes. He won re-election in 2016.

     

  • Alaska: Lisa Murkowski
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    Alaska: Lisa Murkowski

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 15

    Lisa Murkowski began her career as a senator in 2003. Murkowski is viewed as a center-Republican and she famously voted against efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act in 2017. Her next election is in 2022.

     

  • Alaska: Dan Sullivan
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    Alaska: Dan Sullivan

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 3

    Dan Sullivan was the Alaska commissioner of natural resources before becoming a senator. As a Marines veteran, Sullivan serves on the Committee on Armed Services and Committee on Veterans' Affairs. His next election is in 2020.

     

  • Arizona: Jeff Flake
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    Arizona: Jeff Flake

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 5

    Jeff Flake served as a U.S. Representative before becoming a senator. He voted for the 2017 tax bill and is an outspoken critic of President Donald J. Trump. Flake is not running for re-election in 2018.

     

  • Arkansas: John Boozman
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    Arkansas: John Boozman

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 7

    John Boozman was a representative in Washington before becoming one of Arkansas’ senators. According to GovTrack, Boozman often sponsors bills related to the armed forces. He is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Arkansas: Tom Cotton
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    Arkansas: Tom Cotton

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 4

    Tom Cotton won the Senate seat for Arkansas in 2014 by beating Democrat Mark Pryor. He serves on the Committee on Armed Services, and is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • California: Dianne Feinstein
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    California: Dianne Feinstein

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 16

    Dianne Feinstein began her Senate career in 1992. She is a strong advocate for gun control and is considered an ideological leader in the Democratic Party by GovTrack. Despite inconsistent support from within the party, Feinstein is expected to win her 2018 re-election campaign.

     

  • California: Kamala D. Harris
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    California: Kamala D. Harris

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 1

    Kamala Harris is the former attorney general of California. She has voted against immigration bills presented by Republicans and supported by the Trump administration. Harris is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Colorado: Michael F. Bennet
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    Colorado: Michael F. Bennet

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 9

    Michael F. Bennet was born in New Delhi, India. Recently, he voted against repealing the Affordable Care Act, and is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Colorado: Cory Gardner
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    Colorado: Cory Gardner

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 3

    Cory Gardner won his Senate seat in 2014. He is supportive of legalized marijuana and is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Connecticut: Richard Blumenthal
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    Connecticut: Richard Blumenthal

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 7

    Richard Blumenthal has been outspoken about America’s foreign policy goals, particularly around issues involving Iraq and Russia. According to GovTrack, Blumenthal is an ideologically liberal Democrat. He is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Connecticut: Christopher Murphy
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    Connecticut: Christopher Murphy

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 6

    Chris Murphy is running for re-election in 2018, and is matching fundraising efforts from his previous election. The senator often introduces bills related to education and foreign affairs, according to GovTrack.

     

  • Delaware: Thomas R. Carper
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    Delaware: Thomas R. Carper

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 17

    Thomas R. Carper is running for re-election in 2018, but must first win his party’s primary in September. In 2013, Carper spoke out in support of same-sex marriage.

     

  • Delaware: Christopher A. Coons
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    Delaware: Christopher A. Coons

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 8

    Chris Coons is a Democrat and graduate of Yale Law School. He serves on the Appropriations Committee, and is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Florida: Bill Nelson
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    Florida: Bill Nelson

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 17

    Bill Nelson has served as senator since 2001. Nelson was originally opposed to same-sex marriage, but later shifted positions on the issue. He is up for re-election in 2018, in what is expected to be a tight race against two-term Gov. Rick Scott.

     

  • Florida: Marco Rubio
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    Florida: Marco Rubio

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 7

    Marco Rubio was unsuccessful in his bid for the presidency in 2016, but decided to run for re-election in Florida and won. Rubio has stated he will not run in the next presidential election. His next election is in 2022.

     

  • Georgia: Johnny Isakson
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    Georgia: Johnny Isakson

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 13

    Johnny Isakson was firm in his opposition of President Barack Obama’s diplomatic strategy with Iran—particularly the nuclear deal. He is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Georgia: David Perdue
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    Georgia: David Perdue

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 3

    David Perdue is a hard-line Republican and member of the Committee on Armed Services. He is a proponent of repealing the Affordable Care Act and supports tax cuts. Perdue is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Hawaii: Mazie K. Hirono
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    Hawaii: Mazie K. Hirono

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 5

    Mazie Hirono is running for re-election in 2018, while also fighting thyroid cancer. The Democrat won her seat in 2013 by 26 points.

     

  • Hawaii: Brian Schatz
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    Hawaii: Brian Schatz

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 6

    Brian Schatz was appointed in 2012 and won re-election in 2016. He is a vocal opponent of military strikes in Syria, and is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Idaho: Mike Crapo
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    Idaho: Mike Crapo

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 19

    Mike Crapo was first elected to the Senate in 1998. He opposed the idea of Donald Trump as the Republican presidential candidate. Crapo is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Idaho: James E. Risch
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    Idaho: James E. Risch

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 9

    According to GovTrack, Risch is a hard-line conservative Republican up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Illinois: Tammy Duckworth
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    Illinois: Tammy Duckworth

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 1

    Military veteran Tammy Duckworth was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2017 in a competitive race. Before the Senate, she was a member of the House. Duckworth is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Illinois: Richard J. Durbin
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    Illinois: Richard J. Durbin

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 22

    Dick Durbin was first elected to the Senate in 1996 and currently serves as the Senate Minority Whip. He is considered one of the most influential senators on immigration, and is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Indiana: Joe Donnelly
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    Indiana: Joe Donnelly

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 8

    Joe Donnelly has served in the Senate since 2013. Considered an underdog candidate, Donnelly is the only Democrat to win a statewide office in Indiana. He is running for re-election in 2018.

     

  • Indiana: Todd Young
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    Indiana: Todd Young

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 1

    Todd Young became a senator in 2016, having previously served in the House of Representatives. Young serves on the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation as well as the Committee on Foreign Relations. He is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Iowa: Joni Ernst
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    Iowa: Joni Ernst

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 4

    Joni Ernst was the first woman from Iowa elected to Congress with her 2014 win. Ernst voiced opposition to the Iran nuclear deal and has spoken out about the sexual harassment she faced in the military. She is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Iowa: Chuck Grassley
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    Iowa: Chuck Grassley

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 37

    Chuck Grassley was first elected to the Senate in 1980. The Republican politician has a safe Senate seat, according to Ballotpedia, and is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Kansas: Jerry Moran
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    Kansas: Jerry Moran

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 8

    Jerry Moran served in the Kansas State Senate and U.S. House of Representatives before becoming a U.S. Senator. He serves on the Committee on Indian Affairs and Committee on Appropriations. Moran is up for re-election in 2022.


     

  • Kansas: Pat Roberts
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    Kansas: Pat Roberts

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 21

    Pat Roberts was elected to the Senate in 1995. In 2018, he supported immigration reform championed by the Trump administration. Roberts is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Kentucky: Mitch McConnell
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    Kentucky: Mitch McConnell

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 33

    Mitch McConnell has served as the Senate Majority Leader since 2015. He famously opposed Barack Obama on a number of issues, including filling a Supreme Court vacancy. McConnell is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Kentucky: Rand Paul
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    Kentucky: Rand Paul

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 7

    Rand Paul was first elected to the Senate in 2010. He made an unsuccessful bid for the presidency in 2016, and is opposed to government surveillance of citizens. He is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Louisiana: Bill Cassidy
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    Louisiana: Bill Cassidy

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 3

    Bill Cassidy defeated an incumbent Democratic senator to win the seat in 2014. Cassidy supported the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, and is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Louisiana: John Kennedy
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    Louisiana: John Kennedy

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 1

    John Kennedy was elected to the Senate in 2016. Kennedy was originally a Democrat while running for state offices in Louisiana, and currently sits on the Committee on Appropriations. He is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Maine: Susan M. Collins
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    Maine: Susan M. Collins

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 22

    Susan Collins has served as a senator for more than two decades, running unopposed in her 2014 re-election campaign. Collins famously voted against measures to replace the Affordable Care Act. She is up for re-election in 2020.  

     

  • Maine: Angus S.King, Jr.
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    Maine: Angus S.King, Jr.

    Party: Independent

    Years in office: 5

    Angus King is an Independent, though he is often involved with state Democrats. He is up for re-election in 2018.

     

  • Maryland: Benjamin L. Cardin
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    Maryland: Benjamin L. Cardin

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 11

    Ben Cardin won his 2012 re-election by 30 points and is expected to win again in 2018. Cardin serves on the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, and Committee on Environment and Public Works.


     

  • Maryland: Chris Van Hollen
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    Maryland: Chris Van Hollen

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 1

    Chris Van Hollen was born in Pakistan. He was elected to the Senate in 2016 after serving in the House of Representatives. Van Hollen is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Massachusetts: Edward J. Markey
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    Massachusetts: Edward J. Markey

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 5

    Ed Markey won the Massachusetts seat in a special election in 2013. He previously served in the U.S. Military Reserves, and currently serves on the Committee on Foreign Relations. Markey is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Massachusetts: Elizabeth Warren
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    Massachusetts: Elizabeth Warren

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 5

    Elizabeth Warren was a Harvard Law School professor before becoming a politician. She is a supporter of raising the minimum wage and increasing bank regulation. It’s anticipated that Warren will run for president in 2020.

     

  • Michigan: Gary C. Peters
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    Michigan: Gary C. Peters

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 3

    Gary Peters was in the House of Representatives before becoming a senator. He ran his campaign on economic and military issues, and is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Michigan: Debbie Stabenow
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    Michigan: Debbie Stabenow

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 18

    Debbie Stabenow serves on the Joint Committee on Taxation and Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Stabenow is up for re-election in 2018, and won in the 2012 campaign by 20 points.

     

  • Minnesota: Amy Klobuchar
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    Minnesota: Amy Klobuchar

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 11

    Amy Klobuchar was a former attorney before becoming a senator in 2007. She was short-listed as a potential nominee for the vacant Supreme Court seat during Barack Obama’s presidency. Klobuchar is up for re-election in 2018.

     

  • Minnesota: Tina Smith
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    Minnesota: Tina Smith

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 1

    Tina Smith was appointed to replace Al Franken’s Senate seat in 2017. She is up for re-election in 2018.  

     

  • Mississippi: Cindy Hyde-Smith
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    Mississippi: Cindy Hyde-Smith

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: Less than 1

    Cindy Hyde-Smith was appointed to the Senate in April of 2018, following the resignation of Thad Cochran. She is up for re-election in 2018.

     

  • Mississippi: Roger F. Wicker
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    Mississippi: Roger F. Wicker

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 11

    Roger Wicker was appointed to the Senate in 2007. Wicker’s seat is unlikely to be contested in the 2018 election. He won his 2012 re-election by 16 points.

     

  • Missouri: Roy Blunt
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    Missouri: Roy Blunt

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 8

    Roy Blunt is considered to be a moderate Republican senator. He serves on the Committee on Intelligence and Committee on Appropriations. Blunt is up for re-election in 2022.


     

  • Missouri: Claire McCaskill
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    Missouri: Claire McCaskill

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 11

    Claire McCaskill is a moderate Democrat, up for re-election in 2018. Her seat is considered vulnerable, however.

     

  • Montana: Steve Daines
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    Montana: Steve Daines

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 4

    Steve Daines is a Republican senator who serves on the Committee on Indian Affairs and Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. He is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Montana: Jon Tester
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    Montana: Jon Tester

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 12

    Jon Tester serves on the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Tester is up for re-election in 2018. Tester has what is considered a competitive Senate seat, given the Republican influence within the state.

     

  • Nebraska: Deb Fischer
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    Nebraska: Deb Fischer

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 6

    Deb Fischer is a Republican senator who has taken tough stances in support of Second Amendment rights and against immigration reform. She is up for re-election in 2019.

     

  • Nebraska: Ben Sasse
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    Nebraska: Ben Sasse

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 4

    Ben Sasse was the president of Midland University before becoming a senator in 2014. During the 2016 presidential campaign, Sasse said he would not support President Trump. Sasse is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Nevada: Catherine Cortez Masto
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    Nevada: Catherine Cortez Masto

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 2

    Catherine Cortez Masto was first elected to the Senate in 2016. She has worked against ride-sharing company Uber entering Nevada. She is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Nevada: Dean Heller
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    Nevada: Dean Heller

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 7

    Dean Heller is up for re-election in 2018 for a seat that is considered very competitive. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton won the state of Nevada during the 2016 election. He has been a vocal opponent of the Affordable Care Act since it was enacted.

     

  • New Hampshire: Margaret Wood Hassan
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    New Hampshire: Margaret Wood Hassan

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 2

    Margaret Wood Hassan won the Senate seat for his state in 2016 by 0.1% over the Republican incumbent. Hassan supports medical marijuana, and is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • New Hampshire: Jeanne Shaheen
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    New Hampshire: Jeanne Shaheen

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 10

    Jeanne Shaheen was the governor of New Hampshire before becoming a senator. Shaheen serves on the Committee on Appropriations and Committee on Armed Services. She is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • New Jersey: Cory A. Booker
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    New Jersey: Cory A. Booker

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 5

    Cory Booker was the mayor of Newark, New Jersey, before becoming a senator. He serves on the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on the Judiciary. It’s anticipated that Booker will run for president in 2020.

     

  • New Jersey: Robert Menendez
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    New Jersey: Robert Menendez

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 12

    Bob Menendez served in the U.S. House of Representatives before becoming a senator. He serves on the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and is up for re-election in 2018—though his seat is seen as vulnerable.


     

  • New Mexico: Martin Heinrich
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    New Mexico: Martin Heinrich

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 5

    Martin Heinrich served in the U.S. House of Representatives before becoming a senator. The Democrat is up for re-election in 2018, but is not expected to face much of a challenge.

     

  • New Mexico: Tom Udall
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    New Mexico: Tom Udall

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 10

    Tom Udall is a former attorney and has served in the Senate since 2008. Udall is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • New York: Kirsten E. Gillibrand
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    New York: Kirsten E. Gillibrand

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 9

    Kirsten Gillibrand was a U.S. House of Representatives before becoming a senator. She has been a champion of women’s rights over the course of the #MeToo movement. Gillibrand is running for re-election in 2018, and is seen as a potential Democratic presidential candidate in the 2020 election.

     

  • New York: Charles E. Schumer
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    New York: Charles E. Schumer

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 20

    Chuck Schumer is the Senate Minority Leader, and has served in the Senate since 1998. He is considered one of the most influential political leaders on immigration reform. Schumer is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • North Carolina: Richard Burr
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    North Carolina: Richard Burr

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 14

    Richard Burr won re-election in 2016 in North Carolina, considered a battleground state. Burr opposed the Iran nuclear deal and is up for re-election in 2022.  

     

  • North Carolina: Thom Tillis
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    North Carolina: Thom Tillis

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 4

    Thom Tillis became a senator in 2014 after serving as in the U.S. House of Representatives. He serves on the Committee on Aging and the Committee on Armed Services. He is up for re-election in 2020.


     

  • North Dakota: Heidi Heitkamp
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    North Dakota: Heidi Heitkamp

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 6

    Heidi Heitkamp was the first woman from North Dakota elected to the Senate. She was an attorney before her time in office, and is up for re-election in 2018 in a race considered competitive.

     

  • North Dakota: John Hoeven
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    North Dakota: John Hoeven

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 7

    John Hoeven was North Dakota’s governor for 10 years before becoming a senator. He won his seat in 2016, and is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Ohio: Sherrod Brown
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    Ohio: Sherrod Brown

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 11

    Sherrod Brown won his 2012 re-election campaign by six points. Brown serves on the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and Committee on Veterans' Affairs. He is up for re-election in 2018 in a race anticipated to be highly competitive.


     

  • Ohio: Rob Portman
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    Ohio: Rob Portman

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 8

    Rob Portman served under President George W. Bush. He reversed his position on same-sex marriage to support the historic Supreme Court ruling, but supports defunding Planned Parenthood. He is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Oklahoma: James M. Inhofe
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    Oklahoma: James M. Inhofe

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 23

    Jim Inhofe was the mayor of Tulsa before becoming a senator. He is considered a staunch Republican. Inhofe is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Oklahoma: James Lankford
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    Oklahoma: James Lankford

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 4

    James Lankford won the Senate seat for Oklahoma in a 2014 special election, filling the vacancy left by Tom Coburn. Lankford won re-election in 2016, and is up for re-election again in 2022.

     

  • Oregon: Jeff Merkley
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    Oregon: Jeff Merkley

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 9

    Jeff Merkley has run as an Independent, Working Families Party, and Progressive candidate over the course of his career. The now-Democratic senator is a reliable vote on liberal issues, and is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Oregon: Ron Wyden
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    Oregon: Ron Wyden

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 22

    Ron Wyden has served in the Senate for more than two decades, winning his most recent re-election by 23 points. Wyden serves on the Joint Committee on Taxation and Committee on Intelligence. He is up for re-election again in 2022.


     

  • Pennsylvania: Robert P.Casey, Jr.
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    Pennsylvania: Robert P.Casey, Jr.

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 11

    Robert Casey, Jr. was the Pennsylvania State Treasurer before becoming a senator. He is up for re-election in 2018 in a seat considered highly competitive.

     

  • Pennsylvania: Patrick J. Toomey
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    Pennsylvania: Patrick J. Toomey

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 7

    Pat Toomey is a Republican senator serving on the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, and Committee on the Budget. Toomey is up for re-election in 2022.


     

  • Rhode Island: Jack Reed
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    Rhode Island: Jack Reed

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 22

    Jack Reed was a representative before becoming a senator. He won his 2014 re-election by more than 40 points, and is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Rhode Island: Sheldon Whitehouse
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    Rhode Island: Sheldon Whitehouse

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 11

    Sheldon Whitehouse was the Rhode Island Attorney General before becoming a senator. He is up for re-election in 2018, and is projected to win.

     

  • South Carolina: Lindsey Graham
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    South Carolina: Lindsey Graham

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 15

    Lindsey Graham is a military veteran and was a member of the U.S. Air Force Reserves before becoming a senator in 2002. He ran for president in 2016, and is known for conservative stances on American foreign policy. Graham is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • South Carolina: Tim Scott
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    South Carolina: Tim Scott

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 5

    Tim Scott was appointed to the Senate in 2013, and was re-elected in 2016 by nearly 25 points. He defended Attorney General Jeff Sessions against accusations of racism, and is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • South Dakota: Mike Rounds
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    South Dakota: Mike Rounds

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 4

    Mike Rounds was first elected to the Senate in 2014. Prior to that, he was the governor of North Dakota. Rounds is a vocal opponent of the Affordable Care Act, and is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • South Dakota: John Thune
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    South Dakota: John Thune

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 13

    John Thune won his first Senate election in 2004 and was re-elected in 2016. He serves on the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Thune is up for re-election in 2022.


     

  • Tennessee: Lamar Alexander
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    Tennessee: Lamar Alexander

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 15

    Lamar Alexander was elected to the Senate in 2002. He serves on the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Alexander is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Tennessee: Bob Corker
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    Tennessee: Bob Corker

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 11

    Bob Corker was the mayor of Chattanooga before becoming a senator. In 2013, Corker called for the U.S. to intervene in Syria. He is up for re-election in 2018, but plans to retire.

     

  • Texas: John Cornyn
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    Texas: John Cornyn

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 16

    John Cornyn is the Senate Majority Whip, and has served since 2002. He was outspoken against the immigration reforms brought by President Barack Obama. Cornyn is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • Texas: Ted Cruz
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    Texas: Ted Cruz

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 6

    Ted Cruz was elected to the Senate in 2012 after beating the Republican incumbent in a primary. Cruz was born in Alberta, Canada, and opposes the Obama administration’s immigration reforms. Following an unsuccessful presidential campaign, Cruz is up for re-election in 2018 in a seat seen as highly competitive.

  • Utah: Orrin G. Hatch
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    Utah: Orrin G. Hatch

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 42

    Orrin Hatch became a senator in 1976. During his four decades of service, Hatch supported progressive immigration measures. He is not seeking re-election in 2018.  

     

  • Utah: Mike Lee
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    Utah: Mike Lee

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 7

    Mike Lee won re-election in 2016. He serves on the Joint Economic Committee and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Lee is up for re-election in 2022.


     

  • Vermont: Patrick J. Leahy
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    Vermont: Patrick J. Leahy

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 44

    Patrick Leahy was re-elected to the Senate in 2016. His seat is considered safe for Democrats. Leahy serves on the Joint Committee on the Library and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. He is up for re-election in 2022.


     

  • Vermont: Bernard Sanders
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    Vermont: Bernard Sanders

    Party: Independent

    Years in office: 11

    Bernie Sanders is seen as a national leader of progressive politics. He began his career in the Senate in 2007, and is expected to run for president again in 2020. Sanders is up for re-election in 2018.

     

  • Virginia: Tim Kaine
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    Virginia: Tim Kaine

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 5

    Tim Kaine was the governor of Virginia before becoming a senator. Hillary Clinton picked Kaine for her running mate in the 2016 presidential election. He is up for re-election in 2018 with a seat considered safe for Democrats.

     

  • Virginia: Mark R. Warner
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    Virginia: Mark R. Warner

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 10

    Mark Warner was the governor of Virginia before becoming a senator. Warner serves on the Committee on Intelligence and the Committee on the Budget. He is up for re-election in 2020.


     

  • Washington: Maria Cantwell
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    Washington: Maria Cantwell

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 17

    Maria Cantwell was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives before becoming a senator. She serves on the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. She is up for re-election in 2018.


     

  • Washington: Patty Murray
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    Washington: Patty Murray

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 25

    Patty Murray became a senator in 1992. She serves on the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on the Budget. She is up for re-election in 2022.


     

  • West Virginia: Shelley Moore Capito
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    West Virginia: Shelley Moore Capito

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 3

    Shelley Moore Capito was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives before becoming a senator. She serves on the Joint Committee on the Library and the Committee on Appropriations. She is up for re-election in 2020.

     

  • West Virginia: Joe Manchin, III
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    West Virginia: Joe Manchin, III

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 8

    Joe Manchin is a Democratic senator, known for supporting a general overhaul of the Affordable Care Act. He is up for re-election in 2018

     

  • Wisconsin: Tammy Baldwin
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    Wisconsin: Tammy Baldwin

    Party: Democrat

    Years in office: 5

    Tammy Baldwin was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives before becoming a senator. She is up for re-election in 2018 in a seat that could prove to be competitive.

     

  • Wisconsin: Ron Johnson
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    Wisconsin: Ron Johnson

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 8

    Ron Johnson was elected in 2010 as a Tea Party Republican. He serves on the Committee on the Budget and the Committee on Foreign Relations. He is up for re-election in 2022.

     

  • Wyoming: John Barrasso
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    Wyoming: John Barrasso

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 11

    John Barrasso was an orthopedic surgeon before entering politics. He is up for re-election in 2018.

     

  • Wyoming: Michael B. Enzi
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    Wyoming: Michael B. Enzi

    Party: Republican

    Years in office: 21

    Mike Enzi is a staunch conservative and member of the Committee on the Budget. He is up for re-election in 2020.

     

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