List of current members of the United States Senate

The United States Senate consists of 100 members, two from each of the 50 states. Below is a list of the current U.S. Senators, sitting in the 115th United States Congress.

Party affiliation

Affiliation Members
  Republican Party 50
  Democratic Party 47
  Independent 2[lower-alpha 1]
Total 99

Leadership

Office Party Officer State Since
President of the Senate[lower-alpha 2] Republican Mike Pence Indiana[lower-alpha 3] January 20, 2017
President pro tempore Republican Orrin Hatch Utah January 3, 2015
Party Dean since January 3, 2013

Majority (Republican) leadership

Office Officer State Since
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Kentucky January 3, 2015
Party Leader since January 3, 2007
Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn Texas January 3, 2015
Party Whip since January 3, 2013
Chair, Republican Conference John Thune South Dakota January 26, 2012
Chair, Senate Republican Policy Committee John Barrasso Wyoming January 3, 2013
Vice Chair, Republican Conference Roy Blunt Missouri January 3, 2013
Chair, National Republican Senatorial Committee Cory Gardner Colorado January 3, 2017
Chair, Senate Republican Steering Committee Mike Lee Utah January 3, 2015
Senate Republican Chief Deputy Whip Mike Crapo Idaho January 3, 2013

Minority (Democratic) leadership

Office Officer State Since
Senate Minority Leader
Chair, Democratic Caucus
Chuck Schumer New York January 3, 2017
Party Leader since January 3, 2017
Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin Illinois January 3, 2015
Party Whip since January 3, 2005
Senate Assistant Democratic Leader Patty Murray Washington January 3, 2017
Chair, Senate Democratic Policy Committee Debbie Stabenow Michigan January 3, 2017
Vice Chair, Democratic Caucus Mark Warner Virginia January 3, 2017
Elizabeth Warren Massachusetts January 3, 2017
Chair, Senate Democratic Steering Committee Amy Klobuchar Minnesota January 3, 2017
Chair, Senate Democratic Outreach Committee Bernie Sanders Vermont January 3, 2017
Vice Chair, Senate Democratic Policy Committee Joe Manchin West Virginia January 3, 2017
Secretary, Democratic Caucus Tammy Baldwin Wisconsin January 3, 2017
Chair, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chris Van Hollen Maryland January 3, 2017
Senate Democratic Chief Deputy Whip Jeff Merkley Oregon January 3, 2017
President pro tempore emeritus Patrick Leahy Vermont January 3, 2015
Party Dean since December 17, 2012

Senators

Legend

  Democratic   Republican   Independent

State Portrait Name Born Occupation(s) Previous

office(s)

Assumed office Seat up
Alabama Richard Shelby May 6, 1934 Lawyer U.S. House
Alabama Senate
January 3, 1987 2022
Doug Jones[lower-alpha 4] May 4, 1954 Senate staffer;
Lawyer
U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama January 3, 2018 2020
Alaska Lisa Murkowski May 22, 1957 Lawyer Alaska Senate December 20, 2002 2022
Dan Sullivan November 13, 1964 U.S. Marine officer;
Lawyer
Alaska Attorney General
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State
January 3, 2015 2020
Arizona Jeff Flake December 31, 1962 Nonprofit executive U.S. House January 3, 2013 2018
Vacant due to the death of John McCain.[lower-alpha 5] 2020 (special)
Arkansas John Boozman December 10, 1950 Optometrist U.S. House
Rogers Public Schools Board
January 3, 2011 2022
Tom Cotton May 13, 1977 Lawyer
United States Army officer
U.S. House January 3, 2015 2020
California Dianne Feinstein June 22, 1933 Non-profit organization fellow San Francisco Mayor
San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Member, California Women's Parole Board.
November 10, 1992 2018
Kamala Harris October 20, 1964 Lawyer California Attorney General
San Francisco District Attorney
January 3, 2017 2022
Colorado Michael Bennet November 28, 1964 Lawyer;
businessperson
Denver Public Schools Superintendent January 22, 2009 2022
Cory Gardner August 22, 1974 Public school administrator U.S. House
Colorado House
January 3, 2015 2020
Connecticut Richard Blumenthal February 13, 1946 Marine Corps Reserve Sergeant;
Senate staffer;
Lawyer
Connecticut Attorney General
Connecticut Senate
Connecticut House
United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut
January 3, 2011 2022
Chris Murphy August 3, 1973 Lawyer;
Political campaign manager
U.S. House
Connecticut House
Connecticut Senate
January 3, 2013 2018
Delaware Tom Carper January 23, 1947 U.S. Navy officer;
Delaware Office of Economic Development
Delaware Governor
U.S. House
Delaware Treasurer
January 3, 2001 2018
Chris Coons September 9, 1963 Nonprofit executive;
Lawyer
New Castle County executive November 15, 2010 2020
Florida Bill Nelson September 29, 1942 Lawyer Florida Treasurer
U.S. House
Florida House
January 3, 2001 2018
Marco Rubio May 28, 1971 Lawyer Florida House Speaker
West Miami City Commission
January 3, 2011 2022
Georgia Johnny Isakson December 28, 1944 Real estate broker U.S. House
Georgia House
Georgia State Senate
January 3, 2005 2022
David Perdue December 10, 1949 Corporate executive None January 3, 2015 2020
Hawaii Brian Schatz October 20, 1972 Nonprofit executive Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii
Hawaii House
December 26, 2012 2022
Mazie Hirono November 3, 1947 Lawyer U.S. House
Hawaii House
Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii
January 3, 2013 2018
Idaho Mike Crapo May 20, 1951 Lawyer U.S. House
Idaho Senate
January 3, 1999 2022
Jim Risch May 3, 1943 Professor;
Rancher;
nonprofit executive
Governor of Idaho
Lieutenant Governor of Idaho
Idaho Senate President pro tempore
January 3, 2009 2020
Illinois Dick Durbin November 21, 1944 Lawyer;
Professor
U.S. House January 3, 1997 2020
Tammy Duckworth March 12, 1968 National Guard officer
Staff supervisor, Rotary International
U.S. House
U.S. Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Illinois Director of Veterans Affairs
January 3, 2017 2022
Indiana Joe Donnelly September 29, 1955 Printer;
Lawyer
U.S. House January 3, 2013 2018
Todd Young August 24, 1972 Marine Corps rifleman;
Naval intelligence officer;
Professor;
Consultant
U.S. House January 3, 2017 2022
Iowa Chuck Grassley September 17, 1933 Farmer;
College professor
U.S. House
Iowa House
January 3, 1981 2022
Joni Ernst July 1, 1970 Farmer;
National Guard officer
Iowa Senate January 3, 2015 2020
Kansas Pat Roberts April 20, 1936 United States Marine Corps officer;
Journalist;
U.S. Senate staff member;
U.S. House staff member
U.S. House January 3, 1997 2020
Jerry Moran May 29, 1954 Banker;
Lawyer
U.S. House
Kansas Senate
January 3, 2011 2022
Kentucky Mitch McConnell February 20, 1942 Lawyer;
U.S. Senate staff member
U.S. Deputy Assistant Attorney General
Judge-Executive of Jefferson County
January 3, 1985 2020
Rand Paul January 7, 1963 Ophthalmologist None January 3, 2011 2022
Louisiana Bill Cassidy September 28, 1957 Physician U.S. House
Louisiana Senate
January 3, 2015 2020
John Kennedy November 21, 1951 Magazine editor;
Lawyer;
Professor
Louisiana Treasurer January 3, 2017 2022
Maine Susan Collins December 7, 1952 House staffer;
Senate staffer;
Regional director, SBA;
Nonprofit executive
Deputy Treasurer, MA

Professional and Financial Regulation Commissioner, ME

January 3, 1997 2020
Angus King March 31, 1944 Lawyer;
Senate staffer;
Business founder
Corporate executive;
Public television news program host
Maine Governor January 3, 2013 2018
Maryland Ben Cardin October 5, 1943 Lawyer U.S. House
Speaker of the Maryland House
January 3, 2007 2018
Chris Van Hollen January 10, 1959 U.S. Senate staff member;
Maryland Governor's legislative advisor;
Lawyer
U.S. House
Maryland General Assembly
January 3, 2017 2022
Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren June 22, 1949 Lawyer;
Professor;
Research associate;
Nonprofit executive
COP Chair
CFPB Special Advisor
January 3, 2013 2018
Ed Markey July 11, 1946 Lawyer U.S. House
Massachusetts House
July 16, 2013 2020
Michigan Debbie Stabenow April 29, 1950 Social worker;
Leadership training consultant
U.S. House
Michigan House
Michigan Senate
January 3, 2001 2018
Gary Peters December 1, 1958 Financial advisor;
Lecturer
U.S. House
Michigan Senate
January 3, 2015 2020
Minnesota Amy Klobuchar May 25, 1960 Lawyer Hennepin County Attorney January 3, 2007 2018
Tina Smith[lower-alpha 6] March 4, 1958 Public relations consultant;
Nonprofit executive
Chief of staff to the Governor of Minnesota
Minnesota Lieutenant Governor January 3, 2018 2018 (special)
Mississippi Roger Wicker July 5, 1951 U.S. Air Force officer/Judge Advocate;
U.S. House staffer;
Lawyer
U.S. House
Mississippi Senate
December 31, 2007 2018
Cindy Hyde-Smith[lower-alpha 7] May 10, 1959 Farmer Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce
Mississippi Senate
April 9, 2018 2018 (special)
Missouri Claire McCaskill July 24, 1953 Lawyer;
Jackson County Assistant Prosecutor
Missouri Auditor
Missouri House
Jackson County Legislature
Jackson County Prosecutor
January 3, 2007 2018
Roy Blunt January 10, 1950 University president U.S. House
Missouri Secretary of State
Greene County Clerk
January 3, 2011 2022
Montana Jon Tester August 21, 1956 Music teacher;
Farmer
Montana Senate President
Big Sandy School Board
January 3, 2007 2018
Steve Daines August 20, 1962 Businessperson U.S. House January 3, 2015 2020
Nebraska Deb Fischer March 1, 1951 Rancher Nebraska Legislature January 3, 2013 2018
Ben Sasse February 22, 1972 Management consultant;
Nonprofit executive;
House staffer;
Professor;
University president
Asst Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (HHS) January 3, 2015 2020
Nevada Dean Heller May 10, 1960 Stockbroker;
Stock trader
U.S. House
Nevada Secretary of State
Nevada Assembly
May 9, 2011 2018
Catherine Cortez Masto March 29, 1964 Lawyer Nevada Attorney General January 3, 2017 2022
New Hampshire Jeanne Shaheen January 28, 1947 Teacher;
Entrepreneur
New Hampshire Governor
New Hampshire Senate
January 3, 2009 2020
Maggie Hassan February 27, 1958 Lawyer New Hampshire Governor
New Hampshire Senate
January 3, 2017 2022
New Jersey Bob Menendez January 1, 1954 Lawyer U.S. House
New Jersey General Assembly
New Jersey Senate
January 18, 2006 2018
Cory Booker April 27, 1969 Lawyer Newark Mayor
Newark Municipal Council
October 31, 2013 2020
New Mexico Tom Udall May 18, 1948 Lawyer U.S. House
New Mexico Attorney General
Assistant U.S. Attorney
January 3, 2009 2020
Martin Heinrich October 17, 1971 Nonprofit executive;
Consultant
U.S. House
Albuquerque City Council
January 3, 2013 2018
New York Chuck Schumer November 23, 1950 Lawyer U.S. House
New York Assembly
January 3, 1999 2022
Kirsten Gillibrand December 9, 1966 Lawyer U.S. House
U.S. HUD special counsel
January 26, 2009 2018
North Carolina Richard Burr November 30, 1955 Sales manager;
Nonprofit executive
U.S. House January 3, 2005 2022
Thom Tillis August 30, 1960 Business consultant North Carolina House Speaker January 3, 2015 2020
North Dakota John Hoeven March 13, 1957 Banker North Dakota Governor January 3, 2011 2022
Heidi Heitkamp October 30, 1955 Lawyer North Dakota Attorney General
Tax Commissioner
January 3, 2013 2018
Ohio Sherrod Brown November 9, 1952 Teacher U.S. House
Ohio Secretary of State
Ohio House
January 3, 2007 2018
Rob Portman December 19, 1955 Lawyer U.S. House
U.S. Trade Representative
OMB Director
January 3, 2011 2022
Oklahoma Jim Inhofe November 17, 1934 Businessperson;
Developer;
Corporate executive
U.S. House
Tulsa Mayor
Oklahoma Senate
Oklahoma House
November 17, 1994 2020
James Lankford March 4, 1968 Nonprofit program director U.S. House January 3, 2015 2022
Oregon Ron Wyden May 3, 1949 Teacher;
Nonprofit executive
U.S. House February 6, 1996 2022
Jeff Merkley October 24, 1956 Nonprofit executive;
CBO analyst, Defense Department
Oregon House Speaker January 3, 2009 2020
Pennsylvania Bob Casey Jr. April 13, 1960 Teacher;
Lawyer
Pennsylvania Treasurer
Pennsylvania Auditor
January 3, 2007 2018
Pat Toomey November 17, 1961 Currency trader;
Restaurant owner
U.S. House January 3, 2011 2022
Rhode Island Jack Reed November 12, 1949 Lawyer;
Army Reserve officer;
Army officer
U.S. House
Rhode Island Senate
January 3, 1997 2020
Sheldon Whitehouse October 20, 1955 Lawyer Rhode Island Attorney General
United States Attorney for Rhode Island
January 3, 2007 2018
South Carolina Lindsey Graham July 9, 1955 Lawyer;
Air Force Reserve officer
U.S. House
South Carolina House
January 3, 2003 2020
Tim Scott September 19, 1965 Insurance agent;
Financial adviser
U.S. House
South Carolina House
Charleston County Council
January 2, 2013 2022
South Dakota John Thune January 7, 1961 Nonprofit executive;
State Railroad Director
U.S. House
South Dakota Republican Party Executive Director
January 3, 2005 2022
Mike Rounds October 24, 1954 Businessperson South Dakota Governor
South Dakota Senate
January 3, 2015 2020
Tennessee Lamar Alexander July 3, 1940 Senate staffer;
Lawyer;
Businessperson
Tennessee Governor
U.S. Secretary of Education
January 3, 2003 2020
Bob Corker August 24, 1952 Real estate developer;
Property manager
Chattanooga Mayor
Commissioner of Finance and Administration for Tennessee
January 3, 2007 2018
Texas John Cornyn February 2, 1952 Lawyer San Antonio District Judge
Texas Attorney General
Texas Supreme Court
(Associate Justice)
December 1, 2002 2020
Ted Cruz December 22, 1970
Lawyer

U.S. Assoc. Deputy AG
Texas Solicitor General
January 3, 2013 2018
Utah Orrin Hatch March 22, 1934 Lawyer None January 3, 1977 2018
Mike Lee June 4, 1971 Lawyer;
Governor's General Counsel
Assistant U.S. Attorney January 3, 2011 2022
Vermont Patrick Leahy March 31, 1940 Lawyer Chittenden County State's Attorney January 3, 1975 2022
Bernie Sanders September 8, 1941 Filmmaker;
Carpenter;
Writer;
Researcher
U.S. House
Burlington Mayor
January 3, 2007 2018
Virginia Mark Warner December 15, 1954 Businessperson;
Venture capitalist
Virginia Governor
Virginia Democratic Party Chair
January 3, 2009 2020
Tim Kaine February 26, 1958 Missionary;
Lawyer;
Teacher
Virginia Governor
Lt. Governor
Democratic National Committee Chair
Mayor of Richmond
January 3, 2013 2018
Washington Patty Murray October 11, 1950 Teacher;
Lobbyist
Washington Senate
Shoreline School Board
January 3, 1993 2022
Maria Cantwell October 13, 1958 Marketing Vice President U.S. House
Washington House
January 3, 2001 2018
West Virginia Joe Manchin August 24, 1947 Corporate executive West Virginia Governor
West Virginia Secretary of State
West Virginia House
West Virginia Senate
November 15, 2010 2018
Shelley Moore Capito November 26, 1953 College administrator U.S. House
West Virginia House
January 3, 2015 2020
Wisconsin Ron Johnson April 8, 1955 Accountant;
Corporate executive
None January 3, 2011 2022
Tammy Baldwin February 11, 1962 Lawyer U.S. House
Wisconsin Assembly
January 3, 2013 2018
Wyoming Mike Enzi February 1, 1944 Nonprofit executive;
Accountant
CEO
Wyoming House
Wyoming Senate
January 3, 1997 2020
John Barrasso July 21, 1952 Orthopedic surgeon;
Medical chief of staff;
Nonprofit executive
Wyoming Senate June 25, 2007 2018

See also

Notes

  1. Senators Angus King of Maine and Bernie Sanders of Vermont caucus with the Democratic Party.
  2. The Vice President of the United States is the President of the Senate
  3. As Vice President, Pence represents no state, but his home state is Indiana.
  4. Democrat Doug Jones was elected to succeed Luther Strange on December 12, 2017. Jones will be up for re-election in 2020.[1]
  5. By Arizona law it must be a member of the same party of the predecessor (thus Republican).[2]
  6. Appointed to the seat after Al Franken's resignation.[3]
  7. Appointed to the seat after Thad Cochran's resignation.

References

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