2008 U.S. congressional elections

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Changes in power

Totals*
Party
House
Senate
2008
2009
Change
2008
2009
Change
Democrats 233 255 +22 Dems 51** 57** +6 Dems
Republicans 202 174 49 40

2008 election results

State
Party
House
Senate
2008
2009
Change
2008
2009
Change
Alabama Democrats 2 3 +1 Dems 0 0 No change
Republicans 5 4 2 2
Alaska
(Senate, CD-AL in play)*
Democrats 0 0 In play 0 0 In play
Republicans 1 0 2 1
Arizona Democrats 4 5 +1 Dems 0 0 No change
Republicans 4 2 2 2
Arkansas Democrats 3 3 No change 2 2 No change
Republicans 1 1 0 0
California
(CD-04 in play)*
Democrats 34 34 In play 2 2 No change
Republicans 19 18 0 0
Colorado Democrats 4 5 +1 Dems 1 2 +1 Dems
Republicans 3 2 1 0
Connecticut Democrats 4 5 +1 Dems 2 2 No change
Republicans 1 0 0 0
Delaware Democrats 0 0 No change 2 2 No change
Republicans 1 1 0 0
District of Columbia Democrats 1 1 No change n/a n/a n/a
Republicans 0 0 n/a n/a
Florida Democrats 9 10 +1 Dems 1 1 No change
Republicans 16 15 1 1
Georgia
(Senate in play)*
Democrats 6 6 No change 0 0 In play
Republicans 7 7 2 1
Hawaii Democrats 2 2 No change 2 2 No change
Republicans 0 0 0 0
Idaho Democrats 0 1 +1 Dems 0 0 No change
Republicans 2 1 2 2
Illinois Democrats 11 12 +1 Dems 2 2 No change
Republicans 8 7 0 0
Indiana Democrats 5 5 No change 1 1 No change
Republicans 4 4 1 1
Iowa Democrats 3 3 No change 1 1 No change
Republicans 2 2 1 1
Kansas Democrats 2 1 +1 GOP 0 0 No change
Republicans 2 3 2 2
Kentucky Democrats 2 2 No change 0 0 No change
Republicans 4 4 2 2
Louisiana
(CD-02, CD-04 in play)
Democrats 3 1 + 1 GOP 1 1 No change
Republicans 4 4 1 1
Maine Democrats 2 2 No change 1 1 No change
Republicans 0 0 1 1
Maryland Democrats 6 7 +1 Dems 2 2 No change
Republicans 2 1 0 0
Mass. Democrats 10 10 No change 2 2 No change
Republicans 0 0 0 0
Michigan Democrats 6 8 +2 Dems 2 2 No change
Republicans 9 7 0 0
Minnesota
(Senate in play)
Democrats 5 5 No change 1 1 In play
Republicans 3 3 1 1
Mississippi Democrats 3 3 No change 0 0 No change
Republicans 1 1 2 2
Missouri Democrats 4 4 No change 1 1 No change
Republicans 5 5 1 1
Montana Democrats 0 0 No change 2 2 No change
Republicans 1 1 0 0
Nebraska Democrats 0 0 No change 1 1 No change
Republicans 3 3 1 1
Nevada Democrats 1 2 +1 Dems 1 1 No change
Republicans 2 1 1 1
New Hampshire Democrats 2 2 No change 0 1 +1 Dems
Republicans 0 0 2 1
New Jersey Democrats 7 8 +1 Dems 2 2 No change
Republicans 6 5 0 0
New Mexico Democrats 1 3 +2 Dems 1 2 +1 Dems
Republicans 2 0 1 0
New York Democrats 23 26 +3 Dems 2 2 No change
Republicans 6 3 0 0
North Carolina Democrats 7 8 +1 Dems 0 1 +1 Dems
Republicans 6 5 2 1
North Dakota Democrats 1 1 No change 2 2 No change
Republicans 0 0 0 0
Ohio
(CD-15 in play)*
Democrats 7 9 +2 Dems 1 1 No change
Republicans 11 8 1 1
Oklahoma Democrats 1 0 + 1 GOP 0 0 No change
Republicans 4 5 2 2
Oregon Democrats 4 4 No change 1 2 +1 Dems
Republicans 1 1 1 0
Pennsylvania Democrats 11 12 +1 Dems 1 1 No change
Republicans 8 7 1 1
Rhode Island Democrats 2 2 No change 2 2 No change
Republicans 0 0 0 0
South Carolina Democrats 2 2 No change 0 0 No change
Republicans 4 4 2 2
South Dakota Democrats 1 1 No change 1 1 No change
Republicans 0 0 1 1
Tennessee Democrats 5 5 No change 0 0 No change
Republicans 4 4 2 2
Texas Democrats 13 12 +1 GOP 0 0 No change
Republicans 19 20 2 2
Utah Democrats 1 1 No change 0 0 No change
Republicans 2 2 2 2
Vermont Democrats 1 1 No change 1 1 No change
Republicans 0 0 0 0
Virginia Democrats 3 6 +3 Dems 1 2 +1 Dems
Republicans 8 5 1 0
Washington Democrats 6 6 No change 2 2 No change
Republicans 3 3 0 0
West Virginia Democrats 2 2 No change 2 2 No change
Republicans 1 1 0 0
Wisconsin Democrats 5 5 No change 2 2 No change
Republicans 3 3 0 0
Wyoming Democrats 0 0 No change 0 0 No change
Republicans 1 1 2 2
*Several races are still in play:
  • Senate
    • Alaska -- A recount is underway
    • Georgia -- A runoff is scheduled for Dec. 2
    • Minnesota -- A recount is underway
  • House
    • Alaska CD-AL -- A recount is underway
    • California CD-04 -- A recount is underway
    • Louisiana CD-02, CD-04 -- Due to Hurricane Gustav, the election will be held Dec. 6
    • Ohio CD-15 -- A recount is underway

**Includes Sens. Bernie Sanders and Joseph Lieberman, Independents who caucus with the Democrats.



Resources

See also

References

    External articles

    • John J. Miller, "It’s Never Too Early. An early glance at Senate races, two years out," National Review Online, December 4, 2006.
    • Lane Hudson, "Liddy Out in '08," News for the Left Blogspot, December 4, 2006: "Republicans already face a disaster in waiting in the next election for the Senate. The Republicans have 21 seats to defend and the Dems have only 11 incumbents to protect. And YES, I believe that ALL Democratic Senators will be seeking re-election. In alphabetical order, here are the hurdles that Republicans face in 2008."
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