List of United States Senators from Delaware


List of United States Senators from Delaware

This is a chronological listing of the United States Senators from Delaware.

United States Senators are popularly elected, for a six year term, beginning January 3. Elections are held the first Tuesday after November 1st. Before 1914, they were chosen by the Delaware General Assembly, and before 1935, their terms began March 4.

Class I Senators

Class 1 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that were elected for one session of the U.S. Congress in the first election of 1788 and whose seats were most recently contested in 1994, 2000, and 2006.

Class II Senators

Class 2 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that were elected for two sessions of the U.S. Congress in the first election of 1788 and whose seats in recent years are contested in 1996, 2002, 2008, and 2014.

References

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*cite book |title = The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts |last = Martis |first = Kenneth C. |authorlink = |coauthors = |year = 1982 |publisher = Macmillan Publishing Company |location = New York |id =

External links

* [http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress ]
* [http://www.russpickett.com/history/intrgovs.htm Delaware’s Members of Congress ]
* [http://clerk.house.gov/members/electionInfo/elections.html Election Statistics ]
* [http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/DE/ofc/gov.html Political Graveyard ]

ee also

*U.S. Congressional Delegations from Delaware


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