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United States Senate elections, 2022

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Elections to the United States Senate will be held on November 8, 2022 with 34 of the 100 seats in the Senate being contested in regular elections, the winners of which will serve six-year terms in the United States Congress from January 3, 2023 to January 3, 2029. Senators are divided into three groups, or Classes, whose terms are staggered so that a different class is elected every two years. Class 3 Senators were last elected in 2016, and will be up for election again in 2022. The age of the incumbent senator is provided below, presuming he or she is still living and in office at the time.

United States Senate elections, 2022

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Class 3 (34 of the 100) seats in the United States Senate
51 seats needed for a majority


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     Democratic incumbent
     Republican incumbent
     Incumbent unknown
     No election

Contents

Partisan compositionEdit

All 34 Class 3 Senators are up for election in 2022; Class 3 currently consists of 12 Democrats and 22 Republicans. If vacancies occur in Class 1 or Class 2 Senate seats, the state might require a special election to take place during the 118th Congress, possibly concurrently with the other 2022 Senate elections.

Parties Total
Democratic Republican Independent Unknown
Before these elections TBD TBD TBD 1 100
Up 12 21 0 1 34
Class 3 (2016→2022) 12 21 0 1 34
Special: Class 1 & 2 0 0 0 0 0
Not up TBD TBD TBD 0 66
Class 1 (20182024) TBD TBD TBD 0 33
Class 2 (20202026) TBD TBD TBD 0 33
General election
Incumbent retiring TBD TBD 0 TBD
Incumbent running TBD TBD 0 TBD

Potentially competitive racesEdit

Potentially competitive Republican-held seats up for election in 2022 include Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arizona, Iowa, and Georgia. Democratic-held seats in Colorado, Nevada, and New Hampshire may also be competitive.[1]

Race summaryEdit

State
(linked to
summaries below)
Incumbent Results Candidates
Senator Party Electoral history
Alabama Richard Shelby Republican 1986
1992
1998
2004
2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Alaska Lisa Murkowski Republican 2002 (Appointed)
2004
2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Arizona TBD TBD 2020 (Special) Incumbent unknown, to be determined in the 2020 special election. None yet.
Arkansas John Boozman Republican 2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
California Kamala Harris Democratic 2016 Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Colorado Michael Bennet Democratic 2009 (Appointed)
2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Connecticut Richard Blumenthal Democratic 2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Florida Marco Rubio Republican 2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Georgia Johnny Isakson Republican 2004
2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Hawaii Brian Schatz Democratic 2012 (Appointed)
2014 (Special)
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Idaho Mike Crapo Republican 1998
2004
2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Illinois Tammy Duckworth Democratic 2016 Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Indiana Todd Young Republican 2016 Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Iowa Chuck Grassley Republican 1980
1986
1992
1998
2004
2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Kansas Jerry Moran Republican 2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Kentucky Rand Paul Republican 2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Louisiana John Neely Kennedy Republican 2016 Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Maryland Chris Van Hollen Democratic 2016 Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Missouri Roy Blunt Republican 2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Nevada Catherine Cortez Masto Democratic 2016 Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
New Hampshire Maggie Hassan Democratic 2016 Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
New York Chuck Schumer Democratic 1998
2004
2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
North Carolina Richard Burr Republican 2004
2010
2016
Incumbent retiring.[2] None yet.
North Dakota John Hoeven Republican 2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Ohio Rob Portman Republican 2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Oklahoma James Lankford Republican 2014 (Special)
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Oregon Ron Wyden Democratic 1996 (Special)
1998
2004
2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Pennsylvania Pat Toomey Republican 2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
South Carolina Tim Scott Republican 2013 (Appointed)
2014 (Special)
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
South Dakota John Thune Republican 2004
2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Utah Mike Lee Republican 2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Vermont Patrick Leahy Democratic 1974
1980
1986
1992
1998
2004
2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Washington Patty Murray Democratic 1992
1998
2004
2010
2016
Incumbent's intent unknown. None yet.
Wisconsin Ron Johnson Republican 2010
2016
Incumbent retiring.[citation needed] None yet.

AlabamaEdit

Six-term Senator Richard Shelby (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 88 years old in 2022.

AlaskaEdit

Three-term Senator Lisa Murkowski (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. She will be 65 years old in 2022. Former Governor and Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin is considering a primary challenge to Murkowski.[3]

ArizonaEdit

Six-term Senator and Republican presidential nominee in 2008 John McCain was re-elected in 2016. However, McCain died on August 25, 2018, leaving his seat temporarily vacant, and the incumbent of the 2022 election is unknown.

ArkansasEdit

Two-term Senator John Boozman (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 72 years old in 2022.

CaliforniaEdit

One-term Senator Kamala Harris (Democrat) was elected in 2016. She will be 58 years old in 2022.

ColoradoEdit

Two-term Senator Michael Bennet (Democrat) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 57 years old in 2022.

ConnecticutEdit

Two-term Senator Richard Blumenthal (Democrat) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 76 years old in 2022.

FloridaEdit

Two-term Senator Marco Rubio (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 51 years old in 2022.

GeorgiaEdit

Three-term Senator Johnny Isakson (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 77 years old in 2022.

HawaiiEdit

One-term Senator Brian Schatz (Democrat) was appointed to the Senate in 2012, and he won his first full term in 2016. He will be 50 years old in 2022.

IdahoEdit

Four-term Senator Mike Crapo (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 71 years old in 2022.

IllinoisEdit

One-term Senator Tammy Duckworth (Democrat) won election in 2016. She will be 54 years old in 2022.

IndianaEdit

One-term Senator Todd Young (Republican) was elected in 2016. He will be 50 years old in 2022.

IowaEdit

Seven-term Senator Chuck Grassley (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 89 years old in 2022.

KansasEdit

Two-term Senator Jerry Moran (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 68 years old in 2022.

KentuckyEdit

Two-term Senator Rand Paul (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 59 years old in 2022.

LouisianaEdit

One-term Senator John Neely Kennedy (Republican) was first elected in 2016. He will be 71 years old in 2022.

MarylandEdit

One-term Senator Chris Van Hollen (Democrat) was first elected in 2016. He will be 63 years old in 2022.

MissouriEdit

Two-term Senator Roy Blunt (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 72 years old in 2022.

NevadaEdit

One-term Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (Democrat) was first elected in 2016. She will be 58 years old in 2022.

New HampshireEdit

One-term Senator Maggie Hassan (Democrat) was first elected in 2016. She will be 64 years old in 2022.

New YorkEdit

Four-term Senator Chuck Schumer (Democrat) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 72 years old in 2022.

North CarolinaEdit

Three-term Senator Richard Burr (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 67 years old in 2022. Burr has pledged to retire in 2022.[4]

North DakotaEdit

Two-term Senator John Hoeven (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 65 years old in 2022.

OhioEdit

Two-term Senator Rob Portman (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 66 years old in 2022.

OklahomaEdit

One-term Senator James Lankford won the 2014 special election to serve the remainder of former Senator Tom Coburn's term, and Lankford won election to his first full term in 2016. Lankford will be 54 years old in 2022.

OregonEdit

Four-term Senator Ron Wyden (Democrat) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 73 years old in 2022.

PennsylvaniaEdit

Two-term Senator Pat Toomey (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 60 years old in 2022.

South CarolinaEdit

One-term Senator Tim Scott (Republican) was appointed in 2013, and won election to his first full term in 2016. He will be 57 years old in 2022.

South DakotaEdit

Three-term Senator John Thune (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 61 years old in 2022.

UtahEdit

Two-term Senator Mike Lee (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 51 years old in 2022.

VermontEdit

Eight-term Senator Patrick Leahy (Democrat) was re-elected in 2016. Leahy will be 82 years old in 2022.

WashingtonEdit

Five-term Senator Patty Murray (Democrat) was re-elected in 2016. She will be 72 years old in 2022.

WisconsinEdit

Two-term Senator Ron Johnson (Republican) was re-elected in 2016. He will be 67 years old in 2022. Johnson has pledged to retire in 2022.[5]

Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth (R) has expressed an interest in running for the Senate.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kondik, Kyle (October 5, 2017). "The Republican Senate Edge". Sabato's Crystal Ball. Retrieved April 11, 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article90756562.html
  3. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/10/05/sarah-palin-taunts-sen-lisa-murkowski-ahead-brett-kavanaugh-vote/1536750002/
  4. ^ Campbell, Colin (July 20, 2016). "US Sen. Richard Burr says 2016 will be his last run for elected office". The Charlotte Observer. Retrieved November 10, 2016.
  5. ^ Carney, Jordain (October 10, 2016). "Ron Johnson pledges to retire after serving one more Senate term". The Hill. Retrieved November 10, 2016.
  6. ^ Schenek, Dan (March 17, 2017). "Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth says he may run for Ron Johnson's U.S. Senate seat in 5 years". Radio 620 WTMJ. Retrieved March 21, 2017.