1798 United States elections

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The 1798 United States elections occurred in the middle of Federalist President John Adams's term. Members of the 6th United States Congress were chosen in this election. The election took place during the First Party System. The election saw no significant partisan change, with the Federalists keeping control of both houses of Congress.[3][4]

1798 United States elections
Midterm elections
Incumbent presidentJohn Adams (Federalist)
Next Congress6th
Senate elections
Overall controlFederalist hold
Seats contested11 of 32 seats[1]
Net seat changeNo change[2]
House elections
Overall controlFederalist hold
Seats contestedAll 106 voting seats
Net seat changeFederalist +3[2]

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  1. ^ Not counting special elections.
  2. ^ a b Congressional seat gain figures only reflect the results of the regularly-scheduled elections, and do not take special elections into account.
  3. ^ "Party Divisions of the House of Representatives". United States House of Representatives. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Party Division in the Senate, 1789-Present". United States Senate. Retrieved 25 June 2014.