2000 United States elections
199820002002
Midterm election
Election day November 7, 2000
Incumbent president Josiah Bartlet (Democratic)
Next Congress 107th
Senate elections
Overall control Republican hold
Net seat change Republican +1
House elections
Overall control Republican hold
Net seat change Republican +2

The 2000 United States Congressional Election took place on November 7, 2000, in the middle of Josiah Bartlet's first term as president.

Republicans picked up one seat in the Senate, with Morgan Mitchell defeating incumbent senator Tony Marino in Pennsylvania.[1]

In the House of Representatives, 12 incumbents were defeated, with Republicans winning 7 seats and Democrats winning 5 seats. Republicans remained in the majority.[2] The Republicans had 226 seats.[3]


Winners

SENATORS
CANDIDATE PARTY DISTRICT NOTES
Fuller D Maine
McKenna D Pennsylvania
Arnold Vinick R California
Ramsey R Minnesota
Morgan Mitchell R Pennsylvania Defeated Tony Marino
REPRESENTATIVES
CANDIDATE PARTY DISTRICT NOTES
Sheila Fields D House Minority Leader
Howard Van Gelt D North Carolina House Minority Whip
Bob Russell D Colorado • 3rd District
Matthew Santos D Texas • 18th District retroactive canon
Andy Wyatt D Maryland • 5th District
Mark B. Sellner D Massachusetts • 4th District
Carol Gelsey D Florida
Karen Kroft D Michigan
Calhoun D
Grant Samuels D
Glen Allen Walken R Missouri • 6th District Speaker of the House
Jeff Haffley R Washington • 5th District House Majority Whip
Robert G. Mitchell R Ohio
Joseph Bruno R Pennsylvania
Robert Royce R Pennsylvania
Erickson R Pennsylvania
Darren Gibson R Michigan • 4th District
Chuck Webb R California • 47th District
John Heffinger R Oregon • 4th District

Notes and references

  1. The Lame Duck Congress
  2. The Midterms
  3. "The Republicans are calling an 'all-hands'. We assume they'll get the full 226, plus..." - Ways and Means



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