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As of the 2012 elections; there are 53 Democratic, 45 Republican and 2 Independent senators. Among the senators up for election in 2014, there will be 20 Democrats and 13 Republicans.

There may be some changes if senators die or resign. If senators in other classes die or resign between 2012 and 2014, there may be additional special elections. The dates between which the death or resignation of a senator would lead a special election during this time period vary from state to state.

[edit] Contest summary

State

Incumbent

Party

Status

Opposing candidates

2008 Election Results

Alabama

Jeff Sessions

Republican

Jeff Sessions (Republican) 63%, Vivian Davis Figures (Democratic) 37%

Alaska

Mark Begich

Democratic

Running[1]

Mark Begich (Democratic) 48%, Ted Stevens (Republican) 47%, Other 5%

Arkansas

Mark Pryor

Democratic

Running[2]

Mark Pryor (Democratic) 80%, Rebekah Kennedy (Green) 21%

Colorado

Mark Udall

Democratic

Mark Udall (Democratic) 53%, Bob Schaffer (Republican) 43%, Other 4%

Delaware

Chris Coons

Democratic

Joe Biden (Democratic) 65%, Christine O'Donnell (Republican) 35%

Georgia

Saxby Chambliss

Republican

Running[3]

Saxby Chambliss (Republican) 57%, Jim Martin (Democratic) 43%

Idaho

Jim Risch

Republican

Running[4]

Jim Risch (Republican) 58%, Larry LaRocco (Democratic) 34%, Other 8%

Illinois

Richard Durbin

Democratic

Richard Durbin (Democratic) 68%, Steve Sauerberg (Republican) 29%, Other 3%

Iowa

Tom Harkin

Democratic

Tom Harkin (Democratic) 63%, Christopher Reed (Republican) 37%

Kansas

Pat Roberts

Republican

Running[5]

Pat Roberts (Republican) 60%, Jim Slattery (Democratic) 36%, Other 4%

Kentucky

Mitch McConnell

Republican

Running[6]

Mitch McConnell (Republican) 53%, Bruce Lunsford (Democratic) 47%

Louisiana

Mary Landrieu

Democratic

Running[7]

Mary Landrieu (Democratic) 52%, John Kennedy (Republican) 46%, Other 2%

Maine

Susan Collins

Republican

Susan Collins (Republican) 61%, Tom Allen (Democratic) 39%

Massachusetts

John Kerry

Democratic

Running[8]

John Kerry (Democratic) 66%, Jeff Beatty (Republican) 31%, Other 3%

Michigan

Carl Levin

Democratic

Carl Levin (Democratic) 63%, Jack Hoogendyk (Republican) 34%, Other 3%

Minnesota

Al Franken

Democratic

Al Franken (Democratic) 42%, Norm Coleman (Republican) 42%, Dean Barkley (MIP) 15%

Mississippi

Thad Cochran

Republican

Thad Cochran (Republican) 61%, Erik R. Fleming (Democratic) 39%

Montana

Max Baucus

Democratic

Running[9]

Max Baucus (Democratic) 73%, Bob Kelleher (Republican) 27%

Nebraska

Mike Johanns

Republican

Mike Johanns (Republican) 58%, Scott Kleeb (Democratic) 40%, Other 2%

New Hampshire

Jeanne Shaheen

Democratic

Running[10]

Jeanne Shaheen (Democratic) 52%, John E. Sununu (Republican) 45%, Other 3%

New Jersey

Frank Lautenberg

Democratic

Frank Lautenberg (Democratic) 56%, Dick Zimmer (Republican) 42%, Other 2%

New Mexico

Tom Udall

Democratic

Tom Udall (Democratic) 61%, Steve Pearce (Republican) 39%

North Carolina

Kay Hagan

Democratic

Kay Hagan (Democratic) 53%, Elizabeth Dole (Republican) 44%, Other 3%

Oklahoma

Jim Inhofe

Republican

Jim Inhofe (Republican) 57%, Andrew Rice (Democratic) 39%, Other 4%

Oregon

Jeff Merkley

Democratic

Jeff Merkley (Democratic) 49%, Gordon Smith (Republican) 46%, Other 5%

Rhode Island

Jack Reed

Democratic

Jack Reed (Democratic) 73%, Robert Tingle (Republican) 27%

South Carolina

Lindsey Graham

Republican

Lindsey Graham (Republican) 58%, Bob Conley (Democratic) 42%

South Dakota

Tim Johnson

Democratic

Tim Johnson (Democratic) 63%, Joel Dykstra (Republican) 37%

Tennessee

Lamar Alexander

Republican

Running[11]

Lamar Alexander (Republican) 65%, Bob Tuke (Democratic) 32%, Other 3%

Texas

John Cornyn

Republican

John Cornyn (Republican) 55%, Rick Noriega (Democratic) 43%, Other 2%

Virginia

Mark Warner

Democratic

Mark Warner (Democratic) 65%, Jim Gilmore (Republican) 34%, Other 1%

West Virginia

Jay Rockefeller

Democratic

Jay Rockefeller (Democratic) 64%, Jay Wolfe (Republican) 36%

Wyoming

Mike Enzi

Republican

Mike Enzi (Republican) 76%, Chris Rothfuss (Democratic) 24%

Complete list of races

Thirty-three seats are up for election in 2014:

  • Seven Democrats are seeking re-election.
  • Another thirteen Democrats may seek re-election.
  • Five Republicans are seeking re-election.
  • Another eight Republicans may seek re-election.

[edit] Alabama

Main article: United States Senate election in Alabama, 2014

Three-term incumbent Republican Jeff Sessions was re-elected with 63% of the vote in 2008. He will be 67 years old in 2014.

[edit] Alaska

Main article: United States Senate election in Alaska, 2014

One-term incumbent Democrat Mark Begich was elected with 48% of the vote in 2008 defeating six-term Senator Ted Stevens. Begich will be 52 years old in 2014 and intends to seek re-election to a second term.[1] Stevens, who would have been almost 91 years old at the time of the election, had already filed for a rematch back in 2009,[1] but was killed in a plane crash the following year.

[edit] Arkansas

Main article: United States Senate election in Arkansas, 2014

Two-term incumbent Democrat Mark Pryor was re-elected with 80% of the vote without Republican opposition in 2008. He will be 51 years old in 2014. He is planning on running for a third term.[2]

[edit] Colorado

Main article: United States Senate election in Colorado, 2014

One-term incumbent Democrat Mark Udall was elected with 53% of the vote in 2008. He will be 64 years old in 2014. Former Lieutenant Governor of Colorado and failed 2010 U.S. Senate candidate Jane Norton is being encouraged to run by Republican U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte.[12] Polling conducted by Public Policy Polling December 1–4, 2011, showed Udall with a lead against Congressman Mike Coffman (48–34), and former Lieutenant Governor Jane Norton (50–33).[13] Additional polling conducted by Public Policy Polling June 14–17, 2012, of 799 Colorado voters showed Udall with leads against former Governor Bill Owens (47–43), 2010, Republican nominee for Senate Ken Buck (50–35), former Lieutenant Governor Jane Norton (48–38), former Congressman Tom Tancredo (49–39), Congressman Doug Lamborn (49–36), Congressman Mike Coffman (48–39), and state Attorney General John Suthers (48–38).[14]

[edit] Delaware

Main article: United States Senate election in Delaware, 2014

Democrat Chris Coons defeated Tea Party activist and three-time Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell at the 2010 special election caused by Joe Biden's election as Vice President. Coons will be 51 years old in 2014.

[edit] Georgia

Main article: United States Senate election in Georgia, 2014

Two-term incumbent Republican Saxby Chambliss was re-elected with 57% of the vote in 2008 in a runoff election with Jim Martin after he failed to receive a simple majority in the general election. He will be 70 years old in 2014. Chambliss will seek a third term.[3]

[edit] Illinois

Main article: United States Senate election in Illinois, 2014

Three-term incumbent and Senate Majority Whip Democrat Dick Durbin was re-elected with 68% of the vote in 2008. He will be 70 years old in 2014.

[edit] Idaho

Main article: United States Senate election in Idaho, 2014

One-term incumbent Republican Jim Risch was elected with 58% of the vote in 2008. He will be 71 years old in 2014. Risch plans to seek a second term.[4]

[edit] Iowa

Main article: United States Senate election in Iowa, 2014

Five-term incumbent Democrat Tom Harkin was re-elected with 63% of the vote in 2008. He will be 74 years old in 2014. Harkin has signaled that he intends to seek re-election.[15] Polling conducted by Public Policy Polling October 7–10, 2011, showed Harkin with a lead against Congressman Tom Latham (45–42), and Congressman Steve King (49–42).[16] Additional polling conducted by Public Policy Polling May 3–6, 2012, showed Harkin with a lead against Governor Terry Branstad (46–41), Congressman Tom Latham (46–37), and Congressman Steve King (48–37).[17]

[edit] Kansas

Main article: United States Senate election in Kansas, 2014

Three-term incumbent Republican Pat Roberts was re-elected with 60% of the vote in 2008. He will be 78 years old in 2014. Roberts plans to seek a fourth term and is already raising funds for his campaign.[5]

[edit] Kentucky

Main article: United States Senate election in Kentucky, 2014

Five-term incumbent and Senate Minority Leader Republican Mitch McConnell was re-elected with 53% of the vote in 2008. He will be 72 years old in 2014. McConnell will seek re-election to a sixth term and is already beginning to prepare for his campaign by hiring key staffers and building a fundraising operation.[6]

[edit] Louisiana

Main article: United States Senate election in Louisiana, 2014

Three-term incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu was re-elected with 52% of the vote in 2008. She will be 59 years old in 2014. Landrieu has already begun to fundraise for her intended re-election bid for a fourth term.[7][18]

[edit] Maine

Main article: United States Senate election in Maine, 2014

Three-term incumbent Republican Susan Collins was re-elected with 61% of the vote in 2008. She will be 61 years old in 2014. As of 2010, Collins has not decided whether to seek a fourth term.[19]

[edit] Massachusetts

Main article: United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 2014

Five-term incumbent and 2004 Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry was re-elected with 66% of the vote in 2008. He will be 70 years old in 2014. Kerry will seek re-election to a sixth term in 2014.[8]

[edit] Michigan

Main article: United States Senate election in Michigan, 2014

Six-term incumbent and Chairman of the Armed Services Committee Democrat Carl Levin was re-elected with 63% of the vote in 2008. He will be 80 years old in 2014. Term-limited Republican State Senator Roger Kahn has said he is considering running.[20]

[edit] Minnesota

Main article: United States Senate election in Minnesota, 2014

One-term incumbent Democrat Al Franken defeated one-term Republican Norm Coleman in a three-way race with 42% of the vote in 2008. He will be 63 years old in 2014. Polling conducted by Public Policy Polling January 21–22, 2012, showed Franken with a lead against former Governor Tim Pawlenty (49-43) and Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (54–39).[21] Another poll conducted by PPP May 31–June 3, 2012, of 973 Minnesota voters showed Franken with a lead against Pawlenty (52–41), Bachmann (57–35) and former Senator Coleman (51–41).[22] A third poll by PPP September 10–11, 2012, showed Franken leading Pawlenty (50–43), Bachmann (52–40) and Coleman (50–43).[23] A fourth poll conducted by PPP October 5–8, 2012, showed Franken beating Pawlenty (51–42), Bachmann (55–37) and former Senator Coleman (51–41).

[edit] Mississippi

Main article: United States Senate election in Mississippi, 2014

Six-term incumbent Republican Thad Cochran was re-elected with 62% of the vote in 2008. He will be 76 years old in 2014.

[edit] Montana

Main article: United States Senate election in Montana, 2014

Six-term incumbent Democrat Max Baucus was re-elected with 73% of the vote in 2008. He will be 72 years old in 2014. Baucus will seek re-election to a seventh term.[9]

[edit] Nebraska

Main article: United States Senate election in Nebraska, 2014

One-term incumbent Republican Mike Johanns was elected with 58% of the vote in 2008. He will be 64 years old in 2014.

[edit] New Hampshire

Main article: United States Senate election in New Hampshire, 2014

One-term incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen was elected with 52% of the vote in 2008. She will be 67 years old in 2014. At the end of 2011 Shaheen had the lowest amount of campaign funds out of any senator up for re-election in 2014, leading some to believe she would not defend her seat, but her office has confirmed that she will run for re-election.[10]

[edit] New Jersey

Main article: United States Senate election in New Jersey, 2014

Five-term (non-consecutive), two-term (consecutive since January 2003), incumbent Democrat Frank Lautenberg was re-elected with 56% of the vote in 2008. He will be 90 years old in 2014.

[edit] New Mexico

Main article: United States Senate election in New Mexico, 2014

One-term incumbent Democrat Tom Udall was elected with 61% of the vote in 2008. He will be 66 years old in 2014.

[edit] North Carolina

Main article: United States Senate election in North Carolina, 2014

One-term incumbent Democrat Kay Hagan was elected with 53% of the vote in 2008. She will be 61 years old in 2014. Polling conducted by Public Policy Polling December 1–4, 2011, showed Hagan with a lead against Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives Thom Tillis 46–34, with 19% undecided.[24]

[edit] Oklahoma

Main article: United States Senate election in Oklahoma, 2014

Three-term incumbent Republican Jim Inhofe was re-elected with 57% of the vote in 2008. He will be 79 years old in 2014.

[edit] Oregon

Main article: United States Senate election in Oregon, 2014

One-term incumbent Democrat Jeff Merkley was elected with 49% of the vote in 2008. He will be 58 years old in 2014. Polling conducted by Public Policy Polling June 21–24, 2012, of 686 Oregon voters showed Merkley trailing potential Republican challenger Congressman Greg Walden (42–40), while leading the others: State Republican Party Chairman Allen Alley (43–37), co-Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives Bruce Hanna (43–35), and State Senator Jason Atkinson (43–34).[25]

[edit] Rhode Island

Main article: United States Senate election in Rhode Island, 2014

Three-term incumbent Democrat Jack Reed was re-elected with 73% of the vote in 2008. He will be 64 years old in 2014.

[edit] South Carolina

Main article: United States Senate election in South Carolina, 2014

Two-term incumbent Republican Lindsey Graham was re-elected with 58% of the vote in 2008. He will be 59 years old in 2014. A survey conducted January 28–30, 2011, by Public Policy Polling showed that in a potential primary match-up with Congressman Joe Wilson, Wilson led 43–41, while Graham led when tested in a potential primary against former Governor Mark Sanford, 52–34.[26]

[edit] South Dakota

Main article: United States Senate election in South Dakota, 2014

Three-term incumbent Democrat Tim Johnson was re-elected with 63% of the vote in 2008. He will be 67 years old in 2014. For Republicans, former two-term Governor Mike Rounds has said he is seriously considering running in 2014.[27]

[edit] Tennessee

Main article: United States Senate election in Tennessee, 2014

Two-term incumbent Republican Lamar Alexander was re-elected with 65% of the vote in 2008. He will be 74 years old in 2014. Alexander will seek re-election to a third term.[11]

[edit] Texas

Main article: United States Senate election in Texas, 2014

Two-term incumbent Republican John Cornyn was re-elected with 55% of the vote in 2008. He will be 62 years old in 2014.

[edit] Virginia

Main article: United States Senate election in Virginia, 2014

One-term incumbent Democrat Mark Warner was elected with 65% of the vote in 2008. He will be 58 years old in 2014. State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is considering challenging Warner.[28] Polling by Public Policy Polling shows Warner beating current Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, who will be term-limited in 2013, 51% to 40%.[29]

[edit] West Virginia

Main article: United States Senate election in West Virginia, 2014

Five-term incumbent Democrat Jay Rockefeller was re-elected with 64% of the vote in 2008. He will be 77 years old in 2014. In a potential match-up against Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito, a Public Policy Polling poll conducted September 30 – October 2, 2011, showed Senator Rockefeller trailing Capito 48–44%, with 7% undecided.[30] A Repass & Partners poll taken 22–25 August, 2012, also showed Capito leading 48% to 44%, with 8% undecided.[31]

[edit] Wyoming

Main article: United States Senate election in Wyoming, 2014

Three-term incumbent Republican Mike Enzi was re-elected with 76% of the vote in 2008. He will be 70 years old in 2014.