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Politics

Study Notes

Congressional Elections 2016

Level:
A Level
Board:
AQA, Edexcel, OCR, Eduqas

2016 was not just a Presidential election year, but as Congressional elections occur every two years the US Congress was up for election too.

US Congress

The House of Representatives

The last election to the House of Representatives saw the Republicans maintain control of the House.

Party

2014

2016

Change

Republicans

234

241

+7

Democrats

201

194

-7

Vacant

0

0

0

The US Senate

The last Senate election resulted in the Republicans maintain control of the Senate

Party

2014

2016

Change

Republicans

54

52

-2

Democrats

44

46

+2

Independent

2

2

0

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