2014 50-star-flag-big 2018
United States Senate elections, 2016
Class 3 (34 of the 100) seats in the United States Senate 51 needed for the majority
November 8, 2016
First party Second party
473px-Sen Mitch McConnell official 220px-Harry Reid official portrait 2009
Leader Mitch McConnell Harry Reid
Party Republican Democratic
Seats before 54 44 + 2 (46)
Seats won -1 +1
Seats after 53 45 + 1 (46)
Majority Leader before election
Mitch McConnell
Majority Leader after election
Mitch McConnell

The 2016 Senate elections were held on November 8th 2014, concurrently with the 2016 presidential election, the U.S. House races of the year, and various other statewide elections.

In spite of winning the presidency, the Republicans suffered a loss of one seat. Nevertheless, the GOP retained control of the Senate.

Minority Leader, Harry Reid, retired from the Senate and was replaced by New York Senator Chuck Schumer.


Winning candidate in bold

Incumbent State Party Results Candidates
Richard Shelby Alabama Republican Incumbent re-elected Ron Crumpton (Democratic) 
Lisa Murkowski Alaska Republican Incumbent re-elected

A Democrat (Democratic)                  

John McCain Arizona Republican Incumbent re-elected

Ann Kirkpatrick (Democratic)

John Boozman Arkansas Republican Incumbent re-elected Connor Eldridge (Democratic)
Barbara Boxer California Democratic Incumbent retired, Democratic hold Kamala Harris (Democratic)                Duf Sundheim  (Republican)
Michael Bennet Colorado Democratic Incumbent defeated, Republican gain Darryl Glenn (Republican)
Richard Blumenthal Connecticut Democratic Incumbent re-elected August Wolf (Republican)
Marco Rubio Florida Republican Incumbent resigned, Republican hold David Jolly (Republican)

Alan Grayson (Democratic)              

Jonny Isakson Georgia Republican Incumbent re-elected Cheryl Copeland (Democratic)
Brian Schatz Hawaii Democratic Incumbent re-elected to serve full term Campbell Cavasso (Republican)
Mike Crapo Idaho Republican Incumbent re-elected Jerry Sturgill (Democratic)
Mark Kirk Illinois Republican Incumbent defeated, Democratic gain Tammy Duckworth (Democratic)
Dan Coats Indiana Republican Incumbent retired, Republican hold Todd Young (Republican) Byron Hill (Democratic)
Chuck Grassley Iowa Republican Incumbent re-elected Bob Krause (Democratic)
Jerry Moran Kansas Republican Incumbent re-elected Monique Singh-Bey (Democratic)
Rand Paul Kentucky Republican Incumbent re-elected Jim Grey (Democratic)
David Vitter Louisiana Republican Incumbent retired, Republican hold John Fleming (Republican) Foster Campbell (Democratic)
Barbara Mikulski Maryland Democratic Incumbent retired, Democratic hold Chris Van Hollen (Democratic) Kathy Szeliga (Republican)
Roy Blunt Missouri Republican Incumbent re-elected Jason Kander (Democratic)
Harry Reid Nevada Democratic Incumbent retired, Republican gain Joe Heck (Republican) Catherine Cortez-Masto (Democratic)
Kelly Ayotte New Hampshire Republican Incumbent re-elected Maggie Hassan (Democratic)
Chuck Schumer New York Democratic Incumbent re-elected Wendy Long (Republican)
Richard Burr North Carolina Republican Incumbent re-elected Deb Ross (Democratic)
John Hoeven North Dakota Republican Incumbent re-elected Eliot Glassheim (Democratic)
Rob Portman Ohio Republican Incumbent re-elected Ted Strickland (Democratic)
James Lankford Oklahoma Republican Incumbent re-elected to serve full term Mike Workman (Democratic)
Ron Wyden Oregon Democratic Incumbent re-elected Mark Callahan (Republican)
Pat Toomey Pennsylvania Republican Incumbent re-elected Kathy McGinty (Democratic)
Tim Scott South Carolina Republican Incumbent re-elected to serve full term Tom Dixon (Democratic)
John Thune South Dakota Republican Incumbent re-elected Jay Williams (Democratic)
Mike Lee Utah Republican Incumbent re-elected Jon Swinton (Democratic)
Patrick Leahy Vermont Democratic Incumbent re-elected A Republican (Republican)
Patty Murray Washington Democratic Incumbent defeated, Republican gain Chris Vance (Republican)
Ron Johnson Wisconsin Republican Incumbent defeated, Democratic gain Russ Feingold (Democratic)