Incoming Freshman Members of the U.S. Senate

After the 2016 general elections Republicans maintained majority control of 131017083507-house-floor-shutdown-vote-620xathe U.S. Senate with (currently) 51 of the 100 seats. Democrats currently hold 48 seats.

To date, there remains one undecided Senate race in Louisiana.  This race will be decided in a run-off election on December 10.

Below is a list of incoming freshman members of the U.S. Senate:

Todd Young, Indiana Kamala Harris, California

Tammy Duckworth, Illinois

Chris Van Holland, Maryland

Catherine Cortez Masto, Nevada

Maggie Hansen, New Hampshire

The 115th Congress is scheduled to meet from January 3, 2017, through January 3, 2019.

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