Departures from U.S. Congress in midterm years, by party 1990-2018

This statistic shows the number of departures from the United States Congress in midterm election years from 1990 to 2018, by party. In 2018, 37 Republicans announced their departure from Congress, compared to 17 Democrats.

U.S. Congressional departures in midterm years from 1990 to 2018, by party

RepublicansDemocrats
20183717
20142820
20102021
2006119
20022614
19981719
19942234
1990167
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Source

Release date

September 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

1990 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Total departures show members who retired or ran for other offices at the end of each midterm election cycle.
Values for House of Representatives were added up with Senate departures.

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