Change in Congressional seats of president's party in midterm elections 1934-2018

This statistic shows the change in Congressional seats of the president's party in the midterm elections from 1934 to 2018. During the 2018 midterm election, President Trump's party, the Republicans, lost 40 seats in the House of Representatives and gained two seats in the U.S. Senate.

Change in Congressional seats of the president's party in the midterm elections from 1934 to 2018

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Source

Release date

November 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

1934 to 2018

Supplementary notes

*Ford took office in August 1974, three months before the midterm elections, after the resignation of Nixon.
D stands for Democrat and R for Republican.

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