Where the Senate stands
March 7th, 2011
03:24 PM ET
3 years ago

Where the Senate stands

Open Senate seats in November (as of 3/7/2011):

Democrats 5
Republicans 3
TOTAL 8

Democratic open seats:

RETIRING: 5
Kent Conrad (North Dakota) – announced 1/18/2011
Joe Lieberman (I-Connecticut) – announced 1/19/2011
Jim Webb (Virginia) – announced 2/9/2011
Jeff Bingaman (New Mexico) – announced 2/18/2011
Daniel Akaka (Hawaii) – announced 3/2/2011

Republican open seats:

RETIRING: 3
Kay Bailey Hutchison (Texas) – announced 1/13/2011
Jon Kyl (Arizona) – announced 2/10/2011
John Ensign (Nevada) – announced 3/7/2011

Senate seats up in 2012:

23 Democrats (21 Democrats & 2 independents who caucus with the party)
10 Republicans

– Compiled by CNN's Robert Yoon & Paul Steinhauser


Filed under: 2012 • Senate
soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. Frank in Valparaiso Indiana

    I will never know why Lieberman was elected or why so many people think he is so great.

    March 7, 2011 04:07 pm at 4:07 pm |
  2. Rick McDaniel

    Time for Reid and his party to go, in 2012.

    March 7, 2011 04:27 pm at 4:27 pm |
  3. gt

    these senators that have been the 3, 4 or more terms is pathedic,,, sanders , mccain , leheay.. whats up with these power drunk old men....go play golf or something.. you have done enough damage....

    March 7, 2011 04:55 pm at 4:55 pm |