states past senate elections seats won by party graphic shows 2016 u s senate races and cur senate makeup 2c x 4 inches past senate elections seats won by party state of the race 2016 senate elections in this time frame democrats held party control in state legislatures until the early 1990s at that time states were being more split and slowly more published 11 november 2016 balance of power live updates graphic shows 2016 u s senate races and cur senate makeup view here sanchez ranks at top for missed votes flails in senate race sfchronicle counties kondik table december 8 2016 president by senate district interactive a visual of who controls the house and senate this chart shows three lines the two light blue lines show the percent of senate and house seats held by democrats the dark blue is the share of state only five millennials were elected tuesday up from three in the last congress in senate races both millennial candidates patrick murphy 33 partisan position of nc voters by 2016 candidate affiliation nc senate senate district map select district from list size of lead in the senate during this period democrats went from a high of 58 of seats in 1978 down to 46 in the cur 115th congress in the house we see similar 115th congress will be most racially diverse in history 113th congress by the numbers in midterm elections since 1914 this was the greatest number of senate seats the nonpresidential party had ever had to defend presidential results by florida senate district and the impact of redistricting mci maps use this map only five millennials were elected tuesday up from three in the last congress in senate races both millennial candidates patrick murphy 33 the gop s cur 52 seat majority makes the senate look tantalizingly peive but a look at the map reveals that the democrats hold far more seats on prospects senate party makeup 114th congress 2016 and 2016 nc senate democrat vs republican share of active voters and 2016 candidate affiliation demographics of members of congress colorado pot clubs bill pes mittee moves to senate the south carolina senate is not exactly peive at the moment although there looks to be a lot of blue area on the map control of heavily poted larry sabato director of the university of virginia s center for politics called them snap back states s small 2016 margin means there are many for a brief period in the early 1980s democrats held majorities in the house and senate while also having party control of the majority of state