116th United States Congress

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116th United States Congress
115th ←
→ 117th
U.S. Capitol - March 28, 2016 (25666928564).jpg
January 3, 2019 – January 3, 2021
Senate President Mike Pence (R)
Senate Pres. pro tem TBD
House Speaker TBD
Members 100 senators
435 representatives
Sessions
1st: January 3, 2019 –

The One Hundred Sixteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2019 to January 3, 2021, during what is slated to be the last two years of Donald Trump's current term as president. The elections of November 2018 will decide control of both houses.

Contents

Major events[edit]

Scheduled[edit]

  • January 3, 2019: The 116th Congress could convene as early as Noon (ET). The actual date and time will be set by the previous Congress.

Party summary[edit]

Resignations and new members are discussed in the "Changes in membership" section, below.

Senate[edit]

Affiliation Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total Vacant
Democratic Independent Republican
End of previous Congress 100
Begin (January 3, 2019) 100

House of Representatives[edit]

Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total Vacant
Democratic Independent Republican
End of previous Congress 0 0 0 435 0
Begin (January 3, 2019) 0 0 0 435 0

Leadership[edit]

Senate[edit]

Listed alphabetically by party, until majorities are determined. Note: Democrats refer to themselves as a "Caucus," Republicans refer to themselves as a "Conference."

Democratic leadership[edit]

Republican leadership[edit]

Party leaders[edit]

House of Representatives[edit]

Listed alphabetically by party, until majorities are determined.

Democratic leadership[edit]

Republican leadership[edit]

Members[edit]

Senate[edit]

The numbers refer to their Senate classes. All of the class 1 seats will be contested in the November 2018 elections, In this Congress, Class 1 means their term ended with the previous Congress, requiring re-election in 2018; Class 2 means their term ends with this Congress, requiring re-election in 2020; and Class 3 means their term began in the last Congress, requiring re-election in 2022.

House of Representatives[edit]

All seats will be filled by the November 6, 2018 election.

Committees[edit]

Section contents: Senate, House, Joint Listed alphabetically by chamber, including Chairman and Ranking Member.

Senate[edit]

Committee Chairman Ranking Member
Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry
Appropriations
Armed Services
Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
Budget
Commerce, Science and Transportation
Energy and Natural Resources
Environment and Public Works
Finance
Foreign Relations
Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Indian Affairs
Judiciary
Rules and Administration
Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Veterans' Affairs
Aging
Ethics
Intelligence
Narcotics

House of Representatives[edit]

Committee Chairman Ranking Member
Agriculture
Appropriations
Armed Services
Budget
Education and the Workforce
Energy and Commerce
Ethics
Financial Services
Foreign Affairs
Homeland Security
House Administration
Judiciary
Natural Resources
Oversight and Government Reform
Rules
Science, Space & Technology
Small Business
Transportation and Infrastructure
Veterans' Affairs
Ways and Means
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Joint[edit]

Committee Chairman Ranking Member Vice Chairman Vice Ranking Member

Changes in membership[edit]

Senate[edit]

State
(class)
Vacator Reason for change Successor Date of successor's
formal installation

House of Representatives[edit]

District Vacator Reason for change Successor Date successor
seated

See also[edit]

References[edit]