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103rd United States Congress
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United States Capitol (2002)

Duration: January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1995

President of the Senate: Dan Quayle, until Jan. 20, 1993
Al Gore, after Jan. 20, 1993
President pro tempore: Robert Byrd
Speaker of the House: Tom Foley
Members: 100 Senators
435 Representatives
5 Non-voting members
Senate Majority: Democratic Party
House Majority: Democratic Party

Sessions
1st: January 5, 1993 – November 26, 1993
2nd: January 25, 1994 – December 1, 1994
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The One Hundred Third United States Congress was a 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 met in Washington, DC from January 3, 1993 to January 3, 1995, during the first two years of Bill Clinton's presidency. The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives was based on the Twenty-first Census of the United States in 1990. Both chambers had a Democratic majority.

Contents

Major legislation

Party summary

Senate

Affiliation January 3, 1993
to June 14, 1993
June 14, 1993
to January 3, 1995
  Democratic Party 57 56
  Republican Party 43 44
Note Bob Krueger (D) lost a special election to
Kay Bailey Hutchison (R) on June 14, 1993.
Total 100

House of Representatives

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Affiliation Members Voting
share
Delegates and
Resident
Commissioner
Note
  Democratic Party 258 59.3% 4
  Republican Party 176 40.6% 1
  Independent 1 0.2% - Caucused with the Democrats
Vacant 0 0.0% -
Total 435 5


Officers

Senators' party membership by state, until June 14, 1993.

Senate

Office Leader Party State
  President of the Senate Dan Quayle (ending January 20, 1993) Republican Indiana
  Al Gore (beginning January 20, 1993) Democratic Tennessee
  President pro tempore Robert Byrd Democratic West Virginia

Majority leadership

Office Leader Party State
  Majority Leader George Mitchell Democratic Maine
  Majority Whip Wendell Ford Democratic Kentucky

Minority leadership

Office Leader Party State
  Minority Leader Bob Dole Republican Kansas
  Minority Whip Alan Simpson Republican Wyoming

Members

This list is arranged by chamber, then by state. Senators are listed in order of seniority, and Representatives are listed by district.

Senate

Senators are popularly elected statewide every two years, with one-third beginning new six year terms with each Congress.

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

House of Representatives

Section contents: Alabama — Alaska — Arizona —Arkansas — California — Colorado — Connecticut — Delaware — Florida — Georgia — Hawaii — Idaho — Illinois — Indiana — Iowa — Kansas — Kentucky — Louisiana — Maine — Maryland — Massachusetts — Michigan — Minnesota — Mississippi — Missouri — Montana — Nebraska — Nevada — New Hampshire — New Jersey — New Mexico — New York — North Carolina — North Dakota — Ohio — Oklahoma — Oregon — Pennsylvania — Rhode Island — South Carolina — South Dakota — Tennessee — Texas — Utah — Vermont — Virginia — Washington — West Virginia — Wisconsin — Wyoming — Non-voting members

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

  • Frank Lucas (R), won special election, installed May 10, 1994

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Non-voting members

Changes in membership

Senate

Date seat became vacant or otherwise affected State
(class)
Previous Reason for change Subsequent Date of successor's taking seat
January 20, 1993 Texas
(1)
Lloyd Bentsen (D) Resigned after being appointed United States Secretary of the Treasury Bob Krueger (D) January 21, 1993
June 14, 1993 Texas
(1)
Bob Krueger (D) Successor elected Kay Bailey Hutchison (R) June 14, 1993
November 9, 1994 Alabama
(3)
Richard Shelby (D) Changed party Richard Shelby (R) November 9, 1994
November 15, 1994 Oklahoma
(2)
David L. Boren (D) Resigned to accept position as President of the University of Oklahoma Jim Inhofe (R) November 17, 1994
December 1, 1994 Tennessee
(2)
Harlan Mathews (D) Successor elected Fred Thompson (R) December 2, 1994

House of Representatives

Date seat became vacant District Previous Reason for change Subsequent Date of successor's taking office
January 22, 1993 Mississippi's 2nd Mike Espy (D) Resigned after being appointed United States Secretary of Agriculture Bennie Thompson (D) April 13, 1993
January 31, 1993 Ohio 2nd Bill Gradison (R) Resigned Rob Portman (R) May 4, 1993
January 7, 1994 Oklahoma's 6th Glenn English (D) Resigned after becoming CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Frank Lucas (R) May 10, 1994
March 29, 1994 Kentucky's 2nd William H. Natcher (D) Died Ron Lewis (R) May 24, 1994
November 6, 1994 New Jersey 11th Dean Gallo (R) Died Vacant Vacant for remainder of term
November 15, 1994 Oklahoma's 1st Jim Inhofe (R) Resigned after being elected to the U.S. Senate Steve Largent (R) November 29, 1994

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