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90th United States Congress
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United States Capitol (1962)

Duration: January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1969

President of the Senate: Hubert Humphrey
President pro tempore: Carl Hayden
Speaker of the House: John W. McCormack
Members: 100 Senators
435 Representatives
Senate Majority: Democratic Party
House Majority: Democratic Party

Sessions
1st: January 10, 1967 – December 15, 1967
2nd: January 15, 1968 – October 14, 1968
<89th 91st>

The Ninetieth 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, 1967 to January 3, 1969, during the last two years of the second administration of U.S. President Lyndon Johnson.

The apportionment of seats in this House of Representatives was based on the Eighteenth Census of the United States in 1960. Both chambers had a Democratic majority.

Contents

Major events

Major legislation

Party summary

     80.1-100% Republican      80.1-100% Democratic
     60.1-80% Republican      60.1-80% Democratic
           
House seats by party holding plurality in state

The count below identifies party affiliations at the beginning of the first session of this Congress, and includes members from vacancies and newly admitted states, when they were first seated. Changes resulting from subsequent replacements are shown below in the "Changes in membership" section.

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Senate

TOTAL members: 100

House of Representatives

TOTAL members: 435

Leadership

Senate

Majority (Democratic) leadership

Minority (Republican) leadership

House of Representatives

Majority (Democratic) leadership

Minority (Republican) leadership

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. Preceding the names in the list below are Senate class numbers, which indicate the cycle of their election. In this Congress, Class 1 meant their term began in the last Congress, requiring re-election in 1970; Class 2 meant their term began with this Congress, requiring re-election in 1972; and Class 3 meant their term ended with this Congress, requiring re-election in 1968.

Alabama

Alaska

Theodore F. Stevens (R)

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Marlow W. Cook (R)

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Thomas F. Eagleton (D)

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

Charles E. Goodell (R)

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Minority Leader Gerald Ford

House of Representatives

The names of members of the House of Representatives elected statewide on the general ticket or otherwise at-large, are preceded by an "A/L," and the names of those elected from districts, whether plural or single member, are preceded by their district numbers.

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Paul N. (Pete) McCloskey, Jr. (R)

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Both representatives were elected statewide on a general ticket

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Charles H. Griffin (D)

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

Both representatives were elected statewide on a general ticket

New York

Bertram L. Podell (D)

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Joseph M. Gaydos (D), installed November 5, 1968

Rhode Island

Robert Tiernan (D)

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

James M. Collins (R)

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Non-voting members

Changes in membership

The count below reflects changes from the beginning of the first session of this Congress.

Senate

  • Replacements: 4
  • Deaths: 2
  • Resignations: 2
  • Total seats with changes: 4

House of Representatives

  • Replacements: 6
  • Deaths: 4
  • Resignations: 4
  • Expulsion: 1
  • Total seats with changes: 9

Officers

Senate

House of Representatives

References

  1. ^ Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. was excluded from membership in this Congress.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.  
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.  

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