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# What fraction of the senate is up for re-election at one time?

Updated: 8/19/2023

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11y ago

One third (1/3) of US senators run for re-election every two years (as opposed to the typical six year term).

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15y ago

Wiki User

13y ago

At any given federal election, ALL member of the House of Representatives are up for re-election, and one-third (33 or 34) members of the Senate are up.

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16y ago

Almost one third.

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11y ago

1/3 of the senate is re-elacted.(:

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11y ago

1/3

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