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The Eighteenth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, consisting of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It met in Washington, D.C.marker from March 4, 1823 to March 3, 1825, during the last two years of the second administration of U.S. President James Monroe.

The apportionment of seats in this House of Representatives was based on the Fourth Census of the United States in 1820. Both chambers had a Democratic-Republican majority.

Party summary

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.

Senate
TOTAL members: 48
House of Representatives
TOTAL members: 213


Leadership

Senate
House of Representatives


Major events

Main article: Events of 1823; Events of 1824; Events of 1825


Major legislation

Members

This list is arranged by chamber, then by state. Senators are listed in order of seniority, and Representatives are listed by district.
See also: 18th United States Congress - political parties
See also: 18th United States Congress - State Delegations
See also: United States House elections, 1822


Senate

Senators were elected by the state legislatures 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 reelection in 1826; Class 2 meant their term began with this Congress, requiring reelection in 1828; and Class 3 meant their term ended with this Congress, requiring reelection in 1824.
See also: :Category:United States Senators
See also: :Category:United States congressional delegations by state


Alabama


Connecticut


Delaware


Georgia


Illinois


Indiana


Kentucky


Louisiana
Maine


Maryland


Massachusetts


Mississippi


Missouri


New Hampshire


New Jersey


New York
North Carolina


Ohio


Pennsylvania


Rhode Island


South Carolina


Tennessee


Vermont


Virginia


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.

Many of the congressional district numbers are linked to articles describing the district itself. Since the boundaries of the districts have changed often and substantially, the linked article may only describe the district as it exists today, and not as it was at the time of this Congress.
See also: :Category:Members of the United States House of Representatives
See also: :Category:United States congressional delegations by state


Alabama


Connecticut


Delaware


Georgia


Illinois


Indiana


Kentucky


Louisiana


Maine


Maryland


Massachusetts


Mississippi


Missouri


New Hampshire
New Jersey


New York


North Carolina


Ohio
Pennsylvania


Rhode Island


South Carolina


Tennessee


Vermont


Virginia


Delegates

Arkansas Territory


Florida Territory


Michigan Territory


Changes in membership

The count below reflects changes from the beginning of the first session of this Congress.
See also: 18th United States Congress - Membership Changes
Senate
  • deaths: 3
  • resignations: 3
  • vacancy: 2
  • Total seats with changes: 8
House of Representatives
  • deaths: 3
  • resignations: 5
  • contested election: 2
  • Total seats with changes: 10


Officers

Senate
Other
House of Representatives


Notes

  1. All representatives were elected statewide on a general ticket.
  2. The 5th district was a plural district with two representatives.
  3. There were three plural districts, the 20th & 26th had two representatives each, the 3rd had three representatives.
  4. There were six plural districts, the 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th & 10th had two representatives each, the 1st had four representatives.


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