United States elections, 1886

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Partisan control of Congress
Previous party
Incoming party
House Democratic Democratic
Senate Republican Republican

The 1886 United States elections occurred in the middle of Democratic President Grover Cleveland's term, during the Third Party System. Members of the 50th United States Congress were chosen in this election. Democrats retained control of the House, while Republicans retained control of the Senate.

In the House, Republicans won a moderate number of seats, but Democrats retained a narrow majority.[1]

In the Senate, Democrats won a moderate number of seats, but Republicans retained a narrow majority.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Party Divisions of the House of Representatives". United States House of Representatives. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Party Division in the Senate, 1789-Present". United States Senate. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
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